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31 July 2013
Crop Industry News from United States Corn Harvest Begins in Southern US
ANALYSIS - Grain futures were mixed to start the day with spreading a dominating market mover. Buying old crop, selling new crop corn is again being supported by tight supplies, writes Paul Georgy,...
29 July 2013
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Forecast: Cool Midwest Temps Bring Bearish Start
ANALYSIS - Grain analyst Jim Wyckoff said the cool temperatures in the Midwest are giving the grain markets a bearish start to the week, although short-covering is expected in the near-term,...
Crop Industry News from Global Expert: US Energy Prices to Fall by 20 to 30 Per Cent by 2016
ANALYSIS - By 2016, energy prices in the US are going to fall by 20 to 30 per cent according to an industry expert, writes Sarah Mikesell, TheCropSite senior editor....
25 July 2013
Crop Industry News from United States Higher Than Average Temperatures Cause Concern Across US
ANALYSIS - As US corn conditions declined for a second consecutive week, growers are advised not to raise concerns for the crop, writes Gemma Hyland for TheCropSite....
24 July 2013
Crop Industry News from European Union Looking to Genetic Improvements for Sustainable Agriculture
ANALYSIS - The EU needs to increase its production and productivity of plant biomass for food and feed and decrease its dependence on imports according to a new report from the European Academies...
23 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Improving Productivity Could Boost Global Crops Value to $120 Billion
ANALYSIS - Studies into the financial value to agriculture of breeding more productive and resilient varieties of 29 of the world’s priority crops including wheat, potato and rice estimates...
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Forecast: Weather is Paramount
ANALYSIS - Grain analyst Jim Wyckoff said the Midwest forecast continues to flip-flop which could easily keep the corn market volatile this week, writes Sarah Mikesell, TheCropSite senior editor....
22 July 2013
Crop Industry News from United States Agri-Pulse Update: US Farm Bill Sees Progress
ANALYSIS - Agri-Pulse Editor and Publisher Sara Wyant discusses the key events in Washington for the week ending Friday, July 19th. ...
18 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Cyprus Challenges to a Competitive Cypriot Agriculture and Fisheries Sector
ANALYSIS - Cyprus has a high quality agriculture and fishery sector but due to high input costs the sector is not competitive. Lucy Towers, TheFishSite Editor, spoke with the Cypriot Minister...
16 July 2013
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Update: Weather Provides Support, But Technical Bears Still in Drivers Seat
ANALYSIS - Grain analyst Jim Wyckoff said the market support this week stems from weather and export demand, but technically the bears are still in control, writes Sarah Mikesell, TheCropSite...
14 July 2013
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Conserve Water and Soil Fertility to Increase Productivity under Climate Change
ANALYSIS - Higher temperatures and longer growing seasons in the UK could provide opportunities for farmers to increase productivity. ...
11 July 2013
Crop Industry News from United States Special Report: USDA Data a Bit Bearish for Corn, Soybeans, But Focus Already Back to Weather
ANALYSIS - The US Department of Agriculture on Thursday raised slightly its projected ending stocks figures for corn and soybeans, while slightly lowering wheat stocks, as of the end of their...
09 July 2013
Crop Industry News from United States Crop Progress: Weather Causes Volatility, Maturity Severely Behind
ANALYSIS - Unpredictable weather is set to cause price volatility throughout the remainder of the US growing season, writes Gemma Hyland for TheCropSite....
08 July 2013
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Update: Export Announcements Offer Support, But Bears Still in Control
ANALYSIS - The bears have the technical advantage for the near-term in the grain market, but export sales announcements from China for soybeans and wheat are lending support to start the week,...
07 July 2013
Crop Industry News from United States Allendale, Inc. Releases WASDE Expectations
ANALYSIS - Allendale Inc. has released their World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates. The report is due for release on Thursday, July 11 at 11 am CDT. ...
03 July 2013
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Latest JCB Farm Master Wheeled Loader Unveiled
ANALYSIS - A total of 25,850 farmers, agronomists and other professionals attended this years Cereals 2013 event - the second highest number of visitors in Cereals’ history....
02 July 2013
Crop Industry News from United States Jim Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Forecast: July 4th Is Pivotal Week
ANALYSIS - This is historically a pivotal week for the grain market, and could set the trend for the rest of the summer, according to Jim Wyckoff, grain analyst for TheCropSite....
01 July 2013
Crop Industry News from United States Special Report: Bearish USDA Corn Acreage Estimate Weakens Grain Futures
ANALYSIS - US "new-crop" December corn futures fell to a 12-month low of $5.11 a bushel Friday after the US Department of Agriculture unexpectedly raised its estimate of US corn plantings this...
Crop Industry News from United States GeoGrain: Grain Basis Collapses – For Now
US - With nearby July Futures reaching first notice day on Friday, basis levels plummeted to be on par with the expiring contract, writes analysts at GeoGrain. ...
25 June 2013
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Forecast: Many Fields Remain Unplanted
ANALYSIS - Mixed trade is expected ahead of Friday's USDA reports although support is coming from strong demand, reports Jim Wyckoff, grain analyst for TheCropSite. ...
17 June 2013
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Update: Mixed Tone Across Markets
ANALYSIS - It's a mixed tone across corn, soy and wheat markets this week, reports Jim Wyckoff, grain analyst for TheCropSite....
Crop Industry News from European Union Europe Mops Up After Floods
ANALYSIS - At the beginning of the month Central and Eastern Europe experienced some of the worst floods it had ever seen, writes Chris Harris. ...
Crop Industry News from United States Is Corn Still King?
ANALYSIS - Much has changed in the world of commodities since late 2005, writes Darin Newsom, contributing writer to TraderPlanet....
14 June 2013
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom CEREALS: Uncertainty Surrounds UK 2013 Rapeseed Crop
ANALYSIS - Current forecasts suggest record grain crops in 2013, but as always at this point, the market is waiting for the clarity of harvest, says Jack Watts, AHDB/HGCA Senior Analyst....
13 June 2013
Crop Industry News from United States Corn, Wheat Futures See Modestly Bearish Reactions to USDA Report
ANALYSIS - Corn and wheat futures were moderately lower in the wake of the latest US Department of Agriculture monthly supply and demand report issued late Wednesday morning, writes Jim Wyckoff...
11 June 2013
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Update: Solid Corn, Soybean Planting Progress Last Week
ANALYSIS - Last week's weather has turned the market bearish and on Monday, the market was seeing some profit-taking, reports Jim Wyckoff, grain analyst for TheCropSite....
10 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Global US Joins Call to End Food Waste
ANALYSIS - The US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has joined the mounting global call to end food waste. ...
04 June 2013
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Update: Weather Drives Soybean Market
ANALYSIS - Jim Wyckoff, TheCropSite grain analyst, reports on expectations for the corn, soybean and wheat markets. Weather will continue to impact soybean planting this week as rain is forecast...
30 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Germany How Germany is Restricting Harvest Losses
ANALYSIS - Germany loses about 3.3 per cent of its wheat crop each year because of pests, bad handling and poor storage, writes Chris Harris. ...
29 May 2013
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Update: Weather Posed to Drive Markets Higher
ANALYSIS - Jim Wyckoff reports that forecasts for wet weather this week in the US Corn Belt could drive the first major weather market of the season, writes Sarah Mikesell, TheCropSite senior...
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