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USA: Sorghum, cotton sales hit marketing year highs

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Published Nov 3, 2023

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The USDA reported mixed export sales for major commodities, with sorghum and upland cotton reaching new highs, driven by strong demand from China. Pork, rice, and soybean oil also saw improvements in sales, while beef, corn, soybean, wheat, and soybean meal sales were lower than the previous week. The next set of supply and demand projections from the USDA will be released on November 9th.
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The 2023/24 marketing year started June 1st for wheat, August 1st for cotton and rice, September 1st for beans, corn, and sorghum, and October 1st for soybean products. The marketing year for beef and pork is the calendar year.Wheat came out at 275,600 tons (10.1 million bushels), down 24% from the week ending October 19th and 43% from the four-week average. Thailand purchased 57,000 tons and Taiwan bought 53,200 tons. At this point in the 2023/24 marketing year, wheat exports are 417.5 million bushels, compared to 447.2 million in 2022/23.Corn was reported at 748,100 tons (29.5 million bushels), 45% lower than the previous week and 40% below the four-week average. Mexico picked up 434,300 tons and unknown destinations purchased 110,500 tons. For the marketing year to date, corn exports are 719.5 million bushels, compared to 569.4 million this time last year. Sales of 12,700 tons (500,000 bushels) for 2024/25 delivery were to Mexico.Sorghum sales were 379,500 tons (14.9 million ...
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