Ag Insight Weekly

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    Ag Insight Weekly September 20, 2019

    Ag Insight Weekly September 20, 2019

    20 September 2019

    In this issue, "Spring Planting Woes Evident in Corn and Soybean Objective Yield Data," "Big Gains in U.S. Citrus Production in 2019 Crimp Prices; Acreage Continues Overall Decline," and "Soybeans Bring U.S. Delegation, Chinese Buyers Together."

    Ag Insight Weekly September 13, 2019

    Ag Insight Weekly September 13, 2019

    13 September 2019

    In this issue, "Grain Markets’ Technicals Remain Bearish, but Light at End of Tunnel," "2019 South American Planting Season Begins," and "U.S. Soybean Ending Stocks Cut, But Remain Huge."

    Ag Insight Weekly September 6 2019

    Ag Insight Weekly September 6 2019

    06 September 2019

    In this issue, "USDA Cuts Expense Estimates, Boosts 2019 Net Farm Income," "Brazil Rail Projects Impacting Soybean Exports," "Trends in Key Export Markets for Corn and Soybeans," "Is the Weather Planning to Cooperate This Fall?".  

    Commodity Digest

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    Commodity Digest 9-20-2019

    Commodity Digest 9-20-2019

    20 September 2019

    In this issue, NWS forecast calls for warm October, likely meaning an extended growing season. U.S./China trade talks didn’t end as well as hoped. August crush and weekly export sales come in stronger than expected. Aug. NOPA crush raises crush, soyoil supply ideas. ASF continues to spread throughout Asia. Wet conditions weigh on North American spring wheat quality. 

    Commodity Digest September 13, 2019

    Commodity Digest September 13, 2019

    13 September 2019

    In this issue, corn yield and production lowered, but offset in supply/demand by lower use forecasts. China and the US softening rhetoric over the trade war. China in the US market for large soybean buys this week. Sep WASDE trims projected soyoil stocks. ASF cases confirmed in Philippines as disease spread in SE Asia. World wheat production changes mostly as expected, but likely to continue.

    Commodity Digest  September 6, 2019

    Commodity Digest September 6, 2019

    06 September 2019

    In this issue, weak corn grind for ethanol. Big push by China to ship US beans ahead of September 1. NASS reported larger-than-expected soyoil stocks at the end of July, revised June stocks higher. Doane tightens soymeal stocks outlook following stronger July domestic use. Demand for U.S. wheat remains a concern.  

    Crop Weather

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    CROP WEATHER REPORT SEPTEMBER 16, 2019

    CROP WEATHER REPORT SEPTEMBER 16, 2019

    16 September 2019

    In this issue, weekly corn progress remained slow while USDA issued its initial look at the 2019 U.S. corn harvest. Cotton conditions continued to slide into mid-September while the final rice condition ratings for 2019 were steady. Spring wheat harvest was slowed again by heavy rains in the northern Plains, while initial winter wheat plantings are beginning with more progress expected in the weeks ahead. 

    Crop Weather Report September 9, 2019

    Crop Weather Report September 9, 2019

    09 September 2019

    In this issue, corn condition unexpectedly fell three points in the good/excellent categories this past week. Corn dented is still behind in 16 of the 18 major corn-growing states. Soybean condition remains at 55% G/E. Rice condition fell one point this week, mostly due to conditions in Arkansas, while the harvest remains behind the average progress. Cotton condition fell this week while harvest started in three of the 15 major cotton-growing states, including one of the biggest cotton growers, Texas. Spring wheat harvest remains slow. 

    Crop Weather Report September 3, 2019

    Crop Weather Report September 3, 2019

    03 September 2019

    In this issue, corn condition rose one point, while corn dented is still below normal progress for this time of the year. Cotton condition improved this week after several recent dips. Rice condition went up and harvest is a bit behind. Soybean condition remained the same in spite of the fact that analysts thought it would improve one point and did in many states, but not the big 3 I-states: Indiana, Iowa and Illinois. Spring wheat harvest continues to make slower than average progress. 

    News to Use

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    News 2 Use September 2019

    News 2 Use September 2019

    18 September 2019

    In this issue, the beef packing industry has enjoyed huge profits since the August 9 fire. The industry has sustained active kill rates, which has greatly mitigated ideas of a cattle industry crisis. The U.S. and China cooled their trade rhetoric in early September, thereby giving rise to hopes for a trade deal at some point in the near future. Corn and wheat futures followed soybeans higher despite flat to higher supply totals. The SRW and cotton markets also broke out above major resistance.

    News 2 Use August 2019

    News 2 Use August 2019

    15 August 2019

    In this issue, although the USDA’s August resurvey of corn plantings trimmed the June estimate, the result at 90.005 million still crushed expectations and sent prices diving.The USDA’s July Cattle Report stated the mid-year population at 103.7 million head, unchanged from mid-2018. The cattle cycle has apparently peaked. The U.S.-China trade war heated up in late July after President Trump said he would impose 10% duties on all untariffed Chinese goods on September 1. 

    News2Use July 2019

    News2Use July 2019

    17 July 2019

    In this issue, the USDA June 28 Acreage and Grain Stocks Report was shocking for some in the industry. What does it mean now? China's still dealing with the ASF epidemic; while at the end of June, the USDA put out the Hogs and Pigs Report on this U.S. livestock sector.Presidents Trump and Xi did talk at the G-20 Summit, but things seem to be moving slower than a snail's pace, if at all, while movement is trying to be made on USMCA. And more!  

    Ag News Weekly

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    Ag News Weekly September 20, 2019

    Ag News Weekly September 20, 2019

    20 September 2019

    In this issue, the crop markets stabilized this week. The rice market is responding to reduced production forecasts. The Fed cut interest rates Wednesday, but didn’t sound very dovish on monetary policy. The U.S. and China are seemingly serious about getting a trade deal done.

    Ag News Weekly September 13, 2019

    Ag News Weekly September 13, 2019

    13 September 2019

    In this issue, soybeans led the grain markets higher this week. The cattle and hog markets found their footing. Thursday’s USDA reports were construed as bullish by the markets. U.S.-Chinese relations improved as both sides backed away from recently harsh rhetoric.

    Ag News Weekly September 6, 2019

    Ag News Weekly September 6, 2019

    06 September 2019

    In this issue, weak demand news undercut corn, which weighed upon wheat and soybeans. Reduced crop condition readings suggest reduced cotton yields this fall. U.S. pork exports set a July record, reaching the second highest all-time. U.S.-China trade representatives will likely meet in October.

    Updates Bulletins

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    September 2019 WASDE Report Reaction

    September 2019 WASDE Report Reaction

    12 September 2019

    In this issue, optimism today about potential trade deals with China outweighed the mostly bearish corn forecasts while enhancing bullish soybean supply/demand developments. Soybeans clearly surged in response to the report, despite official 2019 yield and production numbers slightly exceeding industry expectations. Wheat followed corn and soybeans higher. Cotton futures had rallied strongly in the minutes prior to the release, set back somewhat when the numbers came out, then resumed the rally into the close.

    Stats Canada July 2019 Canada Field Crop Survey

    Stats Canada July 2019 Canada Field Crop Survey

    28 August 2019

    In this issue, the July Canada field crop survey, released on August 28 by Statistics Canada, shows farmers across that country anticipate less production of wheat, canola and corn in 2019 from a year earlier, but more barley and oats produced.Cool and wet spring weather in eastern Canada resulted in poor planting conditions and contributed to slow crop development early in the season. During the collection period, the situation improved in southern Ontario and eastern Quebec.  

    NOPA July 2019 Crush Report

    NOPA July 2019 Crush Report

    15 August 2019

    In this issue, NOPA reported that members crushed 168.1 million bushels of soybeans in July. This was up 19.3 million bushels from June and was far above the average of published trade guesses. Members produced 1.971 billion lbs. of soybean oil in the month, versus 1.737 billion lbs. produced last month and above 1.929 billion lbs. produced last July. This pegged the monthly oil yield at 11.73 lbs. per bushel, which was up 0.06 lbs. per bushel from 11.67 in June.  

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