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, 04/18/2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The wheat market was poised to trade lower on Monday, ignoring weaker USD and good export inspections, to instead have favorable growing conditions take prices lower. Export inspections totaled 672 TMT last week, an 11-week high, made up of 299 TMT HRW, 241 TMT HRS, and 104 SRW. Funds added to the... Learn More →


Corn Report, 04/04/2017

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Friday’s strength rolled into Monday as values passed through the 100MA/200MA as the trade saw good fund buying as the talk now has been turned to weather. The funds bought an estimated net 14K contracts, even with sell off that happened as we closed the day. Export sales where a positive note to... Learn More →


Wheat Report, 04/03/2017

Monday, April 03, 2017

The market ended last week on a positive note following the USDA Stocks and Plantings reports, mainly on bullish support for corn. March 1 stocks were 1.655 BB, showing about 420 MB usage during the quarter, and all wheat planting at 46.1 mil acres. CFTC showed funds added 15k contracts to the CBOT... Learn More →


Corn Report, 03/29/2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Traders were able to find some strength at $3.55 and start placing a small floor in here after a 6 session sell off. The funds where estimated net buyers of 4K contracts as a quiet news day and the trade bouncing off 4 month lows lended some buying support ahead of Friday. With the corn acre number... Learn More →


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 →


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 →


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 →


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 →


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