Soybeans: How Competitive Is U.S. Production? Jul 17, 2021

🕔Jul 17, 2021
Examining the competitiveness of soybean production in different regions of the world is often difficult due to lack of comparable data and agreement regarding what needs to be measured.  To […]

Ag Trade: China Accelerates Corn Orders From U.S., Farmers in Argentina Prepare to Strike May 21, 2021

🕔May 21, 2021
On Wednesday, Bloomberg writers Daniela Sirtori-Cortina and Breanna T Bradham reported that, “China has tapped the U.S. for more than a third of next season’s expected corn imports, accelerating its pace of […]

Global Markets: Oilseeds – Argentine Soy Oil Exports Grow with Declining Biodiesel Trade Mar 12, 2021

🕔Mar 12, 2021
With declining demand for biodiesel, Argentina exports of soybean oil have been rising despite lower crush. Local year 2020/21 (April-March) soybean oil exports are estimated at 5.9 million tons, 800,000 […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Indian Exports Resume Amid High Global Prices Feb 12, 2021

🕔Feb 12, 2021
As major exporter prices rise, India wheat exports are returning to the global market in a sizeable way for the first time in several years. India’s ample supplies are poised […]

Global Markets: Corn – Argentina Reverses Course on Suspension of Exports Jan 15, 2021

🕔Jan 15, 2021
On December 30, 2020, the Argentina Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Fisheries announced a temporary suspension of corn export registrations through February 28, 2021. Under the policy, corn could have […]

WASDE Shows Tighter Soy Supply Outlook – DTN Nov 13, 2020

🕔Nov 13, 2020
Recapping USDA supply and demand numbers for soybeans, the U.S. Soybean Export Council on Wednesday further broke down the outlook for a tight U.S. soybean supply that likely will lead […]

Wheat: Argentina 1st Country to Approve GMO Production, Expects Authorization from Brazil Oct 15, 2020

🕔Oct 15, 2020
Last week, the Argentine government approved the first transgenic wheat in the world, tolerant to drought and ammonium glufosinate herbicide. The variety HB4 was developed by biotechnology companies Bioceres (Argentina) […]

Global Markets: Corn – EU-Ukraine Trade Tapers Down Oct 13, 2020

🕔Oct 13, 2020
In each of the months of June and July, the European Union imported under a million metric tons of corn. The last time monthly import volume was below this level […]

USA’s Export Competitors Have Significantly Upped Their Game – Commentary Oct 1, 2020

🕔Oct 1, 2020
On August 7, 2020 we wrote a column challenging the Zombie idea that by lowering the price of US commodities, the nation’s farmers would be able to recapture the share […]

Hubbs on Grain: Looking at 2020-21 Corn Consumption Aug 25, 2020

🕔Aug 25, 2020
Crop tour estimates and derecho damage brought USDA corn production forecasts for the 2020 crop under question over the last week.  While a lower domestic supply of corn supports corn […]

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