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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....
25 August 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Improved Farming Practices in Africa Helps Millions of Farmers Triple Yields
AFRICA - A new report finds that over the last five years, 1.7 million African farmers in 13 countries have embraced farming practices that have rejuvenated 1.6 million hectares and helped them...
21 August 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Will Interest Rates Rise Sooner than Expected?
GLOBAL - The market place is still digesting Wednesday afternoon’s FOMC minutes report. ...
Crop Industry News from Global South America Steps in to Meet Russian Food Needs
ANALYSIS - The trade war with between Russia and the EU, US, Canada, Australia and Norway that has flared up because of sanctions imposed over the crisis in Ukraine was stepped up this week....
Crop Industry News from Global FAO Urges Continued Support for Animal Disease Monitoring
GLOBAL - The FAO has told ministers of health and agriculture meeting in Indonesia that animal disease monitoring systems require sustained support and have a critical role to play in preventing...
20 August 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Await Federal Reserve Report
GLOBAL - The Federal Reserve’s FOMC minutes’ release on Wednesday afternoon is the economic report highlight of the day....
19 August 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Increased Risk Appetite in Markets
GLOBAL - There is increased risk appetite in the market place this week, evidenced by firmer stock markets worldwide, including U.S. stock indexes that on Monday hit or are moving in on record...
Crop Industry News from Global Russia Eyes New Food Importers to Sustain Supplies
ANALYSIS - The Russian ban on meat and food products is starting to bite and could have a dramatic effect on the global food market, writes Chris Harris....
18 August 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Firmer Markets Worldwide
GLOBAL - There is a bit less risk aversion in the market place Monday, as evidenced by generally firmer stock markets worldwide. ...
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