Ag Trade: U.S., China Plan Nov. Talks, Soybean Trade Flows Adjust

🕔Oct 15, 2018News reports indicate that President Trump and Chinese Leader Xi Jinping plan to meet in November, in what could be an opportunity for the two leaders to discuss trade issues.  Meanwhile, a recent USDA […]

Illinois Corn, Soy: Reviewing Prices and Market Facilitation Payments

🕔Oct 12, 2018As the trade conflict with China continues, prices for many agricultural commodities remain relatively low. Illinois corn and soybean prices dipped to new lows in September, coinciding with the latest […]

Soybeans: Export Variables, Storage Issues, Trade Policy Outlook

🕔Oct 10, 2018Today’s update looks briefly at recent reports that discuss variables associated with U.S. soybean exports.  In addition, news items that highlight concerns about crop storage issues, and the trade policy […]

Tariff Realities: Farmer’s View – Basis, Cash Flow, Storage – DTN

🕔Oct 9, 2018DTN Editor’s Note: In our “Tariff Realities” series, DTN is looking at challenges facing U.S. farmers and grain elevators this fall as they market, store and transport soybeans under conditions related […]

Farmers’ Worries Increase, Expect Lower Incomes – Ag Barometer

🕔Oct 2, 2018The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer fell to a reading of 114 in September, fifteen points below its August reading of 129 and its lowest reading since October 2016. September marked […]

USDA’s Trade Aid Package, Potential Tariff Impacts

🕔Oct 1, 2018Recent news articles have discussed USDA’s trade aid package, as well as the potential impacts of ongoing trade tariffs on U.S. farm goods.  Today’s update provides an overview of several of […]

Soybean Market: How Will Chinese Tariffs Affect Trade Long-Term?

🕔Sep 27, 2018The economic conflict with China is set to escalate as new US tariffs on as much as $200 billion of Chinese goods go into effect this week.  President Trump reportedly […]

Ohio Soybeans: Long-Term Consequences if Trade Dispute Continues

🕔Sep 26, 2018Yesterday the Administration moved forward on a 10 percent tariff on an additional $200 billion in Chinese imports, and China quickly retaliated on another $60 billion of U.S. products. This […]

Soybeans: How Have Tariffs Affected Trade?

🕔Sep 25, 2018Business news articles continue to highlight how Chinese soybean tariffs are impacting the international sale and purchase of soybeans.  Today’s update looks briefly at a few of these recent news […]

Thompson On Cotton: Prices Have Taken A Hit In Trade War – What’s Next?

🕔Sep 19, 2018As one always in search of a silver lining and often tagged the eternal optimist, I try to interject these feelings in my market letters. As of late, this is […]

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