Spring Wheat: Unfavorable Weather Delays U.S. Harvest

🕔Aug 22, 2019Though early April is the ideal planting window for U. S. hard red spring (HRS) wheat, saturated fields and cold soil temperatures kept many farmers out of their fields until […]

Wheat: Reduced Production Estimates Boost Russian Export Prices

🕔Aug 8, 2019Extremely high temperatures and below-average precipitation levels prompted USDA to reduce its Russian wheat production forecast from 78.0 million metric tons (MMT) in its June World Agricultural Supply and Demand […]

Wheat Tour: Fair Weather, Adequate Soil Moisture Predict Good Yield Potentia

🕔Jul 25, 2019This week, my colleague, Michael Anderson, and I joined four U.S. wheat customers from Mexico and Chile for the annual Wheat Quality Council (WQC) Spring Wheat Tour, an early survey […]

Wheat: U.S. Prices Competitive with Corn for Domestic Feed Use

🕔Jul 12, 2019According to USDA’s June WASDE (World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates) report, U.S. feed wheat consumption will increase 64% in marketing year (MY) 2019/20 to 3.81 million metric tons (MMT), compared […]

Wheat Market: U.S. Exports End Marketing Year Close to USDA Estimate

🕔Jun 14, 2019Despite challenging market factors, U.S. wheat exports for marketing year (MY) 2018/19, which ended May 31, totaled 25.8 million metric tons (MMT) (948 million bushels), in line with USDA’s adjusted […]

Wheat Market: New Crop HRW Demand is Up Significantly

🕔May 31, 2019As of May 16, total U.S. hard red winter (HRW) commercial sales for delivery in new marketing year 2019/20 reached a record 1.08 million metric tons (MMT). Weekly commercial sales […]

Wheat: USDA Predicts Another Record World Crop

🕔May 16, 2019On May 10, USDA issued its first set of forecasts for 2019/20 in its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report. USDA expects global wheat production at a new record […]

HRW Wheat: Wet, Cold Tour Predicts Good Yield Potential

🕔May 2, 2019This week, two U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) colleagues and I joined the Wheat Quality Council (WQC) on its 62nd annual “Hard Winter Wheat” Tour for an early survey of the […]

Wheat Market: Good Quality, Competitive Prices Spark U.S. Demand

🕔Apr 18, 2019As marketing year (MY) 2018/19 draws to a close, customers of U.S. winter wheat are taking advantage of excellent buying opportunities on competitive pricing and high-quality, consistent supplies. Since the […]

Spring Wheat: Revenue Potential, Weather to Cut U.S. Acres

🕔Apr 4, 2019According to the March 29 USDA Prospective Plantings report, U.S. total spring-planted wheat area will fall to an estimated 14.2 million acres (5.75 million hectares), 7% below 2018/19, if realized. […]

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