Global Markets: Cotton – Record World Consumption and Stocks Outside of China

🕔May 11, 2018USDA’s first detailed forecast for the 2018/19 marketing year shows world ending stocks forecast down slightly. However, stocks outside of China will increase for the third year in a row […]

Global Markets: Coarse Grains – Production to Rise, Stocks to Fall

🕔May 11, 2018Global coarse grain production is projected to rise, driven by corn, barley, and sorghum. However, ending stocks are projected to fall. Global corn production is projected up with larger crops […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Production Down from Last Year’s Record

🕔May 11, 2018Global production is forecast at 748 million tons, down 11 million from the record set last year, and the third-largest on record. Production among the top exporting countries is projected […]

Global Markets: Cotton – USDA Revises Australia, Brazil Residuals, Reduces Global Stocks

🕔Apr 13, 2018This month’s WASDE includes significant revisions to USDA’s loss attribute for Australia and Brazil beginning in 2010/11. The cumulative effect of these changes is equivalent to a stocks reduction of […]

Rose on Cotton: U.S. Exports Running Strong – Time to Price More Crop?

🕔Apr 13, 2018The Bulls got to place a notch in the win column this week, with the July contract gaining 117 points. The Dec contract picked up 97 on the week, finishing […]

Cleveland on Cotton: World Demand Brings Higher Prices; Drought Watch – DTN

🕔Apr 13, 2018Cotton posted gains on the week as the old crop May and July futures contracts traded within the 82.5-84.5 cent range and closed above 83 cents.   May was impressive […]

Hybrids Of Corn Earworm And “Old World” Bollworm Identified In Brazil

🕔Apr 11, 2018Australian scientists have confirmed the hybridization of two of the world’s major pest species into what they say could be a new mega-pest. Please note – this may get a […]

Ag Trade: U.S. Competitors Spending More on Promotional Programs

🕔Feb 22, 2018The latest analysis of foreign export promotion program investment shows that several competing countries and the European Union spent close to $1 billion in public funds on agricultural export promotion […]

Global Markets: Cotton – Lower U.S. Exports Still Dependent on Strong Late-Season

🕔Feb 9, 2018This month’s forecast for U.S. 2017/18 exports is lowered by 300,000 bales to 14.5 million 480-lb bales. To meet the revised forecast, however, exports will still have to average over […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Indonesia Forecast as Largest Importer, Increasingly Supplied by Black Sea

🕔Feb 9, 2018Indonesia is forecast to be the largest wheat importer for 2017/18 at 12.5 million metric tons, passing Egypt, which has traditionally been the top wheat importer. Indonesia wheat imports have […]



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