Tagged: winter wheat

The News & What it Means – High Protein Spring Wheat May Offer Better Returns & IGC Counting on Lower Soybean Yields to Dampen Supplies

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – May 31, 2017

 

The news:

“The earliest reports from the start of the US hard red winter wheat harvest underscored industry fears of a second straight year of low protein, a factor that shifts the market’s focus to prospects for the North American spring wheat crop, a higher-protein variety.”

Reuters, May 30, 2017

The News & What it Means – US Hard Red Winter Wheat Ratings Low & Aussie Canola Plantings High

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – March 29, 2017

 

The News:

US Hard Red Winter Wheat ratings are far below last year. The Kansas wheat crop condition is rated at only 38% good to excellent, down from 56% last year at this time. Oklahoma’s crop is rated 37% good to excellent, down from 63% last year at this time.

– USDA, March 27.