World Food Production Blog

The World Food Production Blog is one of the world’s leading informational resources on global agricultural production and its impact on food prices worldwide.

Morning Dairy Comments, 01/23/2017

Monday, January 23, 2017

General Market News · Spot NFDM moves electronic today · Dairy farmers spray EU HQ to push demands for better prices · Trump picks Sonny Perdue for Ag Secretary · Kroger Co. to fill 10,000 permanent positions · Q4 McDonald’s same-store sales soft in U.S., but strong globally... Learn More →

Morning Dairy Comments, 01/18/2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

General Market News · Food prices fall for 5th year in a row, dairy index up 3.3% in December · Rising U.S. shale-oil output threatens OPEC’s production pact · U.S. lifts embargo on French beef imports · Drought-to-drenched... Learn More →

Wheat Report, 01/18/2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Gains in wheat on Tuesday were driven by a weaker USD and rallying soybean market. Funds continued to liquidate the Chicago short, chipping away 6k contracts on Tuesday, putting the net short at 89k contracts. Export inspections saw a slight improvement last week to 344 TMT, with HRW making up 200... Learn More →

Corn Report, 01/17/2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

CH finished out report week down ½ on the week but showed some strength to close the week out, funds were an estimated net zero as we have remained range bound for all of Jan $3.50-3.60. S. America weather has the market flexing its muscle a bit this morning as wetness in Arg has bean buying action... Learn More →

Morning Dairy Comments, 01/17/2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

General Market News · Satellite reveals endo of “Unending” N. California drought · Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage · Saudis see no need to extend OPEC deal beyond six months · Britain will not seek ‘half in, half out’ EU deal... Learn More →

Morning Dairy Comments, 01/12/2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

General Market News · Dairy industry seeks Trump’s help with Canada under NAFTA · Dairy leads the way as Irish agri-food exports top $11.7 billion · Oil extends biggest gain in 6 weeks as Saudis make deeper cuts · Euro zone... Learn More →

Soybean Report, 01/12/2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Not a pretty start to the day, as exports couldn’t even get above the low end of an anemic expectation. Products weren’t much better as meal was mid-range and oil stuck its nose above the waterline. Elsewhere SA weather is little changed, so not much to talk about unless you want to focus on the... Learn More →

Wheat Report, 01/10/2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Wheat continued the move higher yesterday on buying that is expected to be linked to the fund roll, as volume was up in KC and Chicago on the close. Weekly export inspections fell short of estimates and last week’s total at a meager 260 TMT for the week ending 1/5. HRW was the leader for the week,... Learn More →

Morning Dairy Comments, 01/10/2016

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

General Market News · Storm to exacerbate California flooding into Wednesday · U.S. dairy groups react to dairy cutbacks in USDA WIC feeding program · U.S. ready for new trade deal with Britain under new administration · China... Learn More →

Soybean Report, 01/06/2017

Friday, January 06, 2017

The big issue this morning is the worst export sales report of the crop year. With Unknown cancelling 898 TMT the net for sales only came in at 87.5 TMT and a meager 0.2 TMT for next year was like 1-2 punch. Only oil had a positive report and much of that was due to almost non-existent... Learn More →

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