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.


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 →


Ethiopia: Ethiopia’s Demand for Corn-Soya Blend Expands Due to Drought

Monday, January 25, 2016

The Government of Ethiopia (GOE) and major relief food aid agencies are mobilizing resources to procure corn-soya blend (CSB) as part of the drought relief effort. About 200,000 metric tons of CSB is required to address moderate acute malnutrition needs during the first half of 2016. Of this... 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 →


Perspective Morning Commentary, 11/20/2015

Friday, November 20, 2015

The world’s attention shifts to the former French province of Mali today, where gunmen reportedly took hostages at a Radisson Hotel. Reports suggest that U.S. and French forces have freed more than 100 hostages, but many more remain inside as of this hour. The event reminds the global markets once... Learn More →


This is what Goldman Sachs thinks about commodity prices

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Commodity prices have had a pretty lousy 2015. A slowdown in China, which gobbled up raw materials everywhere from Australia to Chile, exacerbated a supply glut in most major commodities. And Goldman Sachs thinks the pressure is likely to persist as it noted its underweight position in... Learn More →


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