Scott Harms, Archer Financial ServicesNULL

Scott Harms is a Ag Risk Specialist with Archer Financial Services. He was raised on a grain and livestock farm in Forest City, a small town located in central Illinois. He attended the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Economics in 1989. Upon graduation Scott moved to Chicago where he began working for Merrill Lynch Futures in their Agricultural Hedging Services area. In 2000, Scott became a partner in the Agricultural Hedging Services at Prudential Securities. In 2008, Scott moved to Archer Financial Services, Inc. which is a wholly owned subsidiary and

Scott Harms is a Ag Risk Specialist with Archer Financial Services. He was raised on a grain and livestock farm in Forest City, a small town located in central Illinois. He attended the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Economics in 1989. Upon graduation Scott moved to Chicago where he began working for Merrill Lynch Futures in their Agricultural Hedging Services area. In 2000, Scott became a partner in the Agricultural Hedging Services at Prudential Securities. In 2008, Scott moved to Archer Financial Services, Inc. which is a wholly owned subsidiary and

Articles By Scott Harms, Archer Financial Services

Feb 07, 2014

Corn Market Focused on Demand

Adding to this week’s strength was a strong cash basis in many locations, as frigid Midwest weather conditions has all but stymied cash grain movement.

Jan 03, 2014

Soybean Prices Break; Wheat Steady but Still Low

The holiday-shortened trading week saw corn and wheat close lower, but late strength on Friday erased much of those losses. The soybean market was not so lucky.

Dec 13, 2013

Corn Market Goes Sour

Corn values slipped $.08-$.12 lower following a late-week collapse to prices that saw March corn trade nearly $.15 from its high on Thursday.

Dec 06, 2013

Unlucky Week for the Wheat Market

A failure in March wheat at its 100-day moving average and a record Canadian wheat crop sent wheat values to their lowest levels in three months.

Nov 22, 2013

Corn Bounces Back from Ugly Week

In what started out as a pretty ugly week in the corn market, December corn actually managed to scratch out a $.005 higher close for the week.

Oct 18, 2013

Grain Markets Stay Quiet as Government Reopens

“Back to work!” was the refrain this week in Washington, as a last-minute deal was struck to reopen the U.S. government and raise the debt ceiling.

Aug 02, 2013

Cool, Rainy Weather Pushes Corn, Soybean Prices Lower

With the exception of wheat, agricultural commodities were lower this week as good weather is starting to raise corn and soybean production prospects.

Jul 26, 2013

Corn Bulls, Don't Throw In the Towel Too Early

Despite all the recent bearish news, there are still factors that could lead to a lower corn production figure. Market analyst Scott Harms explains.

Jul 19, 2013

Weather Market Keeps Producers on Their Toes

Meanwhile, new-crop corn values continue to hover above the $5 mark.