Wheat School: John DePutter – Wheat Marketing Strategies In a Volatile Environment

Market turmoil has always been something that producers have had to deal with, but increasingly, one of the only characteristics of the markets you count on is the instability of the markets. As analyst John DePutter put it, ” Volatility is a fact of life in the markets.” Those ups and downs have become more common over the past few years especially with things like political and economic instability and major weather events shaking things up all over the world.

So how do producers handle a volatile environment like the one we’re in and how do they manage that volatility and turn those ups and downs into opportunities to take some profit?

What strategies can farmers employ to deal with a volatile market is the question John Deputter of Deputter Publishing address in this episode of the Wheat School.  John talks about adopting a strategy and a mindset to get through this instability and take opportunities when they are presented.

SEE MORE WHEAT SCHOOL EPISODES.

If you cannot see the embedded video below click here.

 

Shaun Haney

Shaun Haney is the founder of RealAgriculture.com. He creates content regularly and hosts RealAg Radio on Rural Radio 147 every weekday at 4:30 PM est. @shaunhaney

Trending

Wheat prices jump into August — This week in the grain markets

This week, winter wheat prices touched a three-year high, but it didn’t last. Chicago SRW wheat prices for September 2018 gained 5 per cent or about 26 cents US/bushel to close at $5.56. While the December 2018 contract was up 5.4 percent — or nearly 30 cents — to finish a tad under $5.80. In…Read more »

Related

One Comment

Billy

One of the things that I fight is trying to have a short memory. When you make some bad marketing decisions its easy to beat yourself up instead of learning and moving on.

Reply

Leave a Reply

 

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.