Vietnamese chicken farmers plan to file a rare anti-dumping lawsuit accusing U.S. producers of selling poultry below cost, highlighting the challenges facing the Communist nation as the historic Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal is set to opens its markets.
On a worldwide basis, the report says El Niño is unambiguously good for those wanting higher commodity values.
While the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade accord may benefit North American grain and meat exporters, Canadian dairy farmers are crying over lost domestic milk revenue that will go to foreigners.
The deal gives U.S. livestock producers new market access and simplifies inspection rules for fruits and vegetables while lowering taxes across farm goods, according to Darci Vetter, the U.S. Trade Representative’s chief agriculture negotiator.
The United States is still far and away the world’s No. 1 corn exporter. But according to the USDA Economic Research Service (ERS), two countries have emerged as major corn exporters in the 21st Century.
A dozen Pacific-rim nations agreed to a historic pact that would cut trade barriers on items ranging from cars to rice, setting up a potentially contentious ratification vote before a skeptical U.S. Congress.
More than half of the European Union’s 28 nations plan to prohibit the cultivation of a group of genetically modified crops awaiting EU regulatory approval.
Jerry Gulke discusses the U.S. dollar, harvest yields, and the cattle market in the Weekend Market Report.
The prospect of a mega-sized grain sorghum crop on the Plains this fall creates a more bearish outlook on corn as it competes for limited demand space in the feed grain market.
Glencore became a major agriculture player when it bought Canadian grain handler Viterra Inc. for C$6.1 billion ($4.6 billion) in 2012.
France’s surprisingly large wheat crop will have the nation’s cows, pigs and chickens dining on more of the grain instead of corn.
When China, the world's biggest consumer of commodities, slows, commodity producers feel the pain.
Old crop corn stocks in all positions on September 1, 2015 totaled 1.73 billion bushels, up 41 percent from September 1, 2014. Old-crop soybeans stored in all positions on September 1, 2015 totaled
191 million bushels, up 108 percent from September 1, 2014.
Investors are reacting to diminished demand from China and an end to the cheap-money era provided by the Federal Reserve.
Following 2014’s record-high margins, the U.S. hog and pig inventory is now at record highs, and margins for pork producers are tightening.
As wheat prices remain stagnant at multi-year lows, wheat farmers are tightening their grip on old-crop supplies as they wait out for a return for higher prices.
JBS SA, the world’s largest meat producer, will probably post financial gains of 15 billion reais ($3.6 billion) from derivatives contracts betting against Brazil’s real.
Members of a trade delegation from China, the world’s top soybean importer, signed memorandums to buy a record 13.18 million metric tons of the oilseed worth around $5.3 billion from U.S. shippers after annual negotiations.
The lagging pace of exports is limiting a “wild bull story” for corn, the world’s most-consumed crop, Roose said.