Welch on Grain: Domestic, Global Corn Production Increases Offset by Increased Consumption

🕔Oct 13, 2017Market Situation WASDE. Today’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates showed another increase in the average yield of the U.S. corn crop, up 1.9 bushels per acre to 171.8. This […]

Welch on Wheat: Domestic, Global Supplies Raised

🕔Oct 13, 2017Market Situation WASDE. The U.S. wheat supply numbers in today’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates were given last month in the Small Grains Summary: a small decrease in harvested […]

Welch on Wheat: Stocks Below Last Year but Above Average

🕔Oct 3, 2017Market Situation Small Grains Summary. Ahead of last Friday’s Small Grains Summary, the average trade guess was for USDA to lower 2017/18 wheat production. Instead, production increases in the spring […]

Welch on Grain: Corn Stocks Below Expectations, Still Well Above Average

🕔Oct 3, 2017Market Situation Grain Stocks. The Grain Stocks report from USDA last week showed corn in all positions as of September 1 at 2.295 billion bushels, up 32 percent over last […]

Welch on Wheat: Exports Just Below USDA’s Weekly Pace

🕔Sep 26, 2017Market Situation Crop Progress. Winter wheat planted for the week of September 24th is 24 percent, reported in today’s Crop Progress from USDA. That is just behind the five-year average […]

Welch on Grain: Strong Demand for Cattle, Poultry Feed

🕔Sep 26, 2017Market Situation Crop Progress. The crop condition index for U.S. corn increased one point this week, very close to normal levels and consistent with seasonal patterns. The crop index this […]

Welch on Wheat: Strong Exports Continue, Gulf Shipments Resume

🕔Sep 19, 2017Market Situation Crop Progress. Winter wheat planted for the week of September 17th is 13 percent, reported in today’s Crop Progress from USDA. That is just behind the five-year average […]

Welch on Grain: Corn, Sorghum Exports Start Marketing Year Off Strong

🕔Sep 19, 2017Market Situation Crop Progress. The crop condition index for U.S. corn was unchanged again this week at 357. There were no changes in any of the rating categories for the […]

Welch on Wheat: World Carryout Lowered, Still at 20 Year High

🕔Sep 13, 2017Market Situation WASDE. No changes were made to U.S. wheat supply or use numbers in this morning’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates. The season average farm price estimate for […]

Welch on Grain: USDA Raises Corn Yield, Ending Stocks

🕔Sep 13, 2017Market Situation WASDE. The surprising feature in the U.S. corn numbers in today’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates was an increase to the average yield. USDA lowered the yield […]

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