Weather Watch: Whether to Trade or Not Watching the weather may seem like the last trading tip when considering grain trading, yet this is a required step when investing in a natural commodity. Weather conditions such as a hurricane, extreme heat or extreme cold can affect the possible crop production [...]Read more ›
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There is a lot of wheat in the world. More, it seems, each month. For the seventh month in a row, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) increased its 2011/12 global wheat supply estimate as part of its monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report. In the report [...]Read more ›
Russian supplies of milling wheat available for export from the Southern Federal District declined, pushing up prices, the Institute for Agricultural Market Studies said. “We see a stormy price increase because grain resources are becoming limited in the south,” Oleg Sukhanov, the institute’s grain analyst, said today by phone from [...]Read more ›
Shredded wheat is a breakfast cereal made from whole wheat. As of January 2010, it was available in three sizes: bite sized (¾×1 in), miniature (nearly half the size of the bite-sized pieces), and full size, which may be broken into small pieces before milk is added (many brands refer to these pieces as “biscuits” [...]Read more ›
A silo is a structure for storing bulk materials. Silos are used in agriculture to store grain (see grain elevators) or fermented feed known as silage. Silos are more commonly used for bulk storage of grain, coal, cement, carbon black, woodchips, food products and sawdust. Three types of silos are [...]Read more ›
Whole-grain products can be identified by the ingredients list. Typically, if the ingredient lists “whole wheat,” “whole meal,” or “whole corn” as the first ingredient, the product is a whole-grain food item.”Wheat flour” (as opposed to “whole-grain wheat flour” or “whole-wheat flour”) as the first ingredient is not a clear indicator [...]Read more ›
Analysts Consider That Actual Port Capacity Will Not Be A Problem This Year, As The Real Bottleneck Is In Getting Grain To The Ports As A Result Of Poor Management Of Railway Logistics, High Cost Of Transportation From Siberian Regions, And Competition With Grain From Kazakhstan (For Markets, For Russian Grain Cars, Etc.). [...]Read more ›