Contributors

Rob Hatchett

Senior Economist
Doane Advisory Services

Buyers

Funds Hold Neutral Position in Soybean Market to Begin 2020

Rob HatchettJan 21, 2020

According to the latest Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Commitments of Traders (COT) disaggregated report, commodity funds were shown to have held a mostly neutral…

Exports

USDA Final Soybean Report Disappoints Market Bulls

Rob HatchettJan 14, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its annual U.S. Crop Production 2019 Summary report on Friday, January 10 in addition to its monthly World…

Marketplace

In-Depth Look at South American Soybean Prospects

Rob HatchettJan 11, 2020

As the calendar turns to 2020, so too has the market’s supply focus swung from the recent U.S. harvest towards the prospects for the upcoming…

Crushers

U.S. Soybean Crushings Slip in November

Rob HatchettDec 20, 2019

The National Oilseed Processor Association (NOPA) issued November soybean crush and stocks data on Monday, December 16. According to the data, NOPA member soybean processing…

Animal Feed

Chinese Officials Signal Rebound from African Swine Fever

Rob HatchettDec 10, 2019

The African swine fever (ASF) epidemic that has decimated Chinese pig populations by an estimated 40 to 60 percent appears to show some signs of…

Harvest

Recapping the 2019 U.S. Soybean Crop Results

Rob HatchettDec 5, 2019

Plantings and Crop Ratings The 2019 U.S. soybean crop has been one that many growers likely won’t soon forget. According to the U.S. Department of…