WPI Spotlight

  • August 24, 2017
    During his presidential campaign, candidate Donald Trump often characterized the 23-year-old North American Free... NAFTA Renegotiation Begins
  • June 20, 2017
    Farmers in India want the Swaminathan Report recommendations implemented, including the suggestion that Minimum... Loan Waivers and MSP Issues in India

News

The All India Poultry Exporters Association wants the government to either ban the importation of chicken meat produced with biotech feed ingredients or allow Indian farmers to plant the more productive biotech soybeans and corn.

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14-16 October

David Gregg is attending the PMA show in Orlando, FL.

18-19 October

Matt Herrington is attending the USDA Data Users' Meeting and the LMIC Industry Outlook in Chicago, IL.

20 October

David Gregg is presenting work completed on behalf of the California strawberrry industry in Watsonville, CA.

24-26 October

David Gregg is attending U.S. Grain Council's Export Exchange in Detroit, MI.

24-28 October

Gary Blumenthal is in Brussels, Belgium for a presentation to the DG AGRI staff and to attend the Commission's annual (outlook) Workshop.
The wheat market may be preparing for a significant move in prices. WPI’s recent analysis of the spread between proprietary high and low FOB export prices for HRW and SRW wheat from the Port of New Orleans over the past year found it to be over $10/MT.

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Chicago versus Paris

Wheat, the biblical staff of life, occupies a unique place in commodity market history. It was wheat trading that started the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) in 1848 and created the world’s first futures contract. Traditionally, this contract has been the bellwether for the world’s wheat markets and has traded with limited international competition.

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24-26 August

Gary Blumenthal and David Gregg are presenting to the soybean industry in Snoqualmie, WA.

27 August - 2 September

David Gregg is conducting market research in China.

Calculating Returns for U.S. Corn Producers from Red Meat Exports

Among other organizations, the Iowa Corn Promotion Board recently cited WPI analysis conducted on behalf of the U.S. Meat Export Federation on the value of red meat exports to corn and ethanol producers. 

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WPI Spotlight

  • August 24, 2017
    During his presidential campaign, candidate Donald Trump often characterized the 23-year-old North American Free... NAFTA Renegotiation Begins
  • June 20, 2017
    Farmers in India want the Swaminathan Report recommendations implemented, including the suggestion that Minimum... Loan Waivers and MSP Issues in India