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28 January 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: World Markets Stabilize
GLOBAL - World stock and financial markets have stabilized Tuesday amid worries about some non-major world currencies being stressed. ...
Is A Slower Pace of Soybean Consumption Needed?
US - The pace of consumption of US soybeans continues to draw a lot of market attention. The pace of domestic soybean consumption accelerated in December 2013 and the pace of export commitments...
Initial Read of Farm Bill Conference Report Pleases Union
US - The 2014 Farm Bill Conference Committee has released its latest report "The Agricultural Act of 2014."...
27 January 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Some Anxiety in the Market Place
GLOBAL - There is some anxiety in the market place Monday, as some emerging market currencies are stressed, including the Argentine peso, the South African rand and Turkish lira. ...
Foodgrains, Sugar Prices Remain Steady at India's Wholesale Markets
INDIA - As per data monitored by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs and Food, prices of rice, wheat and sugar during the week, January 16, 2014 to January 23, 2014 remained steady in wholesale...
24 January 2014
Rabi Crop Sowing Crosses 635 Lakh Hectare Area
INDIA - The total rabi sown area, as per reports received from States, during this week stands at 635.13 lakh hectare (6,350,0000 hectares) as compared to 603.39 lakh hectare (6,30,0000 hectares)...
Agricultural Commodity Prices Expected to Remain Firm
EU - Based on a number of assumptions, a new report from the European Commission forecasts that agricultural commodity prices will remain firm over the medium term, supported by growing global...
Finding the Value Route in EU Bioplastics
EU - European Food & Agri companies are expected to take on key positions in the growing global market for bioplastics. Opportunities arise from their access to bioplastic feedstock, such as...
22 January 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed to Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - In overnight news, reports said investor demand for a Spanish 10-year note was strong Wednesday. ...
Post-harvest Corn Research Updates Released
US - Purdue Extension agronomists have published research updates regarding corn plant populations and nitrogen management guidelines for Indiana growers....
21 January 2014
Global Sugar Prices to Remain Under Pressure
GLOBAL - The last quarter of 2013 saw sugar prices briefly trading above USc 20/lb in mid-October, their highest point for almost a year, before embarking on a relentless downward trend to USc...
Crop Sowing Crosses 625 Lakh Hectare Area
INDIA - The total rabi sown area, as per reports received from States, during the week ending 17.1.2014 stands at 625.65 lakh hectare as compared to 596.20 lakh hectare at this time last year....
17 January 2014
Mali Agricultural Production Hampered by Civil Strife
MALI - Harvesting of millet and sorghum, the major coarse grains produced in the country, was completed in November, while rice harvesting is almost complete....
16 January 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Slightly Higher Overnight
GLOBAL - The feature of the market place this week is the U.S. stock indexes that have either hit or are moving in on new record or multi-year highs. ...
14 January 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - Trading activity was uneventful in Asia and Europe overnight. Attention turns to a heavy slate of U.S. economic data to be released Tuesday. ...
13 January 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - Traders continue to digest last Friday’s much-weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs report, which begins to suggest the Federal Reserve pay have to taper its just-implemented tapering program....
World Food Prices Stay High, but Steady
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 206.7 points in December, nearly unchanged from the previous month, with a sharp increase in dairy prices and high meat values balancing out a steep...
10 January 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - Arguably the most important economic report of the month is Friday morning’s monthly U.S. jobs report. ...
Corn Rallies Sharply, Soybeans Up, Wheat Sinks Following USDA Reports
ANALYSIS - Corn futures rallied strongly after smaller-than-expected grain stocks and production figures, and a record first-quarter usage pace, writes Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite. ...
Grain Analysts Share Outlook of USDA Expectations
ANALYSIS – The CME Group hosted three grain analysts who shared corn, soybean and wheat industry expectations ahead of the slew of USDA reports to be released on Friday, reports Sarah Mikesell,...
09 January 2014
Honeybee Declines Cause Huge Risk to EU Crops
ANALYSIS - New research has highlighted the huge risk to crops due to diminishing honeybee populations across Europe, writes Gemma Hyland....
07 January 2014
Sugar Board's Draft Regulation Changes Current Sugar Law
TURKEY - In line with the decreased quotas, post expects 15 million MT of sugar beet production from a planted area of 280,000 hectares in MY2013/14....
06 January 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - For many traders and investors, this is their first day back at work after a long holiday break. ...
03 January 2014
Harvest Record in Western Australia
AUSTRALIA - West Australian grain farmers have just finished harvesting a record breaking crop....
31 December 2013
Report Warns of Growing Feed Shortage in India
INDIA - The country's livestock population is forecast to reach 312 million by 2015, leading to likely shortage of feed and fodder....
30 December 2013
Good EU Harvest for 2013 Confirmed
EU - Copa-Cogeca has released final EU-27 cereals estimates for the 2013/14 marketing year, confirming a good 2013 grain harvest and quality, up 4.5 per cent on last years levels....
27 December 2013
Estimates Confirm EU Rapeseed Production back to Normal Levels
EU - New EU27 oilseeds estimates for the 2013/4 marketing year released by Copa-Cogeca confirm EU rapeseed production is back to normal levels this year, up 4.2 per cent on last years level....
24 December 2013
Cotton and VAT Tax in Mexico's Maquiladora Industry
MEXICO - Mexico continues to make strides in its production and commercial capacity. Currently, Mexico is one of the leaders in cost effective manufacturing, along with China and India....
Russian Farmers Allowed to Buy Grain Back From Intervention Fund
RUSSIA - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed Order No. 2290-p of December 6, 2013, that allows farmers who sold grain from their 2013 crop into the State Intervention Fund in the...
19 December 2013
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Slightly Higher Overnight
GLOBAL - The highly anticipated U.S. Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, statement and press conference by outgoing Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke are over, and in the aftermath...
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