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13 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Global New Zealand, US File Disputes Against Indonesia on Agricultural Imports
GLOBAL - New Zealand and the United States have started disputes procedures in the World Trade Organisation against Indonesia over measures imposed on the import of horticultural products, animals...
12 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Tensions Very High in Russia-Ukraine Dispute
GLOBAL - The Russia-Ukraine situation sees tensions still very high as the weekend saw a secession referendum vote taken in eastern Ukraine, in which the pro-Russia separatists won. ...
09 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Quiet on Lack of Economic Data
GLOBAL - Markets were quieter in overnight trading, as no major economic news came out of Europe or Asia Friday....
Crop Industry News from Global FAO Food Price Index Fell in April
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 209.3 points in April 2014, down 3.5 points, or 1.6 per cent, from March and 7.6 points, or 3.5 per cent, below April 2013....
Crop Industry News from Global Europe 'Not Doing Enough' to Promote Responsible Soy Production
BRAZIL & EU - European companies that use soy for animal feed or animal products are not doing nearly enough to encourage responsible growers to reduce the negative impacts of soy production,...
08 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: EU Central Bank Monetary Policy Meeting Due
GLOBAL - The major economic event for Thursday is the European Central Bank monthly monetary policy meeting. There is no change in ECB monetary policy expected at this meeting. ...
Crop Industry News from Global McDonald's Showcases Innovative, Sustainable Suppliers
GLOBAL - McDonald’s announced its “2014 Best of Sustainable Supply” winners in a report highlighting how suppliers achieved significant results by identifying opportunities and applying...
07 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Market Awaits Janet Yellen Testimony on US Economy
GLOBAL - The highlight in the U.S. Wednesday will be Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony on the U.S. economy and monetary policy to the U.S. Congress. The market place will closely scrutinize...
Crop Industry News from Global DuPont Pioneer, AGCO Announce Collaboration to Deliver Real-Time Information to Growers
GLOBAL - DuPont Pioneer and AGCO Corporation have announced a global collaboration to bring wireless data transfer technology solutions to farmers in leading agricultural markets, including the...
06 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Euro at Two-month High
GLOBAL - In overnight news, the Euro currency rose to a nearly two-month high against the flagging U.S. dollar following some positive economic reports coming out of the European Union. ...
Crop Industry News from Global Cotton Incorporated: US Macro Indicators & the Cotton Supply Chain
GLOBAL - In an advance estimate, the Bureau of Economic Analysis determined the U.S. economy grew only 0.1% in the first quarter (seasonally-adjusted, annual rate). This was the slowest pace...
Crop Industry News from Global Irrigation Solution to Optimize Watering, Fertigation and Effluent Dispersal via Internet
NORTH AMERICA — Trimble announced the availability of Irrigate-IQ™ precision irrigation solution in North America. ...
Crop Industry News from Global Trade Mission Opens Doors for US Agriculture in Northeast China
US & CHINA - The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service has announced that Michael T. Scuse, under secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services, will lead...
05 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Russia-Ukraine Tensions Elevated
ANALYSIS - The Russia-Ukraine crisis was ratcheted up during the weekend, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite. ...
Crop Industry News from Global International Grains Council Offers Five-year Global Supply, Demand Projections
World total grains output is expected to decline slightly in 2014/15, from the record level forecast for the current season, but then to rise by an average of 1.6 per cent p.a. over the remainder...
02 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Quiet Ahead of US Employment Record
GLOBAL - Markets were quieter overnight ahead of what is arguably the most important economic report of the month: the April U.S. employment situation report from the Labor Department. ...
Crop Industry News from Global Buzzing for Solutions: The Global Initiative Desperately Trying to Save Bees
GLOBAL - Coming in all shapes and sizes and populating all but the most extreme corners of the globe, bees play a crucial role in agriculture and represent an irreplaceable link in food production....
01 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Can We Feed the World Using Foley's Five Steps?
ANALYSIS - National Geographic has launched a new series starting this month continuing through the end of the year that will focus on food and the challenge of feeding the global population...
Crop Industry News from Global Food Safety Partnership Between Denmark and China
CHINA & DENMARK - On 25 April, a new memorandum of understanding between DTU and CFSA was signed by Martin Bendsøe, DTU Senior Vice President and Dean, at a ceremony in Beijing witnessed by...
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mostly Lower
GLOBAL - In overnight news, the much-anticipated China official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index came in at 50.4 in April from 50.3 in March, it was reported Thursday. That reading...
30 April 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Critical Day for Markets
GLOBAL - Wednesday is an extra important trading day. Not only is important U.S. economic data released, it’s also the last trading day of the month, which makes it a critical day from a technical...
Crop Industry News from Global Monsanto Increases Irrigation Efficiency, Saving 30-80 Billion Gal. of Fresh Water
GLOBAL - It’s an unavoidable dilemma: fresh water and productive soil are vital to sustain life and to grow the food we need. ...
29 April 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Quiet While Anticipating Data
GLOBAL - Asian and European stock and financial markets were quiet overnight, focusing on corporate earnings reports and awaiting key economic data due out this week. ...
28 April 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Higher Overnight
GLOBAL - This is a very busy week of U.S. economic data, highlighted by the latest FOMC meeting of the Federal Reserve on Tuesday and Wednesday, the gross domestic product report on Wednesday...
Crop Industry News from Global Nutreco Revenues Rise
GLOBAL - Animal nutrition and feed business, Nutreco has seen revenue for the first quarter of 2014 rise by 8.4 per cent compared to the first quarter of 2013 to € 853.3 million....
Crop Industry News from Global US, Japan Leaders Vow to Enhance Bilateral Ties
US & JAPAN - Visiting US President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday vowed to enhance bilateral ties and agree to continue their talks on the US-led Trans-Pacific...
25 April 2014
Crop Industry News from Global New Title Shows David Brown Was a Global Leader
GLOBAL - The international importance of a Yorkshire-based tractor company is being detailed in a new publication to be released next month....
24 April 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: EU Markets Boosted by Positive US Data
GLOBAL - European stock markets were supported by upbeat earnings reports coming from the U.S. late Wednesday, namely the technology sector and Facebook and Apple. Asian stock markets were mixed...
Crop Industry News from Global Are Latin America, Caribbean The Next Global Breadbasket?
GLOBAL – Latin America and the Caribbean region can help feed our rapidly growing global population provided the region implements key policy actions to bolster agricultural productivity, says...
23 April 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Interests in China Economic Data
GLOBAL - Key Chinese economic data out Wednesday saw the HSBC April manufacturing PMI come in at 48.3 in March versus 48.0 in April. ...
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