Listen in as experts from Landus Cooperative summarize and analyze the week’s market activity and influences. It’s short, sweet and designed to help you make decisions and implement proactive grain marketing strategies in your operation today.

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Bull Bear Banter: February WASDE Report

February 14, 2020

Even though the WASDE report did not provide much new information, there are still quite a few factors impacting grain markets this week.

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Bull Bear Banter: Soybean Demand and Final MFP Payment

February 07, 2020

In the midst of U.S. soybean prices continuing to face downward pressure from South America’s harvest and questionable Chinese demand, producers received the third and final round of President Trump’s promised Market Facilitation Program payment. The payment, designed to compensate low U.S. soybean prices as a result of the drawn-out U.S. and China trade issues, is not expected to be duplicated for the crop going in the ground this spring. Producers are encouraged to incorporate the payment in what they would normally receive for their grain and not to consider it as “extra” income.

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Bull Bear Banter: Markets Decline on Coronavirus Issues

January 31, 2020

This week we witnessed a steady drop lower for soybeans and corn. Special guest Dr. Allan Gray of Purdue University joins us for a short interview.

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Bull Bear Banter: Downward Pressure on Grains

January 24, 2020

Not a lot of bull/bear factors to push market movement this week, but a look at the potential impacts of the coronavirus outbreak on China’s soybean demand. Also, a special guest interview with Kelly Garrett on his approach to no-till, irrigated farming.

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Bull Bear Banter: Phase I Agreement Signed, Along with USMCA

January 17, 2020

A little bit of a roller coaster ride since the announcements earlier in the week. Join our hosts as they break down some of the important topics of the week.

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Bull Bear Banter: Much Anticipated January WASDE

January 10, 2020

After all the buildup, USDA finally released their supply and demand estimates for January 2020.

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Bull Bear Banter: Averaging Contract and What is a WASDE

January 03, 2020

We had the opportunity to sit down with one of our averaging contract customers to get his perspective on how he has incorporated the program into his marketing plan. Later, a little explanation about what we mean when we’re talking about the USDA’s WASDE reports.

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Bull Bear Banter: A Slow Steady Climb This Month

December 27, 2019

During the month of December, corn, wheat, and soybean prices have steadily increased. Join our hosts as they explain what this means to you.

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Bull Bear Banter: Still More Questions than Answers

December 20, 2019

Both corn and soybeans gained value this week, even though a lot of the big items remain somewhat unsolved.

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Bull Bear Banter: It’s Complicated…

December 13, 2019

There is quite a bit of international and political news this week. How and when it will impact the grain markets is a little complicated to decipher. Join our hosts as they give you their perspectives.

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Bull Bear Banter: Continued Uncertainty with China

December 06, 2019

This week saw several conflicting pieces of news with regard to China, some negative, some positive.

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Bull Bear Banter: Special Thanksgiving Episode

November 27, 2019

With the holiday-shortened week, we dedicated our time to talk with our Grain Marketing Advisors. Join us to hear a little bit about their perspective on Harvest 2019, Thanksgiving and more.

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