Jon Scheve

Articles By Jon Scheve

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Jun 30, 2020

How Covid-19 Impacted Two of My Recent Straddle Trades

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 6/26/20 The market fell another 15 cents this previous week due to several factors: Weather has been generally good. There have been timely rains and few
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May 22, 2020

Should Farmers Consider Setting Basis When Futures Are Unpriced

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 5/18/20 Last week’s USDA report showed 10% less carryout than the trade expected for the 2020 crop. However, it was still 3.3 billion bushels, which is
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May 05, 2020

How A Bean Spread Trade Added A Little Extra Money To My Bottom Line

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 5/1/20 The export market heated up this week as China bought US beans for August/September shipment. However, then the President suggested the trade deal could be
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Apr 27, 2020

Will Farmers Flatten The Corn Production Curve?

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 4/24/20 This week I heard a story that a few farmers may consider planting corn without applying fertilizer to reduce input costs. They would then take
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Apr 12, 2020

Will Farmers Social Distance Themselves From corn?

Missed a recent article by Jon Scheve? Get it sent to you directly every week. Send a request by email: [email protected]superiorfeed.com Market Commentary for 4/10/20 Ethanol Reductions The April 9th USDA report seemed to factor in a 50% ethanol grind reduction for at least March and April, and further reductions
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Mar 31, 2020

The Corn Market Continues Its "Shelter In Place"

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 3/30/20 Day 17 of Social Distancing Navigating the extended homestays has been challenging for many. Teaching, entertaining and keeping kids occupied at home, while parents continue
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Mar 15, 2020

The Inverse Relationship Between Toilet Paper Supply And Corn Prices

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 3/13/20 It seems the US toilet paper retail supply may be indirectly related to current corn prices. Fear is driving many people to do things they
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Mar 09, 2020

Do Tight Corn Spreads Indicate A Potential Futures Rally?

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 3/6/20 Fear of the coronavirus seems to be spreading faster than the actual disease and this is impacting the grain markets. Meat consumption uncertainty Some are
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Mar 02, 2020

Factoring Futures, Basis, Interest & Storage In Bean Marketing

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 2/28/20 In the previous week the USDA Outlook Forum indicated next year’s bean carryout will potentially be around 300 million bushels. This is lower than the