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Soybean Market: Bullish Scenario Brewing – DTN

Soybean Market: Bullish Scenario Brewing – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔Oct 18, 2017

By now, you have heard USDA lowered its estimate of U.S. ending soybeans stocks from 475 million bushels to 430 mb for 2017-18 in Thursday’s WASDE report and watched November soybeans jump up 28 cents last week to its highest

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Brazil Soybean Planting: Off to a Dry Start – DTN

Brazil Soybean Planting: Off to a Dry Start – DTN

👤By Lin Tan, DTN China Correspondent 🕔Oct 18, 2017

Though many areas still lack rain, Brazilian farmers are rolling their planters after they received scattered rainfall. They are now waiting for more rain to come. “I had finished half of my soybean planting and (am) waiting for more rain,”

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Global Trade: Soybeans – Trade Growth – A Story of Brazil, the U.S., and China

Global Trade: Soybeans – Trade Growth – A Story of Brazil, the U.S., and China

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Over the past 2 years, global soybean exports have risen 20 million tons, supplied exclusively from Brazil and the United States. This pattern of export growth reflects the dominance of both countries in production and trade as well as the

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Rice: Ag Trade Mission to Brazil Offers U.S. Export Opportunities

Rice: Ag Trade Mission to Brazil Offers U.S. Export Opportunities

👤By Deborah Willenborg, USA Rice 🕔Oct 11, 2017

During the last week of September, USA Rice was one of 14 companies that participated in the first-ever USDA Agricultural Trade Mission to Brazil to meet importers interested in U.S. rice, led by USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service Deputy Administrator Mark

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U.S. Agriculture Often Bears the Cost of Trade Disputes

U.S. Agriculture Often Bears the Cost of Trade Disputes

👤By Steve Burak, Kathy Baylis, and Jonathan Coppess, University of Illinois Ag Economists 🕔Oct 4, 2017

Potential trade disputes are approaching from all directions with significant implications for American agriculture. To the north and south, the US government is renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico. Just last week, the three countries

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Moving Grain: Barge Rates Surge Due to River Traffic Disruptions

Moving Grain: Barge Rates Surge Due to River Traffic Disruptions

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 28, 2017

Barge Rates Surge As Adverse Navigation Conditions Disrupt River Traffic On September 26, spot barge rates for export grain from major originating areas increased 27 to 50 percent compared to last week. Low water conditions have impacted barge movements on

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‘Drowning In Grain’- Reuters Special Report on Global Grains Glut

‘Drowning In Grain’- Reuters Special Report on Global Grains Glut

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Sep 28, 2017

Reuters writer Rod Nickel reported yesterday that, “On Canada’s fertile Prairies, dominated by the yellows and golds of canola and wheat, summers are too short to grow corn on a major scale. “But Monsanto Co is working to develop what

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Nebraska-Brazil Study New and Old Corn Insect Pests

Nebraska-Brazil Study New and Old Corn Insect Pests Updated

👤By Débora Montezano,Thomas Hunt, and Julie Peterson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Specialists; and José Paulo F. Bentivenha, University of Sao Paulo 🕔Sep 18, 2017

US farmers may not be very familiar with the Old World bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). This species is native to Asia, Europe, Africa, and Australasia where it is a significant agricultural pest, causing billions of US dollars in damages

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Cleveland on Cotton: WASDE Left Market Spinning from Highest Ever World Supply to Use Ratio

Cleveland on Cotton: WASDE Left Market Spinning from Highest Ever World Supply to Use Ratio

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Sep 15, 2017

This is a tough one. While losing some 700 points from the hurricane driven high, December futures are still hovering near 69 cents and attempting to dig in its heels. Its efforts will prove fruitless, I predict. The real work

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Soybeans, Corn: La Nina Watch Getting Grain Market Attention – DTN

Soybeans, Corn: La Nina Watch Getting Grain Market Attention – DTN

👤By Bryce Anderson DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist 🕔Sep 15, 2017

The U.S. Climate Prediction Center (CPC), a division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), says that the Pacific Ocean equator temperatures have at least a 50% chance of cooling to La Nina values by December. Accordingly, the CPC

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