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Indonesia launches program to boost corn production

Indonesia’s Agriculture Ministry recently launched the ‘Kesatria’ program in an effort to increase local corn production through integration with oil palm plantations. The program...

Brazil’s corn production to drop after a record year

Brazil’s corn production for 2023/24 is estimated to fall due to high production costs and El Niño’s impact on weather. The USDA forecasts production...

Indian corn estimates up for the autumn season

The Indian government projects a 1.1mt increase in corn production for the 2023/24 kharif (autumn) season. The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare’s initial...

North Sumatera claims corn surplus

Corn production in North Sumatera, Indonesia reached 1.3mt in September and is expected to hit this year’s production target of 1.7mt. According to the...

Kora gets funding to expand corn production biz

Indonesia’s Kora has raised USD 400,000 in funds to extend its operational coverage and provide technological support to corn farmers in Lampung. The agritech...

Thai corn production moves up in 2023/24 with better prices

Thailand’s corn production in MY2023/24 will increase to 5.4mt due to expansion in planting acreage and high farm-gate prices, forecasted the USDA. In January-July 2023,...

Thailand corn yield to rise despite smaller planting area

Thai corn farmers will plant on less land this year, but production and yield are expected to increase thanks to sufficient water supply. The...

India seeks 24% rise in corn production in five years

India is looking to increase its corn production to 44-45mt in the next five years to meet demand from the ethanol and poultry industries....

Corn production trending up in India

Firm corn prices since MY2021/22 have prompted Indian farmers to plant more. The USDA forecasts production in 2022/23 at 34.6mt, a 3% increase yoy....

Rising fertilizer costs cut Myanmar’s corn production

The cost of urea doubled in Myanmar last year, forcing farmers to use less in their fields and reducing corn production for MY2022/23, a USDA report...

DNA expands low-aflatoxin corn production capacity

Growing demand for corn has prompted Datu Nusra Agribisnis (DNA) to expand its production capacity for low-aflatoxin corn as it seeks to become one...

Key soybean, corn producing regions identified

Current estimates point to an additional 55.9mt of soybean and 109.5mt of corn being produced by 2031, said Adolfo Fontes, Global Business Intelligence Manager...

Global corn production to increase 9% by 2031

Global corn production is projected to increase by around 9% in the next decade. However, this is lower than the 34% production growth posted...

Thailand’s corn production to shrink

The USDA expects corn production in Thailand at 5.2mt in MY2022/23, down 2% yoy, in anticipation of reduced off-season corn acreage. Corn prices averaged...

Record corn production in Brazil forecast

Brazil could record corn production for 2022/23 at 126mt, the USDA forecast. Growing demand and high prices in global markets have encouraged more farmers...

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