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Rice Outlook: U.S. Season-Average Farm Price Forecasts Lowered for Both Classes

Rice Outlook: U.S. Season-Average Farm Price Forecasts Lowered for Both Classes

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 15, 2017

There were no supply side revisions to the U.S. 2017/18 rice balance sheet this month. On the use side, the total U.S. 2017/18 export forecast was lowered 1.0 million cwt to 103.0 million cwt, with the reduction all in medium-

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Wheat Outlook: Record High World Production Forecast,  U.S. Exports Down Slightly

Wheat Outlook: Record High World Production Forecast, U.S. Exports Down Slightly

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 15, 2017

The forecast for larger Canadian and European Union wheat crops helps to lift 2017/18 global wheat production to a new record high this month. Projections for both global wheat output and trade now exceed last year’s records. A sharp increase

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Cotton Outlook: Global Trade at 4-Year High

Cotton Outlook: Global Trade at 4-Year High

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 15, 2017

The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) projections for 2017/18 indicate that world cotton trade is forecast to expand 3 percent from last season and reach a 4-year high. Global trade is projected at 38.5 million bales in 2017/18, 1.2

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Oil Crops Outlook: Disappointing U.S. Soybean Sales Lead To Lower Export Forecast

Oil Crops Outlook: Disappointing U.S. Soybean Sales Lead To Lower Export Forecast

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 15, 2017

USDA trimmed the 2017/18 soybean export forecast 25 million bushels this month to 2.225 billion as sales commitments and shipments have continued to lag. Coupled with an increase for seed use, a lowering of the export forecast is seen raising

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 15, 2017

Average quotations were 68 points higher than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, leaf 4, staple 34, mike 35-36 and 43-49, strength 27.0-28.9,

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USDA: Peanut Price Highlights

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 15, 2017

Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 23.3 cents per pound for the week ending December 9, up 0.5 cent from the previous week. Marketings of all farmer stock peanuts for the week ending December 9

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Moving Grain: Barge Rates, Secondary Railcar Markets Move Lower

Moving Grain: Barge Rates, Secondary Railcar Markets Move Lower

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 14, 2017

Grain Barge Rates Decline Since October… St. Louis barge rates for export grain peaked on October 3 at 800 percent of tariff ($31.92 per ton), but dropped significantly to 338 percent of tariff ($13.49 per ton) by the end of

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Texas Pecans: Light Deliveries, Moderate Demand

Texas Pecans: Light Deliveries, Moderate Demand

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Deliveries by growers to delivery points were fairly light. Demand was good for good quality pecans. Harvesting is expected to increase lightly this week, and to increase next week. Much buying interest continues for the export trade to China. Demand

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Oklahoma Pecans: Harvest Mostly Finished, Marketing Active

Oklahoma Pecans: Harvest Mostly Finished, Marketing Active

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Pecan harvesting was mostly slow to moderate as most growers have finished with fairly light clean-up type harvesting remaining. Moderate temperatures and abnormally dry weather helped this year’s harvest finish relatively quickly. Marketing in all areas was mostly active. Deliveries

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Louisiana Pecans: Market Steady Despite Nut Issues

Louisiana Pecans: Market Steady Despite Nut Issues

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Very light deliveries this week. Many of the lots have black rot and sprouting showing up and are having to be cleaned up and retested. The market is about steady with most of the sales being sold as retail off

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