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  • 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.

  • Sugar & Sweeteners Outlook: January 2013

    SSSM-293, January 17, 2013

    The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook for January 2013 reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the January 2013 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report.

  • Sugar and Sweetener Outlook: December 2012

    SSSM-292, December 17, 2012

    The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the most recent month's of the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report.

  • Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook: November 2012

    SSSM-291, November 15, 2012

    The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the most recent month's of the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report.

  • Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook: October 2012

    SSSM-290, October 16, 2012

    The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the most recent month's of the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report.

  • Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook: September 2012

    SSSM-289, September 17, 2012

    The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the most recent month's edition of the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report.

  • Feed Outlook: September 2012

    FDS-12I, September 14, 2012

    Market analysis of domestic and international feed grain markets.

  • Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook: August 2012

    SSSM-288, August 15, 2012

    The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the most recent month's edition of the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report.

  • Feed Outlook: August 2012

    FDS-12H, August 14, 2012

    Market analysis of domestic and international feed grain markets.

  • Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook: July 2012

    SSSM-287, July 16, 2012

    The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the most recent month's edition of the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report.

  • Feed Outlook: July 2012

    FDS-12G, July 13, 2012

    U.S. feed grain supplies for 2012/13 are projected sharply lower this month with lower production for corn on lower yields. Extremely hot weather and drought result in a 20- bushel-per-acre decline in the projected corn yield to 146 bushels per acre reducing projected production to 13.0 billion bushels, compared with 14.8 billion bushels last month.

  • Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook: June 2012

    SSSM-286, June 18, 2012

    U.S. deliveries of total sweeteners for human food and beverage use for 2011 are estimated at 20.381 million tons, almost the same as the deliveries in 2010 of 20.387 million tons. Refined sugar deliveries increased by 1.6 percent, while corn sweetener deliveries fell by 1.7 percent. Within the corn sweetener category, high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) deliveries fell by 1.6 percent. Since 2002, HFCS deliveries have fallen by 1.613 million tons, dry weight, or 17.8 percent. Honey deliveries increased by 5.6 percent, and other edible syrups stayed the same. On a per capita basis, U.S. sweetener deliveries for 2011 were 130.2 pounds, down slightly from 2010 but down 18.8 pounds from the 149.0 pounds in 2000. Per capita sugar deliveries for human consumption in 2011 were 66.2 pounds, the highest level since 1999, while corn sweetener deliveries for human consumption, at 62.5 pounds, were at their lowest level since 1985.