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  • Sugar & Sweeteners Outlook: December 2013

    SSSM-304, December 16, 2013

    The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook for December 2013 reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the December 2013 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report and recent Feedstock Flexibility Program (FFP) developments. Also to be reviewed will be world sugar prospects for 2013/14.

  • Feed Outlook: December 2013

    FDS-13L, December 12, 2013

    Imports Bump Up Feed Grain Supplies as Ethanol and Exports Boost Use and Stocks Slip.

  • Sugar and Sweetener Outlook: November 2013

    SSSM-303, November 15, 2013

    The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook for Nov. 2013 reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the November 2013 WASDE report and recent policy-related USDA events concerning sugar forfeitures, the Feedstock Flexibility Program (FFP), and sugar exchanged for program export credits.

  • Feed Outlook: November 2013

    FDS-13K, November 13, 2013

    Market analysis of domestic and international feed grain markets.

  • Sugar and Sweetener Outlook: September 2013

    SSSM-301, September 18, 2013

    The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook for September 2013 reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the September 2013 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report. This edition reviews recent policy actions on the FFP, marketing allotments, and sugar tariff-rate quota, along with recent sugar loan forfeitures.

  • Feed Outlook: September 2013

    FDS-13I, September 16, 2013

    A 0.9-bushel increase in the projected U.S. corn yield for 2013/14 boosts corn production by 80 million bushels.

  • Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook: August 2013

    SSSM-300, August 16, 2013

    The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook for August 2013 reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the August 2013 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report. This edition will include a chapter on the recent exchange of Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) sugar for re-export credits.

  • Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook: July 2013

    SSSM-299, July 17, 2013

    The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for July 2013 reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the July 2013 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report. This edition will include a chapter on the recent exchange of CCC sugar for re-export credits and FTA Certificates of Quota Eligibility (CQEs) and on maple syrup production.

  • Feed Outlook: July 2013

    FDS-13G, July 15, 2013

    This month's projected 2013/14 feed grain supplies are slightly lower, reflecting a reduction in harvested acres for corn.

  • Complex Array of Factors Influence World Sugar Prices

    Amber Waves, July 01, 2013

    With the world sugar price serving as the new floor for domestic prices, it becomes more important to understand the dynamics of world prices. Brazil is the world’s leading sugar producer and, over the long term, world sugar prices are determined by production costs in Center/South Brazil, as well as the exchange rate between the U.S. dollar and the Brazilian real.

  • Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook: June 2013

    SSSM-298, June 18, 2013

    The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook for June 2013 reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the June 2013 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report. This edition will include a chapter on U.S. added sugars consumption, both total and per capita, for 2012, and a chapter on 2013/14 projected world sugar supply and use.

  • Feed Outlook: June 2013

    FDS-13F, June 14, 2013

    Rains have delayed planting the 2013 corn crop resulting in a projected yield decline of 1.5 bushels per acre to 156.5 bushels per acre.

  • World Raw Sugar Prices: The Influence of Brazilian Costs of Production and World Surplus/Deficit Measures

    SSSM-297-01, May 29, 2013

    Brazil is the world's leading sugar producer and, over the long term, world sugar prices are determined by production costs in Center/South Brazil, as well as the exchange rate between the U.S. dollar and the Brazilian real .

  • Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook: May 2013

    SSSM-297, May 16, 2013

    The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for May 2013 reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the May 2013 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report and new forecasts for 2013/14. Also included is a chapter on sugar supply and use in other major producing and exporting countries and forecasts for 2013/14.

  • Feed Outlook: May 2013

    FDS-13E, May 14, 2013

    May 2013 Feed Outlook report

  • Sugar and Sweetener Outlook: April 2013

    SSSM-296, April 16, 2013

    The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook for April 2013 reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the April 2013 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report. Also included are chapters on: (1) the U.S. honey outlook and (2) imprecision in measuring U.S. sugar imports by entities that are not required to report.

  • Feed Outlook: April 2013

    FDS-13D, April 12, 2013

    Lower than expected March 1 corn stocks roil markets, lower price, and raise ending stocks.

  • Sugar & Sweeteners Outlook: March 2013

    SSSM-295, March 14, 2013

    The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook for March 2013 reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the March 2013 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report. Also included is a special chapter on methodology of projecting USDA energy title outlays for sugar.

  • Feed Outlook: March 2013

    FDS-13C, March 12, 2013

    Record-low exports and strong imports are reflected in a 100-million-bushel increase in feed and residual use for corn.

  • Sugar & Sweeteners Outlook: February 2013

    SSSM-294, February 14, 2013

    The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for February 2013 reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the February 2013 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report. Also included is a special chapter on USDA long term projections of sugar supply and use in the United States and Mexico through 2022/23.