All Gro Analytics, Models & Frameworks

Supply & Demand

Global Balance Sheet

Gro's Global Balance Sheet forecasts production, trade, and prices of soy, corn, and wheat.

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Climate & Weather

Gro’s Climate Indicator - Weather Variability

GCI- Weather Variability measures extreme weather in a given region.

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Price

Broiler Chicken Margin Monitor

Gro’s Broiler Chicken Margin Monitor allows users to track daily changes in production margin estimates for broiler chickens produced across the US and anticipate future broiler supply and prices.

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Climate & Weather

Climate Risk Navigator for Agriculture

Gro Climate Risk Navigator for Agriculture empowers customers to get quick, up-to-date overviews of growing conditions, daily weather, and long-term climate conditions for any combination of region and crop.

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Land Cover

Canada Spring Wheat Crop Cover

Gro’s custom Crop Covers use geospatial data to identify where a crop is grown.

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Land Cover

Australian Wheat Crop Cover

Gro’s custom Crop Covers use geospatial data to identify where a crop is grown.

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Land Cover

Brazil Soybean Crop Cover

Gro’s custom Crop Covers use geospatial data to identify where a crop is grown.

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Land Cover

US Corn Crop Cover

Gro’s custom Crop Covers use geospatial data to identify where a crop is grown.

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Land Cover

US Soybean Crop Cover

Gro’s custom Crop Covers use geospatial data to identify where a crop is grown.

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Land Cover

US Winter Wheat Crop Cover

Gro’s custom Crop Covers use geospatial data to identify where a crop is grown.

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Land Cover

Argentina Soybean Crop Cover

Gro’s custom Crop Covers use geospatial data to identify where a crop is grown.

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Land Cover

India Wheat Crop Cover

Gro’s custom Crop Covers use geospatial data to identify where a crop is grown.

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Price

US Crop Budgets App

Gro’s Crop Budgets App provides insights into the economics behind producers’ planting decisions.

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Price

Futures Spread Tool

The Futures Spread Tool shows current and historical commodity calendar spread activity.

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Price

China Cash Price Browser

The China Cash Price Browser monitors the daily price movements of dozens of commodities in locations across China.

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Price

US Fresh Produce Price Browser

The US Fresh Produce Price Browser monitors daily price movements of dozens of fresh produce products in locations across the United States.

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Supply & Demand

Trade Flow Matrix

The Trade Flow Matrix shows a table of monthly import and export data for all regional combinations and provides the ability to chart historical trade flows. It is available for soybeans, corn, and wheat.

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Price

US Ag Price Index

Gro developed two agricultural price indices for the US tracking both the food manufacturing producer price index, as well as the consumption-weighted basket of prices.

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Pest & Disease

Aflatoxins Risk Indicator

The Aflatoxin Risk Indicator is a model framework that looks at the mechanism by which aflatoxins are produced and contaminate of corn.

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Price

China Ag Price Index

The China Ag Price Index tracks national average prices for a basket of important food commodities.

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Climate & Weather

Gro Climate Change Index (by Scenario)

The Gro Climate Change Index comprises a set of climate model forecasts for different IPCC-compliant Representative Carbon Pathway (RCP) scenarios.

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Price

US Retail and Wholesale Volatility Adjusted Price Index

This Index extracts price responses to current market factors

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Price

US Retail and Wholesale Price Volatility Indices

Prices of fresh produce and meat fluctuate widely. Gro created the retail and wholesale price volatility indices to track an array of fruits and vegetables.

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Price

India Food Price Inflation Index and Retail Price Volatility Indices

Gro's India Food Price Inflation Index tracks food prices weighted by consumption spending.

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Yield Forecast

US Corn Yield Forecast Model

Gro’s US Corn Yield Forecast Model gives county-level and national-level forecasts of final corn yield.

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Yield Forecast

US Hard Red Winter Wheat Yield Forecast Model

Gro’s US Hard Red Wheat Yield Forecast Model gives national yield forecasts for hard red winter wheat.

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Yield Forecast

Argentina Soybean Yield Forecast Model

Gro’s Argentina Soybean Yield Forecast Model predicts district-level soybean yield, which we then aggregate to the national level.

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Yield Forecast

India Wheat Yield Forecast Model

Gro’s India Wheat Yield Forecast Model offers in-season yield predictions for wheat at the district, province, and national levels.

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Yield Forecast

Ukraine Winter Wheat Yield Forecast Model

Gro’s Ukraine Winter Wheat Yield Forecast Model tracks wheat production across all provinces in the country.

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Yield Forecast

Brazil Soybean Yield Forecast Model

Gro’s Brazil Soybean Yield Forecast Model provides district-level estimates of soy production in the main soy-producing areas.

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Yield Forecast

US Soybean Yield Forecast Model

Gro’s US Soybean Yield Forecast Model gives county-level and national-level forecasts of final soybean yield.

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Yield Forecast

China Corn Yield Forecast Model

Gro’s China Corn Yield Model employs three separate models to track one public and two private data sources.

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Yield Forecast

Argentina Corn Yield Forecast Model

Gro’s Argentina Corn Yield Forecast Model estimates in-season yields at district, province, and national levels.

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Yield Forecast

Brazil Corn Yield Forecast Model

Gro’s Brazil Corn Yield Forecast Model provides in-season corn yields at the district, province, and national levels.

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Yield Forecast

Canada Spring Wheat Yield Forecast Model

Gro’s Canada Spring Wheat Yield Forecast Model provides daily yield forecasts across the largest wheat-producing provinces.

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Yield Forecast

China Wheat Yield Forecast Model

Gro’s China Wheat Yield Forecast Model employs two models to derive forecasts of province-level wheat yield.

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Yield Forecast

Russia Winter Wheat Yield Forecast Model

Gro’s Russia Winter Wheat model uses a set of environmental inputs to track yields at province level.

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Supply & Demand

US Planting Intentions Model

Gro’s US Planting Intentions Model allows users to project how much crop will be available in the coming year based on producers’ planting intentions for each of the major crops.

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Supply & Demand

China Corn Balance Sheet

The Gro China Corn Balance Sheet lets users compare historical and current balance sheet estimates for corn in China from several sources.

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Climate & Weather

Growing Conditions

The Growing Conditions application allows users to monitor crop conditions, assess risks, and prepare for interruptions across all regions.

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Price

Supply Location Monitor

Gro’s Supply Location Monitor allows users to view production data of US corn, soybeans and wheat production facilities across the US and to learn how each facility compares in pricing.

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Climate & Weather

Land Suitability Ranking

Land Suitability Ranking identifies regions best suited to growing a given crop.

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Climate & Weather

Climate Risk Navigator for Procurement

The Climate Risk Navigator for Procurement empowers customers to get a quick, up-to-date overview of any commodity and find climate, energy, and weather-related data for key producing regions.

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Yield Forecast

Australian Wheat Yield Model

Gro’s Australian Wheat Yield Model provides a yield forecasting tool to monitor a key high-protein wheat crop that is important for global supply.

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Climate & Weather

Gro Drought Index

The Gro Drought Index is the world’s first high resolution global agricultural drought index.

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Supply & Demand

Gro Livestock Locations Tool

The Gro Livestock Locations Tool allows users to quickly see environmental and crop-market conditions around some 300 livestock facilities across the United States.

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Climate & Weather

Adverse Impact Index

To understand the impact of changing or adding an ingredient, the Adverse Impact Index ranks the relative economic and dietary importance of specific crops to an average individual within a country to measure how a community might be adversely affected by reductions in global supplies.

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Price

India Retail Price Volatility Indices

To supplement Gro’s India Food Price Inflation Index, we created the India Retail Price Volatility Indices. The indices calculate the annualized volatility with a 3-year lookback for 17 different national price series in India, which aggregate hundreds of local prices from India’s Department of Agriculture and Cooperation. These volatility series help track an item's realized volatility over time and permit comparisons between items.

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Supply & Demand

US Soy Prevent Plant

A forecast model to estimate US soy prevent plant acreage at the county and national levels in advance of USDA FSA release. The model can be replicated every season and across several regions using available historical planting progress reports and geospatial data. Prevent plant affects yield for a given crop and also agricultural input demand. Prevent plant acreage is also a driver for insurance claims.

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Supply & Demand

US Corn Prevent Plant

A forecast model to estimate US corn prevent plant acreage at the county and national levels in advance of USDA FSA release. The model can be replicated every season and across several regions using available historical planting progress reports and geospatial data. Prevent plant affects yield for a given crop and also agricultural input demand. Prevent plant acreage is also a driver for insurance claims.

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Climate & Weather

Anomaly Detection Tool

Gro’s Anomaly Detection algorithm provides a mechanism for checking large amounts of data and sending alerts when an anomalous event has occurred. Gro provides example code that can be modified to different regions, crops and environmental conditions of interest.

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Price

Stocks-to-Use vs. Price Framework

A framework that creates a basic price valuation model for corn and soybeans during the growing season using US stocks-to-use ratio. The model calculates a “fair value” price estimate based on the historical relationship between the stocks-to-use ratio and prices. A stocks-to-use ratio is a normalized inventory measurement and, therefore, is a helpful tool for analysis over different time periods and of different crops.

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Pest & Disease

Brazil Asian Soybean Rust

Asian Soybean Rust (ASR) can cause yield losses of up to 80%. By combining historical ASR presence data and Gro's transition matrix, clients can assess the probability of ASR moving to neighboring regions.

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Pest & Disease

Locust Vegetation Impact Model

The Locust Impact Model estimates where locusts have impacted cropland, and the severity of their impact. The model currently covers affected countries in the Horn of Africa, Middle East, and South Asia, but can be generalized to any region of the world.

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Supply & Demand

China Pork Demand Forecast Model

The China Pork Demand Forecast model is able to predict China's pork consumption for the next year, 10 months before the first estimate released in the USDA's PS&D database and 2.5 years before the USDA releases its final numbers.

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