Profitability Continues to be a Moving Target for Hemp Operators

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Profitability Continues to be a Moving Target for Hemp Operators

The economics of hemp production are a moving target at this stage of industry development.  A large part of this is due to the lack of historical hemp prices, and unclear supply and demand.  Hemp prices dictate revenues, but profitability will ultimately rest on efficiency and lowering costs of production.

Both costs and revenues vary considerably between the various hemp market segments.  Cannabinoids are especially unclear now amidst the collapse of the extract economy.  ∆8THC has been responsible for many operators continued solvency, but as ...

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Organic Poultry Demand Remains Strong

Organic Poultry Demand Remains Strong

Organic soybean meal prices remain elevated, and consumers are focused on the spot market. Merchandisers tell The Jacobsen that...

Strong Demand from Mexico and China Lifts Soybean Exports

Strong Demand from Mexico and China Lifts Soybean Exports

Weekly soybean export sales for the 2020/21 marketing year of 292.5 thousand metric tons (TMT) were noticeably above last...

Negative Price Pressure Building, Cow Hides Trade Lower

Negative Price Pressure Building, Cow Hides Trade Lower

Trading was lower on a number of cow selections today. Sources reported that bids for new sales continue to...

Soybean Oil Drops Despite Limit-Up Move in May Contract

Soybean Oil Drops Despite Limit-Up Move in May Contract

Soybean Oil Drops Despite Limit-Up Move in May Contract

World vegetable oil futures were generally lower...

Fats, Oils, & Fuels Webinar 4/27/21: Customer Q&A

Fats, Oils, & Fuels Webinar 4/27/21: Customer Q&A

Video shorts from the Fats, Oils, & Fuels Webinar Report Our team of Senior Analysts break down questions from...

Persistent Research Needed to Develop Sustainable Hemp Production Systems

Persistent Research Needed to Develop Sustainable Hemp Production Systems

Today is Earth Day, and leaders of forty nations have gathered virtually for a US hosted climate summit. Biden has...

Organic Soybean Meal Anti-Dumping Case Dates Reported

Organic Soybean Meal Anti-Dumping Case Dates Reported

 

Organic soybean meal prices are climbing. There are expectations that small volumes of organic soybean meal will continue to...

Wheat Exports Reach 10-Week High

Wheat Exports Reach 10-Week High

 

Soybean Oil Futures Trade Limit Up, Reach 12 Year High

Low soybean stocks and heightened demand from the biofuels sector,...

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07.16.2021

Vegetable Oil Futures Prices Extend Higher Before Weekend

Vegetable Oil Futures Prices Extend Higher Before Weekend

Vegetable Oil Futures Prices Extend Higher Before Weekend    

Vegetable oil prices extended higher on Friday, with U.S. soybean oil futures up again on bean oil/meal spreading as well as...

06.23.2021

Veg Oils Rise as Weather Woes Remain Focus for Soybean Oil

Veg Oils Rise as Weather Woes Remain Focus for Soybean Oil

Veg Oils Rise as Weather Woes Remain Focus for Soybean Oil

Vegetable oil prices were higher on Wednesday, with overnight gains in palm oil futures driven by bargain buying supporting...

06.04.2021

What’s Ahead in the FOG Markets?

What’s Ahead in the FOG Markets?

Rising Tide – What’s Ahead in the FOG Markets Ryan Standard, Fastmarkets / The Jacobsen The following video is a capture from The Jacobsen Fuels & Feedstocks Virtual Conference...

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