Soybeans: Increased Production Capacity May Threaten Processor Profitability

🕔Dec 17, 2018Historically strong crush margins in recent years have driven the U.S. soybean processing industry into its biggest expansion phase in 20 years. Two new processing plants are expected to start […]

Oil Crops Outlook: Robust Soybean Meal Use Spurs Record Crush

🕔Jun 15, 2018Based on strong soybean meal demand, USDA raised its 2017/18 marketing year forecast of the domestic soybean crush by 25 million bushels this month to a record 2.015 billion. The […]

Oil Crops Outlook: Firming of Soybean Prices Hinges on Demand Prospects

🕔May 14, 2018USDA’s first projection of the 2018/19 soybean crop is 4.28 billion bushels based on a trend yield and 1-percent decline in intended sown acreage. Although this projection falls below the […]

Grain Markets: Soybean Crush Strength Continues

🕔May 7, 2018Soybean crush levels picked up substantially over the last few months due to strong crush margins. Driven by production issues in Argentina, the increase in crush margin recently is attributed […]

Grain Markets: Soybean Consumption Finishes Strong in 2016-17

🕔Sep 11, 2017The 2016-17 marketing year for soybeans closed with strong consumption in soybean crush and export numbers. USDA’s current estimate of 370 million bushels for the 2016-17 marketing year soybean ending […]

Good on Grain: Any Information in Mid-Year Soybean Stocks Estimate?

🕔Mar 21, 2016Listen to MP3 podcast On March 31, the USDA will release the quarterly Grain Stocks report, with estimates of crop inventories as of March 1, as well as the annual […]

Oil Crops Outlook: Lackluster Soy Meal Exports To Slow Soybean Crushing

🕔Feb 12, 2016U.S. season-ending soybean stocks for 2015/16 are forecast 10 million bushels higher this month to 450 million–a 9-year high. The increase was precipitated by a lower forecast (down 10 million […]

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