Seminar Room 1 – Using Your Bean to Market Your Grain
Featuring Jeff Peterson, Heartland Farm Partners in Lincoln
Using your Bean to Market your Grain – This week’s discussion
focuses on the Safrinha corn crop in Brazil… what it is, how it came
to be, and why the markets pay such close attention to it.
Using your Bean to Market your Grain…. USDA updated their World Ag Supply and Demand tables today…. Jeff has the latest numbers, along with market reaction. Also, let’s take those numbers and update our price projections and use them in our marketing plan…
Using your bean to market your grain – taking what USDA
give us on Wednesday, plugging it into the balance sheet, and seeing
what sort of prices might be generated…
Using your bean to market your grain – this week we preview the two big reports out on March 31 from USDA… the Prospective Plantings report and the Quarterly Grain Stocks report… how does USDA arrive at their numbers and how can you use these reports in your marketing plan….
Using your Bean to Market your Grain – This week is an
in between week…. we recently finished the series on putting together the market and why…. today we talk about why it seems so hard sometimes to follow through on the plan….
Using your Bean to Market your Grain – This week we look at crop insurance, what are the insurance levels for this year, what does that actually cover, and how is this worked into our overall marketing plan…
Using your Bean to Market your Grain – this is the final
segment on putting together your complete marketing plan from start to finish…. today we discuss the concept of tracking the performance of your marketing plan… how do we do that? Also, highlights of the plan over all and why we spend so much time creating and tracking the marketing plan…
Using your Bean to Market your Grain – we quickly recap
last week’s discussion about the triggers that can signal a grain
sale… today we talk about the cash contracts that are available to
actually do a grain sale, and also the situations where each contract
would be the most beneficial… Next week it’s keeping track of your
Using your Bean to Market your Grain – Today we talk about what
triggers you to make a grain sale…. profitability, supply & Demand,
charts, time and averaging…. all useful triggers…. and Jeff tells us
Using your Bean to Market your Grain…. today we talk
about some big concepts in your marketing plan…. do you price grain
before or after harvest, and how do you get over the fear of not
producing or missing out on higher prices…. all part of putting
together a complete marketing plan….
Using your Bean to Market your Grain…. continuing our
series on putting together that complete marketing plan, today we
discuss how storage, delivery, and crop insurance are vital parts of
your marketing plan, and why!
Using your Bean to Market your Grain…. today we start
the series on creating your marketing plan…. today’s topics include
how do you figure your production, how to estimate your cost of
production, and where breakevens come into the discussion….
Using your Bean to Market your Grain…. this is the start of a multi-week series on developing your marketing plan…. today Jeff lays out the basics of what is all in a marketing plan…. next week we’ll start to examine each of those segments related to production and business decisions….
Using your Bean to Market your Grain…..This is part 3 of a 3 part series on WHO is a part of your marketing plan… today we highlight the market advisor and their ability to help with futures and options, we discuss news and information services and what they put out, a quick highlight on managed bushels programs, and bring it all together at the end. Next week we start a series on using these people to help put together your individual marketing plan.
Using your Bean to Market your Grain….This is week 2 of a 3 part series on the WHO in your marketing plan…. last week we talked about the local grain buyer… this week we cover the commodity broker and market advisor roles in a marketing plan…. Next week we’ll talk more specifics of the market advisor and we’ll also highlight information sources that you can use in your plan…
Using your Bean to Market your Grain….Leading up to a discussion about elements of a marketing plan and how to follow though on that plan, we’re going to spend the next several weeks talking about WHO is involved in your marketing plan…. WHO do you enlist in your brain-trust in order to help you market your grain? Today we start with the “grain buyer”…. More to come over the next 2 weeks….