Market News

14 hours ago | Mark Shenk
Managed money investors in the US soybean and corn markets accumulated short positions in the week to Tuesday July 9, sending net short positions to record highs, data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) showed late on Friday July 12.
14 hours ago | Jocelyn Garcia
Canada's top crop-growing regions recorded variable rain over the week but overall drier conditions were reported, revealing poorer topsoil and subsoil conditions following excessive showers last week, as reported in local provincial reports collated by Fastmarkets.
14 hours ago | Marcela Caetano
The Rosario Grains Exchange (BCR) has cut its estimates for Argentina’s wheat crop area, leading to a reduction in the country’s output to 20.5 million tonnes from last month’s forecast of 21 million tonnes, the exchange said in its monthly report on Friday July 12.
18 hours ago | Jocelyn Garcia
The USDA expects larger supplies, higher consumption, more exports and lower ending stocks for the US 2024/25 new corn crop compared with June’s projections, according to the agency’s monthly update to its influential World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report on Friday July 12.
18 hours ago | Agricensus staff
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19 hours ago | Agricensus staff
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21 hours ago | Masha Belikova
The Russian government has marginally increased the wheat export tax for the week of July 17-23, but left corn and barley taxes at zero, an official update from the agriculture ministry showed on Friday July 12.
22 hours ago | Masha Belikova
The new-crop corn buying prices have gone up during the week ending Friday July 12 in Romania, with concerns arising for the upcoming corn output because of the hot and dry weather, trade sources have told Fastmarkets.

Corporate News

22 Jan 2024 | Eoin Hughes
The agricultural giant Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has seen its share prices tumble after it said it had placed its Chief Financial...
5 Dec 2023 | Marcela Caetano
Brazil's grain and oilseeds producer SLC Agricola, one of the country´s largest agricultural companies, has cut its soybean...
2 Oct 2023 | Serina Gothard
Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC)'s net sales for the first half of the year fell by 14.8% to $25.8 billion from $30.3 billion during the same...
Germany-based ethanol producer CropEnergies reported a growth in revenues of almost 40% in...
11 May 2023 | Eoin Hughes
European seeds producer KWS reported upbeat results for the nine months of the fiscal year...
25 Apr 2023 | Eoin Hughes
Net earnings for global agricultural commodities producer and trader Archer-Daniels-Midland Co (ADM) jumped by...
5 Apr 2023 | Masha Belikova
German conglomerate Bayer will continue to invest in Ukraine's agriculture industry and will invest an additional €60 million ($65.7 million)...
3 Apr 2023 | Masha Belikova
A third multinational agriculture business, Louis Dreyfus Company, said Monday it would stop grain export operations from Russia at the start of the new...

Policy News

1 Jul 2024 | Masha Belikova
The Russian government has changed its tax calculation formula on wheat exports, bringing it down significantly for the July 3-9 period, the country's Ministry of Agriculture said on Friday June 28.
13 Jun 2024 | Masha Belikova
The Ukrainian government is preparing to implement a minimum export price mechanism as it takes another step toward re-exerting control over a non-official trade in exports of grains and oilseeds, according to an official note published on Ukraine's agriculture ministry website early on Thursday June 13.
7 Jun 2024 | Masha Belikova
The Russian government has increased the wheat export tax, leaving the corn and barley tariff at zero for June 12-18 period, the country's Ministry of Agriculture reported on its website on Friday June 7.
27 May 2024 | Masha Belikova
The Russian government has allocated another 262,000 tonnes of its grain export quota, along with a plan to revise up the basis price for the wheat export duty...
With the war in Ukraine ongoing, the government has started to implement measures to bring more people into the army, with a new law implemented from May 18 that all enlisted men are obligated to renew their data in the defense ministry system...
20 May 2024 | Tim Worledge
US biofuel groups have reacted to a petition that has been lodged with the US Supreme Court. The petition challenges a lower court’s decision that it was itself able to consider an appeal from conventional oil refiners over a long-running complaint focusing on small refinery exemptions (SREs).
22 Apr 2024 | Masha Belikova
The Russian government has established an additional 5 million tonne grain export quota, and increased the share that individual exporters...