South Africa approved imports of genetically modified corn from the U.S. for the first time after its worst drought since records began 104 years ago cut local output. Local white corn prices fell.
Canada’s chief NAFTA negotiator is downplaying expectations for major breakthroughs in revising the 23-year-old trade agreement as the third round of talks begins in Ottawa. Read moreRead More »
Drought in the Great Plains is decimating an important portion of the U.S. wheat crop, pushing prices to multiyear highs and drawing hedge funds and other speculative investors to a typically lonely corner of financial markets. Read moreRead More »