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.


Morning Dairy Comments, 04/18/2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

General Market News · USDA asked to purchase cheese, butter https://goo.gl/MIT09z · Oil prices fall on Saudi Minister’s view of output deal https://goo.gl/aSyP17 · Britain’s May seeks snap election to boost Brexit hand https://goo.gl/ljgAwL · Fonterra’s NZMP non-GMO ingredients part of plan to make... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 04/04/2017

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

General Market News · Qatar to drill in world’s biggest gas field after 12-year freeze https://goo.gl/pNKK3l · Wall Street expected to open lower; investors await Trump and Xi meeting https://goo.gl/citVd0 · ‘Innovative financing’ sours dairy giant in China’s rural northeast https://goo.gl/ybAJRS ·... 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 →


Morning Dairy Comments, 03/29/2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

General Market News · British PM May fires starting gun for Brexit https://goo.gl/pqzyq8 · FrieslandCampina says China JV with Huishan Dairy operational https://goo.gl/8DeqbJ · Michigan companies investing $173m in dairy plant https://goo.gl/QPI0cc · British PM May fires starting gun for Brexit... 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 →


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 →


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