The Progressive Farmer
For most farmers around the world, this year's selection, which crop to grow can be defined as the rate where the losses will be minimal. After three years of falling prices, profits farmers lowest in the last decade, and some agricultural areas in general are experiencing a period of stagnation and loss on one acre can reach $ 70. Since the peak in 2012 the price of 3 main agriculture (corn, wheat, soybeans) declined by more than 50%, and the technology seed improved to combat drought and pests, which allowed to increase the level of productivity of corn and soybeans by 23% and wheat by only 3.8%. And despite the large ending stocks, it is the ability to better productivity will compel farmers to increase plantings of corn and soybeans at the expense of wheat or other crops.
The overall quality status of crops of wheat in the US have improved in recent weeks, and therefore raised expectations residues, which further contributes to falling prices, which is already well on the 5-year minimum, as the CBOT and the MATIF. And now the current dynamic strengthening dollar only reduces the chances to find buyers for the US wheat market adds pressure along with a decrease in purchasing the largest importer of Egypt.