Tag: preiner

Benchmark At Your Own Risk: The Pitfalls of Poor Data Interpretation

What would you do if your agronomist told you that planting your crop at 1,000 ft in elevation was a sure way to increase your yield by 5 bu/acre? You’d probably step back and wonder if you’re getting your money’s worth from your consultant. What if, instead, the benchmarking program you pay for told you […]


The Chances of Sub-$3 Corn (And How to Reduce Them)

Everyone knows there is a lot of risk in commodity prices right now. However, people often struggle to figure out exactly how much. We can borrow some basic finance concepts and publicly available information to quantify this risk. Right now, market prices indicate that Dec’16 corn has a 15% chance of going below $3.00, and […]