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18 February 2014
Who's Right about Corn Prices?
US - There is considerable difference of opinion about the prospects for corn prices beyond the current marketing year, writes Darrel Good. ...
17 February 2014
Record Harvest of Cambodia 2013/14 Main Season Paddy Crop Anticipated
CAMBODIA - Harvesting of the 2013/14 main wet season paddy crop began in early December and will continue in some areas up to February. ...
Record Bhutan Cereal Harvest Estimated for 2013
BHUTAN - Harvesting of the 2013 main season crops, mainly rice and maize, was completed by December....
14 February 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Higher Overnight
GLOBAL - The March NASDAQ 100 was higher overnight as it extends the rally off February’s low. Stochastics and the RSI are overbought but remain neutral to bullish signaling that sideways to...
13 February 2014
Below Average Cereal Harvest Gathered in 2013
TUNISIA - Planting of winter grains to be harvested from May 2014 is completed. The northern part of the country, primarily producing cereals, has suffered from lack of rains in December....
12 February 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - The market place is still buzzing about US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s inaugural testimony on monetary policy to the Congress Tuesday. ...
Cotton Incorporated: Market Fundamentals and Price Outlook
GLOBAL - Cotton prices outside of China increased last month, with both the New York Nearby (March contract) and the A Index reaching their highest levels in five-months, reports Cotton Incorporated....
11 February 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - The highlight during US trading hours Tuesday will be Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s inaugural testimony on monetary policy to the Congress. ...
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Forecast: Corn Market 'Shrugs Off' USDA Report
ANALYSIS - Yesterday's USDA report presented a 'mixed bag' according to grain market analyst Jim Wyckoff....
Indian Agricultural Food Exports Rise Sharply
INDIA - The Indian agricultural food products have seen a dramatic rise in exports over the last two years – rising by 55 per cent two years ago and 13 per cent last year, writes Chris Harris....
Allendale Says Biggest Surprise from USDA Is Increase in Corn Exports
US - USDA settled the production question with its changes on the January reports; this month was simply an adjustment for demand numbers, reports Rich Nelson, Allendale Chief Strategist. ...
10 February 2014
USDA Market Review - Grains Traded Higher
US - The grain markets saw gains most of last week, with wheat and corn posting slight losses on Thursday. ...
MY 2013/2014 Rice Production Projected to Rise Slightly
BANGLADESH - Marketing year (MY) 2013/2014 (May to April) rice production is projected to rise slightly to 34.6 million tons on higher yields due to good weather....
Excellent Growing Conditions, Beneficial Rains in Western, South Australia
AUSTRALIA - Excellent growing conditions and beneficial rains in Western and South Australia producing areas are expected to result in significant production increases for Australian wheat in...
07 February 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Market Awaits Employment Report
GLOBAL - Friday is a big day for the market place. The U.S. Labor Department’s employment report for January is out at 8:30 a.m. eastern time. ...
Above Average Libya Domestic Crop Production in 2013
LIBYA - The 2013 winter wheat and barley crops amounted to about 200,000 tonnes, similar to the previous year....
Bumper Global Crops Push Down Prices
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index fell in January for the first time in three months as lower prices of cereals, sugars, oils and meat outstripped gains in dairy values....
06 February 2014
Minister Welcomes Rise in NI Agricultural Income for 2013
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill welcomed the rise in agricultural income for 2013 indicated by the latest DARD figures released last week....
05 February 2014
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Bullish Enthusiasm in Corn, Soy Markets
ANALYSIS - There's some concern in the grain markets this week, as we head into the seasonal February break phenomenon, where grain prices often show some weakness, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite....
Total Corn Plantings at Same Level as in MY 2012/13
SOUTH AFRICA - First estimates for the area planted to corn by commercial farmers for the 2013/14 MY [1] (the 2014/15 MY in South Africa) indicates that commercial farmers planted 2.7 million...
Venezuela Experiencing Declining Export Revenues
VENEZUELA - Venezuela is experiencing declining export revenues, accelerating inflation and widespread shortages of basic consumer goods, all problems confronting Venezuela for the past few years....
04 February 2014
Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - The feature in overnight trading was a stock market sell-off in Asia and Europe, led by Japan’s Nikkei stock index being down over 4%. Some very weak U.S. manufacturing data Monday...
03 February 2014
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closes Higher
US - March Corn closed up 1 3/4-cents at 4.35 3/4. March corn closed higher on Monday as it extends the rally off January's low....
31 January 2014
Ample Grain Stocks, Favourable Weather Dampens Potential Price Rallies
GLOBAL - Markets continue to drift lower, despite severe cold weather entering the US plains. US exports remain routine, although in recent tenders the US has managed to tap into Egyptian business,...
Russian Crop Production in 2013 Higher Than a Year Ago
RUSSIA - According to preliminary official data from the Russian State Statistical Service (Rosstat), in 2013 Russia produced 91.3 million metric tons (MMT) of grain and pulses, including 52.1...
US Rice Losses Market Share to Guyana, Suriname
JAMAICA - In 2013 no US paddy rice was imported into Jamaica- the first time in recent history. Trade sources say that this is due to quality and pricing concerns....
30 January 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - World stock and financial markets have calmed a bit amid the recent strains on some non-major world currencies. ...
Feed Survey Reports Slight Increase in Global Feed Production in 2013
GLOBAL - Results from the 2014 Global Feed Tonnage Survey released this week revealed a one per cent increase in feed production, with global feed tonnage reporting in at 963 million metric tonnes,...
South Korea's 2014 MMA Rice Purchasing Plan
SOUTH KOREA - The Korean government has announced the rice purchasing plan for the 2014 Minimum Market Access (MMA) agreement. Under the 2014 MMA, Korea plans to purchase its commitment of 408,700...
29 January 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - The major overnight news comes from Turkey, as its central bank raised its key lending rate sharply, up to 12%, to try to stave off the deflating Turkish lira. ...
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