WASDE Recap for July 2022: What Happens When USDA Updates Yield Expectations? Jul 23, 2022

    🕔Jul 23, 2022
    On Tuesday July 12, the USDA released its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates, or WASDE. The WASDE report provides an updated point of reference for agricultural commodity price expectations. […]

    WASDE Report Recap: Small Changes and Season Average Price Forecasts Jun 14, 2022

    🕔Jun 14, 2022
    On Friday June 10, the USDA released its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates, or WASDE. The WASDE report provides an updated point of reference for old-crop and new-crop price expectations […]

    Farm Bill Review: Economic Perspectives on Title I Commodities Jun 10, 2022

    🕔Jun 10, 2022
    Note: This article is based on testimony given before the House Agricultural Committee Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management on June 9, 2022. Full video of the committee […]

    Grain Markets: Early Export Sales Commitments and New-Crop Balance Sheets May 18, 2022

    🕔May 18, 2022
    On Thursday, May 12, the USDA released its first complete 2022/23 marketing year supply and demand estimates for corn, soybeans, and wheat in the May 2022 WASDE report. These estimates provide an […]

    Corn, Soybean Webinar: Implications of Grain Stocks, Prospective Plantings Reports for Prices – March 31 Mar 21, 2022

    🕔Mar 21, 2022
    The March Grain Stocks and Prospective Plantings reports usually result in one of the most volatile days of the year in the grain markets.  This year the reports have even […]

    Ag Trade: Commodity Markets Reaction to the Ukraine-Russia Conflict Mar 8, 2022

    🕔Mar 8, 2022
    The Russian invasion of Ukraine has been a major shock to agricultural commodity markets. Both Russia and Ukraine are major exporters of agricultural commodities, especially wheat and corn. War in […]

    Ag Trade: Revisiting Ukraine, Russia, and Commodity Markets Mar 1, 2022

    🕔Mar 1, 2022
    Ukraine and Russia have become an important source for global supplies of major agricultural commodities in the past 25 years. These countries, often collectively referred to along with various other […]

    Corn, Soybeans: Expectations for Acreage, Impacts on Markets Jan 21, 2022

    🕔Jan 21, 2022
    This is a presentation summary from the 2021 virtual Illinois Farm Economics Summit (IFES). A video of the webinar and PowerPoint Slides (PDF) are available here. Corn and soybean prices have […]

    Corn, Soybeans: 2022 Export Sales Outlook Dec 28, 2021

    🕔Dec 28, 2021
    Corn and soybean prices have shown remarkable resilience in 2021. During the 2020-21 marketing year, nearby futures prices peaked in May 2021 at over $7.50 per bushel for corn and […]

    Illinois: Pandemic Assistance Programs to Ag Producers in 2020 Oct 13, 2021

    🕔Oct 13, 2021
    Disclaimer: The findings and conclusions in this presentation are those of the authors and should not be construed to represent any official U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) or U.S. Government determination […]


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