Tag Archives: corn

January 22, 2014

Rain falls, crops increase; prices fall, then what?

For agriculture commodities, droughts mean no water, no crops, and price increases driven by scarcity. That was the scenario in 2012 in the US with drought-ravaged corn production. 2013 was another story.  The Wall Street Journal reported  that thanks to good weather conditions, “production in [&hellip…

May 23, 2013

Why your next dinner needs a huge capital investment

We noticed an interesting piece in the Financial Times this week which highlighted the many dynamics, variables and challenges in the farming of corn. Reporting on the fall in corn prices, which followed a statement made by the US Department of Agriculture on the record 42 [&hellip…