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Educational Articles and Materials

For the novice to experienced grain marketer

This is where you will find selected educational articles and materials that Al recommends for new--and seasoned--grain marketers.

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Al's October "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's September 2017 "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's Mid-August "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's August "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's May "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's April "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's Mid-March "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's March "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's Mid-February 2017 "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's February 2017 "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's January 2017 "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's December 2016 "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's November "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's October "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's September "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's August "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
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Al's May "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's April "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's Mid-March "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's March 2016 "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's Mid-February 2016 "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's February 2016 "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's January 2016 "Your Profit column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's Dec 2015 "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's Mid-November 2015 "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's Nov 2015 "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's October "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's September "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's August "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
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Late season soybeans
Corn rootworm
Corn pollination
Corn in flooded fields
Hail and soybeans
Hail and corn
BLB in soybeans
Post-emergence herbicides
Al's May "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's April "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's Mid-March "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's March "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's Mid-February "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's February "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's January "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's December "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's Mid-November "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming Magazine...
Al's November "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's October "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's September "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's August "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's May "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's April "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's Mid-March "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's March "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's Mid-February "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's February "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's January "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming Magazine...
Al's December "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's November "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's October "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's September "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's August "Your Profit" column in successful Farming magazine...
Al's May "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's Mid-March "Your Profit" article in Successful Farming magazine...
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Al's March "Your Profit" acticle in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's mid-February "Your Profit" acticle in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's February "Your Profit" article in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's January "Your Profit" article in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's December "Your Profit" article in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's Mid-November "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming Magazine...
Al's November "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's October "Your Profit: column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's September "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's August "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
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Al's June/July "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's May-June "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's April "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's Mid-March "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's March "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's Mid-Feb "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's February "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's January column in Successful Farming magazine
Al's December "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's Mid-November "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Al's October "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine...
Your Profit: Finalize 2011 Marketing Plan
YOUR PROFIT: The Three M's of Marketing
YOUR PROFIT: Long-Term Lows Are Due This Fall

Al's May/June "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine. Al says, "This article helps you put together a strategy that gets a plan in place for your

YOUR PROFIT: 5 Factors That Created The Grain Market Rally

Al's April 2011 "Your Profit" column. Al says, "I think this is my finest work ever. The 5 factors that created the market rally--and the 5 signals that nailed the…

YOUR PROFIT: How to Harness The Volatile Grain Markets

Al's Mid-March 2011 "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine. Al says, "This is another must-read. Understanding the five steps in this plan will help you…

YOUR PROFIT: How To Fine-Tune Your Marketing Plan For 2011

Al's Mid-February 2011 "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming

YOUR PROFIT: Major Lows Are Due In The Corn And Soybean Markets This Fall

Al's August 2010 "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming

YOUR PROFIT: Diversify Your Grain Sales

Al's September 2010 "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming

YOUR PROFIT: 2011 Acreage Battle Starts in October

Al's October 2010 "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming

YOUR PROFIT: Three Possible Price Scenarios

Al's November 2010 "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming

YOUR PROFIT: Risk Management

Al's Mid-November 2010 "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming

YOUR PROFIT: Looking into the Future

Al's December 2010 "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming

YOUR PROFIT: The 2011 Acreage Battle

Al's January 2011 "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming

YOUR PROFIT: Creating a Marketing Plan for 2011

Al's March 2011 "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming magazine. Al says, "Through bull and bear markets, through bin busters and crop disasters, this…

YOUR PROFIT: Create A Successful Marketing Plan

Al's May-June 2010 "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming

YOUR PROFIT: Inflation is on its way

Al's mid-February 2010 "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming

YOUR PROFIT: Grain Markets Turn Higher

Al's Mid-March 2010 "Your Profit" column in Successful Farming

YOUR PROFIT: Make Scale-up Old and New Crop Sales

Al's January 2010 "Your Profit" column from Successful Farming

YOUR PROFIT: Record Crops, Record Demand

Al's February 2010 "Your Profit" article from Successful Farming

YOUR PROFIT: 3 Scenarios for Prices in 2010

Al's April 2010 "Your Profit" column from Successful Farming

YOUR PROFIT: Marketing Success Begins With Insurance

Al's March 2010 "Your Profit" column from Successful Farming