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May 16, 2023 |
The lazy river of grain marketing
Have the last two crop years of soaring prices made you a lazy marketer? There is no doubt that selling your crop is a tricky thing to do. It comes with loads of stress and is definitely one of the hardest jobs a farmer has. However, with the $5.50-7 corn and $13-15 soybeans we have seen over the last two years, marketing may have been a little easier for most. Even being 50+ cents away from the highs of the market didn’t hurt too bad. One negative to these higher prices may be how they have affected how farmers approach marketing. Did we pick up unhealthy habits over the last couple of seasons?