World Food Production Blog

The World Food Production Blog is one of the world’s leading informational resources on global agricultural production and its impact on food prices worldwide.


New Lower Trading Ranges For Commodities?

Monday, April 04, 2016

Watch CME Group Chief Economist Blu Putnam on Futures Institute discuss lower trading ranges for commodities post-collapse. Video Posted: http://www.cmegroup.com/education/featured-reports/new-lower-trading-ranges-for-commodities.html Learn More →


Cargill joins grain traders backing away from fertilizer

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Feb 18 A sharp drop in crop prices has the world's biggest grain traders further distancing themselves from the global fertilizer business to reduce risk. Cargill Inc on Wednesday said it will stop selling fertilizer, along with crop chemicals and seeds, to farmers in Central and Eastern Europe by... Learn More →


Argentina Infested With Swarms of Locusts

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

The recent images and videos of locusts swarming farms and villages in Argentina are not part of a Hollywood movie. These images are very much real. Thousands of locusts are infesting farmlands in Catamarca, Santiago del Estero, Tucuman and Córdoba. The locusts first arrived in Argentina in... Learn More →


Sign Up Today: Annual Global Agriculture & Economic Outlook Conference

Friday, November 20, 2015

Registration is now open for the 6th Annual Global Agriculture and Economic Outlook Conference March 3-4, 2016 at Vdara Hotel and Spa in Las Vegas. Like the global markets we help open for our clients, INTL FCStone is always evolving, ever growing. And so is our Global Agriculture and Economic... Learn More →


Once 'King,' cotton farming on a long decline in U.S. south

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Once 'King,' cotton farming on a long decline in U.S. south Fields along the Mississippi River Delta once gleamed white in the autumn with acre upon acre of cotton ready to be picked. But to see the decline of a cash crop once nicknamed "King Cotton" one need look no further than the 300 acres... Learn More →


Perspective: Morning Commentary, 11/12/2015

Thursday, November 12, 2015

The dollar was modestly higher this morning and 400 points off its lows. A December Fed rate hike is now expected by the market, which is what brought the most recent surge in greenback strength. Historically, rate hikes anticipated over such a long period of time result in... Learn More →


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