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Ag Review

Our Monthly Publication Focusing on Trends and Analysis

This Month's Issue:

AgReview October 2017

Volume 29, No.8

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WPI Agribusiness Subsector Outlook 

 A brief review of WPI’s past Bull/Bear calls and industry stock price performance.

WPI Bull/Bear Leanings for Agribusiness in 2017

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

U.S. Farm Income and Profitability

The financial outlook for U.S. farmers varies greatly by crop. Soybeans offer perhaps the best chance at turning a profit, while corn and wheat will likely be unprofitable in the coming year

World Oilseed Industry Outlook

World soybean production has steadily outpaced demand, and a weather event that would reduce yields is needed to bring supply and demand into balance. Fortunately, the odds of the latter occurring are increasing.

The U.S. Biofuels Industry

Policy interventions are creating a bullish situation for biodiesel producers, while ethanol supply growth and poor fuel demand weigh on ethanol producer margins.

Farm Inputs

Fertilizer prices have increased as expected, and global supply/demand fundamentals point to consolidation as well as possible further price increases.

Policy Trends

Global agricultural and trade policy developments are notable but steady.Read Full Issue

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