Jon Scheve

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Sep 28, 2020

What's In Your Grain Marketing Toolbox?

Missed a recent article by Jon Scheve? Get it sent to you directly every week. Send a request by email: [email protected] Market Commentary for 9/25/20 Given current perceived carryout estimates, corn prices seem a little high for the start of harvest. While some suggest carryout could fall to levels similar
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Sep 21, 2020

How Realistic Is $11 or $12 Beans?

Missed a recent article by Jon Scheve? Get it sent to you directly every week. Send a request by email: [email protected] Market Commentary for 9/18/20 The buying continued this week, with all grains posting healthy gains. Beans continued their rally and are up $1.80/bu from August 10th. Several reasons for
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Sep 14, 2020

Selling $10 Beans Feels Great

Missed a recent article by Jon Scheve? Get it sent to you directly every week. Send a request by email: [email protected] Market Commentary for 9/11/20 USDA Report Thoughts Corn National yield estimates decreased significantly compared to the August report, including some acres in the harvest category. However, it was still
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Aug 31, 2020

Are $10 Beans Possible?

Missed a recent article by Jon Scheve? Get it sent to you directly every week. Send a request by email: [email protected] Market Commentary for 8/28/20 This week a bean trader told me, “it’s not a matter of if beans hit $10 but when.” With a little 2019 futures position left
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Aug 24, 2020

Adding Profit While The Market Disappoints

Missed a recent article by Jon Scheve? Get it sent to you directly every week. Send a request by email: [email protected] Market Commentary for 8/21/20 The market continues to go nowhere. Iowa’s storm damage doesn’t seem large enough to impact overall prices, and while dry weather pockets may hurt bean
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Aug 17, 2020

Was Waiting Until May To Set My Corn Basis A Good Decision?

Missed a recent article by Jon Scheve? Get it sent to you directly every week. Send a request by email: [email protected] Market Commentary for 8/14/20 After last Monday’s devastating winds across Iowa, there have been a lot of predictions on how many bushels will be lost. However, it will take
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Aug 10, 2020

Dealing With 2 Black Swan Events & Only Losing 2 Cents Isn't Too Bad

Missed a recent article by Jon Scheve? Get it sent to you directly every week. Send a request by email: [email protected] Market Commentary for 8/7/20 The corn market finished the week on the lows. The estimated 2020 corn yields are increasing every day, while many farmers still sit on unsold
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Jul 29, 2020

Sideways Markets Can Still Provide Opportunities To Capture Profits

Missed a recent article by Jon Scheve? Get it sent to you directly every week. Send a request by email: [email protected] Market Commentary for 7/28/20 With few issues during pollination, the chances for a widespread corn yield reduction decreases daily. Market participants indicate national average yields between 176 and 181
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Jul 13, 2020

While $4 Corn May Be Unrealistic $3 Corn May Also Be Unlikely

Missed a recent article by Jon Scheve? Get it sent to you directly every week. Send a request by email: [email protected] Market Commentary for 7/12/20 Observations from Latest USDA Report: Corn: The USDA updated their balance sheets with the new acres reported on June 30th. The following chart shows only