STAT Communications Ag Market News

Major Jump in Kharif Pulses Expected

DELHI - Sep 21/21 - SNS -- In its first advance estimate for production during the current kharif season, India's agriculture department forecast a 9.47 million metric ton (MT) pulse harvest, up from 8.69 million last year.

Production of all food grains was forecast to reach a record 150.50 million MT, up from 147.95 million last season. The kharif rice harvest is also expected to set a record, reaching 107.04 million MT, up from 104.41 last year.

Total kharif oilseeds production in the country during 2021-22 is estimated at 23.39 million MT, down from 24.031 million last year.

U.S. Bean Harvest 57% Complete

WASHINGTON - Sep 20/21 - SNS -- This year's dry edible bean harvest in the United States is now 56% complete, compared to 41% at this time last year and the recent five year average of roughly 34%.

Bean and chickpea harvest activity is entering its final stages in Montana and Washington, while passing the mid point in Minnesota and North Dakota.

The last crop production estimates from the USDA suggest at this level of progress around 611,000 metric tons (MT) of new crop beans are now in the bin, compared to 649,000 last year and the recent five year average of around 424,000.

Field Pea Imports By Spain Maintain Solid Performance

PANAMA - Sep 20/21 - SNS -- At this point in this calendar year continued their firmer tone, with field…

Spain's Confection Sunflower Imports Post Soft Month

PANAMA - Sep 20/21 - SNS -- Imports of confection sunflowers by Spain posted significant declines, slumping…

Romania's Oil-type Sunflower Exports Maintain Easy Tone

PANAMA - Sep 20/21 - SNS -- At this point in the calendar year maintained a weaker trend, with oil-type…