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What Might Extreme Heat Mean for US Corn Production?

  • US 2022-23 corn output could be cut if June’s record heat in Midwest continues.  
  • USDA has lowered its corn production forecast for 2022/23 on heatwave.  
  • Similar conditions in 2012 caused the lowest corn output in the last 10 years.  

Stephanie Rodriguez

2 days ago

1 min read

Ask the Analyst: How’s India’s Monsoon Going?

  • The monsoon is the lifeblood of India’s agriculture. 
  • Good rainfall is especially important for sugar cane development. 
  • If you’d like us to answer one of your questions in an upcoming edition, please email will@czapp.com.  

Stephen Geldart

2 days ago

1 min read

Explainers

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Czapp Explains Physical Differentials

  • Sugar and other commodity prices are often quoted as physical values. 
  • This enables clearer price risk management.  
  • In this explainer we demystify differentials.  

Stephen Geldart

3 days ago

1 min read

Czapp Explica: Como é calculado o Preço do kg de ATR pelo Consecana?

  • O Consecana é a associação que tem como objetivo garantir o bom relacionamento entre os produtores de cana de açúcar e as usinas.
  • A associação é responsável pela precificação da cana com base em seus custos de produção e nos preços dos produtos finais praticados no mercado.
  • Neste explicativo, compartilhamos com você a metodologia do Consecana para calcular o preço da cana de açúcar.

Catarina Junqueira

2 weeks ago

1 min read

Czapp Explains: Why We Should Care About Corn

  • Global grains shortages are not merely critical for food security. 
  • Corn also has uses in fuel, textiles, cosmetics and even pharmaceuticals. 
  • With supply tightening, will there be enough to go around?  

Sara Warden

3 months ago

6 min read