Senior Account Executive, Grain Strategist

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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Weather Remains A Big US Corn And Soybean Yield Factor
Given 2022’s low US crop ratings, the market was expecting lower August US corn & soybean crops this month.
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Weather May Nip Corn & Soy Yields, But Will Resurvey Show More Beans?
Going into the USDA’s August 12 crop report, the trade talk has turned mixed about 2022’s US corn & soybean output.
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US Wheat Stocks Remain Tight, But US Weather Remains Focus
The USDA’s July US supply/demand revisions for wheat and soybeans generally followed the trade’s expectations after June’s USDA acreage and stocks reports.
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Pre-July U.S. S&D/Wheat Updates - Despite A Lower U.S. Soybean Acreage, The Market Focus Is On Weather
The USDA’s unexpected drop in their 2022 soybean plantings on their June 30 acreage report remains the market’s biggest unknown ahead of the July S&D updates.
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Wet Spring Cuts Soybean Plantings, While Stocks Near Estimates
The USDA’s June acreage report again provided some surprises concerning the 2022’s overall US plantings.
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More Corn, Less Soy - Wet Spring Slowed US Plantings
The USDA surveys US producers during the 1st half of June to see if their initial planting ideas were carried out as the spring developed.
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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 (6 years 4 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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