Corn: How Does Production Compare Among Top 5 Exporters?

🕔May 13, 2019Examining 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, 2019The 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 […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Brazil Prices Undercutting U.S. Offers to China

🕔May 3, 2019As was cautioned in last week’s newsletter, cotton prices came under pressure all week and new crop December prices broke below the psychologically important 75 cent support level, giving a […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Riding the Export Wave

🕔Apr 12, 2019Cotton prices continue to ride the export wave as U.S. export sales exploded with more than 500,000 bales booked during the prior week. USDA did release its April world supply […]

Global Markets: Corn – U.S. Exports Face Stiffer Competition

🕔Apr 10, 2019Combined, four countries (Argentina, Brazil, Ukraine, and the United States) account for nearly 90 percent of global corn exports. While their dominance in global exports continues, prospects for Argentina, Brazil, […]

Soybeans: Chinese Companies Want U.S. Beans – DTN

🕔Mar 29, 2019Among the frustrations right now in selling commodities such as soybeans to China is that officials in the country are only allowing government-owned businesses to buy commodities, which is one […]

U.S. Rice: 9 Varieties Tested in Nicaragua – Top 3 Might Surprise You

🕔Mar 15, 2019Earlier this week USA Rice embarked on an important mission to distribute long grain rice samples to the two major rice industry leaders in Nicaragua, Agri-Corp and Samuel Mansell S.A.  […]

Global Markets: Soybeans – Brazil Scores Record Exports in Feb.

🕔Mar 8, 2019In February 2019, Brazil soybean exports reached a record 6.1 million tons, more than twice the level observed in February 2018. This is in response to an early harvest and […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Keep an Eye on Competition – Brazil, West Africa, Australia

🕔Mar 8, 2019Day after day after dark day, cotton continues to have a bad month.  Pretty soon, someone might even notice — you think?  Certainty, those with offices in Washington have not. […]

Louisiana: Crop Acreage Mix Expected to Change in 2019

🕔Mar 1, 2019Projections indicate that corn and cotton acreage will increase this year but less grain sorghum and soybeans will be grown, an LSU AgCenter economist said at an AgCenter crops and […]

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