Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Study shows US red meat exports' value to corn and soybean sectors
An independent study conducted by World Perspectives and released by the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) showed that beef and pork exports accounted for 503.4 million bushels of US corn usage, which equated to a market value of US$3.4 bil ...
Monday, April 3, 2023
US to expand corn, soybean plantings in 2023
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said US farmers are planning to expand corn plantings to 91.996 million acres and soybean seedings to 87.505 million acres this year, Markets Newswire reported.
Monday, March 27, 2023
China buys US corn as prices decline
Traders and analysts said declining corn prices have prompted a rush of Chinese purchases of the grain, as the world's largest buyer scrambles to make up for a slow start to its import programme, Nasdaq reported.
Monday, March 27, 2023
USDA says corn export sales reach marketing year high
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said US corn export sales have reached a marketing year high for the week ended March 16, MarketWatch reported.
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.

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