WILL Agriculture

WILL Agriculture's mission is to distribute regionally, nationally, and internationally information and analysis of commodity markets and agricultural weather.

Tickets NOW on sale for our November 24th Ag Farm Assets Conference in Normal, IL

Program includes keynote presentations on land values, crop insurance under the new farm bill, and the ARC/PLC decision as well as marketing panels on corn, soybeans, and cash grain. Lunch and parking is included. Ticket Price: $25.00. Order tickets by phone at 800-898-1065, or Purchase tickets online here.

WILLAg Online Schedule

WILLAg Notes

November 13, 2014

Farm Assets Conference - November 24, 2014

Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
201 Broadway St, Normal, IL 61761

This is a new signature event for WILLAg. 

The WILLAg Farm Assets Conference sponsored in part by the Farm Credit System hopes to provide farmers and landowners decision​making tools for their business assets. The $25 registration fee includes the noon meal. Those attending can expect to hear pricing information on agricultural commodities from WILLAg’s regular ON AIR experts, learn how the new farm bill might impact crop insurance decisions going forward, to effectively analyze and choose between the new federal ARC and PLC programs, and explore the value of farm land. 

BUY TICKETS ONLINE AT THIS LINK or call 800-898-1065

10:15am Doors Open

CASH GRAIN Panel Discussion
Greg Johnson, The Andersons - Champaign, Illinois
Matt Bennett, Channel Seeds - Windsor, Illinois
Aaron Curtis, MIDCO - Bloomington, Illinois
Bill Mayer, Strategic Farm Marketing - Champaign, Illinois

Gary Schnitkey, Farm Management Specialist - University of Illinois

Bruce Sherrick, Director Center for Farmland Research - University of Illinois

SOYBEAN Panel Discussion
Pete Manhart, Bates Commodities - Normal, Illinois
Bill Gentry, Risk Management Commodities - Lafayette, Indiana
Ellen Dearden, AgReview - Morton, Illinois
Wayne Nelson, L & M Commodities - New Market, Indiana

Jonathan Coppess, Agricultural Policy Specialist - University of Illinois

CORN Panel Discussion
Curt Kimmel, Bates Commodities - Normal, Illinois
Jacquie Voeks, Stewart Peterson - Champaign, Illinois
Dan Zwicker, CGB Enterprises - Mandeville, Louisiana
Mike Zuzolo, Global Commodity Analytics & Consulting - Atchison, Kansas

5:00pm Program Ends

Sponsors - Farm Credit Illinois & 1st Farm Credit

Categories: Agriculture

WILLAg Notes

November 13, 2014

Transportation is the Opportunity & the Problem

by Todd E. Gleason

Agricultural commodity prices in the United States have been moved more than usual over the past couple of years by transportation issues. University of Illinois Ag Economist Darrel Good says the railroad is pushing basis prices sharply lower and sharply higher. It may provide marketing opportunities.

Categories: Agriculture

⇒ More WILLAg Notes