approach to the markets.......

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On this page we place resources that can assist farmers in making sensible marketing decisions. Just because you subscribe to Ramblings in no way means you need to have a brokerage account with us. You are free to call and discuss your marketing plan at any time; no pressure.

Consulting & Brokerage

consulting & brokerage

summary by Bill rausch

Our Approaches to the market are many and we have our own thoughts even amongst our brokers.

Argentina & Brazil Data

Argentina & brazil trivia

a resource to understanding our South american competitors

This website has the futures prices:

GrainTracker Marketing Weather


we appreciate their input

From time to time Bill comes across some "experts in their field" and appreciates them sharing insights.

  • George Vandevorde
  • has been a crop insurance professional for 'years' & is with the Bank of Iowa.
  • Terry Sweitzer
  • is a GrainTracker Marketing broker and crop insurance agent.

GrainTracker Marketing Reports

learning bin

helpful hints

RJO'Brien Equity Run Abbreviations:

equity run.pdf

RJO'Brien Quick Start Guide

armor program.pdf

20 & 50 Day Moving Average Chart:


Puts, Calls, Spreads Explained:

Puts, Calls, Spreads