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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2019 June US Acreage Report - Unprecedented US Planting Delays Makes US Acreage Report A 1st Step
The USDA surveys US producers during the first half of June to see if their initial planting intentions were carried out each year.
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USDA June Soybean Stocks - Strong Crush Vs. Weak Exports, But Soybean Stocks Remain High
May’s US (NOPA) processing pace released this week surprised the analysts when only a 154.8 million crush was announced (8 million bu. below expectations).
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USDA June Corn Stocks - Ethanol Rebounding While Exports Slow, But Feed Use May Recover
The market’s focus will be split between the upcoming USDA’s quarterly stocks and 2019 acreage reports both being released on June 28. We look at the corn stocks report here.
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June Supply/Demand Updates - Record Slow 2019 Plantings Was Focus, But Lower Corn Yield Firms CBOT
The USDA’s June report had some curves for the markets. The World Board’s sharp drop in 2019’s corn yield surprised the trade and firmed prices across the Board with the trade’s focus on plantings.
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Pre-USDA June Report - Record Central US Rainfall Has Produced The Slowest US Plantings Ever
After May’s 2019/20 major US and World new-crop supply/demand updates, the upcoming June 11 monthly balance sheet changes traditionally are modest.
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May US/World Wheat Update - World Output Rebounds Lies Outside Of China Lowest Since 2013
This month’s initial USDA 2019/20 world wheat stocks forecast showed a dramatic recovery from last year’s first setback since the 2012/13 crop year last week.
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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 (3 years 1 month)
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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