Chip FloryHost of AgriTalk and Farm Journal Economist

Chip's hometown of Oxford Junction is in east-central Iowa. His family farm was a typical diversified farm with corn, soybeans, oats, alfalfa, a commercial cattle herd, a farrow-to-finish hog operation and sheep. Chip joined Pro Farmer in January 1988 as a floor reporter for Futures World News after graduating from Iowa State University with a degree in Ag Journalism. He spent 3 years in Chicago reporting from the floors of the Chicago Board of Trade and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange as Bureau Chief for FWN. Chip moved to the Pro Farmer headquarters in April 1991 where he started as Electronic

Chip's hometown of Oxford Junction is in east-central Iowa. His family farm was a typical diversified farm with corn, soybeans, oats, alfalfa, a commercial cattle herd, a farrow-to-finish hog operation and sheep. Chip joined Pro Farmer in January 1988 as a floor reporter for Futures World News after graduating from Iowa State University with a degree in Ag Journalism. He spent 3 years in Chicago reporting from the floors of the Chicago Board of Trade and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange as Bureau Chief for FWN. Chip moved to the Pro Farmer headquarters in April 1991 where he started as Electronic

Articles By Chip Flory

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Apr 16, 2020

Chip Flory: At-Home Orders Dry Up Ethanol Demand

COVID-19’s influence will be felt for years to come. And for corn, it could take years to shake-off the negative influence of ethanol’s demand destruction.

Chip Flory
Apr 06, 2020

Chip Flory: USDA Shows It Will Follow, Not Forecast

You can’t follow price action with marketing decisions. Plan now.

Chip Flory
Mar 11, 2020

Chip Flory: All Eyes on 2020 Acreage Mix

Many of last year’s unplanted acres will be planted in 2020. Which crops will win acres?

Chip Flory
Mar 02, 2020

Chip Flory: The Many Questions China Creates

The uncertainty around trade puts more focus on market-driven revenues. Consider these strategies.

Chip Flory
Feb 18, 2020

Chip Flory: A Demand-Side Reset for Corn

Chip Flory: A Demand-Side Reset for Corn

Chip Flory
Jan 31, 2020

Chip Flory: Many Sides to the Soybean Story

Differences of opinion in markets are common, but the gap between opinions among guest market analysts on “AgriTalk” regarding soybean fundamentals has never been wider.

Chip Flory
Dec 05, 2019

Chip Flory: Develop a Marketing Plan for a FedEx World

There are many reasons to put up a grain bin. Flexibility in when and where grain is moved during harvest is a major consideration, as is time and labor management.

Chip Flory
Dec 04, 2019

Chip Flory: What We Know Now About 2019 Production

The demand side for beans faces major uncertainty.

Chip Flory
Nov 26, 2019

Chip Flory: Purpose-Driven Goal Setting

Purpose-Driven Goal Setting