Hog Prices Climb to 7 Year High, Food Inflation Variables Impact Protein Prices May 28, 2021

🕔May 28, 2021
Bloomberg writer Michael Hirtzer reported on Friday that, “America’s insatiable appetite for ribs and hot dogs pushed hog prices to the highest in nearly seven years as the summer grilling season kicks off. […]

Ag Trade: China Accelerates Corn Orders From U.S., Farmers in Argentina Prepare to Strike May 21, 2021

🕔May 21, 2021
On Wednesday, Bloomberg writers Daniela Sirtori-Cortina and Breanna T Bradham reported that, “China has tapped the U.S. for more than a third of next season’s expected corn imports, accelerating its pace of […]

Ag Trade: Supply Chain Bottlenecks, Inflation Concerns, Chinese Demand for Corn May 21, 2021

🕔May 21, 2021
Bloomberg writers Brendan Murray, Enda Curran, and Kim Chipman reported this week that, “A year ago, as the pandemic ravaged country after country and economies shuddered, consumers were the ones panic-buying. Today, on the rebound, […]

Federal Reserve Ag Credit Surveys- 2021 1st Quarter Farm Economy Conditions May 17, 2021

🕔May 17, 2021
Last week, the Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago, Kansas City and Minneapolis released updates regarding farm income, farmland values and agricultural credit conditions from the first quarter of 2021. Federal Reserve Bank of […]

Ag Trade: China Corn Purchases Continue, Inflation Garners Attention, Mississippi Barge Traffic Disrupted May 14, 2021

🕔May 14, 2021
Earlier this week, Bloomberg writers Kim Chipman and Isis Almeida reported that, “A drought in Brazil is changing up trade flows, and sending China on a U.S. grain-buying binge that’s causing global prices to surge. “Brazil […]

Ag Trade: Soybean Futures Hit $16, Inflation Concerns Persist, Shipping Costs Rise May 13, 2021

🕔May 13, 2021
Bloomberg writer Breanna T Bradham reported this week that, “Soybean futures touched $16 on Tuesday for the first time since 2012 as concerns mount over a supply crunch. “Surging Chinese demand and bad […]

Corn Prices Climb Nearly 50% in 2021 May 11, 2021

🕔May 11, 2021
Wall Street Journal writers Ryan Dezember and Kirk Maltais reported on Monday that, “America’s biggest cash crop has rarely been more expensive. Corn prices have risen roughly 50% in 2021 and a […]

Ag Trade: China Makes 5th Largest Purchase of U.S. Corn, Brazil Soy Exports Hit Monthly Record May 10, 2021

🕔May 10, 2021
Bloomberg writers Breanna T Bradham, Michael Hirtzer, and Dominic Carey reported on Friday that, “China made one of its biggest purchases of corn in U.S. history, a sign that its buying spree […]

Corn Trades Above $7 – U.S. Corn Acres a Source of Speculation May 5, 2021

🕔May 5, 2021
Bloomberg writers Breanna T Bradham, Kim Chipman, and Fabiana Batista reported on Tuesday that, “Corn futures surged above $7 a bushel for the first time in more than eight years as lack […]

Corn Planting Rate Fastest Since 2015 May 4, 2021

🕔May 4, 2021
Bloomberg writers Kim Chipman and Dominic Carey reported on Monday that, “U.S. corn farmers are planting at the fastest pace since 2015, a move that could finally bring some relief to […]

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