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U.S. Wheat Associates Price Report

November 22, 2019

November 22, 2019 Read the full report as a PDF Technical buying and short covering supported both winter wheat futures contracts week-over-week while technical selling pressured the spring wheat futures contract. Soft red winter (SRW) March 2020 futures gained 13 cents on the week to close at $5.19/bu. Hard red winter (HRW) March futures gained…

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Strategic Farming: A new webinar series

November 22, 2019

The Strategic Farming educational program is taking a new turn in 2020. In an effort to expand opportunities for farmers to gather and learn about research-based, crop production information throughout the year, University of Minnesota Extension is launching the Strategic Farming – Optimizing Management for 2020 webinar series December 19, 2019. The fourth season of…

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Articles of Interest- Friday, November 22, 2019

November 22, 2019

Black Sea Wheat Crop Faces Potential Problems The Western Producer – 11/21/2019 Grain markets are warned to pay close attention to the questionable start to the 2019-20 crop in Russia and Ukraine. There are mixed reports on the condition of this year’s Black Sea winter wheat crop. “The soils in parts of Russia and Ukraine…

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NAWG Weekly Updates, November 21, 2019

November 22, 2019

Update from Speaker Pelosi Staff re USMCA On November 20, 2019, Speaker Pelosi’s trade staff reached out to NAWG directly and provided us with an update on the standing of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. Staff informed NAWG that technical discussions were still taking place but they are close to coming to a final Agreement.    NAWG…

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NWF Announces State Winners for the 2019 National Wheat Yield Contest

November 21, 2019

Washington D.C. (November 21, 2019) – Last week, the National Wheat Foundation (NWF) announced the national winners for the 2019 National Wheat Yield Contest. Today, NWF is announcing the state winners for the 2019 Contest which includes 115 growers from 24 states. The Foundation’s National Wheat Yield Contest offers growers the opportunity to compete with farmers…

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Articles of Interest- Thursday, November 21, 2019

November 21, 2019

Algeria Plans Sharp Cut in Wheat Purchases to Curb Import Bill Reuters – 11/21/2019 Algeria is targeting a sharp reduction to its wheat imports as it tries to rein in its costly subsidized bread programme in the face of popular protests against the ruling elite. The North African country has decided to cap soft wheat…

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Articles of Interest- Wednesday, November 20, 2019

November 20, 2019

Governor’s Trade Leadership Award Goes to Long-Time Wheat Associate Oregon Department of Agriculture – 11/19/2019 Before leaving Japan, Governor Kate Brown honored Mr. Wataru “Charlie” Utsunomiya at the “Friends of Oregon” Reception in Tokyo for his contributions to wheat trade between Oregon and Japan. At this gathering, it was especially fitting to honor this friend…

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Is tillage a fertilizer best management practice?

November 20, 2019

Image credit: Daniel Kaiser/University of Minnesota Extension By: Extension specialists Daniel Kaiser, Lindsay Pease, and Fabian FernandezWith fall winding down and the hard winter freeze setting in, growers may be asking if fall tillage is an option for some fields. While there are pros and cons in terms of soil conservation, when it comes to…

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Articles of Interest- Tuesday, November 19, 2019

November 19, 2019

Focus on Philippines World-Grain – 11/18/2019 The Philippines produces no wheat, but wheat flour is increasing in importance in the diet of its people with growing affluence, making the country a major importer, particularly from the United States. Rice remains the main staple of its people’s diet. With a large pork producing sector, the Philippines…

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Articles of Interest- Monday, November 18, 2019

November 18, 2019

U.S. Wheat Policy Rep: USDA’s Open Communication ‘Key’ in Dispelling GMO Rumors, Myths Capital Press – 11/15/2019 USDA’s open communication has been critical for the wheat industry’s ability to maintain customer confidence in the wake of GMO wheat detections, says a representative of U.S. Wheat Associates. Dalton Henry, U.S. Wheat vice president of policy, spoke…

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U.S. Wheat Associates Price Report

November 18, 2019

November 15, 2019 Read the full report as a PDF Technical selling, uncertainty about a trade deal with China and lower Black Sea prices offered in a recent GASC tender pressured all U.S. wheat futures prices week-over-week. Soft red winter (SRW) December futures fell 7 cents from last week to end at $5.02/bu and hard…

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Articles of Interest- Friday, November 15, 2019

November 15, 2019

Paris Wheat Curbed by Egypt Tender, German Premiums Rise Again Reuters – 11/14/2019 Euronext wheat futures were flat to lower in afternoon trading on Thursday, giving up earlier gains as competitive offers of Black Sea wheat in an Egyptian tender tempered recent export optimism in France. Physical premiums in Germany rose again, however, on the…

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