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 […]

ADM Profits Fell 41% Q1 – Plans Ethanol Spinoff Plus Mill and Plant Closures Apr 29, 2019

🕔Apr 29, 2019Archer Daniels Midland Co. is expanding restructuring efforts as the agricultural company works to rebound from challenges due to bad weather and trade tensions. The Chicago-based company on Friday said […]

Soybean Trade: China Tariffs Not the Only Thing Holding U.S. Back – DTN Nov 26, 2018

🕔Nov 26, 2018Since the 1990s, the United States, the world’s leading producer of soybeans, has lost market share to Brazil, noted USDA in its most recent study, The Impact of Infrastructure and […]

Soybean Market: Bearish Times? A Contrarian’s Checklist – DTN Oct 30, 2018

🕔Oct 30, 2018With combines back in the fields again this week, the bears were back out in force as far as crop prices were concerned. From last Friday’s close to Thursday afternoon, […]

Soybean Planting – Brazilian Farmers Anxious Over Trade Tariffs – DTN Oct 1, 2018

🕔Oct 1, 2018Though Chinese buyers are turning to buy more Brazilian beans as the Chinese government is retaliating with a 25% tariff on U.S. soybeans, Brazilian farmers are not optimistic about the […]

Wheat, Soy Export Sales Bearish – DTN Jun 8, 2018

🕔Jun 8, 2018This week’s export sales report should be viewed as bearish for wheat and soybeans and neutral for corn and milo, according to DTN Analyst Todd Hultman. Weekly export sales of […]

Soybeans and U.S. Policy: A Game of Whack-a-Mole – Commentary May 24, 2018

🕔May 24, 2018What impact will the US imposition of tariffs on Chinese products have on US agricultural exports? When we were kids, a question like that was called a $64,000 question, named […]

Grain Markets: Updating Corn and Soybean Export Pace Jan 8, 2018

🕔Jan 8, 2018On January 12, the USDA will release a flood of reports that will provide some clarifying information for corn and soybean markets in the 2017-18 marketing year. At present, the […]

Grain Markets: Soybean Export Prospects for 2017-18 Nov 20, 2017

🕔Nov 20, 2017U.S. soybean exports will play a significant role in determining soybean prices this marketing year. The recent level of soybean exports from the United States trails last year’s pace. The […]

Grain Shipping: Aging River Infrastructure Creates Costly Delays Aug 3, 2017

🕔Aug 3, 2017In an update last week at The Wall Street Journal Online (“Disaster Looms on America’s Waterways“), Shane Shifflett reported that, “For American producers who rely on the nation’s waterways to export […]

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