World Agricultural and Demand Estimates April 8, 2022

World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) April 8, 2022 The World Agricultural Outlook Board (WAOB) serves as USDA’s focal point for economic intelligence and the commodity outlook for U.S. and world agriculture. The Board coordinates, reviews, and approves the monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report, houses OCE’s Joint Agricultural Weather Facility,…

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USDA ERS: Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook March 15, 2022

Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook March 15, 2022 Total Imports Raised; Still Lowest Since 2008/09 The March 2022 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) publication lowered U.S. sugar ending stocks for 2021/22 on smaller supply and larger use. The reduction in domestic production is not fully countered by increased imports, which are forecast to be…

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Determination of Total Amounts of Fiscal Year 2022 WTO Tariff-Rate Quotas for Raw Cane Sugar and Certain Sugars, Syrups and Molasses

Determination of Total Amounts of Fiscal Year 2022 WTO Tariff-Rate Quotas for Raw Cane Sugar and Certain Sugars, Syrups and Molasses Because the specialty sugar TRQ is first-come, first-served, tranches are needed to allow for orderly marketing throughout the year. The FY 2022 specialty sugar TRQ will be opened in five tranches. The first tranche,…

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USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) National Organic Program (NOP) is changing its approach to organic oversight in India

USDA Requirements for India The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) National Organic Program (NOP) is changing its approach to organic oversight in India. USDA is ending its recognition agreement that has allowed APEDA-accredited certifiers to provide USDA organic certification in India. This change adapts to the evolution of organic supply chains over time and allows…

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Sugar: World Markets and Trade May 2021

Sugar: World Markets and Trade May 2021 Sugar Production Up Globally in 2021/22, Stable in the United States and Mexico Sugar production in the United States and Mexico is expected to be flat in Marketing Year (MY) 2021/22 at 14.6 million tons (raw value). Sugarbeet production in the United States is up based on historical…

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Dairy and Sweeteners Analysis February 8, 2021

Dairy and Sweetener Analysis February 8, 2021 Dairy and Sweeteners Analysis Group Functions and Responsibilities DSA serves as the Farm Service Agency’s (FSA’s) primary analytical resource for formulating, developing, analyzing, and evaluating national program policies, determinations and program alternatives for dairy, livestock, and sugar (sugarcane, sugar beets, crystalline fructose, and honey), including detailed summaries of…

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U.S., Mexico reach sugar pact without backing from U.S. producers; June 6, 2017

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-mexico-delay-idUSKBN18W2K4 By David Lawder | WASHINGTON  6/6/2017 The U.S. and Mexican governments reached a new agreement to significantly shift their sugar trade mix, but U.S. sugar producers have failed to endorse the deal, leaving question marks over whether it could still sour broader trade relations. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the “agreement in principle”…

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