Wednesday, July 10, 2024
Metro Pacific Agro ventures plans 500-hectare corn plantation in Northern Samar, Philippines
Metro Pacific Agro Ventures Inc (MPAV), led by business tycoon Manuel V Pangilinan, is looking to establish a 500-hectare corn plantation in Northern Samar province, Philippines, according to local government officials, Philippine News Agen ...
Monday, July 8, 2024
US corn and soybean prices drop to four-year lows amid record stockpiles
US corn and soybean prices have fallen to their lowest levels in four years, resulting in unusually large stockpiles as farmers hesitate to sell, Reuters reported.
Friday, July 5, 2024
Mexico shifts focus away from yellow corn self-sufficiency under new administration
Mexico's incoming government will abandon a core goal of outgoing President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to reduce imports of yellow corn and achieve self-sufficiency in production of the grain, according to the incoming agriculture minister ...
Thursday, July 4, 2024
US corn condition worsens amid heat waves across corn belt
Corn condition in the nation's top 18 corn-growing states continues to slowly decline, according to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Successful Farming reported.
Thursday, July 4, 2024
Brazilian corn exports surge in July as soybean shipments decline
Brazilian corn exports for July are estimated at 3.4 million metric tonnes, marking a significant rise of 2.4 million tonnes compared to June, according to grains traders lobby Anec, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, July 3, 2024
Argentina prepares first corn shipments to China in 15 years
Argentina is preparing corn shipments to China, marking the first such exports in 15 years as the two countries seek to expand agricultural trade, Bloomberg reported.
Monday, July 1, 2024
IGC increases global corn production forecast, adjusts wheat outlook
The International Grains Council (IGC) has revised its forecast for global corn production in the 2024/25 season, raising the estimate by 3 million metric tonnes to a total of 1.223 billion tonnes, Reuters reported.
Monday, June 24, 2024
Cagayan Valley top corn producer in the Philippines
Cagayan Valley remains the leading producer of corn in the Philippines, according to the Department of Agriculture-Region 2 (DA-2), Philippine Information Agency reported.
Thursday, June 20, 2024
US corn and soybean condition ratings decline but remain strong
Weekly condition ratings for the US corn and soybean crops deteriorated more than analysts expected last week but remained the highest for this time of the season in several years, according to US government data, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, June 18, 2024
Ukraine faces corn production decline amid extreme weather, conflict impact
Ukraine anticipates a decline in corn production and exports this year, attributed to adverse weather conditions during planting and ongoing agricultural challenges stemming from the conflict with Russia, Mykola Gorbachov, president of the ...
Friday, June 14, 2024
Cambodia sees increase in red corn production for 2024
Cambodia's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) said that the country's red corn production in 2024 has risen to nearly 1.7 million tonnes, compared to 1.5 million tonnes last year, Khmer Times reported.
Thursday, June 13, 2024
Spain's demand for Ukrainian corn could increase prices
Spain, Europe's biggest corn importer, has showed robust demand for Ukrainian corn, potentially lifting prices for the commodity.
Thursday, June 13, 2024
Philippine corn farmers who harvested 10 tonnes per hectare with hybrid seeds honored in Cagayan
The Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office 2 (DA-RFO2 for Cagayan Valley) in the Philippines recently honored 44 corn farmers during Farmers and Fishermen's Month on May 27 in Tuguegarao City, the province of Cagayan.
Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Officials from Ilagan, Philippines visit Thailand to boost local corn industry
Officials from the Philippines' Department of Trade and Industry Region 2 (DTI R2) teamed up with the city government of Ilagan, Isabela, Philippines, for a two-day business mission to Thailand to bolster Ilagan's status as the corn capital ...
Friday, June 7, 2024
Philippines retains reduced tariffs on corn, pork, and mechanically deboned meat
The Philippines' National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board has decided to maintain reduced tariff rates on corn, pork, and mechanically deboned meat to ensure a stable supply of these essential commodities, Philippine Informa ...

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