Melvin Brees
Farm Management Specialist
University of Missouri Extension

 

 

 

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2001

* It's Been Fun!  (06/22/01)
* Wheat Strategies  (06/15/01)
* Weather Confusion  (06/08/01)
* Why So Low?  (05/25/01)
* "What If I'm Wrong" Strategies (05/18/01)
* More of the Same?  (05/11/01)
* Too Wet? Too Dry?  (05/04/01)
* Unless Something Happens!  (04/27/01)
* No Recommendations?  (04/20/01)
* FMD Market Risks  (04/13/01)
* Stategies for Stored Beans  (04/06/01)
* Less Corn, More Beans  (03/30/01)
* Crop Costs and Sales Goals  (03/23/01)
* Murphy's Law and Soybeans  (03/16/01)
* Strictly Cash Market Strategies  (03/09/01)
* Best Time to Sell?  (03/02/01)
* Early Looks at 2001 Crops  (02/23/01)
* Bears vs. Bulls  (02/16/01)
* Risk of Storing Beans  (02/09/01)
* Technical Price Goals for Stored Grain  (02/02/01)
* Old Crop Strategies (01/26/01)
* "The Ugly, The Bad and The Good" (01/19/01)
* Roller Coasters Belong in Amusement Parks! (01/12/01)
* Market Signals (01/05/01)
* Commodity Options--You Probably Should Be Using Them (12/22/00)
* Early Plans for 2001 Crops (12/08/00)
* It's Not Just Price (12/01/00)
* Markets and GMO (11/17/00)
* Preparing for the Unexpected (11/10/00)
* Re-own on Paper? (11/03/00)
* Selling When You Don't Want To (10/27/00)
* Collect the LDP, Limit the Risk (10/20/00)
* What's Left is What Counts (10/13/00)
* "Decommidification" (10/06/00)
* Soybean Market Signals = Difficult Decisions (09/22/00)
* Basis and Carry--Market Signals (09/15/00)
* Market Loan and LDP Changes (09/08/00)
* Higher Is Not Better?? (09/01/00)
* "Protecting the LDP?" (08/25/00)
* Grain Bin Rent (08/18/00)
* What Have We Learned? (08/11/00)
* The Real Reasons for Grain Storage. (08/04/00)
* "Low Prices don't cure Low Prices?" (07/28/00)
* Double Short Position? (07/21/00)
* Discouraging Fundamentals (07/14/00)
* July 4th Pivot? (06/30/00)
* Hot Cash Soybean Demand? (06/23/00)
* Where to From Here? (06/16/00)
* Non-GMO, What One Market Offers (06/09/00)
* Is the Drought Over? Ouch! (06/02/00)
* Bull Call Spread (05/26/00)
* Covered Calls (05/19/00)
* Double Digit Price Moves (05/12/00)
* Reducing the Cost of Options? (04/28/00)
* Is The Drought Over (04/14/00)
* The Battle of the Bulls and Bears (04/07/00)
* Acreage or Production? (03/31/00)
* "The Drought of 2000" (03/24/00)
* Disappointing Option Outcomes (03/17/00)
* Almost Anything Could Happen! (03/10/00)
* What If the Weather Is Normal? (03/03/00)
* Are Options Awfully Expensive? (02/25/00)
* Marketing Tools for Risky Markets (02/18/00)
* GMO-Headlines or Market Signals? (02/04/00)
* How Long Will It Last? (01/28/00)
* High Risk Speculation (01/21/00)
* July in January? (01/07/00)


1999
* Will Things Go Downhill From Here? (12/17/99)
* What If I'm Wrong? (12/10/99)
* Risk of Storing Soybeans (12/03/99)
* A Really Dead Cat? (11/19/99)
* Bull or Bear Markets? (11/12/99)
* Help, What Do We Do? (11/05/99)
* Government Aid and Marketing (10/29/99)
* Maximizing the LDP (10/22/99)
* You've Separated Non-GMO- What's Next? (10/15/99)
* The LDP, Something for Everyone (10/01/99)
* Selling, Storing, LDP's and Risk Management (9/24/99)
* Segregate Non-GMO Grains? (9/10/99)
* Weak Basis (9/03/99)
* Sell at Harvest, Buy Call Options? (8/27/99)
* Storage Costs (8/20/99)
* Phooey! (8/13/99)
* Hey -- Doesn't It Take More Than a Forecast! (8/6/99)
* Starting Points for Market Decisions (7/30/99)
* Preparing for LDP Marketing Strategies (7/23/99)
* Update Survey -- Please Return! (7/16/99)
* Can You Avoid the Lows? (7/9/99)
* Genetically Modified Marketing Mess (7/2/99)
* Wheat -- Sell or Store? (6/25/99)
* It's Not the Market -- It's the LDP! (6/18/99)
* The Next Three Weeks (6/11/99)
* Volatile Summer Markets? (6/04/99)
* What Next? (5/28/99)
* Delayed Planting -- Farm the LDP? (5/21/99)
* '99 Soybeans -- What Strategy? (5/14/99)
* Weather and Government -- Change Will Happen (5/7/99)
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 Too Wet for Corn, Plant Beans? (4/30/99)
* Who Will Buy It and How Much Will They Pay? (4/23/99)
* What Do The Experts Think? (4/16/99)
* Outlook Review (4/9/99)
* Marketing While You're Planting (4/2/99)
* Sell $4.35 Soybeans for $6.00? (3/19/99)
* "Making the Best of a Bad Situation" (3/12/99)
* Options -- Market Tools for Uncertainty (3/5/99)
* Market Loan and New Crop Decisions (2/26/99)
* Production and Marketing Instead of Cost Reduction (2/19/99)
* Minimizing Losses and Complicated Strategies (2/4/99)

 


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