World Food Production Blog

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Soybean Report, 03/28/2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

After Friday’s drop we started the week out quiet for the soy as traders look to position themselves ahead of Friday’s report. Concerns out of China with bird flu pressured Chinese futures down 47 cents and effecting feed demand. Export inspections yesterday are in line with last year at 555tmt,... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 03/28/2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

General Market News · China’s Huishan dairy confirms it missed interest payments https://goo.gl/pDDxQc · N.H. dairy farms deal with threat of labor deportations https://goo.gl/p5Hx9w · Dollar steadies as markets look beyond Trump’s policy stumble https://goo.gl/cdMQXU · Congress gears up for fight... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 03/27/2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

General Market News · US dollar down 0.3 percent against major currencies · Stock, dollar markets slide on doubts Trump can deliver https://goo.gl/frfuDK · Leaders from Brazil and EU to tackle meat crisis https://goo.gl/hWSfFs · OPEC, non-OPEC to look at extending oil-output cut by 6 months... Learn More →


Soybean Report, 03/27/2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

The path to least resistance remains to the downside for the bean market amidst growing SA crop production estimates and technical weakness. May soybeans have hit 6 month lows as the funds have been forced to liquidate long positions as the bearish news continues to be too much to ignore. Next... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 03/23/2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

General Market News · Saudi Arabia advises citizens to dump Brazilian meat https://goo.gl/rZEI4d · White House moves to tweak health care bill to win over conservatives https://goo.gl/HmpWz3 · Crude oil rises from 4 month lows, inventories curb recovery https://goo.gl/TdETCX · Danone reaffirms... Learn More →


Wheat Report, 03/23/2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

The market has been sliding this week, following the recovery last week, with traders expecting conditions to improve with the rainfall expected for the winter wheat areas. Trading ignored the larger fund short, and it looks like it will increase again in Friday’s report. Overnight trade was... Learn More →


Wheat Report, 03/20/2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

Last week closed on a quiet note, as the market showed little conviction to break out of the trend, but all three contracts recovered from lows. Car costs rose late last week, as some new business has been booked and shippers don’t have all their freight locked in. Daily fund position estimates... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 03/20/2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

General Market News · U.K. to trigger Brexit March 29th https://goo.gl/yKvmP2 · China prepares to counter any U.S. trade penalties https://goo.gl/yJ2GiW · Stock futures lower after G20 drops free-trade pledge https://goo.gl/Da0t · Greece set to miss another deadline for bailout funds... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 03/17/2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

General Market News · McDonald’s is considering a dramatic change to its burgers https://goo.gl/cECTnD · Saudi ‘Mission Impossible’ makes longer OPEC oil cuts inevitable https://goo.gl/OHpFp0 · Trump, Merkel to hold first face-to-face meeting at White House https://goo.gl/gGwXJm Apple announced... Learn More →


Corn Report, 03/17/2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

Corn posted a 3rd day of gains as a weaker dollar and solid export sales spurned some new money flow back into corn, but we were unable to break the 100MA and run it up to test $3.70. Mexico and Japan where the big buyers in export sales as US corn is now 15MMT over the yoy estimates made by the... Learn More →


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