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French wheat condition improves marginally

There were few surprises in the latest update of french grain crop quality, with slight improvements to wheat and a minor drop in spring barley condition.

France Corn

USDA Weekly Export Sales: Soybean sales come in low

US export sales of soybeans marked a net reduction as expected for the week to May 17, while 2018/19 sales disappointed.

United States Exports

USDA Weekly Export Sales: Corn sales hit the mark

Corn export sales hit expectations for the week to May 17, although exports remain behind the historic curve and outstanding sales are high.

United States Corn

USDA Weekly Export Sales: Encouraging week for wheat

Wheat export sales figures were encouraging for the week to May 17, with both old and new crops matching up favourably with expectations.

United States Wheat

Drugs more profitable than corn for Mexican farmers

Crop profitably and planting decisions were in the spotlight in the race for Mexico’s presidency this week, with one candidate noting that planting poppies is more profitable than corn.

Mexico Corn

Farmers call for disbandment of Kenyas cereals board

Mired in scandal and delayed payments to producers, Kenya’s National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) is under pressure from farmers to disband.

Kenya Uganda
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