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Big crops and tariff troubles

Grain markets face heavy lifting as harvest approaches. (video)

USDA’s Aug. 10 reports cast a pallor over grain markets already reeling from the trade dispute with China. With headlines seeming to roil prices on a daily basis, it’s hard to get a grip on just how good, or bad, the outlook as farmers get ready to harvest 2018 crops.

Farm Futures senior grain market analyst Bryce Knorr tries to cut through the clutter with this presentation on the outlook for corn, soybeans, wheat and other markets in the year ahead. He presented the webinar Aug. 16 for the University of Arkansas Extension.

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.comhe 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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