Maiz’info March 2020


World Maize Prices Remain Under Pressure
Maize areas are expected up or have already increased in the main exporting countries, as well as in the EU, in 2019/20. Certain factors may cause price volatility but world maize use remains dynamic.

Spring Plantings Up: Maize and Its Attractiveness to the European Farmers
Despite the uncertain world price context, maize planting intentions are clearly up in the spring of 2020 compared to one year ago. The innovative hybrids and their inherent genetic progress make maize a competitive option for the farmers, as plantings encountered significant difficulties last winter.