2023 Spring Market Seminar: Action, drama, & the thrill of commodities!

On Wednesday, April 26, 2023, McKeany-Flavell is hosting our annual Spring Market Seminar! This yearly seminar has been illuminating the world of commodity markets since 2015. Join us as we uncover the motivations behind market developments in corn and corn wet milling, sugar, edible [...]

A quiet March WASDE

The March 2022/23 U.S. corn outlook is for lower exports and increased ending stocks compared to February estimates. USDA lowered exports by 75 million bushels due to the slow pace of shipments and sales. Ending stocks were raised, above expectations. The 2022/23 U.S. soybean [...]

More clean-label starches imported in 2022

The U.S. imported a record volume of starch last year, with most categories showing notable year-over-year growth. Higher demand for imported starch underlines the call for non-GMO starches that can satisfy clean labeling requirements. Potato starch imports were up 1 percent from 2021, which [...]

China looks forward to 2023/24 grain production

China is working at being self-sufficient in major grains and agricultural products during the spring planting season. China would very much like to increase the output of soybeans and edible oils to reduce its dependency on imports of these commodities. Local authorities have been [...]

Updated U.S. long-term agricultural projections

USDA has released its agricultural projections to 2032! These baseline projections provide insight into the landscape of agricultural commodities and trade for the next ten years. The U.S. agricultural sector has been influenced by global economic and market circumstances such as inflation, supply chain [...]

FAO Food Price Index down again in January

FAO Food Price Index (FPI) fell for the tenth-straight month in January as each subindex clocked a monthly drop from December prices. The composite FPI fell 2.5 percent from December and was down 4.9 percent from January 2022. Monthly declines for the subindexes ranged [...]

A quiet February WASDE as expected

The February 2022/23 U.S. corn outlook is for a slight reduction in the domestic use of corn and increased ending stocks compared to January estimates. USDA lowered forecast corn used for ethanol by 25 million bushels and raised ending stocks by the same. The [...]

Food Price Index down to 15-month low

Adjusted for inflation, FAO’s Food Price Index (FPI) fell nearly 2 percent in December, reaching its lowest level since September 2021 and down about 2.6 percent YOY. FPI for all of 2022 was still up nearly 12 percent YOY and up nearly 37 percent [...]

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