Rob Hatchett

Senior Economist

Doane Advisory Services

Around the World

Mexico’s Attaché Remains Optimistic for Soybean Demand Despite COVID-19

Rob Hatchett|May 20, 2020

USDA’s FAS attaché forecasts Mexico’s imports of U.S. soy will rise this summer.

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Annual Attaché Report Optimistic for Chinese Soybean Demand

Rob Hatchett|May 6, 2020

USDA’s FAS attaché Post is predicting higher demand for soybeans in China, which would potentially be a positive development for U.S. Soy.


China Poised to Boost Domestic Reserves

Rob Hatchett|Apr 28, 2020

China is looking to boost its domestic reserves of soybeans and U.S. Soy may be the answer.


Another Record Month for U.S. Soybean Crushings

Rob Hatchett|Apr 21, 2020

The March NOPA report showed continued strength in U.S. soybean processing.


U.S. Soybean Suppliers Poised to Overcome Challenges from COVID-19

Rob Hatchett|Apr 14, 2020

Doane economist Rob Hatchett examines the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on various industries, including U.S. Soy.


Takeaways from March 1 Soybean Stocks

Rob Hatchett|Apr 10, 2020

USDA issued its quarterly update of U.S. grain and oilseed inventories at the end of March. U.S. soybean stocks totaled 61.324 million tonnes as of…


February Crush Data Supports Higher Forecasts

Rob Hatchett|Apr 4, 2020

The National Oilseed Processor Association (NOPA) issued February soybean crush data on Monday, March 16th. According to the data, NOPA member soybean processing in the…


U.S. Agriculture Industry Taking Steps to Ensure Safe, Reliable Trade

Rob Hatchett|Mar 29, 2020

As the world continues to search for ways to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, businesses across the spectrum are adopting new protocols to ensure…


March WASDE Sees USDA Raise World Soybean Carryout

Rob Hatchett|Mar 18, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued its monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report on Tuesday, March 11. In the report, the…

Around the World

USDA Provides Initial 2020/21 U.S. Soybean Outlook

Rob Hatchett|Mar 11, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) held its annual Agricultural Outlook Forum outside of Washington D.C. in late February. At the symposium, analysts and media…