Wheat and corn markets were lower for the week in response to negative USDA reports.
Demand from the mills is said to be quiet, but exports are going strong, with US prices deemed competitive in Latin America and the Caribbean Basin.
A diversified portfolio is all well and good, but many inexperienced investors seem wary of putting their money in commodities.
With El Nino in the forecast, Brazil could be affected by drought which could hurt its coffee production. Meanwhile, India will explore ethanol use for surplus...
Cocoa crops in the Ivory Coast are estimated at 1.985 million tons while weekly charts show a downtrend for rice crops.
Higher wheat prices are expected in the next few weeks. Meanwhile, soybean and soybean meal rally on talks of new purchases from China.
In the face of the African Swine Fever, China could learn lessons from Russia who successfully combated the disease in 2007.
American farmers are hit hard by the demands of rising competition, land costs and advancements in equipment. Balancing the need for farm equipment with limited finances...
Soybeans and soybean products are expected to rally sharply this week after the United States and China reached a truce on tariffs over the weekend.
The U.S. and China reached a trade war truce during the G20 Summit, and this resulted in positive movement in various markets.