Trade Policy: 25% Chinese Tariff – Lose-Lose Proposition for Both Countries

🕔Jun 20, 2018Trade conflicts between the United States and China have escalated recently. The Chinese government has threatened to impose a 25% tariff on 128 U.S. products in response to a U.S. […]

Grain Market: Bearish Elephant in the Room – Don’t Panic Yet – DTN

🕔Jun 20, 2018After watching December corn drop over 40 cents and November soybeans fall more than $1.20 in the past three weeks, I understand why many readers won’t want to hear what […]

Farm Policy: China Targets U.S. Corn, Soybeans in Tariff Retaliation

🕔Jun 18, 2018Bloomberg News reported on Friday that, “Trade tensions between the U.S. and China ratcheted higher after the Asian nation said it will follow through on plans to levy tariffs on a range […]

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 […]

Global Markets: Oilseeds – U.S. Soybeans Facing Stiff Competition from Brazil

🕔Jun 13, 2018Another record Brazilian soybean crop, currently estimated at 119 million tons, will provide ample supplies for export in 2018. Adding to the competitive pressure is the recent weakening of the […]

WASDE Oilseeds: Highest Domestic Crush, Lower Stocks

🕔Jun 12, 2018This month’s U.S. soybean supply and use projections for 2018/19 include lower beginning stocks, slightly higher crush, and lower ending stocks. Lower beginning stocks reflect higher crush for 2017/18. Soybean […]

Soybean Outlook: Prices Pressured by Trade and Crop Potential

🕔Jun 11, 2018Soybean prices continued to move lower last week as trade issues and a strong start to the growing season continue to pressure prices. At this time, very little positive news […]

Grain Markets: Soybean Prices Focus on Trade and Weather

🕔May 21, 2018Listen to MP3 Podcast Soybean prices moved lower last week despite the positive outlook in the USDA’s May WASDE report. The report, released on May 9, projected that stocks of […]

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: 2018-19 Outlook for Corn and Soybeans

🕔May 14, 2018The USDA released the first projections for U.S. corn and soybean supply and demand in the 2018-19 marketing year on May 10. Forecasts for both crops indicate lower ending stocks […]

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