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

🕔Oct 9, 2018One 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 […]

Dossett on Rice: September Futures Broke Through this Week

🕔Aug 3, 2018CASH MARKETS Thai rice prices are starting to firm up. The 5% White traded $399 this week, up $2 from last week. Vietnam is a little lower at $390. India prices […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Imports Surge in Indonesia, Middle East

🕔Dec 13, 2017Indonesia: Strong Wheat Imports Displace Other Grains Indonesia’s drive for self-sufficiency is resulting in record wheat imports displacing imported rice and corn. The country’s rise to the second-largest wheat importer […]

Global Markets: Rice – Burmese Exports Continue to Rise; Thai Prices Spike Upwards

🕔Sep 13, 2017With a spike in shipments thus far in 2017 and additional recent sales, Burma is now forecast to export 2.4 million tons in 2017, up fourfold from a decade ago. […]

Dossett on Rice: Bear Market is Over so Where are Those Bulls?

🕔Apr 6, 2017The rice prices in India have continued to rise as demand is strong. East Asia prices are firm but markets are quiet. There is more flooding in Argentina as the […]

Dossett on Rice: Futures Aim for the Bottom as More Acres Shift to Soybeans

🕔Feb 10, 2017USDA has published the monthly WASDE report. They failed again to subtract the 5MMT that Thailand has admitted is ethanol only. The USDA decreased milled sales by 2MMT because we […]

Cuba: A Long Line of Sugar Daddies – Time for a Real Partner? – DTN

🕔Nov 30, 2016Cuba has had a long line of sugar daddies. Spain, which conquered the island in the 15th century, was first to provide Cuba with infrastructure. In exchange, the island shipped […]

Energy: Iran’s Petroleum Production to Rise with Lifted Sanctions

🕔Jan 22, 2016Over last weekend, Iran took a step toward increased oil and other liquid fuels production and exports as the international community lifted many of the nuclear-related sanctions that severely constrained […]

Rose on Cotton: Producer, Mill Tug of War Continues

🕔Jul 24, 2015Dec cotton futures on the ICE gave up another 58 points on the week, finishing at 64.64 despite a Dec – Mar spread that was persistently inverted. Cotton’s lack of […]

California Pistachios: U.S. Production Forecast 10% Higher

🕔Feb 20, 2015Global production for 2014/15 is forecast at 608,000 metric tons, up 20 percent from the previous year as the United States, Iran and Turkey enter the on-year of the alternate […]

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