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China Paying More for Brazilian Soybeans; Shuns U.S. Inventory – DTN

China Paying More for Brazilian Soybeans; Shuns U.S. Inventory – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔Jan 18, 2018

As we head into 2018, one of the news stories gaining momentum is the approach of an impending trade war with China. The threat has been long anticipated as President Donald Trump made it clear during his campaign that he

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Ag Trade: Soybean, Grain Trade Data Updated by USDA

Ag Trade: Soybean, Grain Trade Data Updated by USDA

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Jan 16, 2018

Today’s update provides a brief overview of updated USDA agricultural export data, with particular focus on soybeans and grains. Earlier this month, USDA’s Economic Research Service updated its agricultural export data set, which included complete numbers for the first two months of Fiscal

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Global Markets: Cotton – 2017/18 World Forecast Has Been a Bumpy Ride

Global Markets: Cotton – 2017/18 World Forecast Has Been a Bumpy Ride

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 12, 2018

USDA’s global forecast for the 2017/18 marketing year has seen several interesting developments since the first release in May of last year. World production is now up nearly 7 percent since May to just over 120 million bales. Production forecasts

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Global Markets: Oilseeds – China Key to Slow Pace of U.S. Soybean Exports

Global Markets: Oilseeds – China Key to Slow Pace of U.S. Soybean Exports

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 12, 2018

The pace of U.S. soybean exports continues to lag behind last year. Accumulated soybean exports through late December, as reported in the January 5 U.S. Export Sales report, show a 14 percent decline in trade since September 1. This is

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USA Rice Discusses Market Priorities Going Forward

USA Rice Discusses Market Priorities Going Forward

👤By Michael Klein, USA Rice 🕔Jan 11, 2018

Leadership from the USA Rice International Promotion Committee and the USA Rice Council met in Toronto this week to examine the current export picture for U.S.-grown rice and discuss future marketing and trade policy programs. While U.S. rice faces tariff

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Grain Markets: Updating Corn and Soybean Export Pace

Grain Markets: Updating Corn and Soybean Export Pace

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Jan 8, 2018

On January 12, the USDA will release a flood of reports that will provide some clarifying information for corn and soybean markets in the 2017-18 marketing year. At present, the pace of soybean and corn exports carry concerns for consumption

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Cotton: New Chinese Policy a Boon to U.S. Farmers

Cotton: New Chinese Policy a Boon to U.S. Farmers

👤By Taylor R. Sills, Georgia Cotton Commission 🕔Dec 19, 2017

China for years has been the final destination for the products that we as American’s recycle, much to the dismay of the Chinese environment.  Apparently “enough is enough” as they say, as the Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection notified the

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Genetically Modified Crops: 28 Countries, 18 Mln Farmers, 10 Species

Genetically Modified Crops: 28 Countries, 18 Mln Farmers, 10 Species

👤By George Silva, Michigan State University Extension 🕔Dec 14, 2017

Genetically modified crops were planted on a record 457.4 million acres globally in 2016, up 3 percent from the 444 million acres planted in 2015, according to statistics released by International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications. This follows

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Grain Markets: Corn Use for Ethanol Update – Podcast

Grain Markets: Corn Use for Ethanol Update – Podcast

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Dec 11, 2017

Listen ot MP3 Podcast The recent strength in ethanol production has led to speculation about changes to USDA’s estimate of corn used for ethanol in the pending WASDE report. Ethanol production for the week ending December 1 set a new

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Rose on Cotton: Selling into a Strong Basis on a Rally Beats Holding Out for January

Rose on Cotton: Selling into a Strong Basis on a Rally Beats Holding Out for January

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivils, Barry Bean - The Rose Report 🕔Dec 1, 2017

Cotton bulls have been winners for 6 consecutive weeks, with the Mar contract gaining 647 points over the period – 131 points for the week ending Dec 1. The Mar – May spread is at 49 points, or roughly 1/3

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