Ag Trade: Pork, Soybean Markets Adjust to African Swine Fever

🕔Apr 22, 2019Recent news items have focused on the impacts that African Swine Fever (AFS) in China is having on pork and soybean markets.  Today’s update looks briefly at these issues in […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Weather and Trade – Hedging is Key

🕔Apr 18, 2019Cotton prices continue locked in their technical channel with new crop fighting to climb above 78 cents while the old crop July struggles to breech the 80 cent mark. July’s […]

Livestock: African Swine Fever – Market Impacts Persist

🕔Apr 15, 2019Articles last week documented some of the recent impacts that African swine fever is having on hog markets, including in the U.S.  Today’s update looks at key points from several […]

The U.S. Trade Conflict – One Year Later

🕔Apr 12, 2019Just over a year ago, on March 1, 2018, President Trump announced that he was using existing authorities to impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum. This was the […]

Webinar: U.S. Rice Exports Free Trade – Fair Trade, April 11

🕔Apr 10, 2019Join us Thursday, April 11 at 10:00 a.m. CST as we host Riceland Foods, Inc. Senior Vice President Terry Harris. He will draw on his 43-years of experience in the […]

Global Markets: Oilseeds – Canada Rapeseed Exports Lowered Following Trade Dispute with China

🕔Apr 10, 2019Canada rapeseed exports are forecast for 2018/19 is reduced 1.0 million tons this month in response to a slowing pace of trade and the recent trade dispute with China. Exports […]

Global Markets: Cotton – Rising Production in Mexico Reduces U.S. Exports

🕔Apr 10, 2019Cotton production in Mexico in 2017/18 and 2018/19 jumped to levels not seen since the late 1970’s and the recent GAIN (FAS attaché) report from Mexico forecasts that production in […]

Global Markets: Rice – China’s Medium Grain Exports Hit New Record

🕔Apr 10, 2019China has returned as a significant exporter of milled rice, and its presence in the medium grain market is disrupting exporter trends. Medium grain trade constitutes a small portion of […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Smaller Production, Lower Consumption, Tighter Stocks

🕔Apr 10, 2019Global production in 2018/19 was down 4 percent from the previous year to the lowest level in 4 years. Much of the decline was in major exporting countries. The European […]

U.S.-China Trade Talks: “Great Progress,” Yet “Some Way to Go.”

🕔Apr 9, 2019Late last week, Los Angeles Times writer Don Lee reported that, “Despite hopes that a U.S.-China trade deal is at hand, President Trump said Thursday that some key issues have […]

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