Thursday, September 8, 2022
Egypt in discussions to replace detained Ukrainian wheat shipment
Egypt is currently in discussions to replace a detained Ukrainian wheat shipment after talks to release the vessel carrying the cargo was unsuccessful, said two people with knowledge of the matter, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Australia expects record agricultural export revenues thanks to bumper wheat harvests
Australia's top commodity forecaster has predicted that Australian farmers will make a record amount from agriculture exports this fiscal year as a result of favourable weather and high international prices, Reuters reported.
Monday, September 5, 2022
Four percent drop in US wheat futures on September 1 due to concerns of economic slowdown
US wheat futures fell more than 4%, and corn and soybeans slipped on September 1 on mounting concerns about a global economic slowdown, analysts said, just as the US Midwest crop harvest nears.
Monday, August 29, 2022
Bangladesh to import 500,000 tonnes of wheat at US$430 a tonne from Russia
Bangladesh is planning to import 500,000 tonnes of wheat from Russia at a price of US$430 per tonne, according to two government sources with direct knowledge of the situation on August 28, as Bangladesh struggles to secure supplies in the ...
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Australian wheat under pressure from Ukraine, South America competition
Australia Premium White and Australia Standard White wheat shed 5.2% and 6.2% on the month to be assessed at $360/mt and $347/mt FOB Western Australia, respectively, August 19 data by S&P Global Commodity Insights showed, as more Ukrain ...
Wednesday, August 3, 2022
China's 2020-21 feed market: Rising corn prices and using wheat as substitute
The price of corn in China surged from ¥1,870/tonne in January 2020 to ¥2,629 /tonne by the end of 2020, an increase of ¥759/tonne.
Monday, July 4, 2022
Forecast of Russia's 2022 wheat harvest to 87 million tonnes
The Institute of Agricultural Market Conditions increased the base forecast of wheat harvest in the Russian Federation this year by two million tonnes, to 87 million tonnes due to the fact that the sown areas under spring wheat will be larg ...
Monday, June 27, 2022
Bioceres to seek planting approvals in Australia for its GMO wheat
Federico Trucco, chief executive of Argentina-based Bioceres Crop Solutions, said the firm is planning to run field tests of its genetically modified drought resistant wheat in Australia and seek planting approvals in the country next year, ...
Friday, June 17, 2022
Australian wheat farmers' confidence decline due to rising costs
A Rabobank survey found that Australian farmers' confidence dropped in the latest quarter of the year due to rising production costs, even though commodity prices are at an all-time high and the country is expecting a bumper harvest, Reuter ...
Tuesday, May 24, 2022
USDA says corn planting in the US 72% complete, wheat ratings up
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said farmers in the US have planted 72% of their targeted corn acres as of Sunday, well ahead of the Reuters expert poll's average prediction of 68%, Reuters reported.
Thursday, May 19, 2022
India permits wheat exports awaiting customs clearance
India's government has permitted wheat exports awaiting customs clearance, easing export restrictions after banning international sales of the staple grain on Saturday, Reuters reported.
Thursday, May 12, 2022
USDA says wheat ratings improve, but corn seeding lags
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) rated 29% of the country's winter wheat crop in good to excellent condition, up 2 percentage points from the week prior and a large improvement compared to what most analysts had predicted, but remain ...
Friday, May 6, 2022
Rains in Oklahoma state, US too late to help smallest wheat crop since 2014
Mike Schulte, executive director of the Oklahoma Wheat Commission, said rains have come too late to help the winter wheat in Oklahoma state, US, the second biggest producer of the grain in the country, resulting in farmers harvesting the sm ...
Friday, April 29, 2022
The US government seeks US$500 million to encourage farmers to grow more wheat
US President Joe Biden's administration has asked Congress to approve US$500 million for the domestic agriculture industry, to encourage farmers to grow more wheat and increase federal government expenditure on short-term loans to farmers w ...
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Wheat prices in Russia continue to rise thanks to exports
The IKAR agriculture consultancy said Russian wheat prices have continued to rise thanks to ongoing exports from its Black Sea ports, with prices up US$10 to US$380 free on board (FOB) for wheat with 12.5% protein content, Reuters reported.

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