Grain Marketing Guidance Archive

How ADM re:source Opens Up Export Opportunities for Producers

July 18, 2024

Export markets remain as important as ever for North American soybean producers. Every year, roughly half of the domestic soybean crop is exported to global markets. In the 2022/23 marketing year, U.S. soy exports reached a value of $39.8

Grain Bin Prep: 7 Handy Resources from University Extensions

June 14, 2024

It’s never too early to start thinking about getting your bins ready for harvest. For many producers, grain bin prep and safety are always top of mind to ensure the season’s crop can be stored safely and efficiently. Even

Faces of Food: Farm Transitions, Difficult Decisions

May 30, 2024

Most farm families want to see their land transition to the next generation, continuing a legacy that’s often decades long. It’s only rational. But getting there is also often emotional. Watch video and see full story.

Faces of Food: A Deeply Rooted Legacy

April 25, 2024

Family farms are the lifeblood of American agriculture, and each new generation must find its own way to lead into an uncertain future. This story relates the very different experiences of father and son, and how they make their

Faces of Food: Conservation Warriors

March 19, 2024

Jeff, Derek and Doug Martin are big believers in the power of healthy soils to deliver prosperous crops. Utilizing unconventional farming methods, they’ve brought their operation to the forefront of regenerative farming and generated multiple benefits. Watch video and

Compost Tea: What is it and Why Producers Should Care

March 19, 2024

Viewers of Episode 1 of Faces of Food Season 3 watched as Illinois corn and soybean producer Doug Martin emphasized the importance of “trying different things” to improve soil health and grain quality. “We’re trying to make that soil

Faces of Food: Our Favorite Moments So Far

March 8, 2024

It’s been nearly two years since ADM launched Faces of Food, an ongoing series of authentic stories featuring and celebrating the voices of producers from across the country. Since August 2022, each Faces of Food episode has featured a

Top 5 Steps to Successfully Analyze Farm Performance

February 15, 2024

Measurement is the key to performance evaluation, and targeted benchmarks will provide a built-in pathway to knowing whether you’re meeting, exceeding, or falling short of your goals. So, what are the main ways to successfully analyze farm performance? Consider

Three Families. One Farm. Many Opportunities.

December 28, 2023

To support multiple families, farming operations often need to diversify their income stream with different lines of business. One farm in central Illinois is a standout example of this business strategy, and they share their thoughts on the range

Will Sliding Corn and Soybean Prices Reverse Course?

December 21, 2023

Both corn and soybean prices show signs of change, with pressure to trend lower, but, strong animal feed and renewable fuel demand might bring some relief. If so, when? In addition to trying to time portions of your expected