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Winter Wheat: Early Snapshots of the 2018-19 Crop

Winter Wheat: Early Snapshots of the 2018-19 Crop

👤From USDA and Media Reports 🕔Nov 30, 2017

Hours of work will come to fruition this week for market analysts at USDA and the farmers and buyers they serve. The results of some new reports provide an early look at the next U.S. winter wheat crop, which includes

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Farm Bill: Wheat Growers Oppose Big Food Aid Changes – DTN

Farm Bill: Wheat Growers Oppose Big Food Aid Changes – DTN

👤By Jerry Hagstrom, DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Oct 25, 2017

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., late last week launched a campaign to make changes to U.S. food aid programs in the next farm bill, but wheat groups defended the current system of sending American commodities to needy

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Wheat Market: USDA Projects Shifting Supplies, Location Will Impact Quality, Availability

Wheat Market: USDA Projects Shifting Supplies, Location Will Impact Quality, Availability

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Oct 19, 2017

USDA expects a lower world wheat production in 2017/18 of 751 million metric tons (MMT) (27.6 billion bushels), down slightly from the record high 754 MMT (27.7 billion bushels) in 2016/17 but 5 percent above the 5-year average. If realized,

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Wheat Growers Call for New Trade Agreements

Wheat Growers Call for New Trade Agreements

👤From U.S. Wheat Associates 🕔Oct 6, 2017

U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) strongly urge the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to pivot from re-negotiating existing free trade agreements (FTAs) to negotiating new deals, as repeatedly promised by President

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Wheat Market: USDA Reports Smallest U.S. Harvested Area in 127 Years

Wheat Market: USDA Reports Smallest U.S. Harvested Area in 127 Years

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Oct 5, 2017

USDA’s Sept. 30 Small Grains Summary reported that U.S. farmers harvested 37.6 million acres (15.2 million hectares) of wheat for the 2017/18 crop, a 14 percent reduction from 2016/17 and the smallest harvested area since 1890. USDA estimated U.S. 2017/18

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Wheat Market: Taking Stock of the 2017/18 World Crop

Wheat Market: Taking Stock of the 2017/18 World Crop

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Sep 21, 2017

USDA’s latest forecast of total world wheat production stands at 745 million metric tons (MMT), down 1 percent from 2016/17. Though USDA expects global wheat production to decrease by 8.46 MMT, it expects global wheat consumption to remain high at

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U.S. Wheat Sales on Pace to Match 5-Year Average

U.S. Wheat Sales on Pace to Match 5-Year Average

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Sep 7, 2017

Three months into the 2017/18 marketing year (June to May), total U.S. export sales-to-date of 12.1 million metric tons (MMT) are 2 percent ahead of last year’s pace and in line with the 5-year average pace. Though hard red winter

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Wheat Market: Opportunities Abound for Customers to Lock-in Competitive Prices

Wheat Market: Opportunities Abound for Customers to Lock-in Competitive Prices

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Aug 24, 2017

Sharply lower U.S. wheat production pushed futures prices to 2-and 3-year highs earlier this summer. However, bearish factors have recently pushed prices down. And when wheat futures are under pressure, wheat importers have the opportunity to lock in competitive prices

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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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