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feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Note that the CBOT markets will be closed on Monday, 20 January 2020 for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.  The CBOT traded another volatile day with corn erasing yesterday’s steep losses and wheat, soybeans, and soyoil all finishing higher as well. Rumors of Chinese corn and sorgh...

FOB Prices and Freight Rate App (Updated 17 January)

Update for 17 January 2020: All other routes/offers updated through the day's close.    Freight Comments for 16 January 2020: Jay O’Neil, O’Neil Commodity Consulting Panamax Dry-Bulk markets got a little bonce this week as paper traders believe they saw a buying opportun...

Interactive Ocean Freight Rates (Updated 17 January)

Data Updated Through: 17 January 2020   Ocean Freight Insights and Comments - 16 January 2020 By Jay O'Neil Commodity Consulting Panamax Dry-Bulk markets got a little bonce this week as paper traders believe they saw a buying opportunity. Capesize markets, however, are still struggling,...

soy-oilseeds

Oilseed Highlights: NOPA Soy Crush; Soy Export Sales; Uncertainty About Sales to China

Near Record NOPA Soybean Crush in December The National Oilseed Processors Association yesterday released its monthly soybean crush report for December. The report indicated NOPA’s members reported crushing 174.812 million bushels (4.758 MMT) of soybeans in December. That was up from the...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Signing Day for the U.S. and China

Friday’s reports from USDA have come and gone raising very little fanfare in the process. There were mild surprises in that NASS raised corn and soybean yields slightly when conventional wisdom presumed they would be lowered. However, reductions in harvested area for both crops offset mos...

Trade Negotiator Frustrations; Larger Opportunities

Trade Negotiator Frustrations Much of the media coverage of the U.S. – China Phase One trade agreement has centered around Beijing’s commitment to fixed amounts of purchases of goods, services, energy and agriculture. But for U.S. trade negotiators, the focus should be on the techni...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

The CBOT opened as called with wheat leading the way higher. Overnight news that the Russian ag ministry is considering adopting a policy that would permit the restriction of wheat exports (though WPI argues this is unlikely to be used this year) put a bid under the wheat market. Similarly, rum...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

The CBOT continued making modest adjustments in the wake of Friday’s WASDE, but found relatively little new information upon which to trade. The USDA will resurvey parts of the Midwest where harvest was severely impacted by the fall weather, but even modest reductions to production estima...

feed-grains wheat soy-oilseeds

Mercosur Regional Analysis

Macroeconomics With strikes and farmers meeting en masse to protest the new export taxes, the Argentine government has decided, for the moment anyway, to leave the export taxes at 30 percent for soybeans and 15 percent for wheat, corn, and barley. Even so, Congress has given Argentina’s n...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soyoil

USDA’s outlook for U.S. soybean oil prices is raised 3 cents to 34.0 cents per pound...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soymeal

USDA’s outlook for U.S. soymeal price is reduced $5.00 to $305.00 per short ton.  ...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soybeans

USDA’s outlook is for U.S. soybean supplies being relatively unchanged as lower beginning stocks and imports offset higher production.  With crush and export forecasts unchanged, the ending stocks projection remains unchanged at 475 million bushels. The average U.S. yield estimate wa...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Note that the CBOT markets will be closed on Monday, 20 January 2020 for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.  The CBOT traded another volatile day with corn erasing yesterday’s steep losses and wheat, soybeans, and soyoil all finishing higher as well. Rumors of Chinese corn and sorgh...

FOB Prices and Freight Rate App (Updated 17 January)

Update for 17 January 2020: All other routes/offers updated through the day's close.    Freight Comments for 16 January 2020: Jay O’Neil, O’Neil Commodity Consulting Panamax Dry-Bulk markets got a little bonce this week as paper traders believe they saw a buying opportun...

Interactive Ocean Freight Rates (Updated 17 January)

Data Updated Through: 17 January 2020   Ocean Freight Insights and Comments - 16 January 2020 By Jay O'Neil Commodity Consulting Panamax Dry-Bulk markets got a little bonce this week as paper traders believe they saw a buying opportunity. Capesize markets, however, are still struggling,...

soy-oilseeds

Oilseed Highlights: NOPA Soy Crush; Soy Export Sales; Uncertainty About Sales to China

Near Record NOPA Soybean Crush in December The National Oilseed Processors Association yesterday released its monthly soybean crush report for December. The report indicated NOPA’s members reported crushing 174.812 million bushels (4.758 MMT) of soybeans in December. That was up from the...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Signing Day for the U.S. and China

Friday’s reports from USDA have come and gone raising very little fanfare in the process. There were mild surprises in that NASS raised corn and soybean yields slightly when conventional wisdom presumed they would be lowered. However, reductions in harvested area for both crops offset mos...

Trade Negotiator Frustrations; Larger Opportunities

Trade Negotiator Frustrations Much of the media coverage of the U.S. – China Phase One trade agreement has centered around Beijing’s commitment to fixed amounts of purchases of goods, services, energy and agriculture. But for U.S. trade negotiators, the focus should be on the techni...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

The CBOT opened as called with wheat leading the way higher. Overnight news that the Russian ag ministry is considering adopting a policy that would permit the restriction of wheat exports (though WPI argues this is unlikely to be used this year) put a bid under the wheat market. Similarly, rum...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

The CBOT continued making modest adjustments in the wake of Friday’s WASDE, but found relatively little new information upon which to trade. The USDA will resurvey parts of the Midwest where harvest was severely impacted by the fall weather, but even modest reductions to production estima...

feed-grains wheat soy-oilseeds

Mercosur Regional Analysis

Macroeconomics With strikes and farmers meeting en masse to protest the new export taxes, the Argentine government has decided, for the moment anyway, to leave the export taxes at 30 percent for soybeans and 15 percent for wheat, corn, and barley. Even so, Congress has given Argentina’s n...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soyoil

USDA’s outlook for U.S. soybean oil prices is raised 3 cents to 34.0 cents per pound...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soymeal

USDA’s outlook for U.S. soymeal price is reduced $5.00 to $305.00 per short ton.  ...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soybeans

USDA’s outlook is for U.S. soybean supplies being relatively unchanged as lower beginning stocks and imports offset higher production.  With crush and export forecasts unchanged, the ending stocks projection remains unchanged at 475 million bushels. The average U.S. yield estimate wa...

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