With President Trump drawing a line in the sand with the financing of the border wall, Mexican officials threaten replacing U.S. corn purchases.
Federal assistance has been requested for some fire- and flood-impacted farmers.
The battle for marketshare in and around China is the long-term threat.
The farmers will be able to harvest the 2017 soybean crop fast enough to grow more corn.
Argentina farmers are growing more corn and buying more pickups.
Brazil’s government is considering lowering foreign investment restrictions.
South America looks to replace corn with sorghum in the future.
Removal of export tax boosts Argentina's corn acreage.
Truckers are striking over increased gas prices and tolls.
The state of Mato Grosso needs more tax money.