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).
Tuesday, January 3, 2023
India's wheat exports 30% up to US$1.5 billion between April to November 2022
India's Ministry of Commerce and Industry said wheat exports jumped 29.29% to US$1.5 billion between April to November 2022, compared to US$1.17 billion in the same period in 2021, Hellenic Shipping News reported.
Friday, December 30, 2022
Wheat harvest in Argentina decline further because of late frosts and drought
The Buenos Aires grains exchange said Argentina's estimated wheat harvest could be slashed further this 2022/23 season, as yields have been lower than expected because of late frosts and a historic drought, Successful Farming reported.
Tuesday, December 27, 2022
Wheat prices in Russia drop due to weaker rouble
Analysts said wheat prices in Russia declined last week due to a weaker rouble currency and high local supplies of the commodity amid a record harvest, with sea exports also on the rise, Business Recorder reported.

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