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28 July 2014
Armenia 2014 Cereal Production Expected to Decline
ARMENIA - Harvest of the 2014 winter crops (mainly wheat) is nearing completion. Although planting was completed under favourable weather conditions, cold and dry weather during the growing season...
Cool Weather's Effect on Crop Could Differ from 2009
US - The next two months will determine whether the Indiana corn crop produces high yields as expected or is significantly damaged by any unforeseen, drastic changes in weather and diseases,...
25 July 2014
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 2 cents at $3.68 3/4 Thursday. Prices hit another new contract low and closed near mid-range....
24 July 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Further Plane Mystery Unsettles Markets
GLOBAL - Geopolitics is still in play in the market place Thursday. Unsettling to traders and investors are reports just out that an Air Algerie jetliner with 110 passengers on board went missing...
Indonesia Plays Important Role in Tanzania Agriculture
INDONESIA - Minister for Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives Mr Christopher Chiza in Inauguration of Big Result Now of the Vision 25 which held in Morogoro, Saturday 12 July said Indonesia...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 2 cents at $3.70 1/4 Wednesday. Prices hit another new contract low and then rebounded on some tepid short covering to close near the session high. ...
23 July 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Slightly More Confident
GLOBAL - There is a bit more investor and trader risk appetite in the market place at mid-week as there have been no major new developments on the geopolitical scene the past 48 hours. ...
Corn Production Estimated to Rise in MY 2014/15
ZIMBABWE - Post estimates corn production to increase by 63 per cent, from 800,000 tons in the 2013/14 MY to about 1.3 million tons in the 2014/15 MY....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 3 1/2 cents at $3.68 Tuesday. Prices hit another new contract low and closed nearer the session low. ...
22 July 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: How Damaged are US-Russia Relations?
GLOBAL - There is a bit more investor and trader risk appetite in the market place Tuesday, as U.S. and some other major world stock indexes traded higher. ...
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Downward Pressure Across Grains
ANALYSIS - There's downward pressure across all the grains markets this week, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 6 cents at $3.72 1/2 Monday....
21 July 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Still Wary of Russian Tensions
GLOBAL - Geopolitics remains on the front burner of the market place early this week. Last week’s downing of a Malaysian airliner on the Russia-Ukraine border and Israel’s ground offensive...
Addressing Corn Rootworm Disease Before it Takes Hold
ANALYSIS - Although the extent of corn rootworm (CRW) pressure in 2014 is yet to be determined, entomologists say planning this season for future rootworm populations is the best way to control...
North Korea Early Season Crops Affected by Dry Weather
NORTH KOREA - Harvesting of the 2014 early season’s potatoes and minor cereal crops of wheat and barley, is currently underway and will continue until the end of June....
Favourable Prospects for Brazil Second Season Maize
BRAZIL - Harvest of the main 2014 second season “safrinha” maize crop is well advanced. Production forecasts have been revised upwards, due to a lower than earlier anticipated decline in...
18 July 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets React to Malaysia Airlines Plane Crash
GLOBAL - Geopolitics is back on the front burner of the market place late this week, and with a double-barrel blast. ...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Steady
US - December corn futures closed steady at $3.86 3/4 Thursday. Prices closed nearer the session low....
17 July 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Tensions Increase Between Russia and West
GLOBAL - In overnight news, the U.S. and European Union have slapped new and tough sanctions on Russia. ...
How Burdensome Are Corn Supplies?
US - Corn prices have been declining for almost two years following the peak price generated by the very small US crop in 2012. The recent sharp decline in prices has been associated with increasing...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 4 cents at $3.85 3/4 Wednesday. ...
16 July 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: No Concerns in Marketplace
GLOBAL - The somewhat surprising lack of concern in the market place regarding geopolitics has prompted better risk appetite in the market place this week. ...
US Corn Ave Yield Could Blow Out Records - 175 Bu/A is Possible
ANALYSIS - Matt Roberts, agricultural economist at The Ohio State University, said the current corn crop has set the foundation for average yields to bust through the record - he believes they...
15 July 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Weaker Overnight
GLOBAL - A feature in the market place Monday was the tumble in gold prices. Gold bulls need to recover very quickly to avoid near-term chart damage. ...
Global Diets Are Changing, Increasing in Protein
GLOBAL - Cereals are still at the core of what people eat, but diets are becoming higher in protein, fats and sugar in many parts of the world as incomes rise and urbanisation increases, with...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed up 3 1/2 cents at $3.88 1/4 Monday. Prices hit another contract low today and then rebounded to close nearer the session high on tepid short covering in a bear...
14 July 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Slightly Weaker Overnight
GLOBAL - It was an uneventful trading affair overnight and to begin the trading week as the concerns about the European Union’s sovereign debt have quickly waned after a flare-up last week....
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Short-covering Across Grains Markets
ANALYSIS - Starting on Monday there's some short-covering evident across all the grains futures, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite....
Promising Outlook for Brazil 2014 Crops
BRAZIL - The production outlook for many of Brazil's most important agricultural crops in 2014 is extremely good, with the possibility of record-breaking levels for some, according to Rabobank's...
11 July 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - The market place is more at ease Friday morning, following the keener risk aversion that occurred Thursday due to renewed worries about the health of the European Union’s financial...
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