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USDA August 12 Crop Production Report

Monday, August 12th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Monday, August 12, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released a new crop production report for the United States. According to the report, corn production is estimated to be down 4 percent from 2018, soybeans down 19 percent from 2018, and cotton production up 23 percent from 2018. More […] Read more...

August 12 WASDE

Monday, August 12th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The August 12 World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report provided mostly bearish market information despite estimates for reduced production due to lower crop acreage and yield. The report indicated significant reductions in demand due to trade policy and renewable energy policy. More below: https://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde/wasde0819.pdf https://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde/Secretary_Briefing/Archive/2019/August_2019_WASDE_Lockup_Briefing.pdf https://www.farmprogress.com/market-reports/bearish-report-swamps-corn-futures https://www5.intlfcstone.com/e/65422/content-Arlan-Suderman-Webinar/g3krxb/610548385?h=FcqNXZyQ0HLxdVNAX8ep858OwejnaI4cynuhUxe36c0 Read more...

Ethanol Waivers Deal Blow to Corn Market

Monday, August 12th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) on Friday, August 9th, announced that it would provide 31 waivers to U.S. fuel refineries allowing them to avoid renewable fuel blending requirements. The news was upsetting to ethanol proponents who say the waivers are unnecessary and damaging to the ethanol industry and destructive to corn demand, thus harming U.S. […] Read more...

USDA Releases Farm Production Expenditure Report

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Friday, August 2nd, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released a Farm Production Expenditure Report. The report highlights farm expenditures by category for various farm operations and compares those expenditures to recent years. More below: https://downloads.usda.library.cornell.edu/usda-esmis/files/qz20ss48r/5q47s089c/x920g855d/fpex0819.pdf https://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Arkansas/Publications/Economic_and_Demographic_Releases/prodcost19.pdf https://www.hpj.com/ag_news/farm-production-expenditures-reach-billion-in/article_f4452a58-b796-11e9-b7d7-37bac9e71b21.html Read more...

USDA Releases Peanut Price Report

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Friday, August 2nd, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS) released a new Peanut Price Report. The report provides an overview of peanut market conditions for carious peanuts grown in the U.S. More below: https://downloads.usda.library.cornell.edu/usda-esmis/files/5t34sj58c/jm215167k/1z40m5200/pnpr3119.pdf Read more...
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