Chinese consumers are eating more beef than the country can produce, and that’s led to a sales bonanza for exporters in Brazil.
Canpotex Ltd., the Canadian joint venture that represents potash export sales from Potash Corp., Mosaic Co. and Agrium Inc., will only sign contracts to supply China and India with the crop nutrient for the remainder of 2016 as it expects prices to rise next year.
The smallest French wheat crop in more than a decade is spurring speculation the European Union’s largest producer will have to boost imports to meet its domestic and export demand.
Argentine grain truckers ended a week-long strike over a hike in hauling rates. Brazil could be looking to buy corn, and its safrinha harvest is ahead of schedule.
China’s pig prices may climb to near a record after floods drowned animals and prompted concerns about possible disease outbreaks in the world’s biggest pork producer and consumer, according to analysts.
A global wheat glut isn’t going away any time soon, and big money isn’t chasing commodities at the moment. Even so, there still are good opportunities for producers. Here are six takeaways from the Allendale’s latest wheat market outlook.
Farmers may feel anxious over recent dips in soybean futures, and bearish summer weather forecasts, but they shouldn’t worry. Why? Because of export superstar China with its continuing strong demand, according to Rich Nelson, chief strategist for the marketing firm Allendale, in McHenry, Ill. Here are six takeaways from Allendale’s latest soybean market outlook.
With prices dropping, Jerry Gulke says farmers may have to rely on big yields, rather than high prices, to help their bottom line this fall.
China wants to be more competitive on the world exporting stage, particularly when it comes to competing against major global firms like Archer Daniels Midland, Bunge, Cargill, and Louis Dreyfus.
In the race to supply wheat to the world’s biggest buyer, Russia is running away with the prize.
A stronger dollar and better than expected crop ratings pushed corn down 15 cents and took more than 30 cents of soybeans in a "tough day" for the markets, according to Pro Farmer's Chip Flory.
China’s soybean imports may fall for the first time in 15 years next season as the government sells from stockpiles and domestic production climbs, according to Oil World.
Between USDA’s good crop rating reports and summer weather as a wild card roiling markets, producers may be getting anxious. But they can use strategies to offset market volatility, according to Jerry Gulke of the Gulke Group in Chicago.
That's good news for American farmers, since only they can fill the supply gap in demand for soybeans, especially from China.
Egypt, the world’s biggest wheat buyer, issued a final rejection of a cargo of U.S. grain that the government said contains ergot fungus at levels exceeding internationally acceptable standards.
Corn and soybeans markets were bullish Wednesday following USDA’s report, but weather is now the driving force, Pro Farmer Editor Brian Grete told AgDay.
Egypt bought 180,000 tons of wheat from the Black Sea region in this season’s first tender as traders refrained from offering French grain amid concern about this year’s crop quality.
Andy Shissler continues to watch for signs of an economic downturn in China.
AGT Food and Ingredients Inc., the world’s largest exporter of peas and pulses, is forecasting a surge in shipments after Canadian farmers sowed record acres of lentil crops this year.
USDA on Tuesday released crop numbers that were largely in line with analysts' expectations for the July World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates reports.