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13 January 2015
Favourable Weather Boosts Brazil Soybeans
BRAZIL - Over the weekend rains have been favourable in Mato Grosso, one of Brazil’s largest soybean growing states, providing good moisture for the growing crops....
12 January 2015
US Soybean Exports Stay Strong
US - Latest USDA figures show that 1.7Mt of US soybeans were exported in the week ending 1 January. ...
CME: Minor Revisions Expected in WASDE Report
US - Analysts polled ahead of the release of the USDA WASDE report (Jan 12) expect only minor revisions to the supply/demand tables for major grain crops, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Food Price Index Declines in December 2014
GLOBAL - 2014 is third consecutive year of falling prices as all commodity groups except for meat decline....
09 January 2015
Cargill Starts Anniversary Year with Strong Sales Growth
GLOBAL - January 2015 marks the beginning of the 150th year in business for US-based Cargill, with second-quarter earnings up 41 per cent contributing to a seven per cent increase for the first...
06 January 2015
Chinese Food Prices Rise Slightly
CHINA - Chinese farm produce prices rose slightly last week according to a survey of 36 large and medium sized cities by the Ministry of Commerce....
05 January 2015
EPA Approves First Seed Treatment to Protect Against Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome, Nematodes
US – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved Bayer CropScience's application for the registration of ILeVO®, the only seed treatment that protects the root system against...
02 January 2015
Chinese Food Prices Rise Slightly
CHINA - The prices of major farm produce in China rose slightly last week according to a survey of 36 large and medium-sized cities by the Ministry of Commerce....
31 December 2014
IFES 2014: Crop and Livestock Price Prospects for 2015
US - As indicated a year ago, the transition from the extremely high prices resulting from the drought of 2012 to lower prices now being experienced has occurred differently for corn, soybeans,...
30 December 2014
SOPA Hails Import Duty Hike on Edible Oils
INDIA - Indore based Soybean Processors Association of India (SOPA) has welcomed the hike in Import duty on edible oils, both crude and refined by five per cent....
29 December 2014
Mississippi Ag Values Set to Top $7 Billion
US - Despite low prices for many commodities, the overall projected totals for Mississippi’s crop values should top $7 billion for the third straight year and essentially match the record set...
Cargill to Pursue Feed Acquisitions But Not Nutreco
GLOBAL - Cargill says it is no longer pursuing the acquisition of Nutreco. ...
23 December 2014
Demand Keeping Up Support for Oilseed Prices
US - While the grains market has been undergoing a period of volatility recently, the general trend for oilseed prices is that of support....
18 December 2014
Chinese Farm Produce Prices Rise Slightly
CHINA - Farm produce prices rose slightly in the first week of December, according to a Ministry of Commerce survey of prices in 36 large and medium sized cities....
15 December 2014
New GM Soya to get Approval Soon
EU - The European Union is expected to approve a new GM soyabean for import after the customary split vote among member countries last week....
12 December 2014
Market Analyst: Wheat Use, Corn Exports Fall
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
DuPont Pioneer Announces Powerful Soybean Lineup for 2015
US - DuPont Pioneer has announced its new class of Pioneer® brand T Series soybeans for the North American market. ...
India’s November Soymeal Exports Drops
INDIA - India has recorded a drop in soymeal exports during November 2014 to 110,807 tonnes, as compared to 519,125 tonnes exported during the same month last year....
10 December 2014
Honduras Crops at 'Uncertain' Levels
HONDURAS - Harvest of the 2014 second de postrera season crops, mainly beans, is almost concluded....
09 December 2014
Strong US Soybean Exports Provide Price Support
US & CANADA - Although, the latest production estimates from Statistics Canada were bearish and the initial price reaction saw a dip in Canadian canola futures, this was short-lived. ...
05 December 2014
Market Analyst: How Are Markets and Weather Affecting Grains?
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
04 December 2014
Cover Crops Can Sequester Soil Organic Carbon
US - A 12-year University of Illinois study shows that, although the use of cover crops does not improve crop yields, the practice does increase the amount of sequestered soil organic carbon...
26 November 2014
Argentina Expects Record Maize Production
ARGENTINA - Harvesting of the 2014 maize crop is concluded. Early estimates put this year’s production at 30 million tonnes, marginally above the 2013 harvest and record reflecting high yields...
24 November 2014
Water Stewardship Seminar Brings Value Chain Together
ANALYSIS - A sustainable water supply is vital for agriculture, which uses 70 per cent of the total freshwater withdrawn from surface water and groundwater. ...
21 November 2014
Market Analyst: How is Harsh US Weather Affecting the Markets?
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
19 November 2014
Waiting for the Record US Harvest to Flow
US - A new Rabobank report finds that a late 2014 harvest and strong incentive to store corn has created an early season US corn deficit....
14 November 2014
US Soy Exports Hit New Milestones
US - US soybean farmers continue to provide their international customers with reliable, quality products, and those customers have once again rewarded them with big purchases. ...
Market Analyst: USDA Fails to Meet Trade Expectations
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
12 November 2014
Several Years of Lower Crop Prices Predicted
INDIA - Grain producers should consider cutting costs to prepare for what could be several years of lower crop prices, Purdue University agricultural economists say....
10 November 2014
What's in Store for 2015? Farm Economics Summit Scheduled
US - Record yields, pork virus and drought-ravaged beef all had a major impact on markets this year. How might this affect the outlook for next year?...
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