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Sorghum: Catfish Feeding Trial in Vietnam Offers New Opportunity for U.S. Farmers

Sorghum: Catfish Feeding Trial in Vietnam Offers New Opportunity for U.S. Farmers

👤From Sorghum Checkoff eNews 🕔Sep 22, 2017

After years of strategic planning and vision, a new market was recently explored in Southeast Asia that shows potential to bring producers more value for their sorghum crop. The Sorghum Checkoff partnered with the U.S. Grains Council to conduct a

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Global Markets: Rice – Burmese Exports Continue to Rise; Thai Prices Spike Upwards

Global Markets: Rice – Burmese Exports Continue to Rise; Thai Prices Spike Upwards

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 13, 2017

With a spike in shipments thus far in 2017 and additional recent sales, Burma is now forecast to export 2.4 million tons in 2017, up fourfold from a decade ago. Burma’s exports have expanded rapidly, most notably to China. Burma’s

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Cleveland on Cotton: Late Crop Plus 2 Hurricanes – What’s Next?

Cleveland on Cotton: Late Crop Plus 2 Hurricanes – What’s Next?

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Sep 8, 2017

An ill wind is blowing amidst the chaotic cotton trading that was brought about by back to back hurricanes slamming into two of the country’s major cotton producing regions. But which way does the wind blow?  After scattering most of

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Corn, Sorghum: U.S. Feed Grain Exports Break Record in 2016-2017

Corn, Sorghum: U.S. Feed Grain Exports Break Record in 2016-2017

👤From the U.S. Grains Council 🕔Sep 8, 2017

The U.S. government released international trade figures for July on September 6, the eleventh month of data for the 2016/2017 marketing year for corn and sorghum. With just one month of data still unpublished, U.S. exports of feed grain in

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Distillers Grains: Vietnam Reopens Market to U.S. DDGS Exports

Distillers Grains: Vietnam Reopens Market to U.S. DDGS Exports

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 6, 2017

The USDA and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) today announced that the government of Vietnam has notified the U.S. that it will resume imports of American distillers dried grains (DDGS). In December 2016, Vietnam suspended imports of

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Cleveland on Cotton: Short Run Favors the Bulls; Fundamentals vs. Technicals

Cleveland on Cotton: Short Run Favors the Bulls; Fundamentals vs. Technicals

👤By O.A. Cotton, O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Jul 28, 2017

The new crop December futures contract simply got too close to 69 cents and had to back off lest the bulls get too excited. All contracts closed the week in the red. While growers are wanting to see a 70-72

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Dossett on Rice: Expect Reduced Acreage to Produce Some Excitement

Dossett on Rice: Expect Reduced Acreage to Produce Some Excitement

👤By Markham Dossett, Talon Asset Management, LLC, Waco, Texas 🕔Jul 17, 2017

Cash Prices Prices in India continue to fluctuate every week. The monsoon stalled in some areas of India but Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are buying from Pakistan and Vietnam. This morning Sri Lanka and Bangladesh asked Thailand to provide prices

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Cleveland on Cotton: Oversold! Buyers Still Looking for High Quality

Cleveland on Cotton: Oversold! Buyers Still Looking for High Quality

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Jul 14, 2017

The cotton invert continues as both the U.S. and Australian crops are oversold. The October-December is holding on to just a 60 point spread while the December-March is dangling by a mere 47 points.   Given the robust export market

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Cleveland on Cotton: Anticipating 19Mln Bales; USDA Report on Wednesday

Cleveland on Cotton: Anticipating 19Mln Bales; USDA Report on Wednesday

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Jul 7, 2017

Beneficial rains in both India and the United States kept pressure on cotton prices during the week as the December futures contract, in a rare event, settled the week unchanged at 68.59. Thus, the market continues to consolidate June loses

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Cleveland on Cotton: Demand for the 2017-2018 U.S. Crop Continues

Cleveland on Cotton: Demand for the 2017-2018 U.S. Crop Continues

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔May 26, 2017

Just as expected the trade regrouped and blasted the old crop July out of the sky, driving it down to just 77 cents by week’s end. There may be another weak challenge of 80 cents, but not likely. On-call sales

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