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Wheat Harvest: Midwest, Plains Drought Harms Yield and Quality – DTN

Wheat Harvest: Midwest, Plains Drought Harms Yield and Quality – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy, DTN Basis Analyst 🕔Aug 22, 2017

As the U.S. spring wheat harvest nears the halfway point, producers from around the Upper Midwest and Northern Plains are reporting a wide range of yields, protein levels and grain quality issues. For this week’s column, I talked to several

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Grain Markets: World Wheat Consumption Increases, Spring Wheat in Short Supply

Grain Markets: World Wheat Consumption Increases, Spring Wheat in Short Supply

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Aug 10, 2017

USDA increased its estimates for world wheat production, consumption and trade in its August World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report released today. USDA forecast global wheat production at 743 million metric tons (MMT), 3 percent above the 5-year average

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Wheat Market: Diminishing Low Protein Premiums Add Value to Soft White Export Supplies

Wheat Market: Diminishing Low Protein Premiums Add Value to Soft White Export Supplies

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Jul 27, 2017

Four consecutive years of drought, which shrunk soft white (SW) production and increased average protein levels, had the market rationing demand through low protein premiums. Now, after two years of more normal weather patterns, low protein premiums are quickly disappearing

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Wheat Market: U.S. Production to Fall to Lowest Level Since 2002-03

Wheat Market: U.S. Production to Fall to Lowest Level Since 2002-03

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Jul 13, 2017

USDA forecast U.S. 2017/18 wheat production at 47.9 million metric tons (MMT), down 24 percent year over year and 18 percent below the 5-year average. The reason: an anticipated 12 percent decline in average yield and the lowest planted acres

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U.S. Wheat Associates: Vince Peterson Replaces Alan Tracy as President

U.S. Wheat Associates: Vince Peterson Replaces Alan Tracy as President

👤By Steve Mercer, Vice President of Communications, U.S. Wheat Associates 🕔Jul 5, 2017

On July 1, 2017, Vince Peterson became the fourth President of U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) since the organization was formed in 1980 by the merger of Great Plains Wheat and Western Wheat Associates. Peterson replaced Alan Tracy who retired as

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Wheat Market: World Production to Decline in 2017/18

Wheat Market: World Production to Decline in 2017/18

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Jun 29, 2017

With wheat harvest underway in the Northern Hemisphere and wheat planting underway or complete in the Southern Hemisphere, wheat buyers are beginning to see a downward trend in production numbers. As discussed in the June 15 Wheat Letter, the high

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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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