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U.S. Wheat Associates Directors Elect 2018/19 Officers

U.S. Wheat Associates Directors Elect 2018/19 Officers

👤From a Press Release 🕔Feb 14, 2018

The U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) board of directors elected new officers for the 2018/19 (July to June) fiscal year at their meeting Feb. 10, 2018, in Washington, D.C. The board elected Darren Padget of Grass Valley, Ore., as Secretary-Treasurer; current

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Wheat: Crop Conditions Fall as Drought Worsens

Wheat: Crop Conditions Fall as Drought Worsens

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Feb 8, 2018

Farmers will tell you that winter wheat is a hardy plant; but for the current U.S. winter wheat crop, one of its most important inputs, water, is increasingly in short supply. The Feb. 1 U.S. Drought Monitor showed that drought ranging from

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Wheat Market: Global Supplies of High Protein Wheat Keep Tightening

Wheat Market: Global Supplies of High Protein Wheat Keep Tightening

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Jan 25, 2018

In the Nov. 2, 2017, issue of “Wheat Letter,” we analyzed the tight supply of high protein U.S. wheat (minimum of 13.0 percent protein at 12 percent moisture basis (mb)) and its effects on pricing. The latest production and quality

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Wheat Market: Sustained Demand in a New Price Environment

Wheat Market: Sustained Demand in a New Price Environment

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Jan 11, 2018

Six months into marketing year 2017/18 (June to May), total U.S. export sales of 19.5 million metric tons (MMT) are 8 percent behind last year’s pace according to USDA Export Sales data through Jan. 4. However, the estimated total value

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Wheat Market: Futures Tumble, While Protein Premiums Soar

Wheat Market: Futures Tumble, While Protein Premiums Soar

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Dec 14, 2017

As the Dec. 12 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) confirms, global wheat supplies are at a record high this year. USDA increased its estimate for 2017/18 global wheat production to 755 million metric tons (MMT), up slightly from

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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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