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AgroGeneration - producer of agricultural commodities, aims to cultivate 100 000 hectares in Ukraine

Archer Daniels Midland - transform crops such as corn, oilseeds, wheat and cocoa into food ingredients, animal feeds, and agriculturally derived fuels and chemicals.

Agritel - price risk management for agriculture business

Agritel International Report

Planalytics GreenReport and Crop Yield Forecasts google search

Weather for Agriculture provides weather and weather-related information for farm zones across Canada


World Development Movement

Speculation and regulation of food commodities

US Senate hearings 2008 - Ending Excessive Speculation in Commodity Markets 2009 - Regulatory Reform and the Derivatives Markets 2009 - OTC Derivatives Reform and Addressing Systemic Risk

Perspective: Crop Shortages Not Behind Global Food Crises -- Speculators Also Pushing Prices Up

Goldman Sachs makes $1 billion profit on food price speculation

Market deregulation and food security

Specific Crops

Traded soft commodities - Coffee, Cocoa, Cotton, Orange Juice, Rubber, Sugar, Silk, Timber, Wool, Azuki Beans, Barley, Canola, Corn, Millet, Oats, Oilseeds, Red Wheat, Rice, Rye, Sorghum, Soybeans, Soybean Meal, Wheat


World Grain

International Grains Council

US Grains Council

Canadian Grain Commission

Canadian Wheat Board

World crop and weather highlights

Corn and Soybean

US National Corn Growers Association

Corn and Soybean Digest

Canadian Soybean Exporters' Association


Soya & Oilseed Bluebook - authoritative world-wide directory for the soybean and oilseed industry.

Soy Innovation Africa 2010: Cultivating Potential in Emerging Markets


Cotton marketing directory


Hopes rise for Brazil juice, despite crop setbacks

Florida and Brazil Orange-Juice Trends

Brazilian Orange Juice

Country Focus

Russia and CIS

Russian Agro companies

Institute for Agricultural Market Studies

Russian Grain Union


Grain Online


Kazakhstan - Grain portal

Belarus - Agro portal


Professional Associations

LinkedIn - Agriculture Commodities

International Organizations

Joint Research Centre of European Commission

Monitoring Agricultural ResourceS (MARS) Unit
AGRI4CAST system - MARS Crop Yield Forecasting System

FAO - Food And Agricultural Organization of United Nations

Crop Water Management old version
Global Information and Early Warning System on Food and Agriculture
Crop Prospects and Food Situation
Food and Agricultural commodities production
Economic And Social Department: The Statistical Divisio
Climpag - bringing together the various aspects and interactions between weather, climate and agriculture

UN Food Crisis news


Center for Global Development - Food and Agriculture

Oxfam - Agriculture campaign

International Food Policy Research Institute

Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture

Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research


  • crop yield forecasting systems
  • non-parametric crop yield forecasting
  • "path dependent" crop growth
  • non linear dependence weather yield
  • tail risk yield crop

Crop Insurance Valuation Under Alternative Yield Distributions

Wheat yield prediction from winter temperature and precipitation

Remote Sensing Support to Crop Yield Forecast and Area Estimates

Rice yields 'to fall' under global warming

Trends and Variability in U.S. Corn Yields Over the Twentieth Century

Estimating the Impact of Climate Change on Crop Yields: The Importance of Non-Linear Temperature Effects

Are We Underestimating Corn Production Potential?

Crop yield estimation model for Iowa using remote sensing and surface parameters

Nonlinear Temperature Effects Indicate Severe Damages to U.S. Crop Yields under Climate Change appendix




Climate change and agriculture


Wheat regains pole position from weak corn

Food Crisis

Food security: feeding the world in 2050

Food Bubble

Grain Production Must More Than Double This Century to Address Rising Population and Demand: Brazil Study

Major Academic Assessment of Future Global Food Supplies Calls for Novel Ways to Increase Food Production

Feed the Future Gide


European Commission forecasts average crop production for 2010 in the EU despite extreme weather

Castlestone bets wheat will boost corn, soybeans

Soaring Wheat Prices Fuel ETF Rally

Canada's oat crop seen lowest in decades on wet weather

Corn seen topping $6 as persistent rains delay planting

Flooded Iowa crops face heavy yield losses

Soybean Prices Plunge on Big World Harvests, Weaker Demand

Coffee and Cocao

Armajaro’s Cocoa Hedge Fund Said to Return 3% in July

Cocoa price spike hits chocolate industry

Coffee Prices Extend Rally to 12-Year High; Cocoa Declines


Heat kills hundreds of Kansas cattle over weekend

Palm oil buoyed as heavy rain hits Indonesia


Financial Times - Food Crisis

Nature - Can science feed the world? food



Agriculture Industry Today






Zimfo Bytes



DTN Progressive Farmer

Farm and Ranch Guide





Australian Food News

Just Food

FlexNews - Food Industry News

Food Navigator

Food Production Daily