#AgriMarkets: Spotlight on global maize market

The Chicago maize prices were again under pressure this morning (5 June 2018) due to favourable conditions for crops across the Midwest. The weather...

#AgriMarkets: Spotlight on wheat market

There are reports of deteriorating wheat crop conditions in the Black Sea region due to persistent dry conditions, particularly in the southern parts of...

#AgriMarkets: South African ag commodities

This was a data-packed week (ending 1 June 2018) for grain and oilseed markets, with the most notable release being the Crop Estimates Committee’s...

#AgriMarkets: Spotlight on domestic maize market

Yesterday (29 May 2018), the National Crop Estimates Committee lifted its estimate for South Africa’s 2017/2018 commercial maize production by a percentage point from...

#AgriMarkets: Good weather outlook for winter wheat

In terms of weather outlook, the South African Weather Service seems to be singing from the same hymn book as the International Research Institute...

#AgriMarkets: South African ag commodities

The weaker Rand against the US Dollar provided support to the South African grain and oilseed market this week (ending 25 May 2018), thus...

#AgriMarkets: Spotlight on soya beans

The SAFEX soya bean market started yesterday’s (23 May 2018) trade session on a positive footing and maintained the gains throughout the day, supported...

#AgriMarkets: Africa’s soya bean industry not well established

We seldom write about Africa’s soya bean industry because the production of the crop is not yet fully established in most countries. South Africa,...

#AgriMarkets: Spotlight on the US maize market

Today (21 May 2018), the focus will be on the United States (US) maize market ahead of the weekly crop progress data which is...

#AgriMarkets: South African ag commodities

The weather was again a primary focus in the South Africa grain and oilseed market this week (ending 18 May 2018). The most notable...