Trade War: President Pushes Brazil, Argentina Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019
On Monday, Financial Times writers James Politi, Bryan Harris and Benedict Mander reported that, “Donald Trump will reimpose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium from Brazil and Argentina after accusing the countries of a ‘massive […]

Peanuts: Argentine Farmers Struggle To Plant Amidst Drought Nov 18, 2019

🕔Nov 18, 2019
The lack of significant and widespread rains continues to hinder planting progress in parts of the Argentine peanut area (see the world crop outlook below for a broader picture). So […]

Global Markets: Wheat – U.S. Exports Off to Faster Start Than Last Year Nov 8, 2019

🕔Nov 8, 2019
U.S. exports are off to a faster start than the previous year based on improved competitiveness with other international suppliers. Last year, Russia’s exports got off to a booming start, […]

Global Markets – Oilseeds – Return to Normal Soybean Production Sends Argentina’s Crush Higher Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019
Crush volume in Argentina continues to trend higher in 2019 as soybean production returns to normal following last year’s drought. Crush volume is currently running 24 percent above last year’s […]

Peanuts – Argentina Will Push A Big Crop Onto World Market Oct 3, 2019

🕔Oct 3, 2019
Peanut farmers in Argentina have wrapped up an excellent crop , with yields that are significantly higher than those in the 2017-18 season, which was marked by excessive rainfall and […]

Ag Trade: China Buys U.S. Soybeans, Explores Soymeal from South America Sep 30, 2019

🕔Sep 30, 2019
Reuters writer Karl Plume reported last week that, “Chinese importers bought about 10 boatloads of U.S. soybeans on [Sept. 23rd] following deputy-level trade talks in Washington [Sept. 19th – 20th] that were overshadowed by the […]

Trade Talks to Resume; Ag Export Markets Continue to Adjust Sep 10, 2019

🕔Sep 10, 2019
Bloomberg writers Michael Hirtzer and Dominic Carey reported last week that, “The trade war between the U.S. and China continues to surprise agricultural markets, even delivering an unexpected reprieve for […]

Hubbs on Grain: Corn Price Strength Grows on Supply Issues May 28, 2019

🕔May 28, 2019
Reduced acreage and lost yield potential for the 2019 corn crop look to drive prices higher as the wet weather continues to cover much of the Corn Belt.  The magnitude […]

Corn: How Does Production Compare Among Top 5 Exporters? May 13, 2019

🕔May 13, 2019
Examining the competitiveness of corn 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 […]

Hubbs on Grain: Reconsidering USDA’s Corn Projections May 13, 2019

🕔May 13, 2019
The USDA’s WASDE report released on May 10 contained updated balance sheet projections for U.S. corn during the current marketing year and the 2019-20 marketing year.  Corn price fell on a forecast […]

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