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, 01/12/2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Not a pretty start to the day, as exports couldn’t even get above the low end of an anemic expectation. Products weren’t much better as meal was mid-range and oil stuck its nose above the waterline. Elsewhere SA weather is little changed, so not much to talk about unless you want to focus on the... Learn More →


Wheat Report, 01/10/2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Wheat continued the move higher yesterday on buying that is expected to be linked to the fund roll, as volume was up in KC and Chicago on the close. Weekly export inspections fell short of estimates and last week’s total at a meager 260 TMT for the week ending 1/5. HRW was the leader for the week,... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 01/10/2016

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

General Market News · Storm to exacerbate California flooding into Wednesday https://goo.gl/LoRCYw · U.S. dairy groups react to dairy cutbacks in USDA WIC feeding program https://goo.gl/nWkmrX · U.S. ready for new trade deal with Britain under new administration https://goo.gl/ipHwYv · China... Learn More →


Soybean Report, 01/06/2017

Friday, January 06, 2017

The big issue this morning is the worst export sales report of the crop year. With Unknown cancelling 898 TMT the net for sales only came in at 87.5 TMT and a meager 0.2 TMT for next year was like 1-2 punch. Only oil had a positive report and much of that was due to almost non-existent... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 01/06/2016

Friday, January 06, 2017

General Market News USD falls by nearly 1200 points amidst uncertainty over Fed rate hikes US adds 156,000 jobs in December, unemployment rate slightly higher to 4.7% EU MMO suggests continued price rise for dairy: https://goo.gl/CR3f7R Class III & Cheese Sellers continued to chop away... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 01/05/2017

Thursday, January 05, 2017

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Corn Report, 01/05/2017

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Corn was able to ride the upward pressure of a rallying bean and wheat markets to too run up against the dreaded $3.60 resistance level. CH ended up 4 for the day, closing at $3.5975, with the funds buying an estimated 8K contracts. News of the continued spotty dryness in Northern Brazil and... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 01/04/2016

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

“A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep.” – Vernon Howard General Market News China goes on $26 Trillion commodity binge as shortages seem https://goo.gl/XQYp5j Euro zone inflation hits highest level since Sept 2013. ... Learn More →


Soybean Report, 01/04/2017

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

First day of ’17 felt the pressure of a higher US$, but this am we are moving higher. We are seeing a little relief from a slightly weaker US$ today, but we are still right at 103 on the index so the reality is no big deal. Nidera registered more beans and made delivery overnight, 400 total from... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 01/03/2017

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

General Market News · Stocks gain with commodities amid China optimism https://goo.gl/UaIQwW · Oil hits 18-month high as markets eye output cuts https://goo.gl/V3RWZ8 · France meat and dairy ‘country of origin labeling’ trial comes into force https://goo.gl/YmwSEq Class III & Cheese On... Learn More →


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