In The Know Market News 2017-10-19T13:41:49+00:00

Record high for quarterly hog and pig population

The U.S. had 73.5 million head of hogs and pigs as of Sep. 1, up 2 percent from a year ago. U.S. pork production this year is forecast to be about 5 percent higher [...]

By | October 1, 2017|Categories: Corn & Soy Complex, Livestock|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The corn crop is huge

It is a fact: The corn crop is huge, and we will most likely see low prices for some time to come. In today’s report, USDA increased corn yield to 169.9 bpa from 169.5 [...]

By | September 19, 2017|Categories: Corn & Soy Complex, Sweeteners|0 Comments

The latest from NOAA/NWS on Hurricanes Irma and Katia

The cone contains the probable path but does not show the size of the storm. Hazardous conditions can occur outside the cone. Posted by: Information Services Our Information Services team assists our clients [...]

By | September 19, 2017|Categories: Weather|0 Comments

Lower yield to cut walnut production despite more acreage

The 2017/18 California walnut crop is projected at 650,000 tons (in-shell weight), down 5 percent from last season’s record 686,000 tons. This year’s hot summer in the Central Valley stressed some groves, and yield [...]

By | September 19, 2017|Categories: Nutmeats|0 Comments

Will hurricane damage compound Florida citrus acreage loss?

Hurricane Irma is headed toward Puerto Rico and Cuba—and may hit the heart of Florida’s citrus belt. Even if the center of the storm follows the southernmost tracking forecast, the region is still likely [...]

By | September 19, 2017|Categories: Fruit & Fruit Concentrates, Weather|0 Comments

Brazil steals corn export demand from the U.S.

U.S. export demand has weakened, as Brazil is taking over the export market. Brazilian exports were unusually low at the beginning of the year due to a small crop last year. However, as Brazil’s [...]

By | September 5, 2017|Categories: Corn & Soy Complex, Sweeteners|0 Comments

U.S. Sweetener Consumption Trends Continued Through 2016

U.S. sweetener consumption trends continued through 2016, as shown by government data. While per-capita intake of corn sweeteners continued falling, sugar intake strengthened further, helping keep total consumption of caloric sweeteners from declining as [...]

By | August 22, 2017|Categories: Corn & Soy Complex, Sugar, Sweeteners|0 Comments