Farm Futures Senior Editor Bryce Knorr spoke to the annual meeting of the West Central Coop in Ames, Iowa, on June 20, 2013, with his forecasts for crop and input prices, and how to manage risk in the grain market. The next 30 days could be crucial, not only for 2013 profits but for 2014 bottom lines as well. This audio-visual presentation runs around 45 minutes.
You can watch Bryce's presentation and slides using the video link on this page.
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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.
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