Egypt: Cotton 2016-2017 – USDA Gain Report

🕔Apr 6, 2016Highlights Post forecasts total lint cotton production to increase by 23% to 395,000 bales in MY2016/17. The expected increase in production is a result of an anticipated increase in total […]

Wheat Market: Uncertainty Creates Volatility

🕔Feb 11, 2016With fundamental factors well established, wheat futures markets thus far in 2016 are reacting mainly to changing government policies, notably those of Argentina, Egypt and Russia. Markets dipped when Argentina’s […]

AgFax Cotton Review: Weather Plagues Texas Growers; Egypt Seeks to Revitalize Production

🕔Mar 20, 2015Markets/Trade Waleed Abu al-Khair reports for Al-Shorfa.com that the Egyptian government is working to boost domestic cotton production after several years of decline. Regulations for more uniform planting, price and […]

AgFax Rice Review: Farmland Beats Equity Investments; Indonesia Develops Nuclear Rice

🕔Feb 13, 2015Farmland Jeroen Blokland reports for SeekingAlpha.com that a recent review from The Economist showed that farmland has been the best investment over the last decade in both the U.S. and […]

Cotton: Chinese Stocks Remain Large Concern; Egypt Ends Subsidies

🕔Feb 4, 2015Lucy Hornby reported yesterday at The Financial Times Online that, “Chinese stockpiles of agricultural commodities have hit historically high levels, according to the country’s most senior agricultural adviser. He said the stockpiles were […]

Keith Good: Ag Economy; Trade; Regulations; Policy Issues

🕔Feb 4, 2015Agricultural Economy Bloomberg writer Megan Durisin reported yesterday that, “In the U.S., the country that made the hamburger a global icon of American fast-food cuisine, beef is about to fall another spot on […]

AgFax Cotton Review: Low Prices Here to Stay; Cars Made from Cotton

🕔Jan 8, 2015Markets/Trade AgriMoney.com reports the the International Cotton Advisory Committee has forecast low cotton prices as a long term problem, while at the same time predicting the first decline to global […]

Grain TV: Markets Find Buying Interest

🕔Sep 24, 2014Markets moved slightly higher today with some bullish news for wheat on the global front with a possible tender to Egypt and continued conflict in Ukraine, however the overall bearish […]

AgFax Cotton Review: Making Replant Decisions; Scout for Tarnished Plant Bugs

🕔Jun 24, 2014Markets/Trade Reuters reports that Africa’s expanding textile industry has petitioned the government to allow cotton imports from more African countries, both to help expand the market and to counter lower […]

AgFax Rice Review: California Drought Receiving Global Attention; India Conservationist Grows Living Seed Bank

🕔Mar 21, 2014Markets/Trade Oryza.com reports that the Egyptian government has agreed to import rice for its food subsidy program in an effort to free more expensive domestic rice for exports. Oryza.com reports […]

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