Jerry GulkeMarket Strategy Columnist

Jerry Gulke was born and raised on a grains & livestock farm near Ellendale, ND. After receiving his degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering from North Dakota State University, he became employed with Sundstrand Corporation, an engineering company in Rockford, Illinois. It was while employed that Jerry started farming part-time and went on to receive a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Northern Illinois University in Dekalb, IL. It was also while employed at Sundstrand that Jerry put into practical use the business skill in financial analysis, project management, marketing and contract administration. He soon realized that he could better serve his
Jerry Gulke was born and raised on a grains & livestock farm near Ellendale, ND. After receiving his degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering from North Dakota State University, he became employed with Sundstrand Corporation, an engineering company in Rockford, Illinois. It was while employed that Jerry started farming part-time and went on to receive a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Northern Illinois University in Dekalb, IL. It was also while employed at Sundstrand that Jerry put into practical use the business skill in financial analysis, project management, marketing and contract administration. He soon realized that he could better serve his

Articles By Jerry Gulke

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Apr 01, 2019

Technically Speaking: Shock and Awe 101

The long corn/short bean spreaders were caught again leaning the wrong way and the exit door wasn’t big enough to let long corn folks out quick enough.
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Mar 11, 2019

Technically Speaking: Too Much of Everything

Jerry Gulke breaks down the March WASDE report from USDA.
Sep 26, 2018

Jerry Gulke: To Store or Not

In both corn and soybeans, on-farm storage will help pay for bins again, but doing so requires expertise, timing and a good sense of market outlook.
Sep 04, 2018

Jerry Gulke: A Look Ahead to 2019/20

The ramifications of what appears to lie ahead from a supply and demand standpoint gives us something to contemplate before our critical decisions.
Aug 02, 2018

Jerry Gulke: A Paradigm Shift

In the three phases of greed, hope and fear, I suspect the trade is at hope. It will probably take fear before a political action results.
May 22, 2018

Rest of the Story: China Framework Agreement

The thought that a rising tide raises all ships suggests that increasing trade should be palatable to Republicans and even the Kennedy Democrats (if there are any left) would agree.
May 14, 2018

Rest of the Story: Has this Ship Sailed?

Jerry Gulke is watching several things this week as planting season will soon be over and too late for price to influence planting decision, as the ship will have sailed.
May 08, 2018

Rest of the Story: Wake-Up Call

Jerry Gulke dives deeper into last week's discussion regarding media rhetoric about China buying and market movements since Friday.