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Ag Trade: USDA Trade Data; NAFTA Perspectives from Farm State Senators

Ag Trade: USDA Trade Data; NAFTA Perspectives from Farm State Senators

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Dec 11, 2017

Today’s update provides a brief overview of updated USDA agricultural export data, and also looks at recent news items regarding the NAFTA renegotiation, with particular focus on perspective from some farm state Senators. Background- USDA Data Update The U.S. Department

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Corn, Soy, Wheat Export Sales Bearish – DTN

Corn, Soy, Wheat Export Sales Bearish – DTN

👤By Darin Newsom, DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Dec 8, 2017

This week’s export sales report should be viewed as bearish for wheat, corn and soybeans, and bullish for milo, according to DTN Senior Analyst Darin Newsom. Weekly export sales for all wheat showed a total of 11.9 mb (323,000 mt)

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USDA Updates U.S. Ag Export Forecast Amid NAFTA Worries

USDA Updates U.S. Ag Export Forecast Amid NAFTA Worries

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Dec 6, 2017

In fiscal year 2017, U.S. agricultural exports totaled $140.5 billion, representing the third-highest level on record.  In its quarterly export forecast in August, USDA indicated that fiscal year 2018 agricultural exports were projected at $139.0 billion.   However, in its latest quarterly forecast,

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Texas: U.S. Ag Trade Fueled by Demand, Steady Yields

Texas: U.S. Ag Trade Fueled by Demand, Steady Yields

👤By Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Dec 6, 2017

U.S. agricultural exports value totaled $135 billion in 2016 and experts anticipate future growth if production yields, trade agreements and borrowing power work in lockstep. “Trade is very, very important,”  Dr. Luis Ribera, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist in

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Ag Trade: A Focus on Corn Belt Exports; NAFTA Update

Ag Trade: A Focus on Corn Belt Exports; NAFTA Update

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Nov 27, 2017

A FarmPolicyNews update last week pointed to recent USDA information pertaining to the aggregate value of U.S. agricultural exports, and how these trade flows have changed over the past two decades.   A recent article from Iowa State University looked more narrowly at recent trade trends pertaining to four specific

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U.S. Farm Exports Hit 3rd Highest Level on Record

U.S. Farm Exports Hit 3rd Highest Level on Record

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 20, 2017

U.S. agricultural exports totaled $140.5 billion in fiscal year (FY) 2017, climbing nearly $10.9 billion from the previous year to the third-highest level on record, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced last week. As it has done for well

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Ag Trade: U.S. Exports Remain Strong, But Global Share Declines

Ag Trade: U.S. Exports Remain Strong, But Global Share Declines

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Nov 20, 2017

U.S. agricultural exports in fiscal year 2017 increased over $10 billion to the third-highest level on record.  Although the U.S. remains the second largest exporter of agricultural goods in the world, the share of U.S. agricultural exports has fallen from

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Ag Trade: USDA Releases Updated Data on U.S. Exports

Ag Trade: USDA Releases Updated Data on U.S. Exports

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Oct 10, 2017

Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture updated its monthly agricultural trade data. Today’s update includes an overview of some observations from the data with a focus on corn, soybeans, wheat and livestock. Background A report on Thursday by Gary Crawford of

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Grain Markets: Strong Export Demand in 2016-17; Will It Last?

Grain Markets: Strong Export Demand in 2016-17; Will It Last?

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Aug 7, 2017

While market observers focus on the changing outlook for corn and soybean yields brought on by the shift in weather patterns over the last few weeks, export markets continue to reveal consumption information relevant to price formation during the current

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Grain Markets: Importance of Yield to Expanding U.S. Exports

Grain Markets: Importance of Yield to Expanding U.S. Exports

👤By Gary Schnitkey, Jonathan Coppess, and Nick Paulson, University of Illinois Ag Economists; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University Ag Economist 🕔Jul 14, 2017

Worldwide demand for agricultural products will likely grow as higher incomes change diets around the world, especially in developing countries. Much of the ensuing increase in production will come from current areas of large production, including the U.S., South America,

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