A recent U.S. Grains Council Chart of the Week shows the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) projections for changes in corn export patterns over the coming ten years based on the recently released USDA Agricultural Long-Term Projections to 2022. The United States, former Soviet Union, Argentina, and South Africa are expected to increase export [...]
China will need to import 2 million tons of U.S. corn by next year even though the country expects a record harvest this year, said the U.S. Grains Council.
U.S. agriculture had the led the country’s exporting charge, with American farmers on target to send $135.5 billion of their products abroad this year. That’s 17 [...]
A ship washed ashore in Kamaishi City, which has a major grain operation at its port.
The U.S. Grains Council said the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan Friday “may have caused significant damage to many of Japan’s agricultural facilities and production areas,” and “will likely impact grain trade.”
Although the group did [...]
The U.S. farm lobby fired its first riposte to China’s antidumping investigation into U.S. exports of distiller’s dried grains, calling the probe “surprising” and saying it’s China’s “unusual market and supply volatility over the last two years (that) has resulted in new global trade flows… and unprecedented demand.”
The statement on New Year’s Eve from [...]