Soybeans: Tough Marketing Decisions for New Crop

🕔Aug 20, 2018November soybean futures prices dropped significantly after the release of the August USDA reports.  The November futures price closed at $8.93 on August 17, higher last week on the news […]

Corn Prices in the Dumps – WASDE Looks Bullish – What Gives? – DTN

🕔Jul 17, 2018If we look at Thursday’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report from USDA, especially the world estimates for corn, it is easy to get a bullish feeling for […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Exporter Stocks Tighten to Satisfy Record Import Demand

🕔Jul 13, 2018Global wheat trade for 2018/19 is forecast at a record, driven by strong demand resulting from rising incomes and shifting diets largely in Asia and Africa. While Argentina, Australia, Canada, […]

Global Markets: Coarse Grains – Near-Record U.S. Corn Exports in 2017/18

🕔Jul 13, 2018Ample supplies, combined with a continued lack of competition and continued strong foreign demand, have brightened export prospects in the second-half of 2017/18 (October-September). This month, exports are forecast at […]

Peanuts: Argentina’s Misery Drags On – Yield, Quality Issues

🕔Jul 10, 2018Argentina’s peanut harvest continues to drag on. Progress and crop conditions have been hampered by cold and cloudy weather and foggy or misty conditions in the early mornings. Peanuts have […]

Global Wheat Production: 7 Countries Compared – Yield, Gross Revenue, Cost

🕔Jul 10, 2018Examining the competitiveness of wheat production in different regions of the world is often difficult due to lack of comparable data and consensus regarding what needs to be measured.  To […]

Soybeans: Who Makes a Profit? 7 Farms Compared – U.S., Argentina, Brazil, Russia, Ukraine

🕔Jul 2, 2018Examining 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 […]

Wheat Market: Strong Demand Pushes Global Prices Higher

🕔Jun 28, 2018With the world consuming more wheat than it produces for the first year since 2012/13, prices are also on the rise. According to Global Trade Atlas data, the average global wheat price […]

Farm Policy: USDA Reports April Ag Exports Highest Since 2014

🕔Jun 12, 2018Over the past several days, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has released a handful of updates relating to U.S. agricultural trade.  The recent information includes updated projections for fiscal year […]

Moving Grain: Corn Export Forecast Up – Reduced South American Prospects

🕔Jun 7, 2018New Canada Transport Bill Spurs Investment in Grain Hopper Cars On May 23, the Transportation Modernization Act (Bill C-49) became law in Canada, which modifies the Canada Transportation Act, among […]

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