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- Dec 11, 2006: ANALYSIS: North American Crop Review - US wheat exports limited by reduced crop. US maize supplies tight despite large crop. US soyabean supplies appear more than adequate. Canadian crops are average in size, but exceptional in quality.
- Nov 27, 2006: ANALYSIS: Oat Market Outlook - This year's bigger UK oat crop has increased availability on domestic markets for 2006/07, while for the EU-25 as a whole another season of tight supply is anticipated.
- Oct 31, 2006: ANALYSIS: US Wheat Exports - The US wheat price outlook, although very favourable, is less certain than normal at this time of year.
- Oct 3, 2006: ANALYSIS: US Maize Outlook - generally favourable weather conditions are expected to result in the second largest crop on record, but even this has not prevented a forecast for a sharp decline in US end-season maize stocks.
- Sept 19, 2006: ANALYSIS: Canadian Grain and Oilseed Update - After excellent conditions for crop establishment on the Canadian Prairies in spring, yield potential was lost during July, due to hot weather, resulting in generally only average yields.
- August 21, 2006: ANALYSIS: Ocean Freight Rates - for grains and oilseeds, are higher than a year ago, but a longer-term downward trend which emerged after rates peaked in 2004 remains.
- June 26, 2006: ANALYSIS: North American Crop Update - US winter wheat crop is quite as poor as expected but US and Canadian spring sown crops are generally off to an excellent start.
- May 31, 2006: ANALYSIS: USDA Forecasts - tighter global grain supply with lower wheat output and increased coarse grain consumption. World oilseed production is forecast to decline slightly.
- May 2, 2006: ANALYSIS: Canadian Seeding Intentions - Wheat area higher, but canola area sharply down
- April 19, 2006: ANALYSIS: Emerging US Supply Prospects - Early crop progress reports and prospective planting survey results suggest declining US wheat supplies.
- April 3, 2006: ANALYSIS: Energy and Fertiliser Costs - With dramatic increases in energy and fertiliser costs farmers across the globe are looking at ways to economise.
- February 6, 2006: ANALYSIS: US Winter Wheat Prospects - area estimates together with crop development reports suggest another relatively modest US winter wheat crop with market prospects not threatened by current harvest expectations.
- January 19, 2006: Marketing Organic Produce - increases in box trade should be considered as a very natural development in the sophisticated organic food market. (565 words)
- January 17, 2006: Take care about what you ask - The perception amongst the CWB's foreign competitors that it has some kind of unfair advantage could prove costly for them. (600 words)
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