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 […]

South Carolina: How Has the Cold Affected Pee Dee Winter Crops?

🕔Jan 10, 2018With the sun out, snow gone, and the temperature warming up, it is finally looking and feeling like a normal South Carolina winter again. Friday morning (1/5), following the bomb […]

WASDE Oilseeds: U.S. Soybean Exports Lowered

🕔Dec 12, 2017Total U.S. oilseed production for 2017/18 is projected at 132.2 million tons, up slightly due to a small increase in cottonseed. Soybean exports are reduced 25 million bushels to 2,225 […]

USDA Announces Enrollment Period for Safety Net Coverage in 2018

🕔Oct 31, 2017USDA today announced that starting Nov. 1, 2017, farmers and ranchers with base acres in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) safety net program may enroll […]

Global Markets: Oilseeds – Recovering EU Rapeseed Production Offsetting Lower Imports

🕔Aug 11, 2017In 2017/18, EU rapeseed production is forecast to recover to 22.0 million tons. This is expected to diminish the need for extensive imports in the coming year while allowing processors […]

WASDE Oilseeds: Domestic Soybean Crush Lowered, Stocks Raised

🕔Jun 9, 2017This month’s U.S. soybean supply and use projections for 2017/18 are little changed from last month. Higher beginning stocks reflect a lower crush projection for 2016/17. Soybean crush for 2016/17 […]

South Carolina: Pee Dee Winter Crops Ready to Harvest

🕔May 24, 2017We’re in our third straight day of rainy weather now.  While its holding us up from getting in the fields, the forecast shows the weather drying up towards the end […]

Global Markets: Oilseeds – Demand Growth Forecast to Outpace Production

🕔May 10, 2017Global oilseed production is forecast to grow slightly in 2017/18. Soybean production is projected to decline from the current year’s record level, with both Brazil and the United States forecast […]

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

🕔Mar 29, 2017The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the 2017 marketing assistance loan rates by county for wheat, corn, grain sorghum, barley, oats, soybeans and each “other oilseed” […]

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