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Hurricane Ida weakens grain markets

September 1, 2021
By Mark Dorenkamp

Hurricane Ida has weakened the grain markets. Corn and soybean futures have traded lower in the days following Hurricane Ida swamping the Louisiana coast. Advanced Trading risk manager Tommy Grisafi says export business has been disrupted. “When your major exporters are saying they’re going to be shut for a while and don’t know when they’ll […]

Teaching risk management through lessons in history

November 23, 2015
By Tom Steever

Chicago Board of Trade member Tommy Grisafi says one has to look back to find out why the markets are doing what they’re doing now.  Grisafi, a broker at Advance Trading, talks to audiences about risk management by first giving a lesson in recent history. In spite of the fact that many fields were either […]

Commodity groups set priorities

March 3, 2015
By Meghan Grebner

Corn and soybean growers set their policy for the upcoming year.  And while the commodity organizations are different, their goals are similar. National Corn Growers Association president Chip Bowling says the nation’s corn farmers identified three major priorities in 2015. “Biofuels, ethanol and preserving the Renewable Fuels Standard, trade and Trade Promotion Authority were at the […]

What to watch in the USDA acreage report

June 25, 2014
By Dave Russell

For farmers who have made forward sales and have price protection, the USDA acreage report on Monday, June 30 probably isn’t that big of a deal. For others, the report may make them a little nervous. Tom Grisafi, Risk Management Advisor at Advance Trading says anything can happen. “It’s a moving target, the yields moving, […]

Nangahar Ag Director tours Missouri State Fair

August 16, 2009
By Julie Harker

From Afghanistan to the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia – the very grateful Director of Agriculture of the Nangahar Province – was taken on a V.I.P. tour of the fairgrounds.  Director Safi Mohammad Hussein – by invitation of Senator Kit Bond – saw see up close on Friday some of Missouri’s farming and ranching techniques […]

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