Wednesday, May 18, 2022
1.8 million tonnes of wheat stuck in India's ports due to export ban
Four dealers said about 1.8 million tonnes of wheat are stuck in India's ports due to an export ban imposed on the grain, resulting in traders facing hefty losses from possibly selling to a weaker local market, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
China Corn: Concerns over wheat harvest strengthen demand (week ended May 16, 2022)
As supplies of corn remained tight while the upcoming wheat harvest remained uncertain, corn prices strengthened of late. There were reports that Chinese farmers were selling green wheat to feed producers who offered good prices, hence prom ...
Monday, May 16, 2022
India bans exports of wheat as heat wave affects output
The Indian government has imposed a ban on wheat exports from the country days after it expected to reach record shipments in 2022, following a heat wave that is affecting grain output and resulting in soaring domestic prices for wheat, Reu ...
Monday, May 16, 2022
Argentina the first country to authorise GMO wheat planting
Argentina has become the first country in the world to authorise the planting of GMO wheat as it approved the Bioceres-developed HB4 GMO wheat variety for national commercialisation, 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 ...
Thursday, May 12, 2022
India exports record 1.4 million tonnes of wheat in April
Four trade sources told Reuters that India exported a record 1.4 million tonnes of wheat in April, as buyers search for alternatives to Black Sea grain supplies following Russia's invasion into Ukraine, Reuters reported.
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 ...
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Brazilian meat, soy, and wheat exports to Arab nations on the rise
Brazilian exports of meat, soy, wheat, and other commodities to 22 countries in the League of Arab Nations increased in the first quarter of 2022, during a time of soaring agricultural commodities prices and rising demand to stock up on foo ...
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Thailand to boost corn and wheat imports over livestock feed shortage
Thailand's cabinet has approved new measures to increase imports for up to 1.2 million tonnes of livestock feed ingredients, such as corn, wheat and barley, from May to July 2022 to ease a shortage of livestock feed in the country, Reuters ...
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Heat wave threatens India's wheat production and exports
Wheat production in India is expected to decline in 2022 after five years straight of record harvests, due to temperatures sharply rising in mid-March slashing crop yields, Reuters reported.
Monday, May 2, 2022
Strong global wheat demand brings export boom for Indian farmers
Soaring wheat prices worldwide has given suppliers and farmers in India a rare profitable export window, with many Indian farmers selling wheat crop to private traders instead of the state stockpiler, Reuters reported.
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
Good rain forecast and cool weather to help Argentina's 2022/23 wheat crop
The Buenos Aires grains exchange said upcoming rains and cool weather during the austral autumn season in the country will help the 2022/23 wheat crop at key farm belt growing areas ahead of sowing that begins mid-May 2022, Reuters reported ...
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.
Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Russia donates nearly 20,000 tonnes of wheat to Cuba
Russia donated about 20,000 tonnes of wheat to Cuba, its political ally as the island nation copes with rising global grain prices as a result of Russia's invasion into Ukraine, Reuters reported.

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