John Barone

Market Vision Inc.

John T. Barone is president of Market Vision Inc. in Fairfield, N.J., and can be reached for comment at

Wet weather helps and hurts corn supply
John Barone looks at the impact of weather on the corn supply in his latest column
Another reduced corn crop a possibility
The discussion now turns to how much acreage was actually planted, what the yield trends are and what size crop those acres will produce.
Chicken prices likely to fall in 2014
Broiler production continues to grow despite sharply higher feed costs
Choice beef cuts hit record highs
John Barone looks at high beef prices in his weekly Commodities Watch column
John Barone
USDA forecasting some 2014 price relief 
John Barone discusses the latest trends in commodities pricing, with a focus on grain
Good weather aids corn supply
John Barone looks at increased corn supply in his latest Commodities Watch column
Corn crop, pricing outlook improves
Sharply lower corn and soybean meal prices are expected to spur higher poultry production.
Chicken breast cost rises, wing cost falls
Strong retail and foodservice usage should keep chicken breast prices well supported, says John Barone
John Barone
Corn prices to remain volatile through summer 
Commodities expert John Barone takes a look at the current and near-future state of commodities markets
Ethanol, Chinese demands drive corn prices 
Corn will continue to be driven by weather, China and ethanol
Cattle inventory declines 
Friday’s USDA cattle report showed that feedlot inventories declined 5 percent from a year ago.
Corn futures volatile in April 
Corn futures tumbled from $7.35 to $6.29 on April 5.
Pork supply increases in March 
In his weekly Commodities Watch column, John Barone looks at rising hog and pig inventories
Higher grain stocks ease supply worries 
USDA: Corn, wheat and soybean stocks all larger than expected
Beef prices fall as demand declines 
Drought conditions that have plagued the cattle industry for two consecutive years are not expected to improve.
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