Episode 56 – Factors Affecting Grain Markets

Ben Brown, Assistant Professor with the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics at the Ohio State University discusses current market factors affecting grain prices. We get into purchases to China and how well they are holding up their end of the trade deal. Ethanol is also a big consumer of corn that has been affected by the Coronavirus.

Ben shares numbers and estimates and how he sees ethanol number trending for the rest of the year. He also gives a few quick tips on marketing strategy for this fall and winter. Ben recommends resources on farmoffice.osu.edu and the live webinars they have been hosting. He can be reached by emailing brown.6888@osu.edu