Wednesday, May 24, 2023
China emerges as leading wheat importer, but Russian supply hindered by challenges
China's increasing demand for wheat imports has positioned it as the largest buyer of this essential food staple, but there is one major supplier that has been missing out: Russia, Yahoo! Finance reported.
Tuesday, May 23, 2023
US wheat ratings improves in the US, corn 81% planted, soy 66%
The US Department of Agriculture's weekly crop progress report showed that 31% of the US winter wheat crop is now rated as good to excellent, marking a 2-percentage point increase from the previous week and surpassing analysts' average expe ...
Wednesday, April 19, 2023
USDA says US winter wheat lowest on record, 8% of corn planted
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said that 27% of winter wheat in the country was in good to excellent condition, unchanged from a week ago and the lowest for this time of year in USDA records since the late 1980s, while corn plantin ...
Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Only 28% of US wheat in good condition, corn 2% planted
The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) first weekly crop progress report of the 2023 showed only 28% of US winter wheat are in good to excellent condition, the lowest since 1989, as drought conditions remain in key areas of the Plains wh ...
Thursday, March 9, 2023
Researchers in China find recessive virus-resistant wheat gene
Chinese researchers have found a gene that can improve resistance to wheat yellow mosaic disease, a disease that results in significant yield losses in agricultural crops, China Daily reported.
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Russian wheat prices decline in line with global trends and higher domestic supply
Analysts said Russian wheat prices fell last week due to a downward trend in the international markets, weak exporter demand, and a growing domestic supply, Nasdaq 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.
Monday, February 6, 2023
US wheat production affected by drought
A prolonged drought affecting the key US plains wheat belt region raises questions about the commodity's harvest prospects, particularly in states such as Kansas, the leading winter wheat producer, and Oklahoma, the third-largest producer l ...
Saturday, January 28, 2023
Russian wheat prices increase slightly due to higher export demand
Analysts said Russian wheat prices have increased slightly last week due to demand from domestic exporters, while an increase in Black Sea grain shipments and a stronger Australian crop drove down global benchmarks, Hellenic Shipping News r ...
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Wheat prices in Russia down due to increased competition
Analysts said wheat prices in Russia have declined slightly in mid-January due to increased competition from other exporters and high supply volumes, Hellenic Shipping News reported.
Friday, January 13, 2023
Egypt leaned more heavily on Russian wheat as imports declined in 2022
Egypt leaned more heavily on wheat from Russia in 2022, even as the country reduced imports of the grain and looked to diversity its sources of wheat purchases, Zawya reported.
Thursday, January 12, 2023
Wheat prices in Russia rising
Russian wheat prices have remained largely unchanged since the beginning of the year in light holiday trading, but analysts forecast prices may start to rise as severe frosts hurt winter crops, Nasdaq reported.
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Australia to harvest record 42 million tonnes wheat crop
Traders said Australia is expected to harvest a record 42 million tonnes in wheat as production from the final phase of harvest showed higher yields, Hellenic Shipping News reported.
Thursday, January 5, 2023
January Russian wheat exports reach 3.6 million tonnes
Wheat exports from Russia in January are expected to remain high for this period of the July-June marketing season at about 3.6 million tonnes, following a huge 2022 grain crop, Hellenic Shipping News reported.
Wednesday, January 4, 2023
UK pig industry sees some positive signs in tight supplies, lower wheat prices
A tightening of supplies and lower wheat prices are leading to some optimism in the beleaguered UK pig industry, according to the chairman of the National Pig Association (NPA).

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