While the trade agonizes over USDA's Jan. 12 crop reports, Farm Futures is already thinking about 2015, releasing results of its latest survey of planting intentions. Growers say they're ready to devote almost as many acres to soybeans as corn, a prospection with big implications for the year ahead.
Market Analyst Bryce Knorr and Senior Editor Bryce Knorr discuss the latest on volatile markets. Watch the conversation using the video link below.
Bryce Knorr, Senior Market Analyst, Farm Futures, first joined Farm Progress in 1987. In addition to analyzing and writing about the commodity markets, he is a former future 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 Market Review on FarmFutures.com, he writes weekly reviews for key commodities and crop inputs. A journalist with 38 years of experience, he received the Master Writers Award from the American Agricultural Editors Association.
Farm Futures Senior Editor Bob Burgdorfer comes to Penton Farm Progress with experience as a reporter covering grain markets and other global news with Reuters, Inc. A journalism graduate from Kansas State University, Bob has also worked at daily newspapers and Knight-Ridder as a commodity reporter, covering grains and livestock. He has earned five writing awards for his coverage of Mad Cow Disease, immigration issues and other international breaking news stories.
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.