Russian Fertilizer Continues to Arrive in Brazil May 9, 2022

🕔May 9, 2022
Jack Nicas and André Spigariol reported in today’s New York Times that, “When the first Russian missiles struck Ukraine, the reverberations were felt 6,500 miles away, on the vast Brazilian farms that grow much […]

Ukraine Farmers Plant 30% of Expected Spring Acreage; Brazil Begins “Fertilizer Diplomacy” May 6, 2022

🕔May 6, 2022
Reuters writer Pavel Polityuk reported yesterday that, “Ukraine’s farmers have sown around 31% of the area expected for the 2022 spring crops sowing, or 4.7 million hectares, Ukrainian grain traders union UGA said on Tuesday, […]

Chicago Corn Exceeds $8- Approaches Record, While Russian Fertilizer Reaching Brazil Apr 22, 2022

🕔Apr 22, 2022
Bloomberg’s Tarso Veloso Ribeiro reported yesterday that, “Corn futures in Chicago exceeded $8 a bushel for the first time in almost a decade, approaching a record high as war threatens […]

Brazil Wheat Exports Rise; Urgency to Get Ukrainian Farmers “Back in the Fields” Apr 21, 2022

🕔Apr 21, 2022
Financial Times writers Michael Pooler, Bryan Harris and Lucinda Elliott reported yesterday that, “Alongside the sugarcane and soyabeans that sprout from his fields in the interior of São Paulo state, this […]

Wheat: USDA Reports Highlight U.S. Exports, South American Production Apr 14, 2022

🕔Apr 14, 2022
Egypt, Lebanon Wheat Supply Issues Bloomberg writers Megan Durisin, Abdel Latif Wahba, and Salma El Wardany reported yesterday that, “Egypt, the world’s biggest wheat buyer, is accelerating efforts to ensure the supplies needed to feed […]

Soybeans: How Competitive Is the U.S. in Global Production? Apr 7, 2022

🕔Apr 7, 2022
Examining the competitiveness of soybean production in different regions of the world is often difficult due to lack of comparable data and agreement regarding what needs to be measured.  To […]

Brazil’s Long-Range Rain Forecast – DTN Apr 1, 2022

🕔Apr 1, 2022
The second-season (safrinha) season was a little delayed in Brazil due to some wet weather at planting time in January and February, but most of the crop was planted within […]

Showers in Brazil Crop Weather Forecast – DTN Mar 25, 2022

🕔Mar 25, 2022
The crop season continues in Argentina as much of the late-planted corn and soybeans are in reproductive or filling stages of growth. But the attention is starting to turn northward […]

South American Weather: Showers, But Below-Normal Precipitation in Brazil – DTN Mar 18, 2022

🕔Mar 18, 2022
Outside of a couple of stretches of better rainfall in South America since spring, southern Brazil and Argentina have been very dry and crop conditions have suffered. The fate has […]

Soybean Prices Rise as Drought in South America Reduces Harvest Feb 28, 2022

🕔Feb 28, 2022
Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay, which account for more than 50% of the world’s soybean supply, are expecting smaller harvests this crop season. Major agricultural agencies and consultancies have already slashed […]

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