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.

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 →

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 →

Wheat Report, 03/15/2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The market is off to a better start this morning, with charts showing some support for grains and Crude Oil is trading higher. The global wheat market is busy this week, with Jordan, Algeria, Tunisia and Egypt announcing tenders. The Egypt tender was announced for April 15-25 shipment, so the trade... Learn More →

Corn Report, 03/09/2017

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Outside market pressure, combined with another slow day of news in grains continued the selloff in corn as traders started positioning themselves ahead of the today’s WASDE report. The managed money crowd sold off an estimated 8K contracts, if we break through the $3.70 support VOL will drop and we... Learn More →

Soybean Report, 03/08/2017

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Tomorrow is the monthly update on USDA S/Ds. The big report for the month, to me, is Friday Mar. 31st when quarterly stocks and prospective plantings is released. That said tomorrow seems poised to give a surprise as we see estimates from Brazil continue to climb toward unprecedented productivity... Learn More →

Wheat Report, 02/27/2017

Monday, February 27, 2017

The market is unfazed by the below-freezing temperatures over the weekend for the winter wheat crop, which shouldn’t be an issue, even for the areas coming out of dormancy. Traders will be watching for stories of adverse effects, but it will be a few weeks before anything is really known. CFTC... Learn More →

Soybean Report, 02/24/2017

Friday, February 24, 2017

Trying to finish the week on an up note will take some effort and cash flow. So far the bulls have to be thankful that this was only a 4-day week. Looks like nearly ¾ of the China sales were simply unknown being designated. Exports are out and they are not supportive, below estimated low end on... Learn More →

Soybean Report, 02/22/2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Beans continued to see selling pressure for the 3rd trading session in a row, with palm oil lending no support with a 48 point fall to boot. Chatter of the lack of sales in S. America comes on the heels that producers are skittish of putting much on the book after last years over commitments last... Learn More →

Soybean Report, 02/17/2017

Friday, February 17, 2017

The pummeling that began yesterday has continued overnight. With a 3-day weekend for the markets, we will still should see some evening of positions today which will keep pressure on the longs to exit. Expectations for SA continue to grow as yields have bordered on phenomenal, just like the US this... Learn More →

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