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.


Soybean Report, 05/25/2017

Thursday, May 25, 2017

OC export sales exceed expectations, even if low it is surprising considering the time of year and the size of SA crop. Unknown and China, usually one and the same, were almost 280 of the 473 TMT booked. It is more of an indication of logistical issues in SA than the fact our beans are needed. The... Learn More →


Corn Report, 05/23/2017

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The strength that closed out last week flowed continued to flow into the market yesterday as a wet 7 day forecast for the entire Midwest then technical took over as corn broke through that 100MA and ran up to $3.77 before we saw a slight sell off into the close. The funds where an estimated net... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 05/23/2017

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

General Market News · Wall Street set to open higher ahead of Trump’s budget plan https://goo.gl/vlrDNC · Fury grows at volume threshold set for EU dairy support scheme https://goo.gl/dMlScr · Australia’s dairy farmers hold on to bobby calves as beef prices remain high https://goo.gl/e7ujNP · Heavy... Learn More →


Corn Report, 05/22/2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

Corn caught some strength on Friday after the fall back from Brazil allegations as replanting talk and forecasts were able to push the scandal news to the side for a moment. The funds bought an estimated 12K contracts going onto the weekend, the managed money large short position still remains in... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 05/22/2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

General Market News · Huge cuts to food stamps part of Trump’s budget proposal https://goo.gl/0uGTF9 · Got Milk? Too much of it, say US dairy farmers https://goo.gl/CUjsdf · Oil producers set to extend cuts as rally stalls https://goo.gl/5z021T · Glanbia shareholders approve sale of Dairy Ireland... Learn More →


Soybean Report, 05/19/2017

Friday, May 19, 2017

Dead cat Friday? Feels like it to me. The bounce is not enthusiastic nor is it much of one, but at least it is a bounce. The biggest indicator to me of a bearish move is the nearly 10 cent reversal move in the N/X bean spread in 24 hours. On Wed. the inverse hit 10 cents and by the close yesterday... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 05/19/2017

Friday, May 19, 2017

General Market News · ***April Milk Production @ 2PM today*** · Dollar remains weak as beating eases for global stocks https://goo.gl/9srRUv · Oil rises to 3-week high as OPEC members back cuts extension https://goo.gl/qHpnMP · Danone eyes 2020 operating margin of above 16% https://goo.gl/vPHkSj ·... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 05/17/2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Obstacles are those frightening things that become visible when we take our eyes off our goals." - Henry Ford General Market News USD continues to slide, down over 800 points yesterday and falling again this morning Generally speaking the slide in the USD is bullish commodities but crude oil... Learn More →


Wheat Report, 05/16/2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The KC July and Sep contracts lost 10 cents on Monday, as traders expect the crop will produce adequately to cover needs. The major concern falls on disease pressure and lack of protein. Weekly export inspections saw 691 TMT reported to ship last week, breakdown: HRW 250 TMT, HRS 207 TMT and soft... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 05/16/2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

General Market News · Oil market re-balancing https://goo.gl/huUYMI · “Fitbits” for cows https://goo.gl/b4eiYn · Ruling on EU trade deals remains a hurdle for ‘Brexit’ talks https://goo.gl/KPYlSG · Murray Goulburn names new CFO https://goo.gl/Ohr569 Join us at our 14th Annual Dairy Outlook... Learn More →


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