April soybean crush down slightly YOY

NOPA members crushed almost 160.0 million bushels of soybeans last month, down about 1 percent from April 2018. Some in the industry expected crush to surpass 161.6 million bushels and break last year’s record for the month, and while that didn’t happen, this season’s [...]

December soybean crush up 3 percent from last year

NOPA members reported crushing over 171.7 million bushels of soybeans last month, up 3 percent from November and from December 2017. Crush was a bit higher than the industry anticipated, which was around 170 million bushels, and confirms robust domestic demand continues for soybean [...]

Soybean oil production increased in September

NOPA members reported crushing 160.8 million bushels last month. That volume continued 2017/18’s strong increase from 2016/17—up 18 percent year over year—and also posted a small but atypical increase over August crush. Historically, crush declines during the summer as soybean supply dwindles. This season, [...]