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Latest update from Dr. Todd Davis includes WASDE news from South America, potential 2018 RP crop insurance safety-net for corn and soybeans, implications for storage, risk management opportunities, and more.
Tight marketing conditions have caused many growers to store larger amounts of grain for longer periods. To help producers work through some potential grain storage issues, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment specialists are hosting the Postharvest Grain Management Meeting Feb. 28. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. CST at the Daviess County Extension office in Owensboro.
Latest newsletter from Dr. Todd Davis. Articles include: corn and soybean production estimates, break-even analysis, storage considerations and risk management.
Latest Crops Marketing and Management Update from Todd Davis.
The November WASDE made minor changes to the 2017-18 wheat supply and demand projections, which is typical as there is little new production or demand information until the “final” estimates in January.
A key component of marketing stored grain is monitoring local basis and understanding the seasonal components of basis. Figure 1 and Figure 2 show the monthly average corn and soybean spot basis, respectively, for 12 Western Kentucky markets. Notice that basis tends to follow seasonal patterns with the widest level at harvest with appreciation into spring and early summer.