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USDA releases World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report

The USDA livestreamed the report on May 12, 2022.

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The WASDE report was livestreamed at 11:05 a.m. on Monday, May 12, 2022.

In the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s first projections for the 2022-23 crop year, U.S. corn production is expected to drop 4.3% from last year amid a slow start to planting, while winter wheat production in the southern Plains states is at historic lows. To read more, click here for Agweek's article on the report.

The Russian invasion of Ukraine means about 30% of Ukraine's farmland won’t be planted this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Thursday, May 12, as part of its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates. Read more about Ukraine's situation in this Agweek article.

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