October 28, 2016

When each week of the corn growing season is smooshed together in this timelapse video, it only takes a minute and a half to go from seedling to combine.

Sell your grain at the seasonal high in the spring. That's good advice, especially in normal marketing years with normal weather, normal demand, and normal influence from normal outside markets. Unfortunately, even if such a year ever presents itself, we still won't be...

There have been some excitingly bearish headlines in the energy sector lately. "Oil Prices Sink to Lowest Since 2009;" "Record Crude Oil Inventory Drags Crude Prices;" "Brent Below $40 as Resource Rout Deepens;" "EIA Cuts 2015, 2016 Crude Oil Price Views."

 

These are es...

June 15, 2015

Little time lapse video I made of one of my baby corn plants in the middle of June. I thought it would be much more dramatic than this. 

 

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Elaine Kub is the author of Mastering the Grain Markets: How Profits Are Really Made - 
a 360-degree look at all aspects of grain trading, which draws on her experiences as a futures broker, market analyst, grain merchandiser, and farmer. Before earning an engineering degree from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of California San Diego, Kub grew up on a family farm in South Dakota, where she is still active in grain and livestock production. 

 

As well as sharing her ag market insights on television and various farm radio programs, Kub also focuses on quantitative analysis in a regular column for DTN The Progressive Farmer.

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