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Articles of Interest – Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Russian Wheat Prices Fall on Weaker DemandCNBC – 2/11/2019Russian wheat export prices declined last week from the lofty levels they had held for around a month as demand weakened, with the country losing its second major purchasing tender in Egypt, its largest wheat buyer, analysts said on Monday. Egypt’s state grain buyer GASC bought 300,000…

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Articles of Interest- Thursday, February 7, 2019

USDA Ready to Bring it Friday The Progressive Farmer – 02/07/2019 After five weeks of dark offices, USDA’s lights are back on and the department is ready to issue final corn and soybean crop estimates for 2018, new crop estimates for South America, Dec. 1 grain stocks totals and an estimate of winter wheat seedings…Compared…

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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- 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- Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Trade Issues May Have Lasting Effects on Wheat High Plains Journal – 01/30/2019 Current trade negotiations and retaliations could very well wind up having lasting effects on the future wheat trade, cautioned Frayne Olson, director of the Quentin Burdick Center for Cooperatives at North Dakota State University…“For the last several months, when I’ve been talking…

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Articles of Interest – Thursday, November 15, 2018

Low Rivers Threaten European Grain Cargoes: Global Grain Update AJOT – 11/14/2018 The Global Grain conference in Geneva, where more than 1,000 traders, shippers and agribusiness executives are gathering, gets into full swing Wednesday. Here are the latest developments, updated throughout the day: River Risk to European Grain – River levels in Europe are falling…

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Articles of Interest – Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Black Sea Wheat Sees Blockchain Trade S&P Global – 11/12/2018 Black Sea wheat traded using blockchain Monday in a pilot deal between Solaris and Transoil International via the Cerealia Platform, the platform’s developer said. A Russian 25,000 mt parcel of 11.5% protein wheat on a FOB basis at Novorossiisk for December delivery traded for an undisclosed…

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Articles of Interest – Monday, November 11, 2018

Russia Revises Grain Exports Upward World-Grain – 11/9/2018 Russia’s agriculture ministry said on Nov. 8 that it projects grain exports in 2018-19 at 38 to 39 million tonnes, up from its projection of 35 million tonnes in September. Because drought has taken a toll on Russia’s grain crop this year, there had been speculation that…

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Articles of Interest – Monday, October 1, 2018

U.S. Wheat Associates Welcomes Japan Trade Development Brownfield Ag News – 9/28/2018  A leading U.S. wheat export group welcomes President Trump’s announcement of formal trade talks with Japan. U.S. Wheat Associates vice president of policy Ben Conner says the plan to expand trade and investment between the two countries could be a nice consolation prize…

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Articles of Interest – Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Russia, Russia, Russia: Wheat Market Conundrum Southwest Farm Press – 9/20/2018 As of Oct. 1, 90 percent of the world’s 2018/19 marketing year wheat production will have been harvested. Market analysts have a relatively good estimate for 2018/19 world production and use. Yet, there is a lot of uncertainty about Russian wheat production, quality, and exports.…

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Articles of Interest – Friday, September 14, 2018

Asia Hungry for Wheat Amid Aussie Drought The Australian – 9/14/2018 Asian flour millers are expected to seek rare wheat shipments from Argentina in coming months as a second year of drought in traditional supplier Australia curbs supplies. At present, Asian wheat importers, including the world’s biggest buyer Indonesia, are buying most of their wheat from…

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Articles of Interest – Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Canada Rejoins Talks to Stay In NAFTA, Deal Possible This Week Reuters – 8/28/2018 Canada’s top trade negotiator joins her Mexican and U.S. counterparts in Washington on Tuesday in a bid to remain part of a trilateral North American trade pact, as U.S. officials expressed optimism a deal could be reached this week. Ottawa is under…

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