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19 March 2014
Crop Industry News from Global US Corn Exports to Japan Enjoy Powerful Rebound
US - US corn exports to Japan are enjoying a powerful rebound, projecting a strong return for the remainder of the 2013/2014 marketing year that began September 1. ...
18 March 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: No Violence Following Crimea Referendum
GLOBAL - The referendum Sunday that saw Crimean voters overwhelmingly choose to secede from Ukraine and be annexed by Russia was not met by violence in the Ukraine. ...
Crop Industry News from Global Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - May corn futures closed down 4 1/2 cents at $4.81 1/2 Monday. ...
Crop Industry News from Global Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef Invites Public Comment on Draft Principles & Criteria
GLOBAL – The Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) has released its draft Principles and Criteria for Global Sustainable Beef document for public comment. ...
17 March 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Crimea Referendum Has Little Market Impact
GLOBAL - A referendum Sunday saw Crimean citizens overwhelmingly vote on secession from Ukraine and annexation by Russia. ...
Crop Industry News from Global Bayer CropScience Strengthens Global SeedGrowth Business with Acquisition
GLOBAL – Bayer CropScience plans to acquire Biagro Group, headquartered in Gral Las Heras, Provincia de Buenos Aires/Argentina, a producer and distributor of biological seed treatment solutions....
Crop Industry News from Global HGCA Welcomes Cereal Buyers from Morocco and Algeria
GLOBAL - HGCA’s exports division, BCE, last week hosted a visit to the UK for the main buyers from the state purchasing agencies of Morocco and Algeria....
Crop Industry News from Global Steady Increase in Incidents of Low Levels of GM Crops in Traded Food, Feed
GLOBAL - The increased production of genetically modified crops around the globe has led to a higher number of incidents of low levels of GMOs being detected in traded food and feed, FAO said....
14 March 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Further Anxiety in Market Place
GLOBAL - The market place is heading into the weekend with higher anxiety. ...
13 March 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Downbeat Market Report from China
GLOBAL - There was another downbeat economic report coming out of China Thursday. ...
12 March 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Russian Occupation of Ukraine Still Concern
GLOBAL - The Russian troop occupation of Ukraine is still a serious concern among traders and investors at mid-week. ...
10 March 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: China Economic Data 'Downbeat'
GLOBAL - There was more downbeat economic data coming out of China over the weekend. ...
Crop Industry News from Global Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Markets Await Reports Release
ANALYSIS - There's profit taking across all the grain markets at the start of the week, reports grains analyst Jim Wyckoff....
Crop Industry News from Global Empowering Women in Ag: FAO, UN Look at Gender Equality
GLOBAL – On the eve of International Women’s Day, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said reducing gender inequality is fundamental to eliminating hunger and developing more sustainable...
Crop Industry News from Global FAO Food Price Index Sees Sharpest Rise in Months
GLOBAL - Weather-related events and increased demand came into play as the FAO Food Price Index registered its sharpest increase since mid-2012, averaging 208.1 points in February 2014. The new...
Crop Industry News from Global EU-US Transatlantic Trade Talks to Resume Monday
EU & US - A fourth round of EU-US trade talks for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will kick off in Brussels Monday, 10 March 2014....
Crop Industry News from Global Meat Prices Stable But Food Price Index on the Rise
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index rebounded in February, up more than two per cent from January as the result of increased prices for sugar, oils, cereals and dairy products; meat prices fell...
07 March 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Solidly Higher
GLOBAL - Overnight trade in European and Asian markets was more subdued ahead of the big economic data point of the week: the U.S. employment report on Friday morning. ...
Crop Industry News from Global Crop Yields Have Kept Pace with Population Expansion
GLOBAL - As the world’s population has grown, considerable efforts have gone into boosting crop yields to try and feed these rising numbers. But what if crop yields had not increased in the...
Crop Industry News from Global United Nations Calls for Pro-family Farming Policies
GLOBAL - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva have appealed to governments to boost support to the world’s small-scale family farmers...
06 March 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Risk Appetite Back into the Market Place
GLOBAL - Trader and investor risk appetite has come back into the market place late this week. The situation in Ukraine has for now moved from a serious geopolitical matter to more of a regional...
05 March 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Ukraine Tensions Dominate Markets
ANALYSIS - Tensions in Ukraine are dominating the marketplace this week, reports grains analyst Jim Wyckoff....
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Market Uncertainty Remains
GLOBAL - The market place presently perceives the situation regarding the Russian military incursion of Crimea and the civil unrest in Ukraine has de-escalated the past 48 hours and the worst...
04 March 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Risk in Markets Amid Ukraine Unrest
GLOBAL - It appears the situation regarding the Russian military invasion of Crimea and the civil unrest in Ukraine has de-escalated just a bit Tuesday, which has put some risk appetite back...
28 February 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Chinese Yuan Falls Dramatically Against US Dollar
GLOBAL - The Chinese currency, the yuan, fell sharply against the U.S. dollar Friday—the steepest one-day decline in nine years. ...
27 February 2014
Crop Industry News from Global First Online Global Freshwater Biodiversity Atlas Now Available
GLOBAL - A new online Atlas of freshwater biodiversity presenting spatial information and species distribution patterns is now available online....
26 February 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: How is Ukraine Unrest Affecting Markets?
GLOBAL - The Ukrainian civil unrest and government instability remain a significant geopolitical factor for the market place. Attention has turned from who will lead Ukraine to how will that...
25 February 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mostly Weaker Overnight
GLOBAL - In overnight news, China’s stock markets were pressured by news the China central bank drained over 100 billion yuan from the Chinese financial system. ...
24 February 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Wyckoff's Morning Report: Ukrainian President Ousted
GLOBAL - The Ukrainian president was ousted during the weekend and is now in hiding. ...
21 February 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Wyckoff's Morning Report: Truce Between Ukrainian Protesters and Gov't
GLOBAL - In overnight news, reports said there has been another truce agreement between Ukrainian protesters and government officials. ...
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