Bull Bear Banter: Strong finish to the week at the CBOT

January 18, 2019

Positive closes on Thursday and Friday are being attributed to Chinese purchases. Tune in to hear our thoughts on this and other subjects.

Bull Bear Banter: Lack of WASDE

January 11, 2019

Markets were somewhat lackluster this week without the USDA WASDE report. However, we did see some production numbers from Brazil and had some welcome news from the Secretary of Ag, Sonny Perdue, on the Market Facilitation Program signup.

Bull Bear Banter: Improving Soybean Prices and News about WASDE

January 4, 2019

Join us as we discuss an up-trending soybean market and various bull/bear factors at play in the current market.

Bull Bear Banter Dec. 28, 2018: A Shortened Christmas Week

December 28, 2018

Tune in for a look back at 2018 and a review of the Futures Markets for the year.

Bull Bear Banter: More Bull Than Bear

December 21, 2018

This week, several factors combined to push grains lower. Lack of Chinese corn business and outside influences kept corn and beans on the defensive

USDA Trade Counselor, Hafemeister Talks Exports at Annual Meeting: Landus Cooperative Experience Podcast Dec. 20, 2018

December 20, 2018

USDA Trade Counselor, Hafemeister Talks Exports at Annual Meeting: Landus Cooperative Experience Podcast

Landus Cooperative hosted a trade expert at our Annual Meeting on Dec. 18, 2018. Jason Hafemeister serves as the trade counsel to USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue. His 35 minutes presentation included a wealth of information nd some great, though provoking charts. We encourage our customer to log-into the customer portal and watch his presentation with his slides in video format.

Today, we'll be sharing just a few snippet of his presentation via audio. This podcast includes trade information about Mexico, Japan and finally China.

Bull Bear Banter December 14, 2018

December 14, 2018

This week’s Bull Bear Banter covers the latest WASDE report from USDA and confirmation about sales of soybeans to China. 

Bull Bear Banter: International Trade, Confusion Continues

December 7, 2018

The past weekend brought optimism heading into the trade week. Many expected higher markets based on news coming out after the G20 summit. However, reality set in mid-week regarding many details still to work out between the U.S. and China.

Bull Bear Banter: Volatility Abroad & Local Basis

November 30, 2018

This past week was pretty volatile due to some global and macro level issues. Tune in as we recap some of these current events and pick Vice President of Merchandising Dustin Weiner’s brain about local basis activity.

Bull Bear Banter: Harvest Wrap-Up & Thanksgiving

November 21, 2018

After a brief market update, we have a special feature for you this shortened holiday week. Landus Cooperative's CEO and Chief Commodity Marketing Officer join us to talk through harvest wrap-up, marketing in the coming months, and some feedback from our customer base.