More Trade Tariffs: Raising the Stakes – DTN Jul 9, 2019

🕔Jul 9, 2019A year since the U.S. and China began a tit-for-tat of tariffs, talks and tweets, American farmers are seeing more diversified export routes while waiting for their largest customer to […]

Dossett on Rice: Why Bullish? Look Closely at China and India Stocks Jun 21, 2019

🕔Jun 21, 2019Thai rice prices continue to climb, rising $3 this week.  The Bangkok Post reports that China controls as much as 120 MM tons of old rice. The Post article also […]

USA Rice Works to Overcome Trade Issues with South Korea Nov 13, 2018

🕔Nov 13, 2018Last week’s Agricultural Trade Mission (ATM) to Korea gave USA Rice the opportunity to highlight strong market opportunities for U.S. rice but also to underscore continued obstacles put in our […]

Global Markets: Coarse Grains – U.S. Corn Exports Forecast to Tie Record Oct 12, 2018

🕔Oct 12, 2018Strong foreign demand, a continued lack of competition, and abundant supplies are expected to brighten export prospects well into 2018/19 (Oct-Sep). U.S. exports are currently forecast at 62.5 million tons, […]

U.S. Ag Exports Set July Record – Expect China Import Plunge in 2019 Sep 10, 2018

🕔Sep 10, 2018A radio update from USDA on Thursday indicated that U.S. agriculture exports set a record in July.  “It’s the best July that the U.S. has seen as far as agricultural exports […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: How Have Trade Negotiations Affected Prices? Aug 1, 2018

🕔Aug 1, 2018Introduction China has become an increasingly important trading partner for U.S. agriculture, which makes the escalation of the conflict over tariffs and retaliation particularly troubling for American farmers.  In Illinois, […]

U.S. Ag Trade: USDA, FAO Reports Offer Additional Perspective Jul 11, 2018

🕔Jul 11, 2018The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) recently published its biannual Food Outlook report that provides short-term forecasts for commodity production, trade and prices.  Also this week, […]

Global Markets: Cotton – Strong Late-Season Global Trade Jun 13, 2018

🕔Jun 13, 2018Substantial developments comparatively late in the marketing year have resulted in significant changes to trade estimates in this month’s WASDE for 2017/18. In the United States, May and early June […]

Trump’s Canadian Dairy Problem – DTN Jun 13, 2018

🕔Jun 13, 2018President Donald Trump’s tirade on Twitter over the weekend aimed at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has elevated dairy trade between the two countries to the top political issue in […]

Farm Policy: USDA Reports April Ag Exports Highest Since 2014 Jun 12, 2018

🕔Jun 12, 2018Over the past several days, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has released a handful of updates relating to U.S. agricultural trade.  The recent information includes updated projections for fiscal year […]

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