Corn and soybean markets are global in nature. Agricultural commodity growers generally face lower crop prices and higher production costs. Weather, policies, and economics are only a few of the many influences on supply and demand. In an era of price volatility, how well farmers are paid for a year’s worth of work can be wrapped up in just a few marketing decisions. These are challenging times and farmers must re-assess marketing tools and approaches to survive. This grain marketing forum will help women understand market trends and shifts. Real women who market corn and soybeans for their farm family or customers will encourage other women to take a serious look at how they are making marketing decisions. Economists, climatologists and policy leaders will guide women in using tools and strategies to achieve their marketing goals. This grain marketing forum for women is all about surviving and thriving in challenging times.