Wheat Production: Drought Takes Toll on EU and Australian Crops

🕔Aug 14, 2018In its August Grain: World Markets and Trade report on Friday, USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) stated that, “Combined wheat production in the European Union, Russia, and Ukraine is forecast down […]

Wheat: Heat Wave Impacting Outlook, Prices

🕔Aug 7, 2018Last week, Financial Times writer Emiko Terazono reported that, “The wheat market is feeling the heat, with key global producers sweating over a drought that has curbed output. After several […]

Palmer Pigweed: Increased Resistance Doesn’t Reduce Plant Fitness

🕔Aug 7, 2018Resistant weeds have a range of fitness levels. In some cases, the resistance mechanism weakens the plant and it doesn’t grow quite as well as it once did. In other […]

Ag Trade: Dispute with China Continues to Escalate

🕔Aug 6, 2018Keith Bradsher and Cao Li reported in Saturday’s New York Times that, “China threatened on Friday to tax an additional $60 billion a year worth of imports from the United States if […]

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, […]

Wheat Market: USDA Decreases World Production on Dry Conditions

🕔Jul 12, 2018USDA raised 2018/19 U.S. wheat production to 51.2 million metric tons (MMT), up 8 percent from 2017/18, if realized. Along with the increase, USDA also released its first U.S. by-class […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Juice is Flowing – Look at Pricing 2019, 2020 Production

🕔Jun 8, 2018The juice continued to flow into the cotton market as new contract highs and new high closes were made during the week.  Too, it was very satisfying to the bulls […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Plant More Cotton – Demand is Ongoing

🕔Jun 1, 2018Fittingly the circus midway has come to the cotton market, “round and round and round she goes, where she stops no one knows.” It’s a catchy theme and one that […]

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