Farmers have been reluctant sellers of corn and soybeans, because of the low commodity prices. That is causing basis bids to firm around the country. According to Van Ahn and Company market analyst Kristi Van Ahn, farmers may want to consider looking into this and the push to lock-in harvest basis. “End users are really struggling to get that grain harvest delivery, because we really haven’t had great prices to do marketing,” says Van Ahn. “I think they’re trying to make sure they have needs fulfilled for harvest delivery.”
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