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Declining grain cultivation in Germany

The grain markets went south again yesterday, Thursday, but there is a plus on a weekly basis. The May date on the Euronext/Matif closed yesterday with a closing price of EUR 268.50 per tonne. Last Thursday, 263.50 euros were still on the scoreboard at the closing bell. In the same period, corn improved by EUR 4 per tonne to EUR 264.00 per ton closing price on Thursday. The extension of the grain...
  • declining acreage in Germany
  • war in Ukraine
  • drought in Argentina
  • picking up demand in China
  • Extension of grain agreement Ukraine
  • Record corn harvest in Brazil
  • competition Russia
  • Harvest volume Russia

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  • MARS with first yield forecast 2023

    MARS with 1st yield forecast for 2023 The Agricultural Meteorological Institute of the EU Commission (MARS) has published an initial forecast of possible yields per hectare in 2023 based on trend developments and evaluation of the latest climate data. Accordingly, an average EU grain yield of 5.6 t/ha or 2%...

  • DRV estimates the 2023 grain harvest at 5 annual averages

    Mar. 2023 DRV: first harvest estimate 2023 The German Raiffeisen Association (DRV) has undertaken a first attempt to estimate the 2023 harvest. The bases are those of the Stat. Federal Office determined areas under cultivation for winter crops as well as DRV estimates of the remaining areas and expected yields. The result is a...

  • Mar 2023: USDA corrects global supply situation

    USDA corrects world grain supply only slightly compared to the previous month In its most recent March 2023 edition, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) only changed the estimates for the global grain supply situation for 2022/23 in a few cases. Wheat market: + 5 million t compared to the previous...

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