World Food Production Blog

The World Food Production Blog is one of the world’s leading informational resources on global agricultural production and its impact on food prices worldwide.

Wheat Report, 03/15/2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The market is off to a better start this morning, with charts showing some support for grains and Crude Oil is trading higher. The global wheat market is busy this week, with Jordan, Algeria, Tunisia and Egypt announcing tenders. The Egypt tender was announced for April 15-25 shipment, so the trade... Learn More →

Soybean Report, 01/04/2017

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

First day of ’17 felt the pressure of a higher US$, but this am we are moving higher. We are seeing a little relief from a slightly weaker US$ today, but we are still right at 103 on the index so the reality is no big deal. Nidera registered more beans and made delivery overnight, 400 total from... Learn More →

Soybean Report, 12/13/2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Argentine planting is now around 50%, so we definitely are getting a bit ahead of ourselves on the effect of dry weather. It does set things up to be an issue, but damage isn’t really irreversible yet. Wetter weather is almost universally forecast by end of next week, which theoretically will allow... Learn More →

Corn Report, 11/22/2016

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Corn came out of the gate slow yesterday just like the turkey it is, as the bean complex had a big rally, corn traded even to 1 over most of the day till the end of the session, CZ rode the gravy train known as the bean market and we were able to touch and trade at $3.50 a little before we closed... Learn More →

Morning Grain Comments, 05/04/2016

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

soybeans could not avoid their first lower low in seven sessions last night—will yesterday’s la test move high finally hold up? Volume was solid on the decline overnight, with many seeing the worst of the Argentine soy loss estimates in the rearview mirror as conditions dry out there... Day one of... Learn More →

Morning Grain Comments, 05/03/2016

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Just when you thought the grains were safe, soybeans catch a second wind and surg through April highs with double-digit overnight gains throughout, with OI rebounding yesterday and volume back up overnight... Algeria bought at lea st 30k tonnes of corn last week from either the U.S. or S.A. (likely... Learn More →

Morning Grain Comments, 05/02/2016

Monday, May 2, 2016

It turns out managed money traders flipped from a large (- 175k) net corn short to a substantial l (+75k) net long in three weeks; that was good for just over a quarter’s worth of gains during that time. Analysts expect a decent corn planting number this afternoon and big progress this week...... Learn More →

Morning Grain Comments, 04/29/2016

Friday, April 29, 2016

Soybean volume is rebounding this morning after a week and a ha lf of volume/OI losses, but values a re range-bound; nearby corn, on the other hand, continues its persistence towards the psychological l $4/bu level... FranceAgriMer reported a 3% drop in French soft wheat condition ratings this... Learn More →

Morning Grain Comments, 04/28/2016

Thursday, April 28, 2016

A dolla r plunge this morning (coming mostly a t the hands of a surprise decision by Japan’s Centra l Bank) is at least underpinning commodity values, but that hasn't stopped corn and beans from trading on the low side; current cool and wet conditions aren’t the most favorable to newly planted... Learn More →

Morning Grain Comments, 04/27/2016

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Western hemisphere weather forecasts today are split for the bulls and the bears; U.S. rains are interrupting planting but great aiding Plains wheat and drying up for the corn belt next week, while S.A. rains don’t look as beneficial for stressed BRZ corn but it’s finally drying up for ARG harvest.... Learn More →

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