The USDA confirmed the big reports that where scheduled to be released back on January 11th, including the quarterly Grain Stocks report, Annual Crop Production report and Winter Wheat Seedings, will all be released on February 8 along with the regularly scheduled monthly WASDE report.
If the government remains open, the USDA’s annual Ag Outlook Conference will go as scheduled on February 21 and 22. I've heard some traders say that weekly export sales data will start being released on Thursday, followed by the monthly Oilseeds and Grain Crushing reports scheduled for release on Friday. Just remember, back in 2013, it took the USDA a couple of weeks to get things back up to speed and current. The trade is also assuming the Commitments of Traders report will be released on Friday.
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