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24 January 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Wyckoff: Markets Mostly Lower Overnight Amid “Risk-off” Trading Atmosphere
GLOBAL - For the first time in quite a while, it’s a “risk-off” trading and investing atmosphere in the market place Friday. The feature late this week is the sell-off in the U.S. stock...
23 January 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mostly Higher Overnight
GLOBAL - In overnight news, China’s flash purchasing managers index (PMI) fell to 49.6 in January from 50.5 in December—the lowest reading in six months. ...
Crop Industry News from Global How Can Global Food Security be Achieved?
ANALYSIS - While last year the word on everyone’s lips in the agricultural world was sustainability, for 2014 the phrase could be “food security”, writes Chris Harris....
22 January 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed to Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - In overnight news, reports said investor demand for a Spanish 10-year note was strong Wednesday. ...
Crop Industry News from Global Our Race Against Bacteria: Linking Livestock Production and Human Medicine
GLOBAL - The last decade has seen veterinary authorities address the routine use of antimicrobial drugs and prescribe more judicious use. But how could this benefit human health, and what are...
21 January 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Lower Overnight
GLOBAL - The feature of a quieter, U.S. holiday-shortened trading week is the annual economic and financial forum held in Davos, Switzerland. ...
Crop Industry News from Global Problem of Food Waste: Food for Thought
ANALYSIS - Research by the publicly-funded Waste and Resources Action Programme (Wrap), estimated that British families throw away the equivalent of six meals a week in food waste, writes Hannah...
Crop Industry News from Global Global Sugar Prices to Remain Under Pressure
GLOBAL - The last quarter of 2013 saw sugar prices briefly trading above USc 20/lb in mid-October, their highest point for almost a year, before embarking on a relentless downward trend to USc...
17 January 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Corn Closes Lower Overnight
GLOBAL - The March NASDAQ 100 was higher overnight as it extends this week’s rally, writes Ken Seehusen....
Crop Industry News from Global Best Ways to Produce More, Using Less
GLOBAL - With world food demand expected to rise by 60 per cent by 2050 and resources limited, Copa-Cogeca highlighted best ways to produce more food using less resources at a major conference...
16 January 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Slightly Higher Overnight
GLOBAL - The feature of the market place this week is the U.S. stock indexes that have either hit or are moving in on new record or multi-year highs. ...
15 January 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - A better-than-expected reading on monthly U.S. retail sales reported on Tuesday helped to sink the gold and silver markets and boost the U.S. stock market. ...
14 January 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - Trading activity was uneventful in Asia and Europe overnight. Attention turns to a heavy slate of U.S. economic data to be released Tuesday. ...
13 January 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - Traders continue to digest last Friday’s much-weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs report, which begins to suggest the Federal Reserve pay have to taper its just-implemented tapering program....
Crop Industry News from Global World Food Prices Stay High, but Steady
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 206.7 points in December, nearly unchanged from the previous month, with a sharp increase in dairy prices and high meat values balancing out a steep...
10 January 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - Arguably the most important economic report of the month is Friday morning’s monthly U.S. jobs report. ...
Crop Industry News from Global Private Exporters Report 110,000 Tons of Soybeans to China
US & CHINA - Private exporters reported to the US Department of Agriculture export sales of 110,000 metric tons of soybeans to China during the 2014/2015 marketing year....
Crop Industry News from Global Darling Completes VION Ingredients Acquisition
GLOBAL - Darling International Inc. has completed its acquisition of VION Ingredients, a division of VION Holding NV (a member of the VION Food Group), for approximately €1.6 billion in cash....
09 January 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - With Wednesday’s Federal Reserve’s FOMC minutes out of the way with no major revelations, focus turns to Thursday’s European Central Bank and Bank of England monthly meetings....
08 January 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - The headline risk in the market place picks up Wednesday as the Federal Reserve’s FOMC minutes are released in the afternoon. ...
07 January 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Weaker Overnight
GLOBAL - Traders are still buzzing about Monday morning’s “mini flash crash” in gold futures prices that lasted about one minute. The CME Group said an erroneous trade in Comex gold futures...
06 January 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - For many traders and investors, this is their first day back at work after a long holiday break. ...
03 January 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Corn Closed Slightly Higher
GLOBAL - The March NASDAQ 100 was steady to slightly lower overnight as it extends Thursday’s decline. ...
02 January 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Corn Closed Lower Tuesday
GLOBAL - The March NASDAQ 100 was lower overnight as it followed Europe’s lead lower. Stochastics and the RSI are overbought and are turning neutral to bearish hinting that a short-term top...
31 December 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Research Raises Concerns About Global Crop Yield Projections
GLOBAL - About 30 percent of the major global cereal crops – rice, wheat and corn - may have reached their maximum possible yields in farmers’ fields, according to UNL research published...
30 December 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Corn Lower Overnight
GLOBAL - The March NASDAQ 100 was slightly higher overnight as it consolidates some of last Friday’s setback. ...
Crop Industry News from Global Crop Production: The Animals or Us?
GLOBAL - Projections of population and diet to 2050 indicate that more crops will be fed to animals than humans in twenty years time....
27 December 2013
Crop Industry News from Global 30 Per Cent of World's Corn, Rice, Wheat Crop Land 'Maxed Out'
US - About 30 per cent of the major global cereal crops – rice, wheat and corn – may have reached their maximum possible yields in farmers' fields, according to University of Nebraska-Lincoln...
24 December 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Abandoned Farmland Widespread in Central and Eastern Europe
GLOBAL - A new study conducted for the European Commission suggests that abandoned farmland is widespread in Europe and that not all land that has been abandoned is unsuitable for farming....
23 December 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Quiet Pre-holiday Markets
GLOBAL - It’s a quiet, pre-holiday trading environment Monday morning. With the Christmas holiday on Wednesday look for thin volumes and lackluster trading conditions for most of this week...
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