Profit Taking Leads to Weakness in Nearby Soybean Contracts

by Heather Lauf April 17, 2014

Arlan SudermanSoybeans held onto gains in the new crop contracts, but the old crop was a bit weaker - Senior Market Analyst Arlan Suderman talks about today's trade in the grain and livestock markets.  Arlan Thursday April 17 2014 report

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Soybean Market Continues to Push Higher

by Heather Lauf April 16, 2014

Arlan SudermanThe market is continuing to try to slow down soybean sales - we saw that on Wednesday, says Senior Market Analyst Arlan Suderman. He discusses that here with farm broadcaster John Jenkinson.  Arlan Wednesday April 16 2014 report

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Future Needs of the Farm Drive Transition Plan

by Heather Lauf April 16, 2014

jLadman64Fast forward to your farming operation in the future - think 10 or 20 years from now. What does the operation look like? Who is involved? And what are they doing?

Figuring out what your farm will need in the future is the first step to make plans for how to get there - and how the next generation will be involved. Jason Ladman, Director with Water Street Solutions, talks about what that could look like. He talks here with farm broadcaster Dewey Nelson of KRVN.   Future Needs of the Farm Drive Transition Plan Ladman AUDIO

Strong Soybeans with Tight Stocks

by Heather Lauf April 15, 2014

Arlan SudermanSoybeans found strength from a crush report released today - and the nearby soybean contract ended up above $15. Senior Market Analyst Arlan Suderman talks through the significance of the soybean push above $15 - he talks with reporter John Jenkinson.  Arlan Tuesday April 15 2014 report

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Is the Next Generation Ready to Run the Farm?

by Heather Lauf April 15, 2014

Farm Futures logoThe financial decisions in ag are getting bigger and bigger - but is the next generation on your farm taking opportunities to start working on these decision-making skills now? How can the next generation get involved in learning and practicing farm management skills?

In his weekly Finance First post on FarmFutures.com, Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions, writes about how farm families can start getting the next generation ready to run the farm. Read his blog post.

Weather, Conflict Concerns Drive Wheat Market

by Heather Lauf April 14, 2014

Arlan SudermanIt was quite a day for the wheat market - and the grain markets in general - on Monday. Senior Market Analyst Arlan Suderman reviews today's markets with farm broadcaster John Jenkinson.  Arlan Monday April 14 2014 report

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Arlan Suderman Reviews the Weather, Short Market Week

by Heather Lauf April 14, 2014

Arlan SudermanSpring hasn't come to stay yet - but fieldwork was happening last week, says Senior Market Analyst Arlan Suderman. Many farmers may be kept out of the field this week by rain and cold temperatures. Listen to him discuss the weather's effect on the markets here with farm broadcaster Jeff Nalley of the Cromwell Ag Network.  Interview Part One

A four-day trading week this week - what do we need to watch in the markets during this short week? Arlan Suderman discusses that here.  Interview Part Two

Market Drifting As We Close Out the Week

by Heather Lauf April 11, 2014

Arlan SudermanA lot of money moving to the sideline ahead of the weekend in equities and commodities - market drifting as we close out the week and into the weekend. Here Senior Market Analyst Arlan Suderman discusses the markets. Arlan Friday April 11 2014 report

Arlan Suderman Analyzes Today's Grain and Livestock Markets

by Heather Lauf April 10, 2014

Arlan SudermanAll eyes were on Wall Street today as the equity markets saw a very down day. Senior Market Analyst Arlan Suderman talks about what happened in the grain and livestock markets and how they were affected by the equity markets today. He discusses that with broadcaster Tim Boulware.  Arlan Thursday April 10 2014 report

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Figure Out the Next Generation's 'Fit' on the Farm

by Heather Lauf April 9, 2014

bMetzger64It's a very exciting time when a family member is coming back to work on the farm. They can bring a fresh perspective and energy. But it can also be a confusing time for both the new employee and for everyone else on the farm unless roles and expectations are clarified.

In this interview, Ben Metzger, Director of Legacy Planning, talks about how families can help make sure that new family member employees have the best transition into the operation. He talks here with Dewey Nelson of KRVN.  Figure Out the Next Generation's 'Fit' on the Farm Metzger AUDIO

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