This month's major analysis is of the trends in the production, consumption, imports, exports and stocks of the major crops produced in the United States.
As one of the world's major grain and animal meats producers and exporters, the trends in US agriculture have a major bearing on world trade and prices. The products covered are corn, soybeans, wheat, cotton, sorghum, rice, peanuts, beef, chicken and pig meats.
There are 13 GRAPHS included in this main analysis, these being:
US Corn Trends in Production, Consumption, Ethanol Use, Stock Feed & Exports
US Corn Total Stocks & Stocks as a % of Use
US Soybean Trends in Production, Consumption, Exports & Stocks
US Soybean Stocks & Stocks as a % of Use
US Wheat Trends in Production, Consumption, Exports & Stocks
US Wheat Area & Yields
US Cotton Trends in Production, Consumption, Exports & Stocks
US Cotton Areas & Yields
US Other Crop Production covering Sorghum, Barley, Oats & Rye
US Beef Production & Consumption
US Beef Exports & Imports
US Chicken Trends in Production, Consumption & Exports
US Swine Meat Trends in Production, Consumption & Exports
ECONOMIC OVERVIEW looks at the various outlooks from international semi-government bodies on the prospects for the world economy now that its growth appears to be slowing.
The newsletter also brings you up to date with the latest developments in the price of the major agricultural commodities as well as comments on general trends in the world economy. These updates all include up to date GRAPHS which cover price movements over the last 12 months unless otherwise stated.
These GRAPHS include:
Australian Bond & Bill Interest Rates
Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide level from 1955 to 2018
US$/A$ Rate (daily)
CRB Index (daily)
US KC Wheat Futures in A$/tonne terms
US Soybean Futures in US cents/bushel
US Corn Futures Prices in US cents/bushel
Wool Price Indices for EMI & Northern Indicators
US Cotton Futures Prices in US cents/lb and Aust cents/lb
US Cattle Futures Prices for Feeder and Live Cattle
WORLD ECONOMIC INDICATORS brings you up to date with some of the major indications of and trends in the world's economic health.
This Newsletter provides an excellent overview of the recent trends in many areas of world agriculture.