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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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U.S. and Canadian Wheat Leaders Call for Open Wheat Trade

U.S. and Canadian Wheat Leaders Call for Open Wheat Trade

👤From a Press Release 🕔Feb 10, 2017

In an op-ed published in Canada’s “News Hub Nation” Feb. 8, 2017, U.S. Wheat Associates Chairman and wheat farmer Jason Scott and Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association President and wheat farmer Levi Wood called on the Canadian government to take

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Wheat Market: Winter Weather, Strong U.S. Grain Demand Add Up to Unusual Port Delays

Wheat Market: Winter Weather, Strong U.S. Grain Demand Add Up to Unusual Port Delays

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

The sharp inverse in export basis between March delivery and April delivery for U.S. wheat at both Gulf and Pacific Northwest (PNW) ports indicates that exporters have faced logistical challenges during a brutally cold and snowy winter. It also provides

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Wheat: Less Acres in 2017-18, But Still Third Largest Crop Ever

Wheat: Less Acres in 2017-18, But Still Third Largest Crop Ever

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Jan 26, 2017

USDA will issue its first 2017/18 world wheat supply and demand estimates in May, but on Jan. 19 the International Grains Council (IGC) provided an early look ahead at the next marketing year. IGC pegged 2017/18 world wheat production at

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Wheat Growers: Export Markets at Risk After Trump Dumps TPP

Wheat Growers: Export Markets at Risk After Trump Dumps TPP

👤From USW and NAWG 🕔Jan 23, 2017

U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) recognize that President Trump’s executive order to withdraw the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was inevitable. It is disappointing, however, that until an alternative trade policy

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Wheat Market: Exports Rebounding – Even More Impressive on Value

Wheat Market: Exports Rebounding – Even More Impressive on Value

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Jan 12, 2017

2016 ended on a high note for U.S. wheat exports, which posted the largest volume of sales in the fourth quarter since 2010. From October through December, the United States exported 6.5 million metric tons (MMT) of wheat, 48 percent

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