skip to Main Content
EDUCATIONAL PARTNERS:

Latest News Summary

Wheat, Corn Prices Tempered- Easing Global Food Cost Concerns

Yusuf Khan and Will Horner reported in today’s Wall Street Journal that, “Fine farm weather and a rush of Russian grain ships through the Black Sea have taken the sting out of global wheat prices, a welcome sign for vulnerable countries…

Read News Summary
corporate sponsor
platinum sponsor
platinum sponsor
platinum sponsor
platinum sponsor
platinum sponsor
platinum sponsor

Recent News Summaries

Grain Markets at a “Pivot Point,” Global Food Security Could “Take Years” to Return, as War and Weather Hurt Supplies

Bloomberg writers Kim Chipman, Eleanor Song, and Tarso Veloso Ribeiro reported yesterday that, “Global grain markets are at a pivot point, with prices finally starting to ease after a dizzying surge earlier this year.”

Read News Summary

Policymakers Ponder Russian Sanctions that Minimize Food Inflation, as Some See Improving Ag Supply Outlook, Lower Prices

Alan Rappeport reported in today’s New York Times that, “As the United States and Europe contemplate their next rounds of sanctions to starve Russia of the revenue that is funding its war, there is growing concern that the fallout is…

Read News Summary

Diplomats Address Deepening Food Crisis, While Romanian Agriculture in Focus; Egypt Trims Wheat Imports

Missy Ryan reported in Saturday’s Washington Post that, “Top diplomats urged swift global action on Friday in the face of a mounting food crisis, as the war in Ukraine worsens conditions that have pushed millions of people into hunger.”

Read News Summary

Ukrainian Farmers “Feeling the Heat” of Fighting as Harvest Begins

Thomas Grove reported in today’s Wall Street Journal that, “The wheat on Pavlo Sergienko’s 7,400-acre farm is ready to harvest.”

Read News Summary

Russian Forces Targeted Two North American-Owned Grain Terminals in Ukraine

Alistair MacDonald, Bojan Pancevski and Drew Hinshaw reported in today’s Wall Street Journal that, “Russian forces targeted at least two large North American-owned grain terminals in the Ukrainian port of Mykolaiv on Wednesday, as part of what Kyiv and Western…

Read News Summary

Fertilizer Inventories Climb, Wholesale Prices Declining

Bloomberg writers Tarso Veloso Ribeiro and Elizabeth Elkin reported late last week that, “The fertilizer shortage that threw the agricultural sector into disarray and pushed food costs higher globally may be fading.”

Read News Summary

Connect with farmdoc on Social Media

farmdoc daily

Follow these social media channels for general updates on farmdoc publications and events. Our YouTube channel includes farmdoc webinars and publication related videos.

Farm Policy News

Follow these social media channels for all the latest ag commentary from Keith Good - the farmdoc social media director. Also includes general updates on farmdoc publications and events (Twitter and Facebook channels).

Back To Top