A whirlwind tour of grain and oilseed markets with Brian Voth

As growers look ahead to seeding, it seems every single cropping option has pricing issues, but there also opportunities to look for.

Supply has been a challenge for wheat and corn while soybeans and canola have benefited from strong demand that has assisted in creeping acres higher.

READ: 7 Deadly Sins of Grain Marketing

Shaun Haney talked with Brian Voth of IntelliFarm on RealAg Radio at Manitoba Ag Days in Brandon this week, breaking down the agriculture commodity complex. They also work in some discussion about the downfalls of chasing unicorn crops, Family Guy references to corn markets, how Manitoba farmers are hipsters, and saying sayonara to single desk for wheat.

 

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

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