USDA estimates 12.2 million acres of cotton will be planted in the U.S. in 2017, based on survey findings published March 31 in the 2017 Prospective Plantings report.
There is an optimism looking at future production of US sugar supplies for the 2016/2017 fiscal year. Looking at month-by-month reports, there is a promising increase in production – especially from locations in Florida and Louisiana. “The increase is primarily due to production estimated to reach 9.208 million STRV, a record[…]Read More »
The FAO Food Price Index, a “… trade-weighted index tracking international market prices for five key commodity groups: major cereals, vegetable oils, dairy, meat and sugar, … averaged 165.6 points in August, up 1.9 percent from July and almost 7 percent from a year earlier. The monthly jump was mostly[…]Read More »