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Jo WindmannSenior Web Producer


Articles By Jo Windmann

Jan 25, 2019

Will USDA Reopening Cause a Data Deluge?

It was a somewhat sleepy week for markets with modest moves in corn and wheat, but soybeans rallied for the second week in a row, albeit a sparse 9¢ higher but a move in the right direction.
Jan 18, 2019

Soybeans Rally Despite Negative Sentiment

After a general negative consensus from market experts at the Top Producer Summit, things turned around late Thursday morning. Jerry Gulke discusses this week's market movers on Weekend Market Report.
Jan 11, 2019

Commodities Struggle Despite Optimistic Tariff News

With a bit of positive news or at least a whiff of optimism regarding trade talks, commodity markets didn’t share in the enthusiasm. Jerry Gulke discusses this week's market movers and more on Weekend Market Report.
Dec 15, 2018

Soybean Reaction Disappointing Despite China’s Purchase

Despite China’s recent soybean purchase, beans still didn’t see any price action. Instead, the legume closed on Friday, Dec. 14, down 14 cents.
Dec 07, 2018

Beat the Odds: Keep Your Farm, Family Together

Fact: 90% of family farms will fail before they reach the third generation. Beat these odds with good planning and preparation, farmers can become part of the coveted 10% who stick together.
Nov 23, 2018

Collapsing Energy Market Depresses Ag Commodities

As the energy market worsens this week grains followed the downward trend, says Jerry Gulke, president of the Gulke Group. Listen to his full report now.
Sep 07, 2018

Wheat Takes a Hit on Russian Rhetoric

Grains are marking time as we go into the harvest season with corn and soybeans virtually unchanged but wheat took a hit this week due to Russian rhetoric regarding exports.
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Jul 27, 2018

Gulke: Reasons to be Optimistically Cautious

This week, July 27, 2018, ended strong in the crop sector with all grains ending higher to much higher says Jerry Gulke, president of the Gulke Group.
Jul 06, 2018

Guest Worker Woes

Setting market prices aside, one of the greatest challenges farmers face is agriculture labor. Given the current political atmosphere, there is a large amount of concern around guest worker programs.