Author Archives: Ashland Commodities

Weekly Market Comments: 9/2/23

Quote of the week: “When you can’t control the events in your life, control your [...]

Fundamentals of Grain Hedging: Collars

Welcome to the third post in a series titled, Fundamentals of Grain Hedging: Collars. In [...]

Weekly Market Comments: 8/26/23

Quote of the week: “A positive attitude is a magnet for positive results.” Fact of [...]

Weekly Market Comments: 8/19/23

Quote of the week: “Take the risk or lose the chance.” Fact of the week: [...]

Brazil Soybean Carryout

I was pulling world supply and demand data the other day and noticed something interesting [...]

Weekly Market Comments: 8/12/23

Quote of the week: “never fade the ones who are willing to show up every [...]

Weekly Market Comments: 8/5/23

Welcome to the inaugural Ashland Commodities Weekly Recap! Through the years I have received market [...]

2023 Commodity Seasonality Charts

Below are updated seasonal charts from 2014 – 2022. The charts have all been “baselined” [...]

2023 Hypothetical Business and Farm Hedging

Starting today (8/4/2023) I am going to detail a hypothetical farm and feed mill that [...]

Grain Risk Management – Are You Hedging or Speculating

Even the best laid plans have the ability to go awry. This is especially true [...]