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Global Markets – Soybeans – Growing Chinese Demand Drives Imports Higher

Global Markets – Soybeans – Growing Chinese Demand Drives Imports Higher

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 9, 2017

Global soybean consumption in 2017/18 is projected to grow over 4 percent, primarily driven by China. Soybean consumption is forecast to rise nearly 8 percent in China, as imports surge to a record 97.0 million tons. Growing population, rapid urbanization,

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WASDE Oilseeds: U.S. Soybean Production Down on Slightly Lower Yield

WASDE Oilseeds: U.S. Soybean Production Down on Slightly Lower Yield

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 9, 2017

Total U.S. oilseed production for 2017/18 is projected at 132.1 million tons, down 0.1 million from last month due to lower soybean and peanut production. Soybean production is forecast at 4,425 million bushels, down 5 million due to a fractionally

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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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WASDE Oilseeds: Domestic Soybean Production Unchanged

WASDE Oilseeds: Domestic Soybean Production Unchanged

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 12, 2017

U.S. oilseed production for 2017/18 is projected at 132.3 million tons, down 0.5 million from last month mainly on lower sunflowerseed, canola, and cottonseed production. Soybean production is forecast at 4,431 million bushels, nearly unchanged from last month with higher

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USDA Issues Farm Safety Net and Conservation Payments – Total Exceeds $9.6 Bln

USDA Issues Farm Safety Net and Conservation Payments – Total Exceeds $9.6 Bln

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 3, 2017

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that over $9.6 billion in payments will be made, beginning this week, to producers through the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC), Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Conservation Reserve (CRP) programs. The United States Department of

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Oilseeds Outlook: Modestly Higher Soybean Yields Offset a Reduced Stocks Carryover

Oilseeds Outlook: Modestly Higher Soybean Yields Offset a Reduced Stocks Carryover

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 15, 2017

USDA’s Crop Production report this month raised its forecast of the 2017/18 U.S. soybean yield to 49.9 bushels per acre, from 49.4 bushels in August. With harvested acreage unchanged, the yield increase boosts this year’s forecast soybean production by 50

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Cottonseed as a Covered Commodity – Review of Senate Ag Appropriations Bill

Cottonseed as a Covered Commodity – Review of Senate Ag Appropriations Bill

👤By Nick Paulson, Gary Schnitkey, Jonathan Coppess, University of Illinois Ag Economists; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University, Ag Economist 🕔Sep 13, 2017

As the farm bill debate continues to pick up speed, cotton remains one of the most prominent issues. The most recent development can be found in the Senate Agriculture Appropriations bill (S.1603), which contains a provision directing the Secretary of

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Global Markets: Soybeans – Late Season Exports, New-Crop Sales Reflect Record U.S. Export Forecast

Global Markets: Soybeans – Late Season Exports, New-Crop Sales Reflect Record U.S. Export Forecast

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 13, 2017

The U.S. soybean export forecast for 2017/18 is projected to exceed this year’s record volume as low prices and ample supplies continue to drive export sales. U.S. export volume for the May to August period was significantly above historic levels,

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WASDE Oilseeds: Increased Domestic Soybean, Peanut, Cottonseed Production

WASDE Oilseeds: Increased Domestic Soybean, Peanut, Cottonseed Production

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 12, 2017

U.S. oilseed production for 2017/18 is projected at 132.8 million tons, up 1.9 million from last month with higher soybean, peanut, and cottonseed production forecasts. Soybean production is projected at a record 4,431 million bushels, up 50 million on a

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Post-Hurricane: Don’t Let Flooded Crops Enter the Food Chain, says EPA – DTN

Post-Hurricane: Don’t Let Flooded Crops Enter the Food Chain, says EPA – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Sep 11, 2017

As farmers in Florida, Georgia and other Southeastern states brace for Hurricane Irma, farmers in Texas are dealing with the post-Hurricane Harvey impacts of flooded crops. Among the issues facing farmers is how to treat crops that were in flooded

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