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Welch on Wheat: Strong Exports Continue, Gulf Shipments Resume

Welch on Wheat: Strong Exports Continue, Gulf Shipments Resume

👤By Mark Welch, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Market Situation Crop Progress. Winter wheat planted for the week of September 17th is 13 percent, reported in today’s Crop Progress from USDA. That is just behind the five-year average of 15%. In the September Australian Crop Report from the

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Welch on Grain: Corn, Sorghum Exports Start Marketing Year Off Strong

Welch on Grain: Corn, Sorghum Exports Start Marketing Year Off Strong

👤By Mark Welch, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Market Situation Crop Progress. The crop condition index for U.S. corn was unchanged again this week at 357. There were no changes in any of the rating categories for the third week in a row. The average crop index for

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Welch on Wheat: World Carryout Lowered, Still at 20 Year High

Welch on Wheat: World Carryout Lowered, Still at 20 Year High

👤By Mark Welch, Texas AgriLife Extension Ag Economist 🕔Sep 13, 2017

Market Situation WASDE. No changes were made to U.S. wheat supply or use numbers in this morning’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates. The season average farm price estimate for 2017/18 was reduced by 20 cents per bushel to $4.60.

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Welch on Grain: USDA Raises Corn Yield, Ending Stocks

Welch on Grain: USDA Raises Corn Yield, Ending Stocks

👤By Mark Welch, Texas AgriLife Extension Ag Economist 🕔Sep 13, 2017

Market Situation WASDE. The surprising feature in the U.S. corn numbers in today’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates was an increase to the average yield. USDA lowered the yield number in August from 170.7 bushels per acre to 169.5

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Welch on Wheat: Strong Exports Continue

Welch on Wheat: Strong Exports Continue

👤By Mark Welch, Texas AgriLife Extension Ag Economist 🕔Sep 11, 2017

Market Situation Crop Progress. Spring wheat harvest has reached 89% according to this week’s Crop Progress from USDA. The five-year average for this week of the season is 78% harvested. USDA is currently surveying small grains producers and will provide

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Welch on Grain: A Week of Export Cancelations

Welch on Grain: A Week of Export Cancelations

👤By Mark Welch, Texas AgriLife Extension Ag Economist 🕔Sep 11, 2017

Market Situation Crop Progress. The crop condition index for U.S. corn dropped 4 points this week to 357. There was a 1 percent increase in corn rated very poor and a 1 percent decrease in the excellent category. The average

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Welch on Wheat: Export Pace Remains Strong

Welch on Wheat: Export Pace Remains Strong

👤By Mark Welch, Texas AgriLife Extension Ag Economist 🕔Sep 1, 2017

Market Situation Crop Progress. With the spring wheat harvest reaching 76%, USDA has suspended the weekly crop condition report. Harvest progress for the week of August 27 is ahead of the five-year average by 10 percentage points. USDA is currently

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Welch on Grain: Corn Exports Surpass USDA Projections; Sorghum Still Lagging

Welch on Grain: Corn Exports Surpass USDA Projections; Sorghum Still Lagging

👤By Mark Welch, Texas AgriLife Extension Ag Economist 🕔Sep 1, 2017

Market Situation Crop Progress. The crop condition index for U.S. corn held steady this week at 361. The average index rating for late August is 358. After tracking just below average for most of year, the index has been equal

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Welch on Wheat: Weak Week for Exports

Welch on Wheat: Weak Week for Exports

👤By Mark Welch, Texas AgriLife Extension Ag Economist 🕔Aug 8, 2017

Market Situation Crop Progress. The U.S. spring wheat crop condition index went up this week for the first time all season, plus 3 points to 274. The fair and good categories were both reduced by 1 point and the excellent

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Welch on Grain: Ethanol Production Remains Strong; Drought Affecting More Corn

Welch on Grain: Ethanol Production Remains Strong; Drought Affecting More Corn

👤By Mark Welch, Texas AgriLife Extension Ag Economist 🕔Aug 8, 2017

Market Situation Crop Progress. The U.S. corn crop condition index slipped another point this week to 356. The changes reported today were a 1% increase in the fair category and a 1% decrease in corn rated good. The average index

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