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Ag Review

Our Monthly Publication Focusing on Trends and Analysis

This Month's Issue:

AgReview December 2016

Volume 28, No.10

122016-AGReview coverThumbnailWPI Bull/Bear Leanings for Agribusiness

A summary and graphical depictions of WPI’s expectations for future agribusiness performance.

The Flour Milling Industry

Excellent operational management and hedging effectiveness are critical features of this historically low-margin business.

Oilseed Processing

U.S. soybean crushers’ margins will likely be undermined by weak soymeal exports and competition from DDGS in feed rations.

The U.S. Biofuels Industry

Ethanol margins remain exceptional and are expected to continue. Biodiesel margins and the industry’s outlook turned more negative after Congress failed to renew the blenders’ tax credit.

The U.S. Livestock Industry

After a decade of volatile corn prices, export hurdles and a soft U.S. economy, the meat and poultry sector has enjoyed a strong comeback in 2016. Looking forward, additional growth for the sector can be expected.

Farm Inputs

A retreat in thermal coal prices in China will reduce pressure on margins while rising spot gas futures in the U.S. are weighing down nitrogen margins.

Policy Trends

Rightly or wrongly, the market is taking the intrigue of Donald Trump and is looking up.Read Full Issue

WPI Spotlight

  • January 4, 2017
    Agribusiness can refer to virtually every commercial activity from crop and livestock production to... Trends and Agribusiness
  • November 3, 2016
    The All India Poultry Exporters Association wants the government to either ban the importation... India's Biotech Decision