Farmer's Report

Dry Commodity Trends - May 7, 2021


  • The Department of Commerce raised the Mexican Sugar import quota by 50K tons on Friday, April 30
  • Analysts expect high domestic Beet Sugar production in 2021

Dry Beans

  • The January 12 USDA report stated that demand for exports to Mexico is pushing prices for black and pinto beans higher
  • Concerns that dry weather in South America could affect yield are supporting dry bean prices


  • U.S. Wheat prices continued their recent rally this week
  • Dry conditions in the northern U.S. plains are threatening some varieties of wheat
  • Increasing corn prices are lending support to wheat as well

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