Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Thailand allocates US$2 million budget for corn farmers
Thailand's government has approved a budget of THB 716 million (~US$20.8 million; THB 10 = US$0.29) to finance an income guarantee programme for corn farmers that supply the livestock feed sector, and another THB 1 billion (~US$29.1 million ...
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Brazil's corn shipments to China decline in February due to focus on soybeans
Brazil's corn shipments to China dropped sharply in February 2023 due to the increased focus on soybean shipments, and the shift in Chinese buyers towards other countries such as the US and Ukraine for their corn supplies, Nasdaq reported.
Thursday, March 9, 2023
US government slashes Argentina's soybean and corn harvest forecast
The US government estimates Argentina's upcoming soybean harvest will be nearly 20% lower than previously forecast due to hot and dry conditions that have wilted crops there throughout the growing season, Nasdaq reported.
Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Brazil may surpass the US in global corn exports
Brazil and the US compete for soybean and corn international markets, but the USDA said Brazil may surpass the US as the leader in global corn exports, Victoria Advocate reported.
Monday, February 27, 2023
US farmers to plant more corn and wheat this year
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said US farmers will plant more corn and wheat this year compared to last year, benefitting from increased grain prices and reduced fertiliser costs, Successful Farming reported.
Friday, February 10, 2023
US agriculture trade chief demands Mexico to explain science behind GMO corn ban
Doug McKalip, the US Trade Representative's new lead agricultural trade negotiator, has given Mexico until February 14 to answer to a US request to explain the science behind Mexico's proposed ban on genetically modified (GMO) corn and glyp ...
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
USDA says corn and soybean output down last year
The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service 2022 Crop Production Annual Summary showed that corn and soybean production in the country declined in 2022 compared to the year prior, MorningAg reported.
Tuesday, January 3, 2023
USDA increases Philippines corn import forecast
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has projected that the Philippines will increase its corn imports in market year 2022/23 to 1 million metric tonnes due to the extension of lower tariffs on the commodity and easing of glob ...
Thursday, December 29, 2022
US corn affected by low demand and drought, likely to continue to 2023
Analysts said drought in parts of the US have affected US corn logistics, resulting in increased shipping rates, uncompetitive prices, and declining export demand, with these issues likely to continue until next year, Hellenic Shipping News ...
Tuesday, December 20, 2022
Mexico targets GM corn agreement with the US next month
The Mexican foreign ministry said Mexico and the US aim to reach an agreement by January 2023 over an upcoming Mexican ban on genetically modified (GM) corn imports, Nasdaq reported.
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
China Corn: Cautious mood, higher supply soften prices (week ended Dec 12, 2022)
After rising over 3% in six weeks, corn prices softened lately as more farmers were enticed to release inventories with prices higher. Buyers were cautious with purchases as the economic outlook of China remained uncertain.
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
USDA increases forecast for Ukraine corn exports
The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) December World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report showed the agency increased its forecast for Ukraine's 2022/23 corn exports by 13% compared to November's estimate, following t ...
Tuesday, December 6, 2022
US corn export sales on the decline
Grain traders said the US, a major global corn supplier, has struggled to sell the commodity to international consumers, which has dashed hopes of continuing a somewhat active export programme despite high prices, Hellenic Shipping News rep ...
Saturday, December 3, 2022
USGC says Asian corn import demand to stay largely unchanged in 2023
Cary Sifferath, US Grains Council Vice President, said Asian corn import demand is likely to stay unchanged next year, especially from Southeast Asia, and there is concern over the pace of economic growth that will restrict consumers' purch ...
Thursday, December 1, 2022
US may take legal action if Mexico proceeds with GM corn ban
Tom Vilsack, US Agriculture Secretary, has warned the president of Mexico that the US would be forced to take legal action if no "acceptable resolution" was found for Mexico's plan to ban genetically modified (GM) corn, BBC News r ...

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