The Buzz: Corn Hopes Take Off

The Buzz: Corn Hopes Take Off

USDA doesn't cut its forecast of corn production, but prices rally anyway.

USDA had mixed news about production, supply and demand in Thursday's monthly crop report. But the market decoded the data as bullish, sending prices sharply higher across the board. While the outlook is positive, Senior Editor Bryce Knorr says producers should consider a cautious approach given outside markets that remain a minefield.

Just click on the video link below to learn more about what this latest report means to your risk management plan.

USDA doesn't cut its forecast of corn production, but prices rally anyway.

Senior Editor Bryce Knorr first joined Farm Futures Magazine in 1987. In addition to analyzing and writing about the commodity markets, he is a former futures introducing broker and is a registered Commodity Trading Advisor. He conducts Farm Futures exclusive surveys on acreage, production and management issues and is one of the analysts regularly contracted by business wire services before major USDA crop reports. Besides the Morning Call on www.FarmFutures.com he writes weekly reviews for corn, soybeans, and wheat that include selling price targets, charts and seasonal trends. His other weekly reviews on basis, energy, fertilizer and financial markets and feature price forecasts for key crop inputs. A journalist with 38 years of experience, he received the Master Writers Award from the American Agricultural Editors Association.

The Buzz is a weekly video feature where the Farm Futures team takes a more in-depth look at key topics impacting the markets. It is often updated on farm market report days as well.

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