Tagged: production

The News & What it Means – Potential Permanent Decline of US Soybean Imports by China Will Have Ongoing Repercussions

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – May 22, 2019
The news:

“The US is likely to permanently lose soybean export market share in China the longer US-China trade talks drag on, a top executive at the US Soybean Export Council (USSEC) industry group said on Friday.”

– Reuters, May 17, 2019

The News & What it Means – Potential for Dry Spring Stirs Farmer, Market Anxiety

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – March 5, 2019
The news:

“Most Canadian Prairie farmers can expect a dry start to spring. ‘Run-off potential is certainly below average for a big part of the Prairies,’ says World Weather Inc. meteorologist Drew Lerner.”

– FCC website article, Feb. 28, 2019

The News & What it Means – Expected Drop in Soybean Acres Was Always Going to Happen

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – February 19, 2019
The news:

“After becoming the hot new crop in parts of Canada’s prairies, soybeans are starting to lose their appeal as Donald Trump’s trade war with China drives down prices.”

– Bloomberg, Feb. 16, 2019