U.S. Nixes China’s Request on Tariffs; U.S. Boost Tariffs, China Countermeasures

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U.S. Nixes China’s Request on Tariffs; U.S. Boost Tariffs, China Countermeasures

China has lodged a complaint against the U.S. at the World Trade Organization (WTO) over U.S. import duties, the Chinese Commerce Ministry said on Monday. This makes the third such case lodged by China at the WTO. A finding in China’s favor — which could take years — would allow China to respond legally with

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Palm Oil Futures Were Sharply Lower

Palm Oil Futures Were Sharply Lower

Palm oil futures were sharply lower following a long holiday weekend with most nearby contracts down more than two...

Organic Grain Prices Imported from India are Rising

Organic Grain Prices Imported from India are Rising

While soybean meal prices remain depressed, merchandisers point to heavy rains that will significantly delay this year’s Indian harvest....

A Number Of Tanners Are Reporting Reduced Leather Prices

A Number Of Tanners Are Reporting Reduced Leather Prices

Market Activity & Analysis The hide market this week is largely unchanged with activity in the States noticeably down...

U.S., Japan Say Tentative Ag, Auto, Digital Trade Accord Reached

U.S., Japan Say Tentative Ag, Auto, Digital Trade Accord Reached

The tentative agreement, announced by the country’s leaders at a meeting on the sidelines of the Group of 7...

Global Hemp

Global Hemp

Global hemp production is increasing in 2019 Some of these countries are positioned to capitalize on the popularity of...

Hemp News 2019

Hemp News 2019

Federal Administration Greenlights Hemp Banking The National Credit Union Administration issued guidance to credit unions on Monday, clearing another...

LCFS Average Weekly Volume & Credit Price Move Higher

LCFS Average Weekly Volume & Credit Price Move Higher

Credit volume and the average price paid per credit advanced higher in California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) this...

Trump Gave Approval to Recent RFS Waivers

Trump Gave Approval to Recent RFS Waivers

President Donald Trump recently phoned EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler and told him to go ahead and announce the small...

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03.01.2024

Cold, Winter Weather Impact January Soybean Crush

Cold, Winter Weather Impact January Soybean Crush

**Bob Lane was out of the office today and will return on Monday, March 4, 2024.**

U.S. soybean crushing volumes totaled 195 million bushels in January, the USDA reported on...

03.01.2024

Week Closes with Active Gulf Market

Week Closes with Active Gulf Market

Used cooking oil (UCO) traded as low as 39.5 cts/lb into the Gulf market with bids and offers heard in a wide range over the last 24 hours. Offers...

03.01.2024

Animal Proteins – Friday

Animal Proteins – Friday

The market was quiet today with no changes. 

Looking at the monthly averages in February, the markets were mixed in terms of price direction with intra-month volatility seen. 

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