Mexican GM Corn Ban Looms

Mexican GM Corn Ban Looms

Mexico’s looming ban on GM corn imports has been updated from a “watch” to a “warning.” And after nearly two years of watchful eyes, the sirens are officially going off. Refresher: At the end of 2020, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López...
The Chinese Diet: Cutting Soybean Meal

The Chinese Diet: Cutting Soybean Meal

The Chinese are going on a diet—cutting soybean meal consumption in an effort to boost national food security. And it all starts with animal feed. Pork prices have consumers squealing. ICYMI, pork is the most consumed meat in China. Higher feed prices along with...
Indy and the Fruit of the Sea

Indy and the Fruit of the Sea

There’s pineapple shrimp, coconut shrimp, lemon shrimp, pepper shrimp… and now Midwestern shrimp? Seafood on the mainland: Indiana is a major producer of ag commodities—corn, soybeans, and now seafood. That’s right, the Hoosier state is getting into the shrimp...
Putin’s Grain Gripe

Putin’s Grain Gripe

Russia’s fighting words over the Black Sea grain export deal had wheat prices going wild last week. ICYMI: A UN-brokered deal in July was intended to let Ukraine export tens of millions of tonnes of grain out of their Black Sea ports to side-step a global food crisis....
High Port-ential: Ukraine Gets Shipping

High Port-ential: Ukraine Gets Shipping

Ukraine grain exports are back in a big way—their ships are buoying global supply. Recent grain exports from the major agricultural nation have topped 1M metric tons, with 44 ships sent to 15 nations. How does a country at war get their ships out of port unharmed?...