As the Duke and Duchess of Sussex visit the central west of NSW this week, let’s hope it’s not just the media coverage that reaches saturation point!
Unsettled weather has provided welcome rain for NSW, but northern farmers are sweating on more to proceed with sorghum planting.
While some sorghum is already out of the ground, it has been up against the elements, with a cocktail of cooler soil temperatures, hot winds and lack of moisture detrimental to plant establishment.
The US Department of Agriculture has forecast global cotton production for next season at just a tick under 122 million bales.
US wheat futures had a solid week last week, to start this week on a one month high in Australian dollar terms.
The market had been expecting further downgrades on reduced production for countries such as Canada and Australia, but instead other countries were upgraded, and ending stock estimates lifted by 2.33 million tonnes.
News that Russia has set an all-time record for monthly grain exports in August is, at first glance, potentially at odds with the tightening of the global balance sheet.