World Food Production Blog

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Morning Dairy Comments, 03/09/2017

Thursday, March 09, 2017

General Market News · Oil breaks below $49 for the first time in 20017 in sudden selloff · China February producer inflation fastest in nearly nine years as commodities surge https://goo.gl/c2exQg · Draghi faces heat from hawks as Eurozone inflation hits target https://goo.gl/1dFkOC · Revolution in... 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 →


Morning Dairy Comments, 03/08/2017

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

General Market News · Mexico cancels sugar exports permits to U.S. in trade dispute https://goo.gl/Z2px9d · China reports first trade deficit in 3 years as imports surge https://goo.gl/BFOhW0 · ‘Essential that co-ops put GDT results in perspective, including when setting milk price.’ Says IFA Dairy... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 02/27/2017

Monday, February 27, 2017

General Market News · Mexico warns U.S. it’ll cut of NAFTA talks if tariffs proposed https://goo.gl/1hMJrC · Oil gains as bullish bets on rising prices hit record high https://goo.gl/K23BJo · Dairy added $7.8 billion to NZ GDP, report says https://goo.gl/7oYiC5 · Cooperative mergers shrink... 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 →


Morning Dairy Comments, 02/24/2017

Friday, February 24, 2017

General Market News · US stock market world’s third best since 1900 https://goo.gl/H800wE · Stock futures drop with crude oil price declines https://goo.gl/af8JFb · Farmers in Northern Ireland should prepare for a ‘world without direct subsidies’ https://goo.gl/Ga0JtF · China says no intention of... 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 →


Morning Dairy Comments, 02/22/2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

General Market News · Australian cattle arrive in China boosting burgeoning bovine trade https://goo.gl/PazB7y · Russia overtakes Saudi Arabia as world’ top crude oil producer https://goo.gl/BoSHHn · Euro slips, Bonds gain as investors turn cautious https://goo.gl/dPgrpS · Federal Reserve to... Learn More →


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