Can Africa Feed Itself? EU and U.S. Espouse Different Visions – DTN Feb 25, 2020

🕔Feb 25, 2020
In his role as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture in Rome, Indiana farmer Kip Tom is fully plugged into the world’s food and agricultural […]

Hemp: Tennessee Auction Falls Flat for Growers Nov 22, 2019

🕔Nov 22, 2019
Farmers attending the first International Hemp Auction & Market in Franklin, Tennessee, didn’t come away with a positive high about the future of growing hemp after attending the 3-day auction. […]

U.S. Grains Council Focuses on Emerging Markets Jul 31, 2019

🕔Jul 31, 2019
The name of the game in today’s challenging agricultural trade environment is emerging markets, and the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) set its sights on India, Africa and new opportunities for […]

Dossett on Rice: Why Bullish? Look Closely at China and India Stocks Jun 21, 2019

🕔Jun 21, 2019
Thai rice prices continue to climb, rising $3 this week.  The Bangkok Post reports that China controls as much as 120 MM tons of old rice. The Post article also […]

Global Markets: Cotton – Mali, Burkina Faso Drive Record West Africa Exports Oct 12, 2018

🕔Oct 12, 2018
West Africa (WA) exports for 2018/19 are projected to surpass last year’s record, driven by record production. Mali and Burkina Faso are the largest producers and are forecast to have […]

Fall Armyworms are Becoming a Global Nightmare Jul 2, 2018

🕔Jul 2, 2018
Fall Armyworm keeps spreading to larger areas within countries in sub-Saharan Africa and becomes more destructive as it feeds on more crops and different parts of crops, increasingly growing an […]

Global Markets: Rice – Record Production Forecast May 11, 2018

🕔May 11, 2018
Global rice production in 2018/19 is forecast at a record, up modestly from the prior year on greater area. The largest year-to-year increase is for Bangladesh, which is expected to […]

Global Markets: Grain – Record Global Consumption Drives Stocks Down May 11, 2018

🕔May 11, 2018
For 2018/19, global corn production is projected up from last year due to larger crops in China, Brazil, and Argentina. Global consumption outpaces production for the second consecutive year as […]

Sorghum: Purdue Received $5 Mln Grant to Develop Improved Varieties Nov 15, 2017

🕔Nov 15, 2017
Purdue University scientists will develop stronger, more versatile varieties of sorghum that have the potential to reach millions of African farmers, thanks to a $5 million, five-year grant from the Bill […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Sub-Saharan Consumption Outpacing Production; Pushes Imports Higher Nov 9, 2017

🕔Nov 9, 2017
Demand for wheat in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has expanded dramatically in recent years. In addition to rapid population growth, per capita consumption is also trending higher, driven by urbanization, changing […]

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