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soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soyoil

The soybean oil price forecast is unchanged at 65 cents per pound...

wheat

WASDE Wheat

USDA’s outlook for 2021/22 U.S. wheat this month is for reduced supplies, slightly higher domestic use, unchanged exports, and decreased ending stocks.  Projected 2021/22 ending stocks are reduced 12 million bushels to 615 million and are 27 percent below last year and the lowest in...

Getting Competitive; Big to Rescue India

Getting Competitive President Joe Biden rationalized the withdrawal from Afghanistan yesterday by first saying it was “no longer in our national interest,” and then adding that we need to “shore up the nation’s competitiveness to meet the challenges of China and Russia.&...

soy-oilseeds

Oilseed Highlights: Soy Export Sales; Indian Soymeal; Canadian Canola; Renewable Diesel

U.S. Soy Export Sales Highlights The week ending 19 August was a good one for exporters of U.S. soybeans for shipment in 2021/22, but not so much for exporters of soymeal and soyoil.  Net export sales of soybeans for shipment in 2020/21 totaled only 75,100 MT while sales for shipment in 20...

soy-oilseeds

Oilseed Highlights: U.S. Sales; Argentine Corn versus Soybeans; Soybean Crop Damage in India

Soy Export Sales, Large Soybean Sales to China and Elsewhere The last two weeks have seen very large sales of U.S. soybeans to China and other destinations for export in MY 2021/22. This is the time of the year U.S. exporters normally report large new-crop soybean export sales, so the sales are...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soyoil

2021/22 global oilseed stocks are slightly higher as lower production is paired with lower use.  The soybean oil price forecast is unchanged at 65.0 cents per pound...

soy-oilseeds

Oilseed Highlights: U.S. Soy Exports; Parana River; India Soy; LA Renewable Diesel

U.S. Old-Crop Soybean Export Sales Declined Last Week Today’s USDA export sales report indicated old-crop soybean export sales declined last week, but sales for the next marketing year increased. Sales of soymeal and soyoil also were poor. Net U.S. soybean export sales for shipment in 202...

Security Trumps Economics

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken visits Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi this week but do not expect any help for U.S. farmers. The two plan to talk about China, bilateral defense ties, regional peace, and other geopolitical matters. There is no indication that the Biden Administration...

Hunger at Home, Food Abroad

Bloomberg reports a dramatic increase in hunger in India last year due to the economic losses from COVID. The Centre for Sustainable Employment in India believes that 2021 will be worse because now savings have been depleted. Meanwhile, India’s agricultural exports have increased by over...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soyoil

USDA’s July outlook for soybean oil price is forecast at 57.5 cents per pound, down 1.5 cents...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soymeal

USDA’s July outook for soybean meal price is projected at $395.00 per short ton, down $10.00 from last month.  ...

Meat and Health

Some health advocates are pushing the narrative that plant-based diets are not only better for the planet but also good for one’s health. If true, this should be evidenced statistically. India by far has the highest percentage of population on a vegetarian diet (38 – 45 percent) yet...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soyoil

The soybean oil price forecast is unchanged at 65 cents per pound...

wheat

WASDE Wheat

USDA’s outlook for 2021/22 U.S. wheat this month is for reduced supplies, slightly higher domestic use, unchanged exports, and decreased ending stocks.  Projected 2021/22 ending stocks are reduced 12 million bushels to 615 million and are 27 percent below last year and the lowest in...

Getting Competitive; Big to Rescue India

Getting Competitive President Joe Biden rationalized the withdrawal from Afghanistan yesterday by first saying it was “no longer in our national interest,” and then adding that we need to “shore up the nation’s competitiveness to meet the challenges of China and Russia.&...

soy-oilseeds

Oilseed Highlights: Soy Export Sales; Indian Soymeal; Canadian Canola; Renewable Diesel

U.S. Soy Export Sales Highlights The week ending 19 August was a good one for exporters of U.S. soybeans for shipment in 2021/22, but not so much for exporters of soymeal and soyoil.  Net export sales of soybeans for shipment in 2020/21 totaled only 75,100 MT while sales for shipment in 20...

soy-oilseeds

Oilseed Highlights: U.S. Sales; Argentine Corn versus Soybeans; Soybean Crop Damage in India

Soy Export Sales, Large Soybean Sales to China and Elsewhere The last two weeks have seen very large sales of U.S. soybeans to China and other destinations for export in MY 2021/22. This is the time of the year U.S. exporters normally report large new-crop soybean export sales, so the sales are...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soyoil

2021/22 global oilseed stocks are slightly higher as lower production is paired with lower use.  The soybean oil price forecast is unchanged at 65.0 cents per pound...

soy-oilseeds

Oilseed Highlights: U.S. Soy Exports; Parana River; India Soy; LA Renewable Diesel

U.S. Old-Crop Soybean Export Sales Declined Last Week Today’s USDA export sales report indicated old-crop soybean export sales declined last week, but sales for the next marketing year increased. Sales of soymeal and soyoil also were poor. Net U.S. soybean export sales for shipment in 202...

Security Trumps Economics

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken visits Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi this week but do not expect any help for U.S. farmers. The two plan to talk about China, bilateral defense ties, regional peace, and other geopolitical matters. There is no indication that the Biden Administration...

Hunger at Home, Food Abroad

Bloomberg reports a dramatic increase in hunger in India last year due to the economic losses from COVID. The Centre for Sustainable Employment in India believes that 2021 will be worse because now savings have been depleted. Meanwhile, India’s agricultural exports have increased by over...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soyoil

USDA’s July outlook for soybean oil price is forecast at 57.5 cents per pound, down 1.5 cents...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soymeal

USDA’s July outook for soybean meal price is projected at $395.00 per short ton, down $10.00 from last month.  ...

Meat and Health

Some health advocates are pushing the narrative that plant-based diets are not only better for the planet but also good for one’s health. If true, this should be evidenced statistically. India by far has the highest percentage of population on a vegetarian diet (38 – 45 percent) yet...

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