For Mumbai homemaker Sonali Ray, buying basmati rice until a year ago was a leap of faith. It often meant a silent prayer for grain free of weevils and stones.
A record world supply and strong U.S. dollar are leaving analysts pessimistic about the wheat market for 2016.
Assets in North America, which exports more grain than any other region in the world, also are drawing interest from overseas because global demand for food is expected to keep rising for decades.
Argentina will reduce its tariff on soybean exports by five percentage points, to 30 percent, when President-elect Mauricio Macri takes office.
A soybean price bounce early this week could indicate a new trend coming in prices. Jerry Gulke explains.
Light volume is expected during the holiday trading period, which could cause sharp moves.
Estimates for Brazil’s soybean crop—the second largest in the world— are currently running between 97 million metric tons and 103 million metric tons due to increased acreage.
In 2015, China purchased $25.9 billion in U.S. ag exports, adding up to 16% of total exports.
Why should a farmer in the Midwest pay much attention to the results of a South American country’s presidential election? Because what happened in Argentina on Sunday is a “game changer,” according to market analyst Alan Brugler of Brugler Marketing & Management in Omaha.
Argentina’s president-elect, Mauricio Macri, is considering a 90-day window of no export taxes on soybeans in a bid to spur sales from farmers stockpiling some $8 billion in oilseeds, two people with knowledge of the plan said.
The country’s farmers are ready to ship an estimated $8 billion in stored crops as soon as export taxes are lifted or reduced as Macri promised, according to five farmers, analysts and exporters interviewed after the election.
Keep your herd healthy and your feed costs low, and chances are that you'll do OK in 2016. Here are seven market movers to watch.
Why does Sunday's presidential election in Argentina matter to U.S. farmers? Because the results could affect soybean prices as early as Monday.
Monsanto Co. executives said they’re hopeful that Sunday’s presidential election vote in Argentina will lead to an overhaul of agricultural policies that have been blamed for a slump in production and exports from one of the biggest producers of corn and soybeans.
The dollar traded near a seven-month high against the euro as minutes from the Federal Reserve’s October meeting bolstered the outlook for a December interest-rate increase.
When will the turn-around occur? Dairy market experts offer their predictions.
Overflowing grain bins prompted money managers to expand their wagers on lower crop prices by almost ten times in the space of a week.
To understand what could be the largest-ever takeover by a Chinese company, look no further than the changes in the nation’s diet.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spent Friday morning discussing soil management and crop diseases at a cooperative farm in central Cuba, part of an American push to cement detente with the communist island before President Barack Obama leaves office.
As we wrap up AgDay's 2015 I-80 Harvest Tour, we look into what farmers are planning when it comes to 2016 marketing decisions.