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Wheat Market: Digging Deeper – How Global Supplies Will Tighten in 2017/18

Wheat Market: Digging Deeper – How Global Supplies Will Tighten in 2017/18

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔May 18, 2017

While markets focused on USDA’s latest global supply and demand values, a deeper look provides perspective for wheat buyers. Breaking the supply values down into three categories — importer, exporter and China — shows some interesting trends. USDA expects world

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Wheat Outlook: U.S. Winter Wheat Production Down 25% from 2016

Wheat Outlook: U.S. Winter Wheat Production Down 25% from 2016

👤From USDA 🕔May 15, 2017

USDA World Agricultural Outlook Board published the first 2017/18 wheat balance sheet in this month’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.  Record-low winter wheat plantings combine with newly-reported harvested area and yield forecasts to indicate a sharp decline in winter

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Global Markets: Wheat – Increased Trade Despite Reduced Production, Consumption

Global Markets: Wheat – Increased Trade Despite Reduced Production, Consumption

👤From USDA 🕔May 10, 2017

Global wheat production is forecast lower than last year’s record. The United States, Australia, Russia, and Canada have sizeable production cuts, which are only partially offset by larger expected crops in India, EU, Morocco, and China. Global consumption is projected

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Wheat: Late Season Freeze May Cause Traders to Re-Evaluate Short Positions

Wheat: Late Season Freeze May Cause Traders to Re-Evaluate Short Positions

👤By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔May 10, 2017

Last week’s hard red winter wheat tour, sponsored by the U.S. Wheat Quality Council, came on the heels of a heavy snow in western Kansas, highlighting what could be the first significant production threat for wheat this year. The tour

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WASDE Wheat: U.S. Stocks Projected Down 9% from 2016

WASDE Wheat: U.S. Stocks Projected Down 9% from 2016

👤From USDA 🕔May 10, 2017

U.S. wheat supplies for 2017/18 are projected down 9 percent from 2016/17 on lower production, which is partially offset by higher beginning stocks. All wheat production for 2017/18 is projected at 1,820 million bushels, down nearly 500 million bushels from

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Wheat Tour Finds Lower Yield Potential; Snow, Freeze Losses Still Uncertain

Wheat Tour Finds Lower Yield Potential; Snow, Freeze Losses Still Uncertain

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔May 4, 2017

This week I joined the annual Wheat Quality Council (WQC) “Hard Red Wheat Tour” for an early survey of the new crop. Each year, participants gather in Manhattan, KS, and spend the next two and a half days in small

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Louisiana Wheat: Acreage Affected by Diseases, Weather

Louisiana Wheat: Acreage Affected by Diseases, Weather

👤By Karol Osborne, LSU AgCenter 🕔Apr 25, 2017

Poor prices, weather and diseases have caused Louisiana wheat production to drop to 16,000 acres, LSU AgCenter experts said at a field day held April 19 at the Macon Ridge Research Station. Statewide wheat acreage was about 150,000 just three

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Minnesota Wheat: Cutting Production Costs in Hard Red Spring Wheat

Minnesota Wheat: Cutting Production Costs in Hard Red Spring Wheat

👤By Jochum Wiersma, University of Minnesota 🕔Apr 17, 2017

This post may be a day late and a dollar short as the drills are already rolling across much of Minnesota.  Nonetheless, I’m going to share some thoughts about how to reduce input cost in HRSW without sacrificing much, if

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Minnesota: Evaluating Winter Cereal Stands

Minnesota: Evaluating Winter Cereal Stands

👤By Jochum Wiersma, University of Minnesota 🕔Apr 17, 2017

One of the hardest decisions with growing winter wheat or winter barley is evaluating the amount of winter kill and making the decision whether to keep a stand. Winter cereals are planted in the fall and develops in the spring

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Wheat Outlook: U.S. 2017/18 Planted Acres Projected to Be Smallest on Record

Wheat Outlook: U.S. 2017/18 Planted Acres Projected to Be Smallest on Record

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 13, 2017

Total seedings of winter, other spring, and durum wheat for the 2017/18 marketing year, were reported in the USDA-National Agricultural Statistics Service Prospective Plantings, and support expectations of historically low all-wheat plantings. At just 46.1 million acres, 2017/18 planted area

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