Global consumption seen rising 3% in 2017, USDA data show.
Market speculators may be the most reviled contributors to the agricultural economy, but they play an important role in commodities trading and have increasing power to impact the markets.
The latest crop progress report from the USDA Monday shows that 57 percent of the soybean crop is rated good to excellent, a four-point decline from the week prior.
Potash Corp. raises industrywide global shipment forecast.
Estimate increased by 2.2% from figure projected in June.
After the USDA released its weekly crop progress report on Monday, there’s been a lot of speculation over the national average yields for the major crops. Some firms have been estimating the average national yield for corn will be less than 160 bushels per acre.
Drought and dryness in the northern Plains hasn’t been enough to stop cattle growth, according to the mid-year cattle inventory numbers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
JBS, Marfrig and Minerva stand to gain record beef margins.
Weather continues to be front and center while traders are working to calculate crops in the U.S.
Trade chief says deal could add $52 billion in U.K. trade.
Two countries reach agreement on final protocol, USDA says.
Kansas beef packing plant Creekstone Farms has sold to a Japanese company for $170 million.
Despite recent price action, corn markets have relatively stayed sideways in 2017. Mark Gold, managing partner with Top Third Ag Marketing, said there isn’t a chance the U.S. will repeat the same yields in 2017 that farmers experienced in 2016.
EU’s 3rd-largest grower may see feed-wheat shortage in 2017-18.
Hog prices in 2017 have been fairly impressive, and strong consumer demand is keeping the lean hog market strong.
Cattle markets are continuing to stay interesting, and producers might have found some footing.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will continue to defend the supply management system that protects the Canadian dairy industry in talks about revamping the North American Free Trade Agreement.
On Tuesday, President Trump invited 50 businesses to the White House. The common thread? Each touts products that are Made in America.
U.S.-China relations tense amid sanctions related to North Korea.
Brazil needs to make progress on inspections before any timeline can be set to end a U.S. ban on imports of fresh Brazilian beef, the U.S. agriculture secretary said on Monday.