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Articles of Interest- Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Russian Wheat Sellers Struggle Amid High Origination, Terminal Costs S&P GLobal – 04/16/2019 High origination costs and expensive terminal fees are pushing Russian wheat sellers looking to originate and sell now to offer at or below cost, market sources said. To originate wheat to port for prompt dates for 12.5% protein wheat is at least…

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Articles of Interest- Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Podcast: Trade is a Many Splendored Thing- with Vince Peterson Washington Grain Commission – 03/26/2019 ifty to seventy-five cents per bushel—that’s how much Vince Peterson, president of U.S. Wheat Associates, estimates the China trade dispute has cost U.S. wheat farmers over the last year. Although there is room for optimism if a trade deal is…

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Articles of Interest- Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Wheat Reps: Trade Deal in the Works Capital Press – 03/11/2019 U.S. and Washington wheat industry representatives hope trade deals with Japan, Mexico and Canada can be worked out before they get caught up in politics between President Donald Trump and Democrats. Ben Conner, vice president of policy for U.S. Wheat Associates, provided an update…

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Articles of Interest- Monday, February 25, 2019

Mexico is Essential Market for Kansas Wheat Farmers Kansas Wheat – 02/22/2019 With discussions on trade dominating the public discourse, it is vital for Kansas wheat farmers to preserve a trading partnership with our neighbor to the south. Mexico has become the largest buyer of U.S. wheat in the world. Mexico buys about 106.5 million bushels…

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Articles of Interest- Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Ukraine Grain Sales Seen at 28.6 MLN T so Far 2018/19 Reuters – 02/06/2019 The volume of Ukrainian grain already exported and prepared for export has reached 28.6 million tonnes so far in the 2018/19 season, against 25 million by the same point a season ago, Ukraine’s state service for food safety said on Wednesday.…

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Articles of Interest- Monday, January 28, 2019

Wheat Prices: What’s it Going to Take? Southwest FarmPress – 01/25/2019 Since Dec. 1, 2018, the Burlington, Okla. wheat price has been as low as $4.68 and as high as $5.01. Since Jan. 3, prices have traded in an 11-cent price range. To put it lightly, the wheat market has just been wallowing around. For…

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U.S. Wheat Associates – Wheat Letter

January 10, 2019 USW Colleagues Start Their Next Chapters as U.S. Citizens Originally published December 19, 2018 Two U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) colleagues recently celebrated very special milestones: in December, Fiscal Officer Kurt Coppens and Administrative Assistant Nada Obaid became naturalized citizens of the United States. Read the full article here. Farm Bill Renews Export…

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NAWG Weekly Updates, January 10, 2019

2019 NAWG/U.S. Wheat Winter Conference Housing and Registration Open! Housing and registration has officially opened for 2019 NAWG/USW Winter Conference scheduled for February 12-15, 2019 at the Grand Hyatt Washington in downtown Washington, D.C. Register and reserve your rooms here. The deadline to reserve your room is MONDAY, JANUARY 21, 2019. NAWG Provides Farm Bill Conference Update to…

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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- Thursday, January 3, 2019

Russian Influence Key in US Wheat Area Decline World Grain – 01/02/2019 Kansas Wheat indicated wheat acreage in the state will likely be down from 2018; in fact, planted area may be the smallest in 100 years. Wet weather during planting season has been identified as a culprit in keeping growers from their fields. But…

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Articles of Interest – Wednesday, January 2, 2019

US Farmers ‘Helpless’ as TPP Boosts Aust SBS News (Australia) – 12/30/2018 “Japan is generally a market where we seek to maintain our strong 53 per cent market share, but today we face an imminent collapse,” US Wheat Associates President Vince Peterson told a public hearing held by the US Trade Representative earlier this month.…

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NAWG Weekly Updates, December 20, 2019

Due to the holiday season, this is the last week for NAWG’s daily updates until Thursday, January 10, 2018. PRESS RELEASE: NAWG Applauds President Trump Signing the 2018 Farm Bill into Law Today, President Trump officially signed The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, commonly known as the Farm Bill, into law. The signing ceremony was…

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