UPDATED February 8, 2018


2017 crop:  If July 2018 Corn futures can rally to $3.87, then get an additional 10% of the 2017 corn crop hedged, to get to 30%.  

2018 crop: If December 2018 Corn futures can rally to $4.08, then place a hedge on 10% of your 2018 corn crop to get to 30% sold.


2017 crop:  If March 2018 Soybean futures can rally to $10.08, then get another 10% of the 2017 soybeans hedged to get to 50% sold.

2018 crop:  If November 2018 Soybean futures can rally to $10.18, then place a hedge on 10% of your 2018 soybean crop to get to 20% sold.


2017 crop:  If May 2018 KC Wheat futures can rally to $5.18, then get the next 20% of the cash 2017 wheat sold to get to 100% sold.  

2018 crop: Place a 10% to 20% hedge on your 2018 crop wheat if these targets are hit:

  • July 2018 KC Wheat futures: $5.31
  • July 2018 CBOT Wheat: $4.65 (another 10% hedge to get to 20% hedged)
  • September 2018 MGE Wheat: $6.38
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