March soybean crush eked out a record

NOPA processors crushed 181.8 million bushels of soybeans last month, up 10 percent from February and up 2 percent from March 2021 and surpassing the previous record for March set in 2020 of 181.4 million bushels. Cumulative Sep-Mar crush totaled 1.23 billion bushels, up [...]

February soybean oil stocks near two-year high

NOPA crush last month was around expectations at 165.1 million bushels, with the short month bringing the usual month-on-month decline in processing. February crush was the second-highest volume for the month, however, behind February 2020. Soybean oil yield was a very strong 11.93 pounds [...]

January soybean crush dips, oil stocks hold steady

NOPA members crushed 182.2 million bushels of soybeans last month, down 2 percent from December and down 1 percent year on year. Cumulative Sep-Jan 2021/22 NOPA crush rose to 885.9 million bushels, down just 1 percent from last season to date thanks to December’s [...]

Potential bullish factors for the soy complex

While 2021/22 continues to look bullish for the soy complex, some early indications of the proverbial “light at the end of the tunnel” may be taking shape. Thus far, soybean oil yield appears to be on the higher side of the historical range, with [...]

November soybean oil stocks rose despite production dip

NOPA members’ average soybean oil yield fell to 11.53 pounds per bushel in November, the lowest yield since 2017/18. Soybean oil production, at 1.90 billion pounds, was down 6 percent from October and down 2 percent from November 2018. Despite the decline in soybean [...]

2019/20 October soybean crush breaks record

NOPA members crushed 175.4 million bushels of soybeans in October, up 2 percent from October 2018, the previous record holder. Soybean oil yield fell to 11.57 pounds per bushel in October, compared to 11.71 pounds a year ago, but the high volume of crush [...]

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