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WASDE Oilseeds: Smaller U.S. Soybean, Peanut, Cottonseed Production

WASDE Oilseeds: Smaller U.S. Soybean, Peanut, Cottonseed Production

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 12, 2018

U.S. oilseed production for 2017/18 is estimated at 131.3 million tons, down 0.9 million from last month. Smaller soybean, peanut, and cottonseed crops are partly offset by increases for canola and sunflowerseed. Soybean production is estimated at 4,392 million bushels,

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Ag Outlook: FY 2017 Exports Forecast Up $1Bln to $137Bln; Imports Unchanged at $114.5 Bln

Ag Outlook: FY 2017 Exports Forecast Up $1Bln to $137Bln; Imports Unchanged at $114.5 Bln

👤From USDA Economic Outlook 🕔May 29, 2017

Fiscal year 2017 agricultural exports are projected at $137.0 billion, up $1.0 billion from the February forecast, as increases are expected in livestock, grain/feed, and cotton exports. Livestock, poultry, and dairy exports are raised $600 million to $28.7 billion due

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Farm Bill: The Cottonseed Conundrum

Farm Bill: The Cottonseed Conundrum

👤By Jonathan Coppess, Gary Schnitkey, and Nick Paulson, University of Illinois; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio Sate University 🕔Apr 28, 2017

With news that Congress continues seeking a way to fold cotton back into the ARC and PLC program, this article looks specifically at the cottonseed issue. It builds on the review of the operation of generic base acres and concerns that

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Farming: Thin Commodity Markets Raise Concerns

Farming: Thin Commodity Markets Raise Concerns

👤By Michael K. Adjemian, B. Wade Brorsen, Tina L. Saitone, and Richard J. Sexton 🕔Mar 21, 2016

Markets for many farm products are increasingly concentrated at the processing level, meaning less competition for the products that farmers sell. Increased coordination between farmers and processors can resolve information problems encountered by traditional spot markets and enhance the efficiency

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WASDE Oilseeds: Lower Soybean Crush, Higher U.S. Stocks

WASDE Oilseeds: Lower Soybean Crush, Higher U.S. Stocks

👤From USDA 🕔Feb 9, 2016

U.S. soybean ending stocks for 2015/16 are projected at 450 million bushels, up 10 million from last month due to a lower crush. Soybean production, trade, and other uses remain unchanged. Crush is reduced 10 million bushels to 1,880 million

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USDA to Cotton Farmers: ‘Sorry guys…” – DTN

USDA to Cotton Farmers: ‘Sorry guys…” – DTN

👤By Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Feb 3, 2016

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said early Wednesday that USDA lawyers have determined the department does not have the authority to declare cottonseed an oilseed, as the cotton industry has asked. The declaration would make cottonseed eligible for farm subsidies, but

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Cottonseed As “Other” Oilseed? Plenty Of Complications.

Cottonseed As “Other” Oilseed? Plenty Of Complications.

👤By Gary Schnitkey, Jonathan Coppess, Nick Paulson, University of Illinois, and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University 🕔Jan 28, 2016

This article describes and assesses the proposal to add cottonseed to the list of “other oilseeds.” The proposal is important due to its potential cost and because it raises other issues, including the generic base program and other oilseed program.

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Cottonseed Designation as Oilseed is Critical says AFB – DTN

Cottonseed Designation as Oilseed is Critical says AFB – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jan 12, 2016

Delegates at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual convention added language to the group’s official policy book supporting efforts to designate cottonseed as an oilseed, which would make it eligible for farm safety-net programs. Farm Bureau’s 353-member voting farmer delegation

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Floor Trades Coming to an End at Chicago Board of Trade – DTN

👤By Elaine Kub, DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Jun 24, 2015

A corn plant in late June — whether it’s standing proudly in the sunshine or gasping for oxygen in the middle of a puddle — doesn’t know whether its hoped-for grains have been hedged via a futures contract traded by

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