- February 11, 2019 – USDA lowered the U.S. corn yield in the February World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates. Globally, the cut in U.S. production was offset by increases in foreign production, mostly Argentina, leaving world corn supplies virtually unchanged.
- February 1, 2019 – We are able to add some delayed fundamental market information to this week’s newsletter. Grain export sales for December 20 were released this week. The much anticipated Crop Production, WASDE, and Grain Stocks are due out next Friday.
- January 25, 2019 – Dry conditions in several major crop production areas of Brazil have extended into mid-January. The government shutdown continues to limit supply and demand information, but ethanol numbers show production running just below year ago levels.
- January 18, 2019 – With the lapse in federal funding at USDA, market information is limited. Precipitation analysis for South America shows below normal rainfall in several major production regions for soybeans and corn. U.S. ethanol use and production are running just below last year.
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