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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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Articles of Interest- Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Trump’s China Focus Imperils $14 Billion in Japan Farm Sales Bloomberg – 02/20/2019 While Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have long signaled the intention to reach a trade deal, the administration has been engulfed in negotiating with China before a March 1 deadline, which could trigger a new increase in tariffs…As of April…

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Articles of Interest- Tuesday, January 15, 2019

U.S. to Seek Comprehensive Agriculture Access in EU Trade Talks Reuters – 01/11/ 2019 The United States on Friday signaled it would ignore the European Union’s desire to keep agriculture out of this year’s planned U.S.-EU trade talks, publishing negotiating objectives that seek comprehensive EU access for American farm products. Read More Ag Trade Outlook…

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Articles of Interest – Thursday, November 29, 2018

EU Wheat Firm With U.S. Market, Tepid Exports Curb Gains Reuters – 11/28/2018 European wheat futures edged higher on Wednesday, supported by a rebound on the U.S. market and a weaker euro but with mixed export prospects helping keep prices in their recent range. Benchmark March milling wheat on the Paris-based Euronext exchange was up…

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Articles of Interest – Tuesday, November 20, 2018

China Cuts 2019 Minimum Purchase Price for Second Year Hellenic Shipping News – 11/20/2018 China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said it had set the minimum purchasing price for wheat in 2019 at 112 yuan ($16.14) per 50 kg, or 2,240 yuan a tonne. The price is down from this year’s 2,300 yuan per…

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Articles of Interest – Monday, November 19, 2018

Winter Wheat Prices Are Looking to Pop AgPro– 11/16/2018 Winter wheat planting has been slow this fall. The last report from USDA puts planting progress at 89% complete which is 5 percentage points behind the five-year average. Major producing states like Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Arkansas are all behind normal. Slow planting has also led…

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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, November 5, 2018

Morocco Suspends Common Wheat Duties World Grain – 11/2/2018 The government of Morocco on Oct. 20 said it will suspend customs duties on common wheat, a move that will result in the country not retendering approximately 67,000 tonnes of remaining volume of U.S. common wheat under the free trade agreement, according to an Oct. 28…

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Articles of Interest – Friday, November 2, 2018

How Long Can Russia Underduct U.S. Wheat Prices? Southwest Farmpress – 11/1/2018 Oct. 26 reports noted that the U.S tendered two cargos (60,000 metric ton each) of wheat for Egypt. It was tendered (priced) at $219/MT ($5.96/bu) FOB (free on board vessel). Ocean freight was estimated to be about $30/MT (82 cents) making the C&F…

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U.S. Wheat Associates – Wheat Letter

November 1, 2018 High-Grade, High-Protein 2018 HRS Crop Offers Many Positives End-Use Traits Originally published October 23, 2018 Growing conditions over most of the U.S. hard red spring (HRS) wheat production area helped produce a 2018 crop with many positive features for buyers. There is greater supply of high-grade HRS with above average protein levels…

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Articles of Interest – Thursday, November 1, 2018

Against the Grain: Soil Constraints Holding Back Australian Wheat Grain Central – 11/1/2018 A model developed by researchers at The University of Queensland could address soil problems that cost Australia’s wheat producers almost $2 billion a year. “Soil sodicity (too much sodium in the soil) salinity, acidity and alkalinity and compaction significantly affect grain production in…

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Articles of Interest – Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Export Winter Wheat at 72 Percent, Ahead of Last Year According to Report Farm & Ranch – 10/5/2018 According to the USDA Crop Progress Report for the week ending September 30, 2018, topsoil moisture supplies rated 2 percent very short, 12 short, 83 adequate and 3 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 1 percent very short, 13…

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