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The Global Productivity Gap

The Global Harvest Initiative is a non-profit organization founded in 2009 by DuPont, ADM, Monsanto and John Deere. Its purpose is to advance policies, research and agricultural practices that will increase world agricultural productivity through collaborative efforts by private organizations w...

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Wheat Update; Bullish World Corn Numbers

Last Friday we updated our view of the tightening world wheat situation and how that will eventually force the wheat market to rally. It was noted in different market commentaries this morning that wheat prices in Australia have been steadily separating themselves from world prices. The result...

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All the Ingredients - But No Dough

U.S. wheat futures markets continue to trade in a relatively narrow range that is also near the bottom of a longer term-range (see the Chicago wheat chart below). Wheat markets should eventually break out of this bearish pattern for a number of fundamental reasons. USDA has been very slow to r...

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USDA’s October WASDE

After two months of bearish reports, there was a general feeling that USDA’s October WASDE, released today at noon (EDT), would add to that trend with even higher yields and production for U.S. corn and soybeans than the already huge September estimates. Moreover, USDA had to factor in th...

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WASDE Wheat

The outlook for 2018/19 U.S. wheat in October is larger supplies, reduced domestic use, unchanged exports, and higher ending stocks. Wheat production is raised 7 million bushels to 1,884 million from the NASS Small Grains Summary, issued on September 28. Projected imports increased 5 milli...

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Census Bureau Exports

As noted before, it is the U.S. Census Bureau rather than USDA that keeps the official count of grain, soybean and soy product exports. USDA’s FGIS keeps a tab on the volume of grain and soybeans inspected for export each week, and its FAS operates its export sales reporting system. The l...

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Markets Slogging Along

Wheat, corn and soybean markets are behaving like the corn and soybean harvests, continuing to slog along as if stuck in the mud. Perhaps that is the way it should be at this point in the marketing year. The U.S. still has 70 percent or so of what appears to be record corn and soybean crops sti...

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Market Commentary

Tuesday’s rumors had the Russian government taking steps to slow the frantic pace of wheat exports. Today it became clear that it did act but not in a way that was expected. The government apparently has closed about 30 interior grain elevators in Rostov and Krasnodar for three months. Th...

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Oilseed Highlights: U.S. Soy Crop; Brazilian Biodiesel; EU and Australian Rapeseed

Higher Forecast for U.S. Soybean Crop INTL FCStone yesterday boosted its forecast for the U.S. soybean crop from 4.782 billion bushels (130.16 MMT) to 4.796 billion bushels (130.54 MMT), a revision based on the firm’s increased estimate for the average yield from 53.8 bushels/acre to 54 b...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Weather Markets in October?

World crop production has struggled in 2018 after five consecutive years of record output. The Northern Hemisphere growing season is basically now finished, and things didn’t go so well. World wheat and corn production were significantly affected by drought this past summer. That problem...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

This was an interesting start to October and the new quarter. Markets were quiet overnight with little price movement. However, that changed significantly at today’s openings with corn and soybeans turning sharply higher. Meanwhile, wheat futures continued to hover around unchanged. There...

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Market Commentary

There was much for the markets to deal with today. It was the last day of September and the last day of the quarter; the drama over the Supreme Court nomination continues to play out in Washington; and there is still uncertainty over any possible shift to E15 from E10 that would increase ethano...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

The Global Productivity Gap

The Global Harvest Initiative is a non-profit organization founded in 2009 by DuPont, ADM, Monsanto and John Deere. Its purpose is to advance policies, research and agricultural practices that will increase world agricultural productivity through collaborative efforts by private organizations w...

wheat feed-grains

Wheat Update; Bullish World Corn Numbers

Last Friday we updated our view of the tightening world wheat situation and how that will eventually force the wheat market to rally. It was noted in different market commentaries this morning that wheat prices in Australia have been steadily separating themselves from world prices. The result...

wheat

All the Ingredients - But No Dough

U.S. wheat futures markets continue to trade in a relatively narrow range that is also near the bottom of a longer term-range (see the Chicago wheat chart below). Wheat markets should eventually break out of this bearish pattern for a number of fundamental reasons. USDA has been very slow to r...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds

USDA’s October WASDE

After two months of bearish reports, there was a general feeling that USDA’s October WASDE, released today at noon (EDT), would add to that trend with even higher yields and production for U.S. corn and soybeans than the already huge September estimates. Moreover, USDA had to factor in th...

wheat

WASDE Wheat

The outlook for 2018/19 U.S. wheat in October is larger supplies, reduced domestic use, unchanged exports, and higher ending stocks. Wheat production is raised 7 million bushels to 1,884 million from the NASS Small Grains Summary, issued on September 28. Projected imports increased 5 milli...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Census Bureau Exports

As noted before, it is the U.S. Census Bureau rather than USDA that keeps the official count of grain, soybean and soy product exports. USDA’s FGIS keeps a tab on the volume of grain and soybeans inspected for export each week, and its FAS operates its export sales reporting system. The l...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Markets Slogging Along

Wheat, corn and soybean markets are behaving like the corn and soybean harvests, continuing to slog along as if stuck in the mud. Perhaps that is the way it should be at this point in the marketing year. The U.S. still has 70 percent or so of what appears to be record corn and soybean crops sti...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Tuesday’s rumors had the Russian government taking steps to slow the frantic pace of wheat exports. Today it became clear that it did act but not in a way that was expected. The government apparently has closed about 30 interior grain elevators in Rostov and Krasnodar for three months. Th...

soy-oilseeds

Oilseed Highlights: U.S. Soy Crop; Brazilian Biodiesel; EU and Australian Rapeseed

Higher Forecast for U.S. Soybean Crop INTL FCStone yesterday boosted its forecast for the U.S. soybean crop from 4.782 billion bushels (130.16 MMT) to 4.796 billion bushels (130.54 MMT), a revision based on the firm’s increased estimate for the average yield from 53.8 bushels/acre to 54 b...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Weather Markets in October?

World crop production has struggled in 2018 after five consecutive years of record output. The Northern Hemisphere growing season is basically now finished, and things didn’t go so well. World wheat and corn production were significantly affected by drought this past summer. That problem...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

This was an interesting start to October and the new quarter. Markets were quiet overnight with little price movement. However, that changed significantly at today’s openings with corn and soybeans turning sharply higher. Meanwhile, wheat futures continued to hover around unchanged. There...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

There was much for the markets to deal with today. It was the last day of September and the last day of the quarter; the drama over the Supreme Court nomination continues to play out in Washington; and there is still uncertainty over any possible shift to E15 from E10 that would increase ethano...

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