Senior Account Executive, Grain Strategist
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Mr. Gidel an Agricultural Economist with extensive experience in the brokerage industry analyzing and trading futures and options prices.

Jerry began his career in 1977 as a Feedgrain Analyst & Consultant at FGL after completing graduate studies at Iowa State University in ... more

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Pre-July US S&D/Wheat Updates
Corn’s major drop in acreage has brought weather volatility into markets.
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2020’s Corn & Soybean Plantings - Corn’s Stocks Surprised Again
The USDA provided surprises in both their US acreage & corn’s quarterly stocks reports again this week.
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2020 Us Acreage Prospects, COVID -19 US Impact May Alter Plantings, But Weather Remains Key
The US major crop area could slip 2.25 million to 251.2 million acres vs. March. Dry & wet soils in the US Plains & other areas could cause higher use of RMA’s PP provision vs. 2 yrs ago.
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Pre-June US Corn Stock Update - Domestic And Foreign Demand & The Coronavirus Remain Factors
The corn market’s focus will be split on June 30 between the USDA’s quarterly stocks report and 2020’s US acreage report, which will be both released on that day.
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Pre June Soybean Stock Update - Despite Record US Crush, Exports Remain A Question Mark
This year’s record US soybean crushing pace has continued this past quarter as Argentine processing problems & US livestock numbers and delayed slaughtering paces has kept America’s protein demand strong.
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US & World Wheat Crops Up, But Small Corn & Bean Stk Changes
The latest monthly winter wheat production report had some twists while the US supply/demand revisions were generally modest this month.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

BAL iPath B Bloomberg Cotton Ttl Ret ETN
CANE Teucrium Commodity Trust
CORN Teucrium Corn ETF
COWTF iPath Bloomberg Livestock SubTR ETN
DBA PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund
FUD E-TRACS UBS Bloomberg CMCI Food ETN
JJATF iPath Bloomberg Agriculture SubTR ETN
JJGTF iPath Bloomberg Grains SubTR ETN
JJOFF iPath Bloomberg Coffee SubTR ETN
RJA ELEMENTS Rogers Agriculture ETN
SBUX Starbucks Corporation
SOYB Teucrium Commodity Trust
WEAT Teucrium Wheat Fund
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Senior Account Executive and Grain Strategist
Price Futures Group
June 2016 - Present (4 years 2 months)
Chief Feed Grain Analyst
Rice Dairy
February 2012 - May 2016 (4 years 4 months)
Broker/Analyst
North America Risk Management Services
April 2003 - February 2012 (9 years)
Senior Grain Analyst
Dean Witter Reynolds
February 1992 - November 1998 (6 years 11 months)

Education

Iowa State University
Graduate work
1974 / 1977
Agricultural Economics
Iowa State University
BS
1968 / 1972
Ag. Business - Marketing

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