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Regional News  Russian sources indicate the country plans to extend the Black Sea grain export corridor agreement for another 60 days starting 18 May 2023. The EU Parliament has extended duty-free trade with Ukraine for another year starting 6 June 2023.  Drought remains a major concern for Spain although recent rains have offered some slight relief. Last week’s rains were helpful, but the region has still received some 30 mm less rain than average for April-May. Crop production expectations continue to be revised lower and the country’s feed imports will be large for the coming year.  Unfortunately, the latest weather model runs do not offer much hope for relief for Spain in the coming weeks. Forecasts for th...

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Jul 24 Corn closed at $4.335/bushel, down $0.015 from yesterday's close.  Sep 24 Wheat closed at $5.71/bushel, down $0.0475 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soybeans closed at $11.7525/bushel, up $0.1475 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soymeal closed at $372.8/short ton, up $11 fr...

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Forecasting developments in production agriculture

On behalf of a private U.S. agricultural technology provider, WPI’s team generated an econometric model to forecast the movement of concentrated corn production north and west from the traditional U.S. Corn Belt. WPI’s model has subsequently provided quantitative support to a multi-million-dollar investment into short-season corn variety development. WPI’s methodology included a series of interviews with regional grain elevators and seed consultants. Emphasizing outreach and communication with stakeholders who possess intimate sectoral knowledge – on-the-ground insights – is a regular component of WPI’s methodologies, made possible by WPI’s ever-growing network of industry contacts.

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