Wheat: USDA Predicts Another Record World Crop

🕔May 16, 2019On May 10, USDA issued its first set of forecasts for 2019/20 in its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report. USDA expects global wheat production at a new record […]

Corn: How Does Production Compare Among Top 5 Exporters?

🕔May 13, 2019Examining the competitiveness of corn production in different regions of the world is often difficult due to lack of comparable data and agreement regarding what needs to be measured. To […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Smaller Production, Lower Consumption, Tighter Stocks

🕔Apr 10, 2019Global production in 2018/19 was down 4 percent from the previous year to the lowest level in 4 years. Much of the decline was in major exporting countries. The European […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Competitive Pricing Suggests Rebound in EU Exports

🕔Mar 8, 2019EU wheat exports are beginning to improve after sputtering for much of the first half of 2018/19. During July-December 2018, EU exports struggled to contend with the record pace of […]

Wheat: World Production Mostly Lower, Increases in Canada, Argentina

🕔Feb 7, 2019U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) reports on global wheat supply and demand to its farmer directors at each of their board meetings. The directors meet in Washington, D.C., the week of […]

Global Potash Demand Is Changing – DTN

🕔Dec 14, 2018While global potash (K) fertilizer prices have been at their highest levels in the last three years due to cutbacks in supply, the outlook for the market is for more […]

Global Markets: Wheat – 2018/19 HRW Exports Behind Pace, Expected to Improve

🕔Dec 11, 2018The pace of HRW exports so far has been below average and will need to accelerate to reach the current export forecast of 8.7 million tons (320 million bushels). As […]

Commodity Markets: Do We Need More Futures Contracts?

🕔Dec 3, 2018In the last couple of months, there has been news about a new futures contract for soybeans. The Financial Times and Reuters, among others, reported that the CME Group, the […]

Wheat Market: Increased Price Competitiveness Boosts Exports

🕔Nov 29, 2018The expected turn to U.S. wheat supplies appears to be underway. U.S. wheat exports to price sensitive markets and to typically self-sustaining markets are on the rise due to increased […]

Global Markets: Grains – Chinese Stocks Swell on Production Revisions

🕔Nov 9, 2018Last month, China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) released revised area, yield, and production estimates for corn, wheat, and rice from 2007/08 through 2017/18. This month’s Supply and Demand balance […]

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