Wheat Market: U.S. Production Raised Despite Lower HRW Outlook

🕔May 17, 2018With the small, stressed hard red winter (HRW) wheat crop getting the lion’s share of attention, it was an initial surprise to read in USDA’s May World Agricultural Supply and […]

Wheat Tour Scouts Expect Sharply Lower 2018/19 Production

🕔May 3, 2018This week I joined the annual Wheat Quality Council (WQC) Hard Red Wheat (HRW) Tour for an early survey of the new crop. Each year, participants gather in Manhattan, Kan., […]

Wheat Market: Competing for Acres – 2018/19 Global Production to Fall

🕔Apr 19, 2018At first glance, the USDA April 10 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) held very few surprises for wheat. Most reviewers would consider this a bearish report with another […]

Wheat Market: As Always, Weather Is the Wildcard for Planting, Production

🕔Apr 5, 2018According to the March 29 USDA Prospective Plantings report, U.S. total spring-planted area will jump to an estimated 14.1 million acres (5.71 million hectares), 12 percent above 2017/18, if realized. […]

China’s Response to New U.S. Tariffs Will Hurt U.S. Wheat Farmers

🕔Apr 4, 2018With the announcement today that China intends to retaliate against the latest proposed U.S. tariffs, hard-working U.S. farmers are clearly in the line of fire from what looks more and […]

Trump Tariffs: Farmers Have Most to Lose Say U.S. Farm Groups – DTN

🕔Mar 27, 2018President Donald Trump late Thursday imposed tariffs on $60 billion in Chinese goods on the grounds that China had treated U.S. companies unfairly by coercing them into surrendering trade secrets […]

Wheat Market: Global Winter Wheat Conditions a Mixed Bag

🕔Mar 22, 2018The end of March heralds not only the beginning of spring — a crucial time for both winter and spring wheat production — but also the first round of winter […]

Wheat Grower Organizations: Enforcing Trade Rules Is Best Done Within the Rules

🕔Mar 22, 2018While U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) understand and support the need to enforce international trade rules, we are very concerned about the implications […]

Wheat Market: U.S. Acreage Expected to Increase Despite Dry Conditions

🕔Mar 8, 2018Total U.S. planted wheat area will rise 500,000 acres (202,000 hectares) in 2018/19 due to an expected increase in spring wheat area (including durum) according to Joanna Hitchner of the […]

Soy & Corn: Fears of Retaliation from Trump Policies – DTN

🕔Mar 2, 2018As the Commodity Classic show and expo wrapped up, farmers walked away worried they were seeing demand being undercut for both corn and soybeans because of different policy choices. Farmers […]

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