Farm Policy: China Targets U.S. Corn, Soybeans in Tariff Retaliation

🕔Jun 18, 2018Bloomberg News reported on Friday that, “Trade tensions between the U.S. and China ratcheted higher after the Asian nation said it will follow through on plans to levy tariffs on a range […]

Grain Markets: Is Corn Oversold?

🕔Jun 18, 2018A combination of trade uncertainty and a strong start to the growing season led corn prices to tumble lower last week. The sharp selloff in the corn market occurred despite […]

Global Markets: Corn – U.S.’s Advantage in Peru Recedes in the Short Term

🕔Jun 13, 2018Peru corn imports from the world have more than doubled over the past decade, supported by growing demand primarily for poultry feed. For the past several years, U.S. corn has […]

WASDE Coarse Grains: Lower U.S. Corn Stocks

🕔Jun 12, 2018This month’s 2018/19 U.S. corn outlook is for reduced beginning stocks, lower feed and residual use, greater corn used for ethanol production, and lower ending stocks. Beginning stocks are down […]

Corn Market: Bullish Impact Fades – Large Position Liquidations – DTN

🕔Jun 6, 2018Nearly a month ago, this column showed how corn prices deviated from their usual script and broke higher, thanks to drought in Brazil. (Read that column here) Brazil’s second corn […]

Grain Markets: 2018-19 Outlook for Corn and Soybeans

🕔May 14, 2018The USDA released the first projections for U.S. corn and soybean supply and demand in the 2018-19 marketing year on May 10. Forecasts for both crops indicate lower ending stocks […]

WASDE Coarse Grains: U.S. Corn Production, Use Down

🕔May 10, 2018The U.S. feed-grain outlook for 2018/19 is for lower production, domestic use, exports and ending stocks. The corn crop is projected at 14.0 billion bushels, down from last year with […]

Grain Markets: Is Corn Setting Up for a Rally?

🕔Apr 23, 2018Corn futures prices moved lower last week despite the slow pace of corn planting thus far this year. High levels of corn consumption continue to peck away at the corn […]

Global Markets: Corn – Saudi Arabian Feed Demand Drives Record Imports

🕔Apr 13, 2018Saudi Arabia’s corn imports are set to double from 5 years ago as the government revamps efforts to modernize the country’s feed industry. The world’s largest barley importer makes up […]

WASDE Coarse Grains: Lower Domestic Corn Demand, Higher Ending Stocks

🕔Apr 10, 2018This month’s 2017/18 U.S. corn outlook is for reduced feed and residual use, slightly lower food, seed, and industrial (FSI) use, and increased ending stocks. FSI is lowered 5 million […]

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