Tagged: trade

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 – New-Crop US Soy Ending Stocks Set to Drop but So What?

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – May 16, 2019
The news:

“The USDA forecast new-crop soybean ending stocks at 970 million bu, which would represent a 25-million bu reduction from the revised 2018-19 ending stocks estimate of 995 million.”

– Syngenta website article, May 10, 2019

The News & What it Means – Uncertain Markets Require Cautious Planning and Marketing

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – March 29, 2019
The news:

“Canadian crop and livestock producers are facing ‘exceptional uncertainty’ amid trade issues, geopolitical tensions and African Swine Fever, according to a new report from Guelph, ON-based Agri-Food Economic Systems.”

– Syngenta website story, March 25, 2019.

The News & What it Means – Difficult Choices Ahead for Ontario Growers

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – January 16, 2019

 

The news:

“Lambton County farmers have a big decision to make following a volatile 2018 that saw corn emerge as a to-be bumper crop, soybean markets take a hit due to the still-running trade war between the US and China, and a “catastrophic” outbreak of mould in corn due to a wet harvesting season.”

– Sarnia Observer, Jan. 9, 2019