Trends in U.S. Ag Exports

exportimage

by David A. Widmar

From the agricultural commodity markets to the Presidential debates, exports have been top-of-mind for many in 2016. Specifically within agriculture, a stronger U.S. dollar combined with building inventories of corn, wheat, and soybean in the U.S. has put significant attention on exports. For this week’s post we take a step-back and look at the high-level tends in U.S. ag exports.

Continue reading

Trends in Corn and Soybean Exports

15071356297_a5178cccbe_m

by David Widmar

Grain commodities have faced significant headwinds in recent months. It seems that bearish news keeps following bearish news. In addition to above-trend crop yields in the U.S. adding to already abundant inventories, the strong U.S. Dollar has made it difficult for the U.S. to compete for global export markets. In this week’s post, we’ll take a look at corn and soybean exports to evaluate current conditions

Continue reading