LATEST NEWS FROM Basis Prices

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17:29PM Jul 24, 2020

Illinois River Infrastructure Updates Could Improve Basis

Rhonda Brooks
AgWeb Contributor

The locks and dams are between 80 and 90 years old. Their facelift will be a boon for agriculture.

14:33PM Feb 16, 2020

Analysis: Corn and Peanuts Could Be Biggest Acreage Gain In Southeast

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

When you look at the cotton markets, it’s not a surprise the price isn’t profitable at the moment. That’s why Ashley Arrington, founder of AgriAuthority believes cotton acres will decrease

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15:08PM Nov 04, 2019

Analysts Say Basis May Present Some Opportunities

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

A higher corn basis is seen in some pockets around the country, especially in Northwest Ohio where a lot of corn didn’t get planted due to a wet spring.

15:00PM Oct 29, 2019

6 Issues to Weigh When Making Harvest Marketing Decisions

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer

As harvest slogs on across farm country, keep one eye on your grain marketing plan.

03:41AM Oct 24, 2019

Head to Head: Cash In On Strong Basis

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer

One unique feature of 2019 has been the stronger-than-normal cash markets across the Corn Belt. How can farmers benefit?

21:45PM Aug 21, 2019

Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour: Is Iowa The Sweet Spot?

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

AgDay National Reporter Betsy Jibben traveled along a route in Western Iowa through Pottawattamie and Harrison Counties and checked it out with the Pro Farmer Crop Tour scouts.

18:34PM Mar 25, 2019

Analyze Basis During Planting

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer

Don’t let the busyness of spring overshadow marketing responsibilities