Grain Marketing Guidance Archive

Play Ball with Sustainable Farming

August 27, 2020

The spring rains come and gullywashers cut channels in your fields down to the subsoil. The run-off can carry away precious topsoil and standing water can harm the crop. Wet springs tend to happen more regularly in U.S. farm... Read More

Offers: How to Let Them Work

June 4, 2020

When it comes to keeping your farm’s balance sheet in the black, using offers with the help of your ADM representative is a proven way to achieve your grain marketing goals. Using offers is a disciplined, incremental way for... Read More

The State of Ag in Disrupted Markets

May 14, 2020

When you look at soybeans, wheat, and corn right now–the grain complex–professional marketers say things will get better, they just don’t know when. So, the challenge is getting through the interim. Even with the disruptions (most recently from COVID-19),... Read More

Breaking the Stigma Around Mental Health

May 1, 2020

It’s no secret that farming is a stressful occupation – no matter how noble it is. With growing stress around economics, a multitude of daily tasks, and now a global pandemic, mental health has become a bigger conversation – or... Read More

5 Spring Tips to Get Ahead

April 9, 2020

There’s some comfort in routine right now. For producers, there’s another crop to plant, harvest, and distribute – and it all starts right now. One thing that’s not routine, though, is making a profit. Challenging markets continue, and that calls... Read More

ADM Update: Illinois River Upgrades

April 8, 2020

Locks and dams along the Illinois River have been in operation for over 50 years and need occasional repair. Unlike previous river upgrades scheduled during the winter months, this year there will be major work on Illinois lock and... Read More

Working with ADM During COVID-19 Precautions

March 30, 2020

For 118 years, ADM has been serving farms across North America, providing markets for the food you grow and supplying high-quality crop nutrients. We’re fully committed to maintaining this role as circumstances surrounding COVID-19 continue to evolve. Our top priority... Read More

Sustainable Farming: What’s In It For You?

February 28, 2020

Many farmers have been practicing conservation ag for decades, focusing on everything from soil health to the legacy they’re creating for their children. Now, as more consumers are looking for sustainably sourced foods, ADM is working with farmers to provide... Read More

What Does Fertilizer Really Cost?

February 10, 2020

What Does Fertilizer Really Cost? Due to poor fertilizer application seasons in 2019, inventories are over-supplied, and prices are near historic lows. Lock in your spring and fall 2020 needs before there’s a price rebound. This has been the message of... Read More