After a tumultuous year grain markets start 2019 with hopes crucial trade with China could return. Questions remain about the size of 2018 corn and soybean crops and what farmers will plant this spring. While USDA delayed release of its Jan. 11 reports, Farm Futures grain market analyst Bryce Knorr presents results from his latest grower survey to provide an up-to-date look at what to expect in the year ahead.
Bryce Knorr first joined Farm Futures Magazine in 1987. In addition to analyzing and writing about the commodity markets, he is a former futures introducing broker and is a registered Commodity Trading Advisor. He conducts Farm Futures exclusive surveys on acreage, production and management issues and is one of the analysts regularly contracted by business wire services before major USDA crop reports. Besides the Morning Call on www.FarmFutures.com he writes outlooks for corn, soybeans, and wheat that include selling price targets, charts and seasonal trends. His other outlooks on basis, energy, fertilizer and financial markets and feature price forecasts for key crop inputs. A journalist with 45 years of experience, he received the Master Writers Award from the American Agricultural Editors Association.