July 31 – Competing Grain Trades

FarmLead Breakfast Brief Monday, July 31st 2017 “Facts do not speak for themselves. They speak for or against competing theories. Facts divorced from theories or visions are mere isolated curiosities.” – Thomas Sowell (US economist & philosopher) Good Morning! At

July 28 – Limited Grain Market Concerns?

FarmLead Breakfast Brief Friday, July 28th, 2017 “To emphasize only the beautiful seems to me to be like a mathematical system that only concerns itself with positive numbers.” – Paul Klee (Swiss-German artist) Good Morning! At 7:00 AM CDT in the North

July 27 – Greeting Skepticism

FarmLead Breakfast Brief Thursday, July 27, 2017 “The path of sound credence is through the thick forest of skepticism.” – George Jean Nathan (US magazine editor) Good Morning! At 7:00 AM CDT in the North American futures markets (*not cash prices*): (all

July 26 – Keeping It Simple

FarmLead Breakfast Brief Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 “I think a simple rule of business is, if you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress.” – Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook CEO) Good Morning!

July 25 – Hard-Pressed Grain Markets

FarmLead Breakfast Brief Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 “I think I’d have done better if I had been a little more relaxed-if I had not pressed quite so hard, if I’d not lost quite so much sleep.” – Charles Kuralt (US

July 24 – Cooling Weather (and Grain Prices)

FarmLead Breakfast Brief Monday, July 24th, 2017 “Alas, summer sun can’t last forever. The days will grow cooler and shorter, and our skin will once again pale.” – Sarah MacLean (US author) Good Morning! At 6:40 AM CDT in the North American