Almonds – California – Hull Split Sprays Roaring Along In Front Of Prolonged Heat Wave – AgFax Jul 11, 2020
A heatwave has taken shape in the Central Valley, with triple-digit highs deep into July. Hotter conditions could influence how almonds progress toward maturity and also fire up more mite and insect activity.
In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Farmland Values Steady | Dicamba Injury Worse Than Ever | Farm Bureau Pres. Positive for Coronavirus | and more.
At least the picture is prettier. A combination of lower than expected U.S. plantings, Cotton prices receive a degree of lift from Chinese buying, the Texas drought and a somewhat […]
Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA Jul 10, 2020
Average spot quotations were 235 points higher than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color […]
Global Markets: Oilseeds – Corn Oil Trade Falls with Increased Competition, Tighter U.S. Supplies Jul 10, 2020
Global corn oil trade, after peaking in 2016, has declined one-third to less than 600,000 tons in 2019. Much of this decline is in response to lower exports by the […]
Global Markets: Corn – Prices in China Run High Jul 10, 2020
Ongoing recovery in feed use combined with tighter-than-anticipated stocks in China’s temporary reserves have driven the national average corn price5 to its highest level since March 2018. Trade sources reported […]
Thai rice exports in 2020 are forecast to decline to their lowest levels since 2013 due to severe drought that has tightened supplies and raised prices. The drought was the […]
Global Markets: Wheat – Philippine Imports Surge While Duties Implemented on Turkish Flour Jul 10, 2020
The Philippines is currently the world’s third largest wheat importer, with demand for wheat flour and milling wheat nearly doubling in the last decade. Its expanding population, coupled with increasing […]
For most cotton spinning countries, import demand is largely driven by the supply gap between production and consumption. However, China has been an outlier. The country’s trade has shown little […]
USDA: Peanut Price Highlights Jul 10, 2020
Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 21.0 cents per pound for the week ending July 4, up 0.3 cent from the previous week. Marketings of […]