Ukraine’s ministry of agrarian policy and food is trying to increase the export of agricultural products to 1.5m metric tons (MMT) per month by railway, along with 0,6m Mt via ports and 0,2m Mt by land.
A San-Diego biotech that tweaks genetic crop traits to improve their rates of photosynthesis, says new data shows its PhotoSeed technology can improve the oil, protein, and sustainability profile of soybeans.
Current conditions are positive for wheat supply, while corn markets have been dominated by the large US-China export sales, and soybean markets have continued to trade sideways, finds this week’s analysis by CRM Agri.
US corn production estimates were downgraded further in the January WASDE, lowered to 360.25MT from 368.49MT in the December report, according to CRM AgriCommodities in its analysis of the latest USDA data.
In terms of wheat, the December USDA WASDE has been largely overshadowed by the possibilities of an export tax being placed on Russian wheat later this season, said Peter Collier, analyst, CRM AgriCommodities.
Despite the recent import duty suspension by the Brazilian government, soybean crushers are not keen on importing soybeans and are ready to wait until the new Brazilian harvest hits the market in February, market sources told S&P Global Platts.
The much-awaited September USDA WASDE has confirmed views that up to 10MT of US corn production has been lost following the storms and prolonged dry period, noted Peter Collier, analyst, CRM AgriCommodities.
The mildly bearish June World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) contained few surprises with the USDA taking a cautious approach as ever with incremental changes, reports CRM AgriCommodities.
There is a lot of uncertainty around future feed demand, globally, given the profound impact that COVID-19 has had on the global livestock sector, noted the Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS) market monitor.
Although import buying of some commodities has accelerated in recent weeks, logistical challenges are being reported as movement constraints and quarantine measures due to the COVID-19 outbreak become widespread, said the International Grains Council...
Danish fish feed manufacturer, Aller Aqua, says it will cease sourcing the soy it needs for its formulations from South America, with its European manufacturing bases privileging regional purchasing of soy products instead.
The US Grains Council (USCG) is focusing on supporting trade in current markets and expanding into others over the coming 12 months. The US soy sector, among other priorities, is looking to address infrastructure challenges.
We talk to UK feed and ag inputs representatives, AIC, about the trade group's efforts to further the sustainability agenda with its members, who are responsible for some £9bn (US$11.8bn) of farm trade,
EU production of soybeans and pulses will continue to grow to address feed and food demand for locally produced plant-protein products, according to the EU Commission’s outlook for EU agriculture until 2030.
Superior Ag, a feed producing and grain merchandising cooperative active in parts of Indiana, Kentucky and along the border of Illinois, seeks to expand its regional grain market and feed footprint with a Kentucky-focused partnership, says CEO.
Whilst there is unlikely to be any relief from high feed prices in the short term for the soymeal-reliant poultry industry, an increase in soybean plantings in India in 2019 is “highly likely,” according to an analyst.
A paper detailing the research done into alternative processes for the production of expeller soybean meal (SBM) from European grown soybeans and trials done in broilers in the UK has just been published.