Corn Trades Above $7 – U.S. Corn Acres a Source of Speculation May 5, 2021

🕔May 5, 2021
Bloomberg writers Breanna T Bradham, Kim Chipman, and Fabiana Batista reported on Tuesday that, “Corn futures surged above $7 a bushel for the first time in more than eight years as lack […]

Ag Trade: Soybean Exports to China Swell; Brazil Suspends Corn, Soy Import Duties Apr 21, 2021

🕔Apr 21, 2021
Reuters writers Shivani Singh and Dominique Patton reported this week that, “China’s March soybean imports from Brazil plunged as rain delayed some shipments from the world’s top exporter, but U.S. bean imports rocketed more than […]

Brazil Corn: Record Production Expected with 3 Crops per Year Apr 13, 2021

🕔Apr 13, 2021
Brazil’s corn production has increased over the past two decades because of the increased production of second crop corn, also known as the safrinha, or “little harvest” in Portuguese. Over […]

Global Markets: Oilseeds – Brazil Posts Record Soybean Exports in March Apr 9, 2021

🕔Apr 9, 2021
After a disappointing February, Brazil soybean exports exploded in March reaching a record 13.5 million tons, 25 percent above the March 2020 record of 10.9 million tons. A late harvest […]

New Soybean Record: Historical Growing of Production in Brazil Mar 31, 2021

🕔Mar 31, 2021
Soybean production in Brazil over the past 30 years has increased almost ninefold, from 566 million bushels for the 1990/91 crop to 4,587 million bushels for the 2020/21 crop, according […]

Soybeans: U.S. Production Growth Unable to Match Brazil – Commentary Mar 22, 2021

🕔Mar 22, 2021
In our last column (here), we began this series of articles designed to provide insight into the question of whether or not a US agricultural policy focused on exports has […]

Global Markets: Oilseeds – Soybean Buyers Turn Attention to Brazil’s 2021 Harvest Feb 12, 2021

🕔Feb 12, 2021
As soybean supplies in the United States tighten seasonally, buyers are turning to South America, particularly Brazil, where harvest is getting underway. Production in Brazil is currently forecast at 133 […]

Global Markets: Soybeans – Chinese Demand, Supply Concerns Drive U.S. Priced Higher Jan 15, 2021

🕔Jan 15, 2021
Soybean prices continued to rise in December after falling back from late November highs. Cash prices pushed past $13.00/bu in early January following futures prices in Chicago that rose above […]

Ag Trade: Brazil in “Advanced” Talks with China to Boost Corn Sales Dec 21, 2020

🕔Dec 21, 2020
Last week, Bloomberg writers Isis Almeida, Samy Adghirni, and Tatiana Freitas reported that, “Brazil is close to an agreement that would allow the world’s second-largest corn exporter to boost sales of the […]

Global Markets: Oilseeds – India Tariff Cut Boosts Palm Oil Imports Dec 11, 2020

🕔Dec 11, 2020
India, the world’s largest importer of palm oil, cut its crude palm oil tariff 10 percentage points in late November to curb rising food prices. Palm oil export prices have soared […]

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