Storm damage, power outages keeping all southern Louisiana terminals closed. Argentine producers consider grain and cattle trade strike to protest restrictions on beef exports. Brazil investigating suspected BSE case.
Transportation expert comments on Hurricane Ida destruction. Russia could extend mineral extraction tax to fertilizer. Indian monsoon rains expected to pick up. Litigation, confusion follow overturning of water rule.
"The loud and angry debates over crop-protection products in Europe can give the false impression that farmers like me are prone to over-use chemicals on what we grow," Maria Gabriela Cruz says in this guest blog post.
CHS says it could be up to a month before power restored at its Louisiana grain terminal. Consultant cuts Brazilian corn crop. Covid-19 hits China's service sector. Final U.S. military plane left Kabul.