312-242-7905  Wednesday, February 1, 2023   GRAINS:   Yesterday corn open interest was slightly higher, soybean OI took a large jump and meal OI was unchanged. I wonder if the funds are about done with this buying binge? It’s my opinion that corn prices are vulnerable...
Anecdotally, poor quality water can negatively affect pigs’ water usage and, therefore, pig performance on farm. However, recent controlled studies from the University of Minnesota and South Dakota State University failed to define poor-quality water based on the mineral...
Source: Janzen AG Law ChatGPT is all over the news lately. If you missed it, ChatGPT is a form of artificial intelligence (AI) operated by OpenAI. ChatGPT is trained on data from various sources, including books, articles, websites, and other...
312-242-7905  Tuesday, January 24, 2023   GRAINS:   Nice bounce in corn, soy and wheat futures overnight. The higher trade is allowing our orders to get filled as penciled out below. Risk on this new bearish corn position is a close over 695. I’m not picking up much...
Antibiotics have been used for two distinct purposes in the swine industry: growth promotion, and disease treatment and prevention. There are also two primary reasons that the swine industry has begun reducing its use of antibiotics in pigs: to...
Click here to download PDF Replacement gilts are essential for maintaining the productivity of the sow herd. Many producers experience a high loss of sows from their herd, which increases the number of replacement gilts that are needed each year...
312-242-7905  Wednesday, January 18, 2023   GRAINS:   From a fundamental perspective I’m not always correct but at least I can usually figure out where and why I’m wrong. Open interest in corn futures surged higher yesterday by 19,000 contracts. OK, what’s going on? The weather...
CME: Pork Cutout (PRK), CBOT: Corn (ZC) Diversification is a fundamental concept in investing. In order to minimize the chances that market volatility wipes out your entire net worth, it is important to put your money in several investments with...
With the start of the new year comes a new chapter at Compeer Financial as I begin my first day as President and CEO of our cooperative — a role I’m transitioning into from my position as Chief Financial...
US inflation began to pick up in March 2021 and rose rapidly throughout the year. Federal Reserve officials told Americans not to worry. It was due to supply chain issues and comparisons to low baseline numbers in 2020 when...
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