Guy Allen

Senior Agricultural Economist
Grain Marketing and Risk Management Curriculum Manager
IGP Institute

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102 IGP Building
1980 Kimball Ave
Manhattan , KS
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Documents & Presentations by Guy Allen
Title Date Downloads
Notes and Observations in International Commodity Markets May 13, 2022
U.S. Grain Exports and Trade May 5, 2022
Impact of China and Ukraine are Having on International Grain Markets

The senior economist with the IGP Institute at K-State, Guy Allen, provides his monthly update on trends in the international grain markets:  he centers his comments on China's consistent purchases of U.S corn and soybeans, and how the war on Ukraine continues to influence international wheat trade.

April 13, 2022
Grain Trade Developments

Senior economist Guy Allen of the IGP Institute at K-State provides his monthly update on the international grain trade scene, which right now is firmly affixed on the war in Ukraine and the resulting impacts on grain trade, particularly with respect to wheat...he also talks about why local basis bids at elevators may not be keeping up with the recent surges in grain prices.

March 17, 2022
Grain Trade and Political Tensions

Senior economist Guy Allen of the IGP Institute at K-State offers his monthly status report on international grain trade and U.S. grain export opportunities:  he centers this time on the political unrest tied to the Russia/Ukraine situation, as well as Russia's apparently stronger bond with China, and what those developments mean to U.S. grain business abroad.

February 15, 2022
Why Are Wheat Exports Struggling?

The senior economist with the IGP Institute at K-State, Guy Allen, offers his monthly take on the state of U.S. grain exports, based in part on the USDA's latest world grain supply-and-demand report. He talks about why wheat exports just can't seem to get untracked, and he points to the weakening of the U.S. dollar as a possible trigger for improved export sales overall.

January 19, 2022
Agriculture Today - Grain Markets - December 23, 2021

Part 1

Part 2

December 23, 2021
Why US Wheat Export Business is Lagging

The senior economist at the IGP Institute at K-State, Guy Allen, talks about the latest USDA world grain supply-and-demand numbers, and the implications for international grain trade:  he specifically highlights what's going on with wheat, and why U.S. wheat export business is lagging and he looks at rising interest in canola and sunflowers in the international oilseed market.

December 15, 2021
Special Podcast - Grain Market Outlook Forum

A recording of a special Grain Market Outlook Forum that was held as part of the Commodity Tailgate event at Kansas State University on Saturday, October 16, at the International Grains Program Center on the campus.  It featured:

K-State agricultural economist Allen Featherstone on the macroeconomic forces at work currently and their impact on the grain markets.

The senior economist with the IGP Institute at K-State, Guy Allen, commenting on the current dynamics of international grain trade and some of the issues at hand, including extremely high overseas shipping rates.

K-State grain market economist Dan O’Brien, discussing domestic grain supply and demand factors presently influencing grain prices afforded to producers.

October 16, 2021
International Grain Status

The senior economist with the IGP Institute at K-State, Guy Allen, offers his monthly outlook on U.S. grain exports, based on the USDA's latest world grain supply-and-demand report released last Thursday...he comments on the reported tightness in global wheat supplies, and offers his latest thoughts on building grain sales to China back up.

August 17, 2021