Global Markets: Rice – Medium- and Short-Grain Trade Overview Feb 14, 2020

🕔Feb 14, 2020
Although the majority of rice traded internationally is long-grain rice, there is a smaller but significant quantity of medium- and short-grain rice. Typically, trade for these classes is relatively stable, […]

More Trade Tariffs: Raising the Stakes – DTN Jul 9, 2019

🕔Jul 9, 2019
A year since the U.S. and China began a tit-for-tat of tariffs, talks and tweets, American farmers are seeing more diversified export routes while waiting for their largest customer to […]

Global Markets: Rice – Brazil Reasserts Role as Top South American Exporter Oct 12, 2018

🕔Oct 12, 2018
Brazil is the top Western Hemisphere rice producer and consumer. It is also a significant import market, and in fact a net importer as recently as 2016 and 2017. However, […]

Soybean Market: Iran was Top U.S. Soybean Buyer in August, What Gives? – DTN Oct 9, 2018

🕔Oct 9, 2018
One month ago in this column, I explained how one of the surprises of China’s tariff on U.S. soybeans was that U.S. soybean exports actually increased in the month of […]

Global Markets: Coarse Grains – Near-Record U.S. Corn Exports in 2017/18 Jul 13, 2018

🕔Jul 13, 2018
Ample supplies, combined with a continued lack of competition and continued strong foreign demand, have brightened export prospects in the second-half of 2017/18 (October-September). This month, exports are forecast at […]

U.S. Farmers Wary of Tariffs’ Financial Toll; Income Down 50% Since 2013 – DTN Jul 9, 2018

🕔Jul 9, 2018
Soybeans represent 41% of the value of U.S. products on China’s retaliatory tariff list, and for South Dakota farmer Brandon Wipf, the financial toll adds up fast.   “You’re probably looking […]

Global Markets: Rice – Record Production Forecast May 11, 2018

🕔May 11, 2018
Global rice production in 2018/19 is forecast at a record, up modestly from the prior year on greater area. The largest year-to-year increase is for Bangladesh, which is expected to […]

Ag Trade: Soybean, Grain Trade Data Updated by USDA Jan 16, 2018

🕔Jan 16, 2018
Today’s update provides a brief overview of updated USDA agricultural export data, with particular focus on soybeans and grains. Earlier this month, USDA’s Economic Research Service updated its agricultural export data set, which […]

Global Markets: Oilseeds – China Key to Slow Pace of U.S. Soybean Exports Jan 12, 2018

🕔Jan 12, 2018
The pace of U.S. soybean exports continues to lag behind last year. Accumulated soybean exports through late December, as reported in the January 5 U.S. Export Sales report, show a […]

Rice: U.S. Production, Consumption, and Exports Projected to Decline Oct 27, 2017

🕔Oct 27, 2017
While global rice production and trade are shifting slightly, the 2017-2018 U.S. rice market will likely see declines in production, consumption, exports and stocks, according to the U.S. Department of […]

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