Update: International Agricultural Investment Opportunities

Where there are challenges, there are also opportunities Introduction With many investors now in the process of reviewing strategies and, in some cases considering alternative, non correlated asset classes, Brown & Co are offering an update on current markets, starting with developed markets of the U.S. and progressing through parts of Europe, going through South […]

USDA – 20/21 World Wheat looking more bearish

The USDA has published its latest outlook which sees world wheat production increase by a sharp 5.7 mmt plus a slight increase in opening stocks.  India production has increased by 4.9 mmt and Australia is up 2.0 mmt – both based on government statistics.  Turkey and China are both up by 1.0 mmt and these […]


The USDA published their latest 2020/21 WASDE crop forecasts this week and here are the highlights: World corn production is forecast at a record high with the largest increases in the U.S., Brazil, Ukraine, Mexico and Canada. U.S.  corn crop is projected at a record 16.0 billion bushels, a 17% increase on 19/20 estimates. Feed […]

US with green light for growing hemp

USDA introduced  Hemp Production Program opening the door for american farmers to grow hemp. “At USDA, we are always excited when there are new economic opportunities for our farmers, and we hope the ability to grow hemp will pave the way for new products and markets,” said U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue. “We have […]