Global Markets: Rice – Nigeria a Significant Global Importer

🕔Dec 11, 2018Over the past several years, the Nigerian government has been promoting the concept of greater self-sufficiency in rice by supporting the local production and aiming to curtail foreign trade. Nigeria […]

Global Markets: Wheat – 2018/19 HRW Exports Behind Pace, Expected to Improve

🕔Dec 11, 2018The pace of HRW exports so far has been below average and will need to accelerate to reach the current export forecast of 8.7 million tons (320 million bushels). As […]

Smart Sprayers Getting Smarter, Australia’s Evolving Resistance Program – AgFax Weed Solutions

🕔Dec 3, 2018Here’s the December issue of AgFax Weed Solutions.

Eliminating Resistant Weed Seed At Harvest – Aussies Make Huge Push – AgFax

🕔Dec 1, 2018By 2014, some form of harvest weed seed collection already had been implemented on over 40% of Australian’s grain farms “and adoption is expected to increase to 80% by 2020,” […]

Wheat Market: Increased Price Competitiveness Boosts Exports

🕔Nov 29, 2018The expected turn to U.S. wheat supplies appears to be underway. U.S. wheat exports to price sensitive markets and to typically self-sustaining markets are on the rise due to increased […]

“High Yield” Farming – More “Eco-Friendly,” International Study Indicates

🕔Nov 6, 2018Agriculture that appears to be more eco-friendly but uses more land may actually have greater environmental costs per unit of food than “high-yield” farming that uses less land, a new […]

Tree Nuts: China Imports Down – Almonds 15%; Walnuts 17%

🕔Oct 26, 2018Global almond production for 2018/19 is forecast 7 percent higher to a record 1.4 million metric tons (tons) shelled basis, driven primarily by record output in both the United States […]

Herbicides: Australians Facing Slippage With Key Resistance Strategy – AgFax

🕔Oct 19, 2018The so-called “double knock” approach for resistance management worked well for years but now a second weed has developed resistance to paraquat.

Wheat Market: U.S. Exports Unchanged, Decreasing Global Production

🕔Oct 18, 2018USDA updated its monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) on Oct. 11, showing the United States to have the largest exportable supply of wheat in the world in […]

Global Markets: Rice – Brazil Reasserts Role as Top South American Exporter

🕔Oct 12, 2018Brazil is the top Western Hemisphere rice producer and consumer. It is also a significant import market, and in fact a net importer as recently as 2016 and 2017. However, […]

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