Grain: U.S. Wins WTO Dispute – China’s Excessive Support to Producers

🕔Feb 28, 2019U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel found that China has provided trade distorting domestic […]

Hubbs on Grain: Price Recovery Due to Several Factors

🕔Oct 9, 2018The USDA’s estimates of September 1 grains stocks pressured the price for both corn and soybeans on much higher than expected stocks.  Despite the higher ending stocks estimates for both […]

Grain Markets: Export Potential for Corn, Ethanol, and Distillers Grains

🕔May 29, 2018The prospect of substantial levels of corn, ethanol, and distillers’ grains exports bodes well for corn consumption this marketing year, but a lack of resolution to trade negotiations may provide […]

Grain Market History: When Did Politics Take Over? – DTN

🕔May 25, 2018Since early April, when a threat began to loom of retaliatory 25% tariffs on U.S. soybeans imported to China, the Chicago soybean futures market plummeted nearly 60 cents. It has […]

Moving Grain: Pacific Northwest Grain Inspections Rebound

🕔Apr 27, 2018FMC to Investigate Ocean Carriers Making Unilateral Changes to Service Contracts According to an April 23 Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) news release, U.S. cargo owners forwarded complaints to FMC claiming […]

Global Markets: Grains – Rising Russian Supplies Drive Record Exports

🕔Jan 12, 2018With bumper supplies, Russian grain exports overall are forecast to reach record levels in 2017/18. The expansion is primarily driven by record wheat exports, set to exceed both the United […]

Grain Markets: Is Global Demand Waking Up? – DTN

🕔Nov 8, 2017I realize corn’s bearish woes are well known by now, so pardon me for repeating the main points. USDA is estimating 2.43 billion bushels of U.S. ending corn stocks for […]

Ag Trade: New Study Shows Grain Exports Offered $55.5 Bln In Economic Output

🕔Nov 7, 2017Exports of U.S. feed grains and related products provide critical support across the U.S. economy, offering billions in economic direct and indirect economic benefits to farmers, rural communities and the nation […]

Grain Markets: Moving Forward After the Oct. Reports

🕔Oct 16, 2017The release of USDA’s October reports created a rally in soybean prices that pushed November soybean futures prices to levels not seen since the end of July. Corn prices saw […]

Ag Trade: USDA Releases Updated Data on U.S. Exports

🕔Oct 10, 2017Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture updated its monthly agricultural trade data. Today’s update includes an overview of some observations from the data with a focus on corn, soybeans, […]

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