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.

Comment on Russian Corn prices in RUB

Friday, May 27, 2016

We look at Brazil/Argentine corn values back in REALS and Peso but looking at corn in ruble you can see why corn plantings will continue to increase in Russia, when we talk about Black Sea corn the discussion has been centered on the Ukraine but that now looks to change. Private analysts have... Learn More →

US Spring wheat sales

Monday, May 9, 2016

With the smaller US and Canadian spring wheat acres and potentially smaller crop I had Lacey Ward put together the current HRS sales to the top Asian destinations. I want to start watching how the purchases progress as we move into the new crop season, we will also monitor the HRW sales for the... Learn More →

This will be an interesting chart to watch

Monday, March 21, 2016

The funds liquidated down and now have started to add back length, an outlier or a change in the trend ?’ Learn More →

Paris wheat - new contract low overnight, 03/02/2016

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Weekly below – continues to retrace to the low $140s as we discussed a few weeks ago, failure to hold the 143 area will see bring in the lows of 2010 into play which would be 115ish – main thing to watch will continue to be the CME/Paris spread Learn More →

Bean export/import charts, 02/01/2016

Monday, February 1, 2016

I find the second one is the most interesting to me – decline to China from Argentina, we know the tax/currency/government situation has been the main feature on that but with the reforms being seen corn/wheat acres will increase and I am not sure if that will be at the expense of bean acres, from... Learn More →

El Nino & La Nina vs. Nearby Futures

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Juan and the Miami Krew had Lacey put these together – we have done yield/production on these but the futures work is pretty good, the wheat ones show the higher production/carryout scenario for El Nino but clear moves for La Nina, corn and beans also have some interesting patterns – comes back to... Learn More →

Yuan flew over the Cuckoo Nest

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

China devalues again overnight driving the macro market – ruble making a new low for the move this morning and crude/equity markets are getting smashed - will be the story for the grains/oilseeds today. Learn More →

Mike O’Dea Wheat Comments, 11/17/2015

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Still the only real thing I have to look at from a technical view $4.75 will get it done – Keep in mind that w the move in the calendars now w WZ/H and MWZ/H collapsing if they go off close to where they are at today you they will not leave much of a gap on the weekly charts more than likely but... Learn More →

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