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Articles of Interest- Friday, March 15, 2019

Ecuador’s Wheat Imports to Reach Record Levels World-Grain – 03/14/2019 Ecuador’s wheat imports are expected to reach record levels in 2019-20 as the nation’s economy stabilizes and it becomes more open to trade. Imports are estimated at 1.275 million tonnes, an increase of 25,000 tonnes or 2% from the previous market year, according to a…

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U.S. Wheat Associates – Wheat Letter

March 7, 2019 Positioned to Return More Value to Wheat Buyers and Producers Originally published February 28, 2019 By Vince Peterson, USW President Recently, I was searching online for some wheat market information to share at an upcoming meeting. I saw a headline that asked: “What country exports the most wheat?” Great, I thought, here…

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Articles of Interest- Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Canada Wheat Exports to China Rising World-Grain – 03/01/2019 Canadian wheat exports to China for the August through December period in the 2018-19 grain marketing year were 74% ahead of the three-year average for that period, according to a Feb. 28 Global Agricultural Information Network report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The USDA…

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Articles of Interest- Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Sygneta Pulls Back on Hybrid Wheat for U.S. Farm Progress – 02/27/2019 For several years, Syngenta plant breeders have said they hoped to introduce hybrid wheat in the U.S., perhaps as soon as 2020. But now there’s word that Syngenta has shifted its hybrid wheat focus to Europe…U.S. Wheat Associates — the farmer-led trade organization…

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Articles of Interest- Tuesday, February 5, 2019

How Russia and Ukraine Took Over the Wheat Market Southwest FarmPress – 02/01/2019 Rarely do we read or hear a wheat market report today without being informed about what is happing in the Black Sea area (Russia, Ukraine, and to a lesser degree, Kazakhstan). The reason is that in the 2018/19 wheat marketing year, Black…

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Articles of Interest- Thursday, January 24, 2019

Proposed Chinese Grain Buy Could Boost Prices, Railroad Volumes Freight Waves – 01/23/2019 The Chinese government is considering buying up to 7 million tons of U.S. wheat, Bloomberg reported Tuesday afternoon. The proposal has been floated as a means to help reduce the China – U.S. trade deficit and make progress toward a resolution in…

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Articles of Interest – January 14, 2019

Wheat Prices, Exports Set for Competitive 2019  FarmLead – 1/14/2019 The first full week of 2019 came and went without much data from the USDA but wheat prices and canola prices found some strength on Friday, which was a positive.  This morning though, the Friday strength faded and wheat prices and canola prices are all…

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Articles of Interest- Wednesday, January 9, 2019

A U.S.-Japan Bilateral Trade Agreement is Urgently Needed Food Business News – 01/08/2018 In testimony before the U.S. Trade Representative, Vince Peterson, president of the U.S. Wheat Associates, said the C.P.T.P.P. will grant preferential access to Canadian and Australian wheat exports to Japan. Eventually, the tariff reduction will be about $70 per metric ton, or…

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Articles of Interest- Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Criss-Crossing the Atlantic for US Wheat WheatSquared.com – 01/07/2019 A trade delegation from sub-Saharan Africa recently visited the United States to see the U.S. wheat industry up close. “They do prefer U.S. wheat because of quality aspects,” said Gerald Theus, U.S. Wheat Associates. “The only problem is price but U.S. wheat is seen as the…

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Articles of Interest- Friday, January 4, 2019

US Food Producers Brace for Hit as Pacific Trade Deal Goes into Effect Food Dive – 01/03/2019 The CPTPP’s implementation is expected to put pressure on U.S. products and commodity producers. It could also pressure the Trump administration into reversing its decision to withdraw from the pact as price differences squeeze U.S. food exports to…

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Articles of Interest – Thursday, December 20, 2018

Wheat Imports Rising in Nigeria World Grain – 12/19/2018 Wheat imports to Nigeria in 2018-19 are forecast to rise 4% from the previous year to 5.4 million tonnes, according to a Dec. 18 Global Agricultural Information Network report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The USDA attributed the increase to flour millers’ growing access…

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Articles of Interest – Tuesday, December 18, 2018

U.S. Wheat Exports Cut by 25 Million Bushels High Plains Journal – 12/18/2018 The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service released its Situation and Outlook Report for Wheat Dec. 13. This month, the ERS projects all U.S. wheat exports for the 2018-2019 marketing year will be cut by 25 million bushels to 1 billion…

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