Corn exports for 2019/20 at two-thirds of forecast

Corn export shipments for the week ending Jun. 4 were just over 1.24 MMT (49 million bushels), down roughly 8 percent from the week prior and but above the pace needed to reach USDA’s season forecast of 1.775 billion bushels. That 2019/20 export forecast [...]

WASDE: Corn exports lowered, soybean exports raised

USDA made limited yet anticipated changes to the 2019/20 supply and demand forecasts for corn and soybeans. U.S. corn exports were lowered 50 million bushels to 1.725 billion bushels. Despite unfavorable margins of late, ethanol and by-products demand was raised by 50 million bushels [...]

Net U.S. corn export sales reach six-week high

For the week ending Jan. 23, net corn sales were at a six-week high 1.2 MMT (48.6 million bushels), up 23 percent from the previous week and nearly double the prior four-week average. Unknown destinations accounted for the most volume at 345,000 MT with [...]

Mexico behind modest boost to corn export commitments

Mexico has booked more than a million metric tons of corn in two separate weeks this season, but even so, average weekly orders, at 340,400 MT, remained 10 percent below the same period last season. On the other hand, South Korea has yet to [...]

WASDE: Corn yield lowered to 167 bpa

In the Nov. 8 WASDE report, corn yield was lowered to 167.0 bushels per acre (bpa), down 1.4 bpa from the October report. Harvested acreage was unchanged at 81.9 million acres despite weather causing moderate fieldwork disruptions this past month. Accordingly, estimated corn production [...]

Corn market feels pressure from uncertain demand

Harvest of the U.S. corn crop has begun. Production remains a little uncertain, with just 29 percent of this year’s crop at maturity as of Sep. 22, about two weeks behind the average pace of development. So far, it appears the weather will be [...]

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