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July 14, 2014 How Burdensome Are Corn Supplies?   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
July 7, 2014 Pork: USDA Reports Help Brighten Outlook   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
June 23, 2014 Anticipating the Soybean Stocks and Acreage Estimates   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
June 16, 2014 Potential for U.S. Average Corn and Soybean Yields   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
June 9, 2014 Importance of Month-End USDA Reports for Corn   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
December 2, 2013 Why Is Anticipating Feed and Residual Use of Corn So Difficult?   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
November 25, 2013 Corn Market Functioning as Needed?   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
November 18, 2013 Hogs Provide Near $7 per Bushel Corn Value   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
November 11, 2013 Corn Used for Ethanol Production   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
November 4, 2013 Strong Pace of Corn and Soybean Exports   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
October 21, 2013 Cattle Prices Continue to Rise   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
October 14, 2013 Corn Prices Pressured by Both Supply and Demand Factors   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good and Scott Irwin
October 7, 2013 Crop Acreage in 2014   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
September 23, 2013 Potential Changes in Corn and Soybean Acreage Estimates   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
September 16, 2013 Corn and Soybean Production - Some Unfinished Business   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
September 10, 2013 2013 County Cash Rents: Levels, Variability, and 2014 Cash Rent Decisions   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
September 3, 2013 Another Year of Rationing for Corn or Soybeans?   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
August 19, 2013 Large Number of Late Season Corn Market Factors   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
August 12, 2013 Corn and Soybean Production Forecasts Smaller Than Expected   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
August 5, 2013 Short Corn Crop, Long Price Tail - Are We There Yet?   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
July 29, 2013 Demand Prospects for Old Crop and New Crop Soybeans   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
July 22, 2013 Beef Industry About to Make a Slow Turn   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
July 10, 2013 2013 Net Incomes for Grain Farms Likely Below Levels in Recent Years   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
July 8, 2013 Pork Producers Can See the Promised Land   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
June 24, 2013 Have Small U.S. Soybean Supplies Finally Been Rationed?   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
June 17, 2013 Anticipating the USDA June Stocks and Acreage Reports   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
June 10, 2013 Difficult to Anticipate Corn Production   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
June 3, 2013 Hog Profits Return but Delayed Planting Keeps Producers Wary   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
May 28, 2013 Focus Shifts to Soybean Planting Progress   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
May 20, 2013 Corn and Soybean Prices Continue to Retrace 2012 Drought Rally   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
May 13, 2013 Market Size for US Corn and Soybeans   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
May 1, 2013 Late Planting and Tools in FAST   Continue Reading...
  Ryan Batts and Gary Schnitkey
April 29, 2013 How Large Does the Corn Crop Need to Be?   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
April 23, 2013 The 2013 ACRE Decision   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
April 22, 2013 Will Weak Cattle Prices Continue?   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
April 15, 2013 Early Season Corn Production Concerns   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
April 1, 2013 Another Surprising Corn Stocks Estimate   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
March 18, 2013 Mid-Year Soybean Stocks   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
March 11, 2013 Anticipating the USDA's March 1 Corn Stocks Estimate   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
March 4, 2013 Spring Pork Price Recovery Threatened   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
February 25, 2013 A Review of the USDA's 2013-14 Projections for Corn and Soybeans   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
February 18, 2013 Soybean Price Prospects - Near Term and Long Term   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
February 12, 2013 GRIP-HR: A Good Product for 2013   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
February 11, 2013 Evaluating Corn and Soybean Consumption Projections   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
January 28, 2013 Update on Corn Consumption   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
January 23, 2013 More Corn in 2013?   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
January 22, 2013 Early Focus on the Prospective Size of the 2013 U.S. Corn Crop   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
January 14, 2013 USDA Reports Provide Some Price Direction   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
January 7, 2013 Pork Profits on the Horizon   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
January 4, 2013 IFES 2012: Overview and Impacts of Proposed Changes in the 2012 Farm Bill   Continue Reading...
  Nick Paulson
January 3, 2013 IFES 2012: Crop Insurance - 2012 Performance and Updates for 2013   Continue Reading...
  Bruce Sherrick
January 2, 2013 IFES 2012: Crop Insurance - Tax Reporting Options   Continue Reading...
  Gary Hoff
December 28, 2012 IFES 2012: The Impact of Biofuels Mandates on Grain and Oilseed   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin
December 27, 2012 IFES 2012: Crop and Livestock Price Prospects for 2013   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
December 17, 2012 Difficult to Anticipate December 1 Corn Stocks Estimate   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
December 10, 2012 Will Corn and Soybean Prices Return to Pre-Drought Levels?   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
December 3, 2012 Continued Support for Corn Prices   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
November 26, 2012 Focus on Soybean Oil   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
November 19, 2012 Pork Producers Did Not Panic   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
November 12, 2012 Corn and Soybean Prices Following Short-Crop Pattern   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
November 5, 2012 Which Way for Soybean Prices?   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
October 29, 2012 Monitoring Corn Consumption   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
October 23, 2012 Landowner and Farmer Returns under Share Rental Arrangements with Differing Prices   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
October 22, 2012 Cattle Prices Will Continue to Rise   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
October 16, 2012 Cash Rents Given Differing Price Levels   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
October 15, 2012 Beyond the October Production Forecasts for Corn and Soybeans   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
October 8, 2012 Corn and Soybean Prices Searching for Support   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
October 1, 2012 Large Losses Still Loom for Pork Industry   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
September 24, 2012 Soybean Prices Tumble, but There are Some Positive Developments   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
September 17, 2012 Early Corn Harvest and September 1 Stocks   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
September 11, 2012 Cash Rents in 2012 and 2013   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
September 10, 2012 Renewed Focus on U.S. Crop Exports   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
September 4, 2012 Questions About Corn Acreage   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
August 27, 2012 Pork Industry Faces Record Losses   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
August 21, 2012 Projected 2013 Corn and Soybean Budgets   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
August 20, 2012 Rationing the 2012 U.S. Soybean Crop   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
August 13, 2012 Corn and Soybean Forecasts, What's Next?   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
August 6, 2012 Drought and the Cattle Industry   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
July 30, 2012 Anticipating the Size of the 2012 Corn and Soybean Crops   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
July 24, 2012 Consider Hedging RP Guarantee before Harvest   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
July 23, 2012 Are Soybean Prices High Enough?   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
July 16, 2012 Expected Price Pattern for Corn and Soybeans   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
July 9, 2012 Pork Industry Faces Financial Disaster?   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
July 2, 2012 Considerable Uncertainty About Both Corn Supply and Demand   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
June 28, 2012 Grain Farm Income Prospects Given Drought Conditions in 2012   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
June 25, 2012 Soybean Fundamentals Remain Strong   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
June 18, 2012 Anticipating the Estimates of June 1 Stocks of Corn and Soybeans   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
June 13, 2012 Differences across Crops in Spending Under the 2012 Senate Agriculture Committee Farm Bill   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
June 11, 2012 Update on Export Progress   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
June 5, 2012 Performance of the Super Committee Target Price Proposal   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
June 4, 2012 Soybean Price Roller Coaster   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
May 29, 2012 The Season for Determining Corn Yields is Underway   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
May 22, 2012 Net Returns with ARC under Differing Price Scenarios   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
May 21, 2012 Pork Producers Ask, What Happened?   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
May 14, 2012 Corn Market Direction Unfolding, Magnitude Still Uncertain   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
May 9, 2012 ARC and Multi-Year Price Declines   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
May 7, 2012 Corn Prices in Three Parts   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
May 1, 2012 Impacts of Limits on Crop Insurance Risk Subsidies   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
April 30, 2012 Is The Cattle Market Too Cautious?   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
April 23, 2012 Expectations for the 2012-13 Corn Marketing Year   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
April 16, 2012 Has the 2011 Corn Crop Been Rationed?   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
April 9, 2012 Pork Profit Outlook Gets Trimmed   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
April 3, 2012 Little Change in Where Corn is Planted in the United States   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
March 27, 2012 Projected Corn-Soybean Returns Do Not Suggest Shift to Corn in Illinois: An Application of the Planting Decision Model   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
March 26, 2012 March USDA Reports and Beyond   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
March 19, 2012 Corn Yield Prospects   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
March 13, 2012 Will ACRE Pay in 2011 and 2012?   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
March 12, 2012 Continued Focus on Corn Consumption and Stocks   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
March 5, 2012 Anticipating the March 1 Corn Stocks Estimate   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
February 28, 2012 Crop Insurance Use in 2011 and Suggestions for 2012   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
February 27, 2012 Will Consumers Come Back to Pork? Yes!   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
February 24, 2012 GRIP Payments in 2011   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
February 21, 2012 Is RP with the Harvest Price Exclusion a Good Option for 2012?   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
February 20, 2012 Corn and Soybean Export Progress   Continue Reading...
  Darrrel Good
February 13, 2012 Soybean Export and Acreage Prospects Support Prices   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
February 6, 2012 Corn Market Remains Unsettled   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
January 31, 2012 Corn-Soybean Planting Decisions and Longer Run Returns   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
January 30, 2012 Cattle Producers Show Surprise Interest in Expansion   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
January 24, 2012 Group Risk Income Plan (GRIP) in 2012   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
January 23, 2012 Corn Price Swings to Continue?   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
January 17, 2012 Understanding the Surprise in the USDA Corn Stocks Estimate   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
January 9, 2012 Focus on South American Weather, USDA Reports   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
December 19, 2011 2011 IFES: Crop and Livestock Price Prospects for 2012   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
December 12, 2011 Continued Weakness in Crop Prices   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
December 6, 2011 Trend-Adjusted APH Yield Endorsement   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
December 5, 2011 Anticipating Crop Prices in 2012   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
November 28, 2011 Corn and Soybean Demand and Acreage Prospects for 2012   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
November 21, 2011 Hogs: 2012 the Best Year in High-Priced Feed Era   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
November 15, 2011 What is in an Average Cash Rent?   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
November 14, 2011 Corn and Soybean Prices Continue to Struggle   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
November 7, 2011 Soybean Export Progress   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
November 1, 2011 Break-Even Corn-After-Corn Yields and Yield Drags   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
October 31, 2011 Crop Prices Treading Water   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
October 25, 2011 Commodity Prices Resulting in $50,000 Net Farm Income   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
October 24, 2011 Cattle Can Eat Corn Too   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
October 18, 2011 Relationship between Anhydrous Ammonia and Natural Gas Prices   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
October 17, 2011 Corn and Soybean Consumption   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
October 10, 2011 Revisiting Recent Corn Stocks Estimates   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good and Scott Irwin
October 3, 2011 Pork Outlook Brightens   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
September 27, 2011 Cash Rent with Bonus Leasing Arrangement: Description and Example   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
September 26, 2011 Soybean Production and Consumption Uncertainty   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
September 19, 2011 Will the Corn Production Forecast Change?   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
September 13, 2011 Cash Rent Information Available for Setting 2012 Rents   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
September 12, 2011 Smaller Corn Crop Confirmed   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
September 6, 2011 Economics of Corn and Soybean Storage   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
August 29, 2011 Early Price Peak for Corn and Soybeans?   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
August 15, 2011 No Room to Increase Corn Consumption   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
August 8, 2011 Corn and Soybean Production Prospects   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
August 2, 2011 Wheat/Double-Crop Soybeans Competitive in Southern Illinois for 2012   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
August 1, 2011 Corn and Soybean Consumption Coming Up Short   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
July 25, 2011 Beef Shortage Means Hold On To The Cows   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
July 20, 2011 2012 Corn and Soybean Budgets   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
July 18, 2011 How Much Risk to the Corn Crop?   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
July 11, 2011 Corn Market Waiting on August Production Report   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
July 5, 2011 Sorting Out the June 1 Corn Stocks Estimate   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
June 27, 2011 Pork Outlook Looks Up as Corn Prices Go Down   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
June 20, 2011 USDA Stocks and Acreage Reports   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
June 13, 2011 Attention Shifting from Acreage to Corn and Soybean Yields   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
June 6, 2011 Can Corn and Soybean Crops Overcome Late Planting?   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
May 31, 2011 Crop Markets Reflect Both New and Missing Information   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
May 25, 2011 Economics of Prevented Planting in Corn   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
May 23, 2011 Corn Market Continues to Focus on Production Prospects   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
May 18, 2011 Will Hedging 2011 Corn Now Reduce Downside Revenue Risk?   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey and Bruce Sherrick
May 16, 2011 A Rebound in World Grain Production Expected   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
May 9, 2011 Can Corn Prices Rebound Again?   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
May 2, 2011 Corn and Soybean Prices Continue an Erratic Pattern   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
April 27, 2011 Planting Delays and Switching to Soybeans: A New FAST Spreadsheet   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey and Ryan Batts
April 25, 2011 Cattle Prices Move Past Seasonal Highs   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
April 18, 2011 Corn and Soybean Prices to Reflect Substantial Uncertainty   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
April 13, 2011 Performance of Publicly-Traded Agricultural Firms Since 2007   Continue Reading...
  Clay Kramer and Gary Schnitkey
April 11, 2011 Questions Still Remain About Corn and Soybean Demand   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
April 4, 2011 Focus Remains on Corn Demand   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
April 3, 2011 Production of Bioenergy Crops in the Midwest   Continue Reading...
  Madhu Khanna, Atul Jain & Anthony Oliver
March 28, 2011 Hog Price Peak Coming Soon?   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
March 25, 2011 Corn Profitability Higher than Soybean Profitability in the Corn-belt: Will Corn Acres Increase?   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
March 23, 2011 USDA Corn and Soybean Acreage Estimates and Yield Forecasts: Dispelling Myths and Misunderstandings   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good and Scott Irwin
March 21, 2011 Update on Corn Consumption   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
March 18, 2011 Measuring Indirect Land Use Change with Biofuels: Implications for Policy   Continue Reading...
  Mahdu Khanna
March 14, 2011 Corn and Soybean Prices - Mission Accomplished?   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
February 28, 2011 Pork Industry Walking Tight Rope   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
February 23, 2011 Higher 2011 GRIP Premiums Still Below Expected Payments   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey and Bruce Sherrick
February 14, 2011 Mixed News for Corn and Soybean Exports   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good