From Corn to Cannabis: Gro’s Top 5 Insights of 2018
- From Brazilian soybean plantations and US corn fields to Chinese livestock feedlots, Gro Intelligence took readers on a round-the-world tour of crops and trade flows this year with our Weekly Insight articles. As 2018 wraps up, we’re presenting our Top 5 picks of the most astute and impactful Insights we published. There was no shortage of major agricultural news this year. The US-China trade dispute dominated headlines, with repercussions from Iowa to Mato Grosso state in Brazil and Guangxi province in China. Severe droughts in Australia, Europe, and South Africa hit wheat and corn yields, even as the US and Brazil enjoyed bumper soybean harvests. China, ever in search of food security for its huge population, continued forging new agricultural partnerships around the globe.