Below are some key AgWeb.com articles that cover and analyze the Jan. 11 USDA reports.
Find Price Clues for Corn, Beans, Wheat in USDA Reports
Year-ending stocks of corn are projected at a 17-year low of 602 million bushels and the marketing year average farm price is expected to be a record high.
Cotton Rises as USDA Data Show Tight Supply
The U.S. cotton crop totaled 17.01 million bales, 1.4 percent smaller than the December estimate of 17.26 million.
Bullish Reports Electrify Grain Markets
Friday’s USDA reports injected some excitement into the markets. Jerry Gulke provides analysis.
Strong Corn Demand Slashes Stocks
USDA tightened the supply and demand balance sheet on corn from last month’s estimates despite weaker corn exports.
USDA Report Not as Bearish as Anticipated
Keep an eye on South America, as the market may be anticipating further production increases for the continent's crops.
Wheat Rises Most Since November as Report Shows Lower Stockpiles
Wheat futures rose the most since November after USDA said stockpiles will be lower than analysts expected and that less winter grain was planted than forecast.
WASDE: Soybean Production Rises 44 Million Bushels
The soybean yield is estimated at 39.6 bushels per acre, up 0.3 bushels from the previous estimate.
Grain Stocks: Corn, Soybean Stocks Both Down 17%
Corn stored in all positions on Dec. 1, 2012, totaled 8.03 billion bushels, and soybeans totaled 1.97 billion bushels.
WASDE: Corn Production Up 55 Million Bushels
Harvested area for corn is lowered 346,000 acres, but a 1.1-bushel-per-acre increase in the estimated yield boosts production.
Corn Production Estimated at 10.8 Billion Bushels
Corn for grain production is estimated at 10.8 billion bushels, up 1% from the Nov. 1 forecast but 13% below 2011.
See AgWeb's Pre-Report Analysis, News of Jan. 11 Reports