Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Heavy rain in China's Henan province floods wheat fields ahead of harvest
Wheat fields in China's central Henan province have been hit by heavy rain just days before the harvest, leading to price increases and concerns about the quality of this year's crop in the world's largest consumer of wheat, Channel News As ...
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 ...
Saturday, May 20, 2023
Iraq secures strategic wheat reserves for six months
Atheer Daoud Al-Ghurairy, Iraq's Minister of Commerce, said that the country's strategic wheat reserves are deemed sufficient to meet its needs for the next six months, Alarabiya News reported.
Thursday, May 18, 2023
Philippines group seeks to buy 40,000 tonnes of feed wheat
An importer group in the Philippines had issued a tender to purchase around 40,000 tonnes of animal feed wheat, European traders said on May 17.
Tuesday, May 16, 2023
FAO Cereal Price Index: Decline for wheat, maize prices in April
The FAO Cereal Price Index averaged 136.1 points in April, down 2.4 points (1.7%) from March and as much as 33.5 points (19.8%) below its value one year ago.
Monday, May 8, 2023
Canadian farmers plan biggest wheat crop in 20 years due to Ukraine conflict
This year, Canadian farmers expect to plant the largest wheat crop in more than two decades due to strong wheat demand, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reported.
Thursday, April 27, 2023
EU wheat exports reach 25.02 million tonnes
Data released by the European Commission on Wednesday showed that soft wheat exports from the European Union had reached 25.02 million tonnes by April 22 in the 2022/23 season, up 10% from 22.81 million the previous year, Nasdaq reported.
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 ...
Monday, April 10, 2023
Canadian farmland suffers from dry spell, global wheat supplies under threat
Canadian farmers are facing a challenging time as a severe drought grips the country's Prairies, just as they prepare to plant wheat and canola crops that are essential for feeding the world, Bloomberg reported.
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 ...
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
European Union 2022/23 wheat exports at 22.66 million tonnes
Data from the European Commission showed European Union 2022/23 season soft wheat exports (started in July) had reached 22.66 million tonnes by March 26, 2023, 8% higher compared to the 20.89 million tonnes exported in the same week in the ...
Friday, March 17, 2023
Jordanian grain buyer issues tender for up to 120,000 tonnes of milling wheat
Jordan's state grain buyer has issued an international tender to buy up to 120,000 tonnes of milling wheat, which can be sourced from optional origins, European traders said on March 15.
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.
Wednesday, March 8, 2023
Brazil approves the cultivation and sale of GMO wheat
Brazil has approved the cultivation and sale of genetically modified (GMO) wheat that is drought-tolerant, a huge boost for the industry affected by regional dry weather, Yahoo! News reported.

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