Soybean Oil Domestic Use Expected to Grow with Renewable Diesel Demand Dec 15, 2021

🕔Dec 15, 2021
In its monthly Oil Crops Outlook report this week, the USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) indicated that, “U.S. processors crushed a record 197 million bushels of soybeans in October, nearly 0.5 million bushels […]

Global Markets: Oilseed – U.S. Soybean Oil Premiums Evaporate on Lower Demand Oct 15, 2021

🕔Oct 15, 2021
U.S. soybean oil prices at the Gulf peaked at nearly $500/ton above South American port quotes in mid- June but fell precipitously in July and August. However, premiums have risen […]

USDA: Private Exporters Report Sales Activity for Unknown Destinations Nov 18, 2020

🕔Nov 18, 2020
Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture export sales of 140,000 metric tons of corn for delivery to unknown destinations during the 2020/2021 marketing year. The marketing year for corn […]

5 Ag Commodities Show Bullish Resilience Amid Pandemic – DTN Aug 11, 2020

🕔Aug 11, 2020
As we navigate the first week of August, it is no surprise that 2020 has been cruel to commodity prices in general and to grains, in particular. Coming at a […]

Palm Oil Market Up — But Will That Matter With Soybeans? – DTN Nov 22, 2019

🕔Nov 22, 2019
Producers of agricultural commodities like it when prices go up. Therefore, there must be some happy producers halfway across the globe in Indonesia and Malaysia, where most of the world’s […]

Global Markets: Oilseeds – Stocks Shrink as China’s Veg Oil Complex Changes Nov 8, 2019

🕔Nov 8, 2019
China is the world’s leading consumer of vegetable oil and the second-largest producer after Indonesia. Amidst import challenges, production shifts, and shrinking stocks, the vegetable oil complex in China is […]

Soy Oil: Better Fundamentals After Many Weak Years – DTN Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019
In the soy complex, 2012 marked a watershed moment for soybeans’ two products, meal and bean oil. The drought of 2012 took December soybean meal prices up over 70% at […]

Soybean Oil – Largest Share of Domestic Biodiesel Production May 9, 2019

🕔May 9, 2019
Biodiesel production accounts for an increasing share of soybean oil use in the United States, currently representing about 30% of domestic soybean oil disposition. Soybean oil is the most commonly […]

Hubbs on Grain: Tracking the Pace of Soybean Consumption Feb 26, 2019

🕔Feb 26, 2019
Recent developments in trade negotiations with China provided support to soybean prices and raised hopes of reducing the 910 million bushel ending stock projection for this marketing year.  The current […]

Soybean Oil Prices: Major Trends that Could Help or Hurt – DTN Jan 29, 2019

🕔Jan 29, 2019
At the end of November 2018, I laid out what I thought looked like bullish arguments for soybean oil prices. Read “Soybean Oil, Ripe for Bullish Change” here.  Fundamentally speaking, […]

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