Black Sea: Russia talks big on wheat

RUSSIA may alomost double its wheat production in coming years.   Profarmer Canada reported Russia’s Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachov last week saying his country could grow a whopping 117 million tonnes of wheat in the future.   That’s 36 million tonnes more than Russia’s predicted wheat production this year, which the US Department of Agriculture […]

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Las frutas y verduras que conviene consumir esta quincena

Nueve frutas y verduras de estación fueron seleccionadas para la canasta inteligente correspondiente al período del 26 de setiembre al 9 de octubre, en procura de que los consumidores puedan lograr una dieta equilibrada y conveniente. La propuesta de la Dirección General de la Granja y Comisión Administradora del Mercado Modelo incluye para este nuevo período los siguientes rubros: boniato, manzana, […]

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Spring Wheat Bulls Limp out of 2017

As one of the most dynamic markets of 2017, Tommy Grisafi, branch broker of Advance Trading, tells AgDay host Clinton Griffiths spring wheat has been interesting to watch. “The drought was real and it affected the growing season tremendously,” says Grisafi. “The market did its job and [prices] went from $5.50 to $8.50.” However, Grisafi says yields ended up better than […]

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