Chumrau on Wheat: Harvest Reveals Better HRW Yields, Quality

🕔Jul 2, 2015The latest harvest reports for the 2015 U.S. hard red winter (HRW) wheat crop indicate better than expected results despite the challenging weather events farmers faced earlier this year. Areas […]

Chumrau on Wheat: Inconsistent Weather Causes Quality Concerns

🕔Jun 19, 2015In the May 7 edition of “Wheat Letter,” I discussed how timely rain in the United States and abroad could boost global production potential. Some said that April rain showers in […]

Chumrau on Wheat: ’14-15 Marketing Year in Review

🕔Jun 4, 2015Marketing year 2014/15 ended May 31 and proved to be another record setting year for wheat in several key categories. Production, supply and total consumption all hit record levels. However, […]

Chumrau on Wheat: High Quality U.S. Supplies Available for ’15-16

🕔May 21, 2015In the next week or so, U.S. wheat farmers will start harvesting the first fields of the 2015 season, which is good news for buyers. While some major wheat suppliers […]

Chumrau on Wheat: Timely Rains Should Help Stabilize Global Conditions

🕔May 7, 2015What were serious concerns about wheat production in key growing areas around the world have eased somewhat in the last few months thanks to timely rainfall. The northern hemisphere’s winter […]

Chumrau on Wheat: Competitive Factors Pressuring U.S. Export Pace

🕔Apr 23, 2015In a year when record global wheat supplies depressed prices, U.S. farmers have struggled to compete in price sensitive markets. Exports of high protein U.S. classes, often the highest priced, […]

Chumrau on Wheat: USDA Confirms Lower U.S. Seeding

🕔Apr 9, 2015As the spring weather emerges and farmers are getting back in their fields, the prospects for the new U.S. wheat crop become clearer. The USDA provided a key piece to […]

Chumrau on Wheat: Where More Rain is Needed to Make the HRW Crop

🕔Mar 26, 2015Spring came early in most parts of the U.S. hard red winter (HRW) wheat belt this year and revealed a crop that looks promising overall — but one that needs […]

Chumrau on Wheat: Exports Weather Bear Market

🕔Mar 12, 2015Marketing year 2014/15 has turned into a perfect storm of bearish factors for U.S. wheat exports. Global wheat supplies are even larger than first expected, U.S. prices remain higher than […]

Chumrau on Wheat: USDA Forecasts Higher Production in 2015-16

🕔Feb 26, 2015USDA released its Grains and Oilseeds Outlook for the 2015/16 harvest at its annual Agricultural Outlook Forum Feb. 20 in Arlington, VA. Despite lower expected planted acres, USDA predicted a 5 […]



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