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 […]

Global Markets: Coarse Grains – U.S. Sorghum Ending Stocks Highest Since 2005/06

🕔Mar 8, 2019The build-up in forecast ending stocks is mainly due to diminished export prospects and an abundance of corn, the major competing feed grain. Corn is generally considered to be of […]

Corn, Wheat, Rice: WTO Dispute Against Chinese Support Programs

🕔Mar 7, 2019A World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute panel circulated its report on February 28, 2019 concerning a widely-watched case brought against China’s market price support for wheat, rice and corn during […]

Ag Trade: U.S. Policy Flux Hurting Farmers – DTN

🕔Mar 6, 2019Backing out of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), an ongoing trade battle with China and resulting retaliatory tariffs against the United […]

Pompeo To Iowa Farmers: “Sympathetic” Over Trade Plight But Offers Little On Progress – DTN

🕔Mar 5, 2019Iowa farmers noted Secretary of State Mike Pompeo largely kept his cards close to his vest regarding trade talks with China, but they nonetheless appreciated Pompeo coming to the state […]

Ag Trade: Trump Asks China to Lift Tariffs

🕔Mar 5, 2019On Friday, Bloomberg writers Joshua Gallu and Millie Munshi reported that, “President Donald Trump said he has asked China to immediately remove all tariffs on U.S. agriculture, including beef and […]

Wheat, Rice: WTO Win for Farmers but No Guarantees – DTN

🕔Mar 1, 2019U.S. wheat and rice farmers got a big win over China announced Thursday by the World Trade Organization’s dispute settlement panel. But the victory could be short-lived because the Trump […]

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 […]

China Ag Trade: Farmers and Biotech are Top Issues – DTN

🕔Mar 1, 2019U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told members of the House Ways & Means Committee on Wednesday that trade talks with China had reached a point of agreeing on enforcement mechanisms […]

Rice Market: China Approves 32 U.S. Facilities as Suppliers

🕔Feb 28, 2019The General Administration of Customs in China announced today that all 32 U.S. rice facilities interested in exporting milled rice to China have been approved. The announcement comes after Chinese […]

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