Market Analysis

For information on current and previous baseline projections for soybeans and soybean products, see the Market Outlook page.

Commodity Policy




Other Links

U.S. Department of Agriculture

World Agricultural Outlook Board (WAOB) provides data on supply and use of soybeans, soybean meal, soybean oil, and other principal commodities for the United States and foreign producers, and gives weather data and information.

National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) provides data on yields, acreage, production, and prices by State and nationally, as well as current-crop progress, commodity-specific reports, and adoption of biotech varieties.

Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) provides data on current U.S. export sales of soybeans, soybean meal, and soybean oil; data on supply and demand (including imports and exports) for major oilseed-trading countries; and current world market and trade reports.

Farm Service Agency (FSA) offers extensive information on farm and conservation programs and on specific commodity programs and markets, as well as program-related USDA announcements.

Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) provides current cash grain prices and market news, as well as information on grain transportation and exporting, and standardization and grading.

Grain Inspection, Packers, and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) provides information on federal quality standards and quality of U.S. soybean exports.

Risk Management Agency (RMA) provides information on crop insurance programs.

National Agricultural Library, National Agricultural Library Digital Repository (NALDR) offers online browsing of historical ERS Agricultural Economic Reports and Agriculture Information Bulletins.

U.S. Department of Commerce

Bureau of the Census

Other U.S. Government Agencies

U.S. International Trade Commission

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) provides information on commodity futures markets and the regulation of agricultural commodity futures trading.


Iowa Farm Outlook is a biweekly newsletter from Iowa State University on soybean and corn markets.

North Dakota State University Extension offers information on Row Crops and Oilseeds, including canola, flax, soybeans, and sunflowers.

Other Research Organizations

United Nations, Food and Agricultural Organization

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute

Last updated: Friday, April 28, 2017

For more information contact: Mark Ash

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