Tagged: weather

The News & What it Means – Farmers are Good at What They Do; the Government Needs to Let Them Do It

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – January 30, 2019


The news:

“Red tape is burdening Canadian farmers to the point that more than two-thirds are questioning whether their children should follow in their footsteps at all, according to the results of a new survey.”

– Syngenta website article, Jan. 25, 2019

The News & What it Means – Quiet for Now but Market Attention to Soon Turn to South America

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – Oct. 16, 2018

 

The news:

“Brazilian farmers are planting the new soy crop at a record pace, reaching 20 percent of the projected area by Thursday, consultancy AgRural said on Monday.”
-Reuters, Oct. 15, 2018

 

What it means:

The impact on Chicago soybean futures may be negligible or even non-existent for now, but don’t go to sleep on it – Brazil is a major market factor.