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, 01/24/2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

General Market News ***Milk Production & Cold Storage reports released this afternoon*** UK supreme court rules Theresa May must get lawmakers on board with Brexit plan A number of earning reports will be released this week which seemingly has the Dow on hold start the week Class III... Learn More →

Wheat Report, 01/24/2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

The wheat market saw 2-5 cent gains in KC and CBOT on Monday, as funds liquidated on of the short with the USD weaker. With planted acres at over 100 year-lows, there has been some support to the winter wheat markets, but the upward momentum has been relatively contained. Weekly export inspections... Learn More →

Morning Dairy Comments, 01/23/2017

Monday, January 23, 2017

General Market News · Spot NFDM moves electronic today · Dairy farmers spray EU HQ to push demands for better prices · Trump picks Sonny Perdue for Ag Secretary · Kroger Co. to fill 10,000 permanent positions · Q4 McDonald’s same-store sales soft in U.S., but strong globally... Learn More →

Morning Dairy Comments, 01/18/2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

General Market News · Food prices fall for 5th year in a row, dairy index up 3.3% in December · Rising U.S. shale-oil output threatens OPEC’s production pact · U.S. lifts embargo on French beef imports · Drought-to-drenched... Learn More →

Wheat Report, 01/18/2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Gains in wheat on Tuesday were driven by a weaker USD and rallying soybean market. Funds continued to liquidate the Chicago short, chipping away 6k contracts on Tuesday, putting the net short at 89k contracts. Export inspections saw a slight improvement last week to 344 TMT, with HRW making up 200... Learn More →

Corn Report, 01/17/2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

CH finished out report week down ½ on the week but showed some strength to close the week out, funds were an estimated net zero as we have remained range bound for all of Jan $3.50-3.60. S. America weather has the market flexing its muscle a bit this morning as wetness in Arg has bean buying action... Learn More →

Morning Dairy Comments, 01/17/2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

General Market News · Satellite reveals endo of “Unending” N. California drought · Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage · Saudis see no need to extend OPEC deal beyond six months · Britain will not seek ‘half in, half out’ EU deal... Learn More →

Morning Dairy Comments, 01/12/2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

General Market News · Dairy industry seeks Trump’s help with Canada under NAFTA · Dairy leads the way as Irish agri-food exports top $11.7 billion · Oil extends biggest gain in 6 weeks as Saudis make deeper cuts · Euro zone... Learn More →

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 →

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