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High Oleic Soybeans – Will 2018 Be the Breakthrough Year? – DTN

High Oleic Soybeans – Will 2018 Be the Breakthrough Year? – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 20, 2017

High oleic soybeans have been waiting in the wings of American agriculture for five years. Companies hope 2018 will be their breakthrough year. Monsanto’s Vistive Gold soybeans will see a full commercial launch next year, after the trait’s long-awaited Chinese

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Wheat Market: USDA Projects Shifting Supplies, Location Will Impact Quality, Availability

Wheat Market: USDA Projects Shifting Supplies, Location Will Impact Quality, Availability

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Oct 19, 2017

USDA expects a lower world wheat production in 2017/18 of 751 million metric tons (MMT) (27.6 billion bushels), down slightly from the record high 754 MMT (27.7 billion bushels) in 2016/17 but 5 percent above the 5-year average. If realized,

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China Increasing Soybean Imports, 4.4 billion bushels by 2022 – DTN

China Increasing Soybean Imports, 4.4 billion bushels by 2022 – DTN

👤By Lin Tan, DTN China Correspondent 🕔Oct 17, 2017

China will import 95 million metric tons of soybeans in 2017/18 crop year, (3.49 billion bushels) then keep increasing imports an average 3.5 million tons per year for the following five years. In total, the country plans to import 110

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Cotton Outlook: Stocks Outside of China Rising in 2017/18

Cotton Outlook: Stocks Outside of China Rising in 2017/18

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) cotton estimates for 2017/18 project global cotton ending stocks to rise 3 percent from the previous season’s 5-year low to 92.4 million bales. With world production expected to exceed consumption, global stocks are

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Livestock Market: China’s Meat and Poultry Import Forecast, 2018

Livestock Market: China’s Meat and Poultry Import Forecast, 2018

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Oct 16, 2017

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)  released its biannual “Livestock and Poultry: World Markets and Trade” report.  Published in April and October, the report is “designed to give a snapshot of the current situation among the major players

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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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Global Markets: Rice – China’s Stocks Continue Rapid Growth, Consumption Remains Steady

Global Markets: Rice – China’s Stocks Continue Rapid Growth, Consumption Remains Steady

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Export quotes for the top Asian suppliers remained relatively flat over the past month, down from the pre-harvest peaks. The narrow spread between Asian exporters reflects strong competition for the ongoing Bangladeshi tenders. Thai and Indian quotes have converged around

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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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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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Cleveland on Cotton: Moisture, Cool Temps Hang On as USDA Tallies Yield Estimates

Cleveland on Cotton: Moisture, Cool Temps Hang On as USDA Tallies Yield Estimates

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Sep 30, 2017

Cotton trading held to the 68-69 cent trading level all week as the December futures contract found limited support from demand as well as strong signals that 2017 production would come in solidly below the current USDA estimate.   Given the

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