Market Trends

Monthly market trends commentary is written by Philip Shaw, B.Sc. (Agr.), M.Sc.

Market Trends Report for May-June 2017

It is go time, that time of year when farmers across the great North American Corn Belt are busy planting their crops. Weather has been a detriment across much of the US Corn Belt as wet weather has farmers out of the fields in the southern, central and eastern US. With the USDA projecting a big soybean acreage this year and a reduction of corn acreage, weather will be the final determinate. For the week ending on May 14, 2017, the USDA had begged US corn planting at 71% and US soybeans planted at 32% just slightly behind normal.

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USDA Reports

The United States Department of Agriculture publishes monthly reports that may be of use to our members.

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Crop production May 10, 2017
World agricultural supply and demand estimates May 10, 2017

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