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Cocoa prices fall ahead of Ivory Coast presidential election

By |October 30, 2020|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate|Tags: , , |

Tensions are mounting a few days before the Ivory Coast presidential election. Despite the term limits outlined in the country’s new constitution, current incumbent [...]

Food Price Index rises for second month

By |October 29, 2020|Categories: Dairy & Eggs, Edible Oils, Livestock & Poultry, Market Prices, Market Trends, Sugar|Tags: , , , , , |

Adjusted for inflation, the September FAO Food Price Index was reported up 2 percent from August and up under 6 percent YOY. This is [...]

Underwhelming Ukrainian corn harvest may impact exports

By |October 28, 2020|Categories: Corn & Soy Complex|Tags: , , , , , |

As of Oct. 22, Ukraine’s 2020/21 corn acreage was 52 percent harvested, yielding some 4.7 MT per hectare (107.7 bushels per acre), the lowest [...]

USDA October dairy reports shows September milk production up 2.4%

By |October 27, 2020|Categories: Dairy & Eggs|Tags: , , , , , |

National herd recovery continued in September with milking cows up 6,000 head over August and up 46,000 year on year for the 24-state average. [...]