Global Markets: Oilseeds – U.S. Soybeans Facing Stiff Competition from Brazil

🕔Jun 13, 2018Another record Brazilian soybean crop, currently estimated at 119 million tons, will provide ample supplies for export in 2018. Adding to the competitive pressure is the recent weakening of the […]

WASDE Oilseeds: Highest Domestic Crush, Lower Stocks

🕔Jun 12, 2018This month’s U.S. soybean supply and use projections for 2018/19 include lower beginning stocks, slightly higher crush, and lower ending stocks. Lower beginning stocks reflect higher crush for 2017/18. Soybean […]

Ag Policy: Price Loss Coverage Favors “Other Oilseeds”

🕔Jun 4, 2018In the context of U.S. commodity policy, “other oilseeds” include canola, crambe, flaxseed, mustard seed, rapeseed, safflower, sesame seed, and sunflower seed, as well as “any oilseed designated by the […]

Global Markets: Oilseeds – Demand Growth Forecast to Outpace Production (Again)

🕔May 11, 2018Global oilseed production is forecast to grow slightly in 2018/19. Soybean production is projected up, as Argentina is forecast to rebound from this year’s drought, offsetting year-over-year declines in production […]

WASDE Oilseeds: Lower Domestic Production, Increased Consumption

🕔May 10, 2018The 2018/19 outlook for U.S. soybeans is for higher supplies, crush, exports, and lower ending stocks compared to 2017/18. The soybean crop is projected at 4,280 million bushels, down 112 […]

Oil Crops Outlook: Strong U.S. Soy Meal Demand Fuels Record Crush

🕔Apr 13, 2018Brighter market conditions for domestic soybean processors prompted this month’s forecast increase in the 2017/18 crush by 10 million bushels to 1.97 billion. Higher forecasts for domestic use (by 250,000 […]

Global Markets: Oilseeds – India’s Appetite for Vegetable Oil To Continue

🕔Apr 13, 2018Amidst recent import policy changes, India remains the global leader of imported vegetable oils. In March 2018, the Government of India imposed higher tariffs on imported vegetable oils as well […]

WASDE Oilseeds: Domestic Soybean Stocks Lowered on Higher Crushing

🕔Apr 10, 2018U.S. soybean supply and use changes for 2017/18 include increased crush, lower seed and residual use, and lower ending stocks. Soybean crush is projected at a record 1,970 million bushels, […]

USDA Announces Loan Rates for Wheat, Feed Grains, Oilseeds, Rice, Pulse Crops

🕔Mar 29, 2018The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the 2018 marketing assistance loan rates by: County for wheat, corn, grain sorghum, barley, oats, soybeans and each “other […]

Global Markets: Oilseeds – Argentina Soybean Stocks – Looking at the Big Picture

🕔Mar 9, 2018This month, USDA’s production estimate for Argentina’s 2017/18 soybean crop was reduced 7.0 million metric tons, with accompanying reductions in trade, crush, and stocks. However, USDA forecasts soybean carry-in stocks […]

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