Livestock Markets: Pork Export Variables and China Jan 22, 2021

🕔Jan 22, 2021
Earlier this month, in its Livestock and Poultry: World Markets and Trade report, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) stated that, “Driven by higher estimates for pork, the China total meat import forecasts for both 2020 and 2021 are […]

Ag Trade: One Year Later – ‘Phase One’ Deal Producing Results for U.S. Wheat Jan 21, 2021

🕔Jan 21, 2021
Just over a year ago, on Jan. 15, 2020, the U.S.-China “Phase One” agreement was signed, leading to the eventual waiver of China’s retaliatory tariffs against U.S. agricultural products. Those […]

Trump’s Legacy on Agriculture – DTN Jan 21, 2021

🕔Jan 21, 2021
 With President Donald Trump’s time in office coming to a close, U.S. farmers will remember a president who spoke to them and for them more often than any other president […]

Soybeans, Corn: Chinese Demand Undergirds Robust Prices Jan 20, 2021

🕔Jan 20, 2021
Reuters writers Hallie Gu and Dominique Patton reported last week that, “China’s soybean imports jumped 13% to an annual record in 2020, customs data showed on Thursday, after crushers ramped up […]

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 […]

Global Markets: Cotton – Strong U.S. Exports Buoyed by China Jan 15, 2021

🕔Jan 15, 2021
Record U.S. shipments through December are supporting a stronger U.S. export forecast at 15.25 million bales, despite production falling 5.0 million bales from the previous year. China has accounted for […]

Global Markets: Corn – Argentina Reverses Course on Suspension of Exports Jan 15, 2021

🕔Jan 15, 2021
On December 30, 2020, the Argentina Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Fisheries announced a temporary suspension of corn export registrations through February 28, 2021. Under the policy, corn could have […]

Ag Trade: China Approves 5 GMO Corn, Cotton Traits for Import – DTN Jan 15, 2021

🕔Jan 15, 2021
China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs published import approvals for five GM (genetically modified) corn and cotton traits on Jan. 11. Some were approvals for new traits, namely MZIR098, […]

Corn Market: Need for Animal Feed – China Approves GMO Varieties Jan 13, 2021

🕔Jan 13, 2021
Bloomberg News reported earlier this week that, “China approved two genetically modified corn varieties from Bayer AG and Syngenta AG for imports as demand for animal feed surges. “The two strains MON87411 and […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Fewer Acres Likely Despite Continued High Prices Jan 11, 2021

🕔Jan 11, 2021
The New Year always begins with our listing of Bullish and Bearish market factors.  These factors that will likely lead market direction over the course of the year. Bullish Imbalance […]

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