Germany's farmers expect a poor harvest this year due to a prolonged drought and an unusually long stretch of warm weather.
The U.S.-China trade spat is turning the global soybean market into a merry-go-round that may see top exporter Brazil turn to imports.
Most Russian wheat is loaded on ships in the deep waters of the Black Sea, but those ports have reached their limit so shippers are using a work-around,
While looming tariffs are likely to curb American exports of the commodity to China, opportunities are opening up in the European Union, the world’s second-largest importer.
A rout in commodities deepened as the threat of a trade war between the world’s two biggest economies intensified, hitting markets from steel to soybeans.
Completion of a “fair” trade agreement with China could result in an additional $12 billion of agriculture exports to the communist country, according to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.
Lawmakers are concerned President Trump’s proposed tariffs on foreign cars under Section 232 could instigate retaliatory trade actions aimed at farmers.