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Cash grain pricing in 1974

Richard G Heifner

Cash grain pricing in 1974

a preliminary report

by Richard G Heifner

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Published by Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grain -- Prices -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Richard G. Heifner and James L. Driscoll
    SeriesERS ; 648
    ContributionsDriscoll, James L., joint author, United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[3] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14845667M

    Price rallies in the spring — old crop and new crop — happen quite often in both corn and soybeans. Negative factors affecting the asset, and 3. When the basis is weakening, that means local demand is not strong, or there is an oversupply. Bearish factors affecting the price of the grain, and 3. Oats also trades in quarter-cent increments.

    Futures prices plunged whenever talk of new tariffs on Chinese soybean imports surfaced. Corn has a maximum daily price movement. Bryce Knorr of Farm Futures provides a basis outlook which is also an important consideration when pricing grain. Next to soybeans, wheat is a fairly volatile market with big daily ranges. Advantages of Futures Contracts Because they trade at the Chicago Board of Trade CBOTfutures contracts offer more financial leverageflexibility and financial integrity than trading the commodities themselves. If I said to sell grain and the cash price went down in the following days, then most people would also say that I made the right call.

    What Are Grain Futures Contracts? Our historical database totals over million grain bids spanning back to In fact, it is not uncommon to have one piece of news move this market limit up or down in a hurry. When farmers sell their grain products, such as soybeans, corn or wheat, they rely on grain basis prices. The same holds true for plants purchasing these commodities. Oats also trades in quarter-cent increments.


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Cash grain pricing in 1974 by Richard G Heifner Download PDF Ebook

When the basis becomes negative, is it weakening. Price rallies in the spring Cash grain pricing in 1974 book old crop and new crop — happen quite often in both corn and soybeans.

Again, the futures price is not affected. For example, one futures contract for soybeans represents 5, bushels of soybeans. Thus, the final value of the corn is still subject to fluctuations in local basis.

Hedging with futures can help to determine an approximate price range months in advance of the actual physical purchase or sale. Rains increased flooding again from the lower Mississippi River to the Ohio River, but stronger basis at the Gulf absorbed that expense in the race against the clock.

When the basis is strengthening, that indicates either a strong local demand or insufficient local supplies. Position limits are enforced for this market as well. In market lingo, the farmer is long a cash Cash grain pricing in 1974 book position.

To earn a positive return, a hedge fund manager will be cognizant of things including but not limited to1. Corn has a maximum daily price movement. An investor could lose more than originally invested and, therefore, only risk capital should be used.

The second market involves the cash market, and that is where the actual grain is handled, whether at an elevator, processor or in the case of corn, ethanol plants. Market carry is arguably the Cash grain pricing in 1974 book understood factor in grain marketing, but has the most opportunity for increased profitability with minimal increased risk exposure.

The purchase price of an asset, 2. Thus, through hedging with futures, producers can greatly reduce the financial impact of changing prices. This way, hedgers are able to set price levels for cash market transactions that will take place several months down the line. Basis Basis is the second most important factor, but contributes much less to the bottom line.

Cost of production of grain, 2. Food processors, grain importers and other buyers of grain products would initiate a long hedge to protect themselves from rising grain prices.

Jon Scheve, a guest author at AgWeb. Brennan's unique grain markets analysis can be found in everything from small-town print newspapers to large media outlets such as Bloomberg and Reuters.

The same holds true for plants purchasing these commodities. The business of a crop producer is to raise and market grain at a profitable price. At the core of it, grain marketing is basically managing a bunch of assets. Position limits are set by the exchange to ensure orderly markets.

Contract Specifications There are seven different grain products traded at the Chicago Board of Trade: corn, oats, wheat, soybeans, rice, soybean meal and soybean oil.

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Local cash price is the most common way a crop producer sells their grain. By taking an opposite position, gains in one market can offset losses in another.AgWeb is the farmer’s source for agriculture news online.

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