Wheat Market: Early Estimates Expect Black Sea Production to Fall

🕔Feb 22, 2018USDA will issue its first 2018/19 U.S. wheat production estimate on Feb. 23 at its Annual Agricultural Outlook Forum, rounding out the estimates already available for Northern Hemisphere wheat exporting […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Indonesia Forecast as Largest Importer, Increasingly Supplied by Black Sea

🕔Feb 9, 2018Indonesia is forecast to be the largest wheat importer for 2017/18 at 12.5 million metric tons, passing Egypt, which has traditionally been the top wheat importer. Indonesia wheat imports have […]

Ag Trade: Soybean, Grain Trade Data Updated by USDA

🕔Jan 16, 2018Today’s update provides a brief overview of updated USDA agricultural export data, with particular focus on soybeans and grains. Earlier this month, USDA’s Economic Research Service updated its agricultural export data set, which […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Black Sea Region Gains Market Share from Traditional Exporters

🕔Jan 12, 2018The traditional major wheat exporters are Australia, Canada, the European Union (EU), and the United States, but in recent years the Black Sea region–Kazakhstan, Russia, and Ukraine – has emerged […]

Global Markets: Grains – Rising Russian Supplies Drive Record Exports

🕔Jan 12, 2018With bumper supplies, Russian grain exports overall are forecast to reach record levels in 2017/18. The expansion is primarily driven by record wheat exports, set to exceed both the United […]

Wheat Market: Futures Tumble, While Protein Premiums Soar

🕔Dec 14, 2017As the Dec. 12 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) confirms, global wheat supplies are at a record high this year. USDA increased its estimate for 2017/18 global wheat […]

New Map of Worldwide Croplands Supports Food and Water Security

🕔Nov 14, 2017A new map was released today detailing croplands worldwide in the highest resolution yet, helping to ensure global food and water security in a sustainable way. The map establishes that there are […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Sub-Saharan Consumption Outpacing Production; Pushes Imports Higher

🕔Nov 9, 2017Demand for wheat in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has expanded dramatically in recent years. In addition to rapid population growth, per capita consumption is also trending higher, driven by urbanization, changing […]

Global Markets: Cotton – Uzbekistan Showing Strong Consumption Growth

🕔Nov 9, 2017The 77th annual International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) Plenary Meeting in Uzbekistan gave the international cotton trade an opportunity to see the changes underway in the country’s cotton and textile […]

USDA: Clovis Withdraws Over Russia Investigation and Lack of Science Education – DTN

🕔Nov 3, 2017The White House confirmed Thursday that former Trump campaign co-chair Sam Clovis withdrew his nomination for USDA undersecretary for research, education and economics in a letter to the president. The […]

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