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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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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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The Market, 2017: Winners and Losers – DTN

The Market, 2017: Winners and Losers – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Ready or not, 2017 is just a few weeks away from flipping the calendar. I always find it interesting to step back and take a look at the winners and losers for the year. As we saw in last year’s

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Global Markets: Wheat – Imports Surge in Indonesia, Middle East

Global Markets: Wheat – Imports Surge in Indonesia, Middle East

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Indonesia: Strong Wheat Imports Displace Other Grains Indonesia’s drive for self-sufficiency is resulting in record wheat imports displacing imported rice and corn. The country’s rise to the second-largest wheat importer has been spurred by growth not only for food but

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Illinois: How Has Crop Acreage Shifted Since 1996?

Illinois: How Has Crop Acreage Shifted Since 1996?

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Since 2012, acres in the U.S. have been shifting out of corn and into soybeans, likely as a result of higher returns for soybeans than for corn. The longer termed trends since 1996 have been increases in corn and soybean

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WASDE Wheat: Ending Stocks Raised on Reduced Exports

WASDE Wheat: Ending Stocks Raised on Reduced Exports

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 12, 2017

Projected 2017/18 U.S. ending stocks are raised this month by 25 million bushels on reduced exports. This reduction is primarily attributed to heightened Canadian competition expected from its increased exportable supplies. Canada and the United States compete in several of

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Ag Trade: USDA Trade Data; NAFTA Perspectives from Farm State Senators

Ag Trade: USDA Trade Data; NAFTA Perspectives from Farm State Senators

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Dec 11, 2017

Today’s update provides a brief overview of updated USDA agricultural export data, and also looks at recent news items regarding the NAFTA renegotiation, with particular focus on perspective from some farm state Senators. Background- USDA Data Update The U.S. Department

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Texas Weather: Dry Conditions Could Worsen for Much of the State, Says Climatologist

Texas Weather: Dry Conditions Could Worsen for Much of the State, Says Climatologist

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Dec 11, 2017

October and November were two of the driest Octobers and Novembers on record, and much of the state appears to be facing a continued dry spell through winter, according to the state climatologist. Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon, College Station, said conditions

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Corn, Soy, Wheat Export Sales Bearish – DTN

Corn, Soy, Wheat Export Sales Bearish – DTN

👤By Darin Newsom, DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Dec 8, 2017

This week’s export sales report should be viewed as bearish for wheat, corn and soybeans, and bullish for milo, according to DTN Senior Analyst Darin Newsom. Weekly export sales for all wheat showed a total of 11.9 mb (323,000 mt)

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Arkansas: Wheat, Forage Concerns from Ongoing Drought

Arkansas: Wheat, Forage Concerns from Ongoing Drought

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension 🕔Dec 8, 2017

Arkansas’ drought-ridden fall could turn into three seasons of trouble for livestock and forage producers; as winter wheat growers hope for another decent rain to keep their crop developing. The Dec. 7 Drought Monitor map shows 98 percent of Arkansas

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