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27 June 2014
Heavy Metals Could Pollute Groundwater from Fracking Flowback
US - Cornell University researchers said the chemical makeup of wastewater generated by “hydrofracking” could cause the release of tiny particles in soils that often strongly bind heavy metals...
25 June 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Iraq Civil War Important Market Factor
GLOBAL - There were no major developments on the world market place overnight. ...
Biogas, Livestock Help Family Enjoy New Lease on Life
CAMAROON - It's hard to imagine, but 90 percent of the 59,000 people in the village of Bamendankwe in the North West region of Cameroon live below the poverty line, writes Jacklyn Carroll, Global...
24 June 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: 'Market Mover' Reports Due for Release
GLOBAL - There is a heavy slate of U.S. economic data due for release Tuesday, including the weekly Goldman Sachs and Johnson Redbook retail sales reports, the S&P/Case-Shiller home price index,...
US Ethanol Production Reaches Record High
US - US ethanol outputs have hit a record high as plants prepare for the increasing seasonal demand and positive margins....
National Biodiesel Board Meets on Renewable Fuel Standard
US - The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) held its board meeting in Washington, D.C. and focused on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume requirements for 2014. ...
23 June 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - In overnight world developments, the China HSBC preliminary manufacturing purchasing managers index came in at 50.8 in June versus 49.4 in May. ...
22 June 2014
New System Recycles Water, Concentrates Fertilizer Nutrients from Waste
NEW ZEALAND - Livestock Water Recycling, Inc. (LWR) has announced that it has been awarded a New Zealand patent for its manure treatment technology....
20 June 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Iraq Civil War Keeps Markets in Check
GLOBAL - The civil war in Iraq remains a major market factor and continues to prompt risk aversion among traders and investors. ...
17 June 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Iraq Civil War Remains Main Concern
GLOBAL - The civil war in Iraq remains on the front burner of the market place Tuesday. ...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - July corn futures closed down 6 cents at $4.41 Monday....
16 June 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Eastern Tensions Affect Marketplace
GLOBAL - It’s a modest “risk-off” day in the market place Monday, as the situation in Iraq deteriorated during the weekend. ...
MY 2012/13 Soybean Meal Imports Declined Slightly
PHILIPPINES - Philippine soybean production is insignificant and the minimal imports are purchased by one crusher....
13 June 2014
EU Energy Ministers set to Reach Key Decision on Biofuels
EU - The EU Energy Council is expected to reach political agreement on measures to incorporate indirect land use change (ILUC) into EU biofuels policies today (Friday), which would effectively...
12 June 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Iraq Calls on US Government for Military Aid
GLOBAL - Iraq is back in the news headlines again, as civil war has broken out in that country amid escalating violence. ...
11 June 2014
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - July corn futures closed down 5 3/4 cents at $4.45 1/4 Tuesday. ...
10 June 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - In overnight news, China inflation data showed its consumer price index rose 2.5% year-on-year, compared to a 1.8% rise in April. ...
NFU Statement on EPA’s Clean Power Plan Proposal
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson has issued a statement on the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan proposal to cut carbon pollution 30 per cent...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - July corn futures closed down 9 1/4 cents at $4.49 1/2 Monday. ...
06 June 2014
Torrefaction: The Bioenergy Newcomer
EU - Torrefaction - the slow roasting of biomass material to improve its energy content - has been touted as part of a solution for the large-scale implementation of bioenergy. ...
05 June 2014
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Futures Closed Down Wednesday
US - July corn futures closed down 1 1/4 cents at $4.57 Wednesday. Prices closed near mid-range and hit another 3.5-month low. The corn bears have the firm overall near-term technical advantage....
03 June 2014
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Futures Closed Up Monday
US - July corn futures closed up 1 1/4 cents at $4.67 Monday. Prices closed nearer the session high today on tepid short covering in a bear market after hitting a three-month low early on....
02 June 2014
EWG Ethanol Study Seriously Flawed
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson has issued a statement on the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) recent publication, “Ethanol’s Broken Promise: Using Less Corn...
30 May 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Today an Extra Important Day for Markets
GLOBAL - Friday is the last trading day of the week and of the month, making it an extra important day for the markets, from at least a technical standpoint. It’s a significant development,...
29 May 2014
Straw from Oilseed as a New Source of Biofuels
UK - The bright yellow fields of oilseed rape are a familiar sight at this time of year, but for scientists what lies beneath is just as exciting....
28 May 2014
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Futures Closed Down Tuesday
US - July corn futures closed down 7 1/4 cents at $4.70 3/4 Tuesday. Prices closed nearer the session low and hit a nearly three-month low today. ...
20 May 2014
Mozambique Plans to Start Ethanol Production
MOZAMBIQUE - Experts in Mozambique are meeting to discuss strategies for producing clean energy to reduce pollution and costs in the import of fossil fuel....
Record Number of Renewables Exhibitors to Attend Cereals 2014
UK - More than 50 companies involved in the renewable energy sector will be exhibiting at Cereals 2014, a record number for the event....
19 May 2014
Increased Numbers of Cane Harvest to go to Ethanol
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) predicts a surge in the amount of cane harvest that is used in ethanol production....
08 May 2014
Haryana's First Ethanol Plant Starts Operations
INDIA - Haryana, India, has opened and started operations at the state's first ethanol plant in the Panipat Cooperative Sugar Mills....
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