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March 13, 2018
Chile’s wheat planted area for the past ten years has stabilized showing small variations in response to prices and farmers’ short-term expectations.
March 12, 2018
As Ecuador’s economy recovers and domestic corn prices remain high, consumption of wheat and rice increased in 2017/18.
February 5, 2018
2017/2018 corn production is forecast lower at 92 million metric tons (MMT), mainly due to reduced area for first- and second-crop corn and an expected return to normal yields.
January 26, 2018
The marketing year (MY) 2017/18 corn production estimate has been revised upward to 26.8 MMT, with harvested area estimated at 7.23 million hectares, reflecting official information....
January 24, 2018
Despite lower precipitation in Summer 2017, the high quality of the Canadian 2017/18 wheat crop has contributed to short supplies of wheat for feeding, as wheat growers hold their crop....
January 24, 2018
Argentine wheat production for 2017/18 is increased to 18 million tons, 500,000 tons higher than USDA as final yields have been surprisingly higher than earlier expected.
January 19, 2018
The first commercial sales of products of a genetically engineered animal, the AquAdvantage salmon, occurred in Canada in 2017.
January 1, 2018
The Guatemalan economy relies on foreign exchange generated by the tourism sector, remittances from the United States and international trade, especially exports to the United States....
November 3, 2017
Canadian wheat production in 2017 has been a success story for improved crop genetics, as yields across the prairie provinces are in line with the five-year average....
October 27, 2017
Post projects Argentine wheat production for 2017/18 at 16.8 million tons, 700,000 tons smaller than USDA due to a significantly lower harvested area. Excess rain during the planting and growing....
October 26, 2017
Post contacts confirmed recent press reports that Mexico has reached agreement on a phytosanitary protocol to import wheat from Argentina, and that one trial shipment is scheduled for later this year.
October 18, 2017
2016/2017 corn production is estimated at a record 97.7 million metric tons (mmt), a 46 percent increase from the previous year, based on expanded area and improved yields.
October 10, 2017
Three years of economic contraction, hyperinflation and diminishing hard currency for imported agricultural inputs and raw materials will negatively impact production, consumption and trade....
September 19, 2017
The market year (MY) 2017/18 wheat production estimate has been revised downward to 3.5 million metric tons (MMT) based on updated official information from the Mexican government.
September 4, 2017
Area seeded to canola exceeded area seeded to wheat in Canada for the first time ever in marketing year (MY) 2017/2018, as continued strong returns to canola and a wet spring planting season....
August 2, 2017
Argentine wheat production for the 2017/18 season is forecast at 16.65 million tons, 850,000 tons lower than USDA as Post estimates a smaller production area.
July 31, 2017
Wheat consumption in the Dominican Republic (DR) during Marketing Year (MY) 2017/2018 (July 2017/ June 2018) is forecast at 410,000 metric tons (MT), with imports remaining strong at 530,000 MT.
June 16, 2017
2017/2018 wheat production is estimated at 5.6 million metric tons (mmt), down 17 percent from the previous record year on a return to normal yields.
April 27, 2017
Post is forecasting total production of wheat, barley, corn, and oats to reach 52.6 million metric tons (MMT) in 2017/2018, a seven percent decrease from 2016/2017 production levels of 56.7 MMT.
April 26, 2017
Wheat exports for 2017/18 are forecast at 10.5 million tons, slightly higher than the previous year. Barley area for 2017/18 is forecast to drop for the second year in a row.