Hemp Industry Standards and Specifications

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Hemp Industry Standards and Specifications

The Jacobsen will now be reporting on Full-Spectrum CBD Distillate and Broad-Spectrum THC Distillate.  These products have gained traction in the wholesale marketplace over the last year.  The Jacobsen delayed reporting on distillates to gain clarity on specifications for these two product categories.  Surplus crude inventories are being refined into more marketable broad-spectrum distillates for

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Hide Market Response to COVID-19

Hide Market Response to COVID-19

The effect of COVID-19 on the hide market is starting to be shown through analytics. Now that there are...

Hemp Prices Amidst COVID-19

Hemp Prices Amidst COVID-19

The new normal that we’re all adjusting to as a result of the global pandemic has implications for a...

Oil Share May Fall to a Level Not Seen in Almost 50 Years

Oil Share May Fall to a Level Not Seen in Almost 50 Years

The long soybean meal/short soybean oil trade could become more popular in the short term as the demand for...

Surprising Soybean Oil Export Numbers

Surprising Soybean Oil Export Numbers

Soybean oil exports have been much stronger than expected during the 2019/20 marketing year. Many analysts (including The Jacobsen),...

Organic Retail Demand is Forecast to Rise

Organic Retail Demand is Forecast to Rise

Organic retail demand is predicted to rise during the balance of the 2019/2020 season according to the Jacobsen insight....

2020 Hemp Survey

2020 Hemp Survey

* Update * For the results of our 2020 Hemp Survey, please access the report PDF and the recorded...

Continued Decline in Crude Does Not Necessarily Imply Continued Pressure on Soybean Oil Prices

Continued Decline in Crude Does Not Necessarily Imply Continued Pressure on Soybean Oil Prices

If crude oil prices resume the move lower, it could pressure soybean oil prices, but at some point, the...

How Will the Coronavirus affect Organic Grain Prices?

How Will the Coronavirus affect Organic Grain Prices?

With conventional grain prices under pressure, the question for organic grain merchandisers is will this negative sentiment spill over...

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06.24.2024

Stable biodiesel production leaves supply, prices unchanged in crude glycerin market

Stable biodiesel production leaves supply, prices unchanged in crude glycerin market

Glycerin prices held steady on Monday June 24, with producers and traders reporting little change to begin the week.

Crude glycerin traders were quoting the market in the...

06.24.2024

Cattle slaughter continues to lag 2022, 2023 levels

Cattle slaughter continues to lag 2022, 2023 levels

Six cars of technical tallow traded at 54 cents per lb Chicago on Monday June 24, and separately two cars of edible tallow traded up to 56 cents per...

06.24.2024

Hog slaughter slightly higher into July; May cattle placed on feed higher

Hog slaughter slightly higher into July; May cattle placed on feed higher

The US domestic protein market was quiet on Monday June 24, with no price changes reported.

US hog slaughter
Fastmarkets’ research team forecasts hog slaughter at 2.38 million...

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