Kim Anderson

Oklahoma State University
$4 wheat: Will it be $3.30 wheat?
U.S. agriculture pays a price to have a relatively strong economy. Since June 2014, the index of the U.S. dollar against major currencies has increased from 80.4 to 100.7.
When will wheat prices increase? It depends…
Oklahoma and Texas wheat prices will go above $6.30 when world wheat production is below 25.4 billion bushels.
Making money with low wheat prices nearly impossible
Research has shown that managing cost has the biggest impact on profit, and that managing yield has the next highest impact. Times do occur when making a profit is simply not possible.
87 percent chance of wheat price above cost of production
Depending on the farm, the variable (out of pocket) cost of production may be between $3.75 and $5.25 per bushel.
Here’s how to take guesswork out of selling wheat
Two marketing strategies take the guesswork and emotion out of selling wheat.
Low prices and crop insurance
Producers in Oklahoma and the Texas/Oklahoma Panhandle region have until September 30 to buy Multi-peril Crop Insurance .
January and June 2016 wheat prices
At this writing, cash wheat prices in Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle range from about $4.25 in southern Oklahoma and the Texas/Oklahoma Panhandle to about $4.50 in central and northern Oklahoma. At mid-July, prices ranged between $5.50 and $5.90.
Will wheat prices reach $6?
The odds of $6 wheat during the next six months in Oklahoma and Texas are about 10 percent.
Surprise, surprise – 95 cents in seven days
If you’re surprised by a higher price for wheat, it is probably wise to capture some of it.
Higher production, lower price, higher returns
Current wheat price/production situation compared to the 2014 price/production situation shows that yield is more important than price..
How to sell the 2015 wheat crop
Of the 29 years, selling wheat at harvest (Sell 6/20) was the “best” strategy 12 times
Higher production and higher prices
Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas are not the only wheat production areas that have experienced higher production expectations due to timely rains
How to sell wheat in 596 words
There is no perfect way to sell wheat.
Rain makes grain and damages prices
Reports are surfacing that recent rains have saved a dying wheat crop. Some producers in Garfield County, Okla., report the rain improved their wheat yield potential from 15 bushels per acre to 24 bushels. The normal yield is 40 bushels per acre.
Wheat prices predicted to double but weather will be determining factor
Wheat prices may be (and probably will be) higher than current prices. But $10-plus wheat is just not in the cards.
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