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Farm Policy: Large Stocks Heighten the Importance of Ag Trade – Focus on China, Mexico

Farm Policy: Large Stocks Heighten the Importance of Ag Trade – Focus on China, Mexico

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Apr 13, 2017

As global commodity markets cope with abundant stocks of corn, soybeans and wheat, export competitiveness has become increasingly important for U.S. farmers.  Today’s update takes a closer look at these issues with particular focus on trade developments with China and

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USDA Report Review: Brazil Soybeans; Corn Exports – DTN

USDA Report Review: Brazil Soybeans; Corn Exports – DTN

👤By Darin Newsom, DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Apr 12, 2017

Let me begin by saying that if you’ve been following along on your DTN heading into USDA’s April round of monthly Supply and Demand reports, you weren’t surprised by any of the numbers. The main takeaway is that USDA basically

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Global Markets: Soybeans – Prices Fall on Rising South American Production

Global Markets: Soybeans – Prices Fall on Rising South American Production

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 11, 2017

Soybean prices declined in March in response to rising projections for the 2017 South American harvest. November futures prices on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) fell 7.5 percent, ending the month below $10/bu for the first time since mid-January.

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Welch on Grain: Livestock Feed Use on Par with Last Year, Below Average

Welch on Grain: Livestock Feed Use on Par with Last Year, Below Average

👤By Mark Welch, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Market Situation Crop Conditions. Crop conditions in Brazil appear to be mostly favorable with a record soybean crop of 108 mmt (3.968 billion bushels) and a corn crop of 91.5 mmt (3.328 billion bushels). The current corn yield estimate is

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Cleveland on Cotton: “Polyester Pollution” Helped Keep Cotton in Historical Price Range – DTN

Cleveland on Cotton: “Polyester Pollution” Helped Keep Cotton in Historical Price Range – DTN

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Mar 17, 2017

The declining health of the cotton bull continues to draw discussion, but symptoms are few as he made an impressive stand on the week. The new crop December contract established a new  life of contract high on the week, 75.64

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Corn Prices: The Seasonal Rule Helps Navigate Price Volatility – DTN

Corn Prices: The Seasonal Rule Helps Navigate Price Volatility – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman DTN Analyst 🕔Mar 15, 2017

In case you missed last week’s article, “Lessons From Crude Oil,” the short version is that too much focus on ending stocks can be deceiving because prices respond more to the movement of supplies being added to or subtracted from

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Cotton: Boll Weevil Still a Problem? New Bt Protein Targets and Kills – DTN

Cotton: Boll Weevil Still a Problem? New Bt Protein Targets and Kills – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Mar 13, 2017

Brazilian scientists have successfully inserted a Bt protein into cotton plants to target and kill the cotton boll weevil (CBW). The boll weevil was a major cotton pest in the U.S. in the 20th century before the successful Boll Weevil

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Corn, Soybeans: Large South American Crop Forecasts Place Pressure on Prices

Corn, Soybeans: Large South American Crop Forecasts Place Pressure on Prices

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois 🕔Mar 13, 2017

Corn and soybean harvest future prices moved sharply lower after the release of the USDA March World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report on March 9. December corn futures closed on March 10 at $3.87 per bushel, while November soybean

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WASDE: Corn, Soybean, Wheat Stocks Up in Production and Demand – DTN

WASDE: Corn, Soybean, Wheat Stocks Up in Production and Demand – DTN

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Mar 10, 2017

Heading into Thursday’s round of USDA Supply and Demand reports, the talk was whether USDA would take a small steps approach to possible South American production changes or go all in. In the flash of a micro-second, it was revealed

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Farm Business: Looking for Light in the Tunnel of Dark Ag News – DTN

Farm Business: Looking for Light in the Tunnel of Dark Ag News – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Feb 28, 2017

Tim Burrack kept moving from session to session at the USDA Outlook Forum looking for some light at the end of the tunnel for commodity farmers.    Whether it was income forecasts or the growing production strength in South America,

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