Jerry GulkeMarket Strategy Columnist

Jerry Gulke was born and raised on a grains & livestock farm near Ellendale, ND. After receiving his degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering from North Dakota State University, he became employed with Sundstrand Corporation, an engineering company in Rockford, Illinois. It was while employed that Jerry started farming part-time and went on to receive a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Northern Illinois University in Dekalb, IL. It was also while employed at Sundstrand that Jerry put into practical use the business skill in financial analysis, project management, marketing and contract administration. He soon realized that he could better serve his
Jerry Gulke was born and raised on a grains & livestock farm near Ellendale, ND. After receiving his degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering from North Dakota State University, he became employed with Sundstrand Corporation, an engineering company in Rockford, Illinois. It was while employed that Jerry started farming part-time and went on to receive a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Northern Illinois University in Dekalb, IL. It was also while employed at Sundstrand that Jerry put into practical use the business skill in financial analysis, project management, marketing and contract administration. He soon realized that he could better serve his

Articles By Jerry Gulke

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Nov 18, 2019

Jerry Gulke: Reown with Calls? Buy or Sell?

Options have two purposes: to re-own sold grain (call options) or to put a floor under prices (put options).
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Oct 28, 2019

Jerry Gulke: Is USDA Methodology Archaic?

Price discovery has changed materially. This has given rise to questioning even the CME and the futures industry.
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Sep 20, 2019

Jerry Gulke: Market Potential Versus Reality

The words “potential” and “percentage of potential” have been bounced around during this unprecedented growing season.
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Aug 30, 2019

Jerry Gulke: Unraveling the Supply and Demand Picture

While the final planted and harvested acreages remain somewhat elusive, we likely have as close to final numbers as we’ll see until the final January 2020 report.
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Jul 22, 2019

Jerry Gulke: Volatility = Profit Enhancement Opportunities

Market volatility gave us several opportunities for profit enhancement.
Jun 28, 2019

Jerry Gulke: USDA Reports Provide More Questions than Answers

To say there was a surprise in the June 28 Acreage report is best depicted in the December corn chart.
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Jun 21, 2019

Jerry Gulke: Was This the Pause That Refreshes the Markets?

The evolution of a weather market and the psychological impact on prices with government manipulation through insurance and various payoff schemes on prices should not have been a surprise to readers.
Jun 14, 2019

Jerry Gulke Takes A Long-Term Look at Corn Prices

July corn broke above the May highs and is attempting a breakout above highs set a year ago.
Jun 14, 2019

Jerry Gulke Takes A Long-Term Look at Corn Prices

July corn broke above the May highs and is attempting a breakout above highs set a year ago.