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25 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Global New Approaches to Agriculture Needed to Cope with Climate Change
GLOBAL - Overcoming climate change is central to achieving a sustainable future for the planet's growing population, and food security must lie at the heart of that effort, FAO Director-General...
24 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Massey Ferguson Driven by Global Opportunities
ANALYSIS - Operating in 170 countries, Massey Ferguson is looking to emerging markets like Africa and the Middle East to offer their dependable equipment to farmers who have never used mechanized...
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Risk Aversion Remains Across Markets
GLOBAL - There is still some risk aversion in the market place Wednesday following this week’s U.S. airstrikes that hit ISIS terrorists at several locations in Iraq and Syria. ...
23 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Rocked by US Airstrikes on ISIS
GLOBAL - There is risk aversion back in the market place Tuesday following reports overnight that U.S. airstrikes hit the ISIS terrorists at several locations in Iraq and Syria. ...
Crop Industry News from Global HGCA: Largest UK Cereals Stocks Since 2008/09, French Wheat 'Finding its Demand'
GLOBAL - Grain markets ended last week on a very bearish note, partly as production estimates continue to grow, according to the latest HGCA Market Summary Report. ...
Crop Industry News from Global Governments Committed to Implement Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement
CANADA & KOREA - The signing of the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA) by the Canadian and Korean governments means that Canadian canola is well on its way to tariff-free access to South...
22 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mainly Lower Overnight
GLOBAL - In overnight news, China’s finance minister said his nation will not offer a more stimulative domestic monetary policy or other economic stimulus measures despite some recent weak...
17 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Investors Await Interest Rates Decision
GLOBAL - The December NASDAQ 100 was lower overnight as investors await the Federal Reserve's decision regarding interest rates. ...
16 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Risk-averse Mood in Market Place
GLOBAL - The December NASDAQ 100 was lower overnight as investors have moved into a risk-averse mood ahead of the Federal Open Market meeting. ...
15 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Corn Lower Overnight
GLOBAL - The December NASDAQ 100 was lower overnight and posted its lowest level since August 22nd. ...
12 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Rare Upbeat Economic Data
GLOBAL - In overnight news, there was a rare upbeat economic report from the European Union. ...
Crop Industry News from Global FAO Food Price Index Drops to Four-year Low
GLOBAL - FAO's monthly food price index registered another drop in August, continuing a 5-month downward run and reaching its lowest level since September 2010....
09 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Progress on Buyback Programme Nutreco Shares
GLOBAL - Further to the share buyback programme announced on 24 July 2014, Nutreco announces that during the period from 1 September 2014 up to and including 5 September 2014, Nutreco purchased...
Crop Industry News from Global How is Ebola Affecting Food Supply?
GLOBAL - The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak has severely affected Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, resulting in deaths and adversely impacting on the agricultural sector and food security...
08 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: China Trade Hits Record High
GLOBAL - In overnight news, China’s trade surplus hit a record high in August, at $49.8 billion, and well above market expectations. ...
Crop Industry News from Global What are Climate Change's Implications for Agriculture?
ANALYSIS - The effects of climate change on crop and food production, which are already evident in several regions of the world, show that negative impacts are more common than positive ones....
05 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Markets Pressured by Potential Record US Corn, Supported by Ukraine Tensions
GLOBAL - Global crop markets have been relatively quiet this week, but weaker due to the potential of record US corn output and supported by tensions in Ukraine, reports David Sheppard, Gleadell’s...
Crop Industry News from Global West African Ebola Outbreak Sends Food Prices Skyrocketing
WEST AFRICA - Disruptions in food trade and marketing in the three West African countries most affected by Ebola have made food increasingly expensive and hard to come by, while labor shortages...
04 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Await Bank Report
US - Traders are awaiting this week’s big--and arguably the biggest of the month--economic data points--Thursday’s European Central Bank meeting and Friday’s U.S. jobs report. ...
03 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Russia and Ukraine Agree on Ceasefire
GLOBAL - In overnight news, reports said Russia and Ukraine have agreed on a cease-fire from the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine. ...
Crop Industry News from Global Changing Diets Vital to Reducing Climate Change
ANALYSIS - If current trends continue food production alone will reach, if not exceed, the global targets for total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2050....
02 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Big Week for Economic Reports
GLOBAL - It’s a big week for economic data points, with the highlights being Thursday’s European Central Bank meeting and Friday’s U.S. jobs report. ...
Crop Industry News from Global Crop Residue Offers Sustainable, Global Solutions
ANALYSIS - Farmers are finding that removing crop residue can improve their soil conditions and increase their yield, reports Sarah Mikesell live from the Farm Progress Show held in Boone, Iowa,...
01 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Global New Study Charts Global Invasion of Crop Pests
GLOBAL - Many of the world's most important crop-producing countries will be fully saturated with pests by the middle of the century if current trends continue, according to a new study led by...
29 August 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Market Place at Ease
GLOBAL - The market place is at least temporarily a bit more at ease early Friday, despite rising tensions in the Russia-Ukraine confrontation. As fighting continues in Eastern Ukraine, Russian...
Crop Industry News from Global Swaziland is Moving Towards Commercial Farming
GLOBAL - a major effort to revitalise agriculture in Swaziland, the government, the European Union and FAO have helped over 20,000 smallholder farmers produce more, higher-quality food and connect...
28 August 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: 'Risk-Off' Day in the Market place
GLOBAL - It’s a “risk-off” day in the market place Thursday following reports the Ukrainian president said the Russian military has invaded his country and is occupying eastern Ukraine...
27 August 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Market Place Expected to Remain Subdued
GLOBAL - The market place was again quieter overnight and could remain subdued the rest of this week, ahead of the unofficial end of summer that comes with the approaching U.S. Labor Day holiday...
Crop Industry News from Global Economist: India is Shining Star in BRIC
ANALYSIS - India is now a bright spot in the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) emerging markets, reports Sarah Mikesell, 5m senior editor, live from the Farm Progress Show held near Boone,...
26 August 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Market Place Quieter Overnight
GLOBAL - The market place was quieter overnight and could remain subdued the rest of this week, ahead of the unofficial end of summer that comes with the approaching US Labor Day holiday weekend....
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