Some analysts expect that the USDA may adjust the number of corn acres planted, which currently exceeds the agency's estimates by about 5 million acres. But there was no such adjustment, and Iowa State University agricultural economist Chad Hart believes the USDA will wait to do in January, if necessary. Changing the number of acres planted— which are reported on...» Read More
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Coast Sullenger, founder of GAIA tells CNBC that the agricultural market is still very tight, especially in key grains like corn, but this may start to be relieved with better weather.
Gold, grains and palladium on upswing.
Daniel Stillhart, portfolio manager and technical analyst at Frankfurter Bankgesellschaft Zurich, informs CNBC of the stock outlooks for soft commodities like soybeans and coffee.
The USDA increased its projected production for corn, and also raised its projected prices for beef for both this year and next, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports new data shows better yields and higher production is expected to push corn and soybean prices down, but cattle prices are going up.
Mike Mack, CEO of Syngenta, tells CNBC that the big news of the quarter is the really terrific start in Latin America with sales up 18 percent which confirms the strong demand for Soyabean in that environment.
Corn surges 4 percent on the USDA crop report. Should investors buy the corn pop, with Chip Flory, Pro Farmer Newsletter, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on the Fed's monetary policy, with Art Nolan, independent trader, and Matthew Scharl, Genesis Research & Asset Management.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports the latest numbers from the USDA quarterly grain report.
Stan Ryan, Vice President at Cargill Corporate says that with markets more open now, there is less chances for a repeat of the 2008 food crisis. He explains more.
Demand for certain commodities is contracting around the world, making the case for shorting a few of them, Queen Anne’s Gate Capital Management CIO Kathleen Kelley said Thursday on CNBC.
In several recent columns, CNBC.com senior editor John Carney has dismissed any notion of a farm labor crisis, claiming that record farm profits suggest no such crisis exists. The senior editor’s all too common error is to grossly oversimplify American agriculture and draw the wrong conclusions as a result.
The latest numbers from the USDA firm up the outlook for this year's corn crop, and the final numbers may not be as bad as some feared.
The world’s second-largest wheat, corn and sugar trader tells CNBC that while agricultural prices will remain high the rest of the year, the world isn't going to experience a renewed food crisis.
U.S. farmers are heading for their most profitable year on record despite the worst drought in half a century as high grain prices and payouts from a federal crop insurance program compensate for a smaller harvest, the Financial Times reports.
In Illinois, we’ve experienced the sixth-driest growing season on record. Of 102 counties, 100 are disaster areas, the state's governor addresses the issue of what's been done and what still needs to happen to help his state.
The Senator from Kansas writes, "We need to approve this drought assistance to ensure livestock producers can continue providing us with the most affordable and safe food supply in the world."
Food inflation will start hurting Asian economies by the end of the year if the current high prices are sustained over the next few months, with Vietnam, China and Hong Kong the most vulnerable, economists tell CNBC.
As the U.S. drought continues and global grain prices soar, G20 leaders are considering an emergency meeting at the end of August to consider what measures to take to combat the growing food crisis. But the surge in corn, soy and wheat prices could also lead to some benefits for the agricultural sector and an opportunity for investors, according to one fund manager.