Floodwaters inundated a farm in Pacific Junction, Iowa, in late March. Pic: Getty Images/Bloomberg/Daniel Acker

Low maize output in US grays 2019 global cereal production

By Kristine Sherred

Overall cereal production could increase 1.2% to 2.68m tons by the end of this year, but excessive flooding in the Midwestern US has diminished prospects for maize, according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organic (FAO).


Commodity suppliers should have ‘what if’ strategies

By Mike Hogan

This year was a period of transition for the grain, food, and feed markets from a big-picture standpoint, on the heels of a marked shift in recent years to supply outweighing demand. As this is expected to continue into 2014, suppliers should plan for...