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Wheat Market: Premiums for Protein on the Rise

Wheat Market: Premiums for Protein on the Rise

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Jun 15, 2017

Much needed rain across the U.S. Northern Plains this week gave emerging hard red spring (HRS) and durum crops a drink, but the rain was bookended by hot, windy conditions and likely did little to alleviate drought conditions. Total rainfall

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U.S. Wheat Associates: Trump Cuts – ‘Wrong Proposals at Wrong Time’

U.S. Wheat Associates: Trump Cuts – ‘Wrong Proposals at Wrong Time’

👤From a Press Release 🕔May 24, 2017

U.S. Wheat Associates is very disappointed that the Administration’s proposed FY 2018 budget eliminates funding for the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service Market Access Program (MAP) and Foreign Market Development (FMD) program and severely cuts funding for food aid programs. These

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Wheat Market: Digging Deeper – How Global Supplies Will Tighten in 2017/18

Wheat Market: Digging Deeper – How Global Supplies Will Tighten in 2017/18

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔May 18, 2017

While markets focused on USDA’s latest global supply and demand values, a deeper look provides perspective for wheat buyers. Breaking the supply values down into three categories — importer, exporter and China — shows some interesting trends. USDA expects world

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Wheat Tour Finds Lower Yield Potential; Snow, Freeze Losses Still Uncertain

Wheat Tour Finds Lower Yield Potential; Snow, Freeze Losses Still Uncertain

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔May 4, 2017

This week I joined the annual Wheat Quality Council (WQC) “Hard Red Wheat Tour” for an early survey of the new crop. Each year, participants gather in Manhattan, KS, and spend the next two and a half days in small

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Wheat: 1st Reports on Damage from Late Season Snow, Freeze – “Just Terrible.”

Wheat: 1st Reports on Damage from Late Season Snow, Freeze – “Just Terrible.”

👤By Steve Mercer, USW Vice President of Communications 🕔May 4, 2017

Kansas Wheat CEO Justin Gilpin is not a fellow who is prone to hyperbole. So, when @jp_gilp “Tweets” to the world that “we lost the Western Kansas wheat crop,” people notice. Blizzard conditions and up to 18 inches (45.8 cm)

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Wheat Market: Importer Ending Stocks Shrink to 6-Year Low

Wheat Market: Importer Ending Stocks Shrink to 6-Year Low

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Apr 20, 2017

On April 11, USDA released its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report. With six weeks left in marketing year 2016/17, USDA expects wheat world ending stocks to reach a record high 252 million metric tons (MMT), up

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Wheat Market: U.S. Planted Area Falls to Record Low

Wheat Market: U.S. Planted Area Falls to Record Low

👤 By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Apr 6, 2017

Over the past decade, U.S. wheat planted area peaked in 2008/09 at 63.2 million acres (25.6 million hectares). Since then, U.S. wheat planted area has fallen 27 percent to a projected 46.1 million acres (18.7 million hectares) in 2017/18 according

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Wheat Market: Global Durum Production Expected to Fall in 2017/18

Wheat Market: Global Durum Production Expected to Fall in 2017/18

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Mar 23, 2017

Global durum prices remain under pressure from a large 2016/17 crop. Per International Grains Council (IGC) data, global durum production increased 3 percent year over year to 40.2 million metric tons (MMT), 9 percent above the 5-year average and the

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Wheat Market: HRW Rallies Supported by Supply and Demand Factors

Wheat Market: HRW Rallies Supported by Supply and Demand Factors

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Mar 9, 2017

Since Jan. 1, the nearby wheat futures contract for hard red winter (HRW) on the Kansas City Board of Trade (KCBT) rallied 13 percent or 54 cents per bushel ($20 per metric ton) returning to price levels like those seen

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Wheat: Central and Southern Plains HRW is Generally Dry and Vulnerable to Frost Damage

Wheat: Central and Southern Plains HRW is Generally Dry and Vulnerable to Frost Damage

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Feb 23, 2017

USDA reported state planted area statistics for hard red winter (HRW), soft red winter (SRW) and soft white (SW) winter wheat in its Jan. 12 Winter Wheat and Canola Seeding Report. At this week’s Wheat Quality Council and Plains Grains

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