Bringing focus to agricultural market news and price reporting
19 Mar 2018 | Juan Pedro Tomas
Adverse weather conditions will have a negative impact in Paraguay’s crops this season, Sonia Tomassone, a foreign trade consultant with Paraguay’s grain chamber Capeco, told Agricensus.
19 Mar 2018 | Tim Worledge
US agriculture is facing an "unprecedented" series of trade-related threats which could sour relations with five of the country’s biggest export destinations, sources attending the National Grain and Feed Association’s gathering told Agricensus.
19 Mar 2018 | Tom Houghton
Unusual weather patterns have not been enough to cause serious damage to the EU’s crops, with above-average yields forecast by the European Commission’s crop monitoring outfit MARS in its monthly report published Monday.
19 Mar 2018 | Juan Pedro Tomas
Argentine oilseed crushing workers are considering total or partial strikes at Cargill’s soy processing plants in Rosario, Sergio Diaz, representative of the SOEAR oilseed crushers union, told Agricensus on Monday.
Market Commentary
Wheat Commentary
19 Mar 2018
Rains came to Kansas over the weekend and HRW futures fell to six-week lows in response, dragging SRW lower with it and signalling the end of the market’s recent run.
Corn Commentary
19 Mar 2018
Soy and wheat lead the downward direction, with corn still finding enough supportive reasons to stave off the heavier falls seen on its agriculture stablemates.
Soy Commentary
19 Mar 2018
Soybean futures hit their lowest level in more than a month on Monday, as a mixture of technical selling on better-than-expected Argentinian weather and a bumper US crop made longs nervous.
Receive the AgriCensus Daily Report
AgriCensus Daily Price Assessments: 19 Mar 2018
USD $/mt spot +/- Month 1 +/- Month 2 +/-
FOB W. Aus APW 10.5% 236.00 -5.00 236.00 -5.00 238.00 -5.00
FOB Russia 12.5% 207.50 -0.50 207.50 -0.50 208.50 -0.50
FOB Ukraine 10.5% 199.75 -0.25 199.75 -0.25 201.75 +0.75
CIF Tarragona 11% 210.00 -1.00
FOB Argentina 12% 215.75 +0.25 215.75 +0.25 219.75 +0.25
FOB US Gulf HRW 11% 223.50 -6.75 223.50 -6.75 223.50 -6.75
FOB US PNW SW 10% 206.50 -2.75 206.50 -2.75 208.50 -2.75
CIF Korea 220.25 +0.25 220.00 0.00 222.00 0.00
FOB Ukraine 203.25 -1.75 203.00 -2.00 204.00 -1.00
CIF NW Europe 225.00 -2.00
FOB Argentina 185.00 -4.00 185.00 -4.00 184.75 -4.25
FOB Brazil 206.75 +5.00 206.75 +4.75 206.75 +8.75
FOB US Gulf 182.25 -6.00 180.75 -6.75 180.75 -6.75
CIF China 441.25 -8.75
CIF Netherlands 417.00 -9.00
FOB Brazil 408.25 -8.50 408.25 -8.50 408.25 -8.50
FOB Argentina 404.50 -8.50 404.50 -8.50 403.50 -8.50
FOB US Gulf 401.25 -9.25 401.25 -9.25 401.25 -9.25

AgriCensus Wheat, Corn and Soy Price Assessments

AgriCensus is an independent price reporting agency (PRA) that offers an impartial, robust price reporting service dedicated to providing pricing transparency in the global agriculture markets.

Our price assessments are intended to be used as price references for negotiation, and in physical spot and term contracts, as well as the settlement price for financial derivatives.

They can also be used for the valuation of physical inventories, mark-to-market valuations of financial instruments, and the creation of associated derived data.

For full details of how we assess, please refer to our methodology.

AgriCensus Price Analyser

Use the price analyser to chart our prices and display as an index.

Subscribers can also download the data, as well as annotate and download the graph as an image.

AgriCensus Price Analyser

Editor's Pick
16 Mar 2018 | Tom Houghton, Andy Allan
US corn sales into the EU will be subject to a 25% retaliatory tax if Washington proceeds with a proposed hike to tariffs on European steel and aluminium, the European Commission said Friday.
16 Mar 2018 | Tom Houghton
A controversial scheme which helps farmers get cereal products onto the export market by providing indirect subsidies should be extended, Russia’s president Vladimir Putin has told Russia’s government.
13 Mar 2018 | Andy Allan
Soybean prices in Brazil fell back Monday after a two-and-a-half-week rally, but sources say talk of a trade war is continuing to make farmers wary of selling.
13 Mar 2018 | Tim Worledge
South Korean feed buyers have secured as many as six corn cargoes in a day of tenders, market sources told Agricensus Tuesday.
Popular last 7 days
16 Mar 2018 | Tom Houghton, Andy Allan
US corn sales into the EU will be subject to a 25% retaliatory tax if Washington proceeds with a proposed hike to tariffs on European steel and aluminium, the European Commission said Friday.
4 Mar 2018 | Tom Houghton
Rumours surrounding Bunge’s potential takeover have intensified as senior officers were issued with stock worth $3.2 million between February 28-March 1, SEC filings showed Friday.
12 Mar 2018 | Tim Worledge
Prices for FOB Ukraine corn prices have powered past feed wheat and some grades of milling wheat to reach parity with 12.5% protein wheat, trading sources in the Black Sea said Monday.
14 Mar 2018 | Andy Allan
Brazilian exports of soybean in the first quarter of the year are expected to rise by nearly 22% year on year and corn more than double despite a delay in planting and harvesting the crops, according to figures compiled from official data and vessel line ups.
More News
19 Mar 2018 | Andy Allan
US exports of corn and wheat ending March 15 came in at the top of analyst expectations, according to USDA data published Monday, with corn totalling 1.4 million mt and wheat 443,000 mt.
19 Mar 2018 | Tom Houghton
Russia’s record-breaking pace of exports continued into the week ending March 14, with over 1.8 million mt of grains sold over the past 10 days, data from the ministry of agriculture showed Monday.
19 Mar 2018 | Rei Geyssens
Total net long positions of soybean and corn held by managed money hit 20-month last week, according to CFTC data, likely on fears of a downturn in Argentinian production of the foods.
19 Mar 2018 | Rei Geyssens
Brazilian soybean farmers in Mato Grosso are looking to increase their Asian market share, having agreed a partnership with the Panama Canal Authorities last week.
16 Mar 2018 | Tim Worledge
Brazil’s soy harvest is already complete on 58% of its area as of March 15, data from agricultural analysts Agrural shows Friday.
16 Mar 2018 | Reese Ewing
Brazil’s biggest sugar and ethanol trader Copersucar expects 2018/19 ethanol output from the center-south cane crop to grow by 5.4% to 27.5 billion litres, despite a smaller regional crop versus last season.
16 Mar 2018 | Tim Worledge, Tom Houghton
Ukraine’s corn market is splintering as some sellers chase down bids to cash in on recent strength, while others hold their ground, market sources said Friday.
16 Mar 2018 | Andy Allan
A delegation of soybean farmers from Iowa will next week travel to China in a bid to smooth over trade relations with China amid fears of an escalating trade spat with the US.
16 Mar 2018 | Tim Worledge
The Ukrainian Grain Association (UGA) has slammed the pricing and performance of Ukraine’s state railway operator Ukrzaliznytsia over the way it supports the country's grain movements.