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09 July 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Weaker Overnight
GLOBAL - A feature on Tuesday was the sell-off in the U.S. stock market that has many wondering if the long-anticipated downside correction is finally at hand for the major and mature bull market...
07 July 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Another Fall for FAO Food Price Index
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index has fallen for a third consecutive month, mainly on lower cereal and vegetable oil prices. The Dairy Index is also down slightly, while the Meat Index has risen...
04 July 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Bayer Responds to Bee Announcements Regarding Neonicotinoids
GLOBAL - Bayer remains committed to environmentally safe use of its products. More than 100 studies have concluded that when used according to label instructions, neonicotinoids are not harmful...
03 July 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Seed Treatment Market Expected to Reach $5.61 Billion by 2020
GLOBAL - The global market for seed treatment is expected to reach $5.61 billion by 2020. ...
02 July 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Verdesian Life Sciences Acquires SFP
GLOBAL – Verdesian Life Sciences announced that it has acquired Specialty Fertilizer Products (SFP), a Leawood, Kansas-based company focused on fertilizer efficiency products....
01 July 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Extraordinary Day For Trading
GLOBAL - Monday was an extraordinary trading day in the markets. It was the last trading day of the month, of the quarter and of the first half of the year. ...
Crop Industry News from Global David Bergvinson Appointed New ICRISAT Director-General
GLOBAL - The Governing Board of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has announced that Dr David Bergvinson has been appointed as the next Director General...
30 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Golden Rice: Let the Farmers Grow It; Let the Children Eat It
GLOBAL - If we could provide a food that would save the lives of millions of kids, we’d do it. Right?...
26 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks Resume Next Week in Canada
GLOBAL - Twelve country officials involved in the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations plan to meet in Ottawa from July 3 to 12 to iron out outstanding issues like tariffs and intellectual...
25 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Iraq Civil War Important Market Factor
GLOBAL - There were no major developments on the world market place overnight. ...
24 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: 'Market Mover' Reports Due for Release
GLOBAL - There is a heavy slate of U.S. economic data due for release Tuesday, including the weekly Goldman Sachs and Johnson Redbook retail sales reports, the S&P/Case-Shiller home price index,...
Crop Industry News from Global Cotton Incorporated: Global Market Fundamentals, Price Outlook
GLOBAL - According to a report by Cotton Incorporated, both New York futures and the A Index moved lower last month while Chinese prices remained stable. ...
23 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - In overnight world developments, the China HSBC preliminary manufacturing purchasing managers index came in at 50.8 in June versus 49.4 in May. ...
Crop Industry News from Global Thorny Issues Revealed in US-EU Trade Talks
US & EU - US Agriculture Secretary was in the European Union last week, emphasising the importance of agricultural trade in negotiations over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership...
Crop Industry News from Global Canadian Canola Crop Offers China Health and Wealth
CHINA & CANADA – The Canadian canola crop offers China both health and wealth by producing one of the healthiest vegetable oils in the world and being crushed and distributed domestically,...
20 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Iraq Civil War Keeps Markets in Check
GLOBAL - The civil war in Iraq remains a major market factor and continues to prompt risk aversion among traders and investors. ...
Crop Industry News from Global Gleadell Market Report: US Markets Continue Decline
GLOBAL - US markets have mainly continued their recent decline, as a bearish USDA report added to the negative sentiment, writes David Sheppard, Gleadell’s Managing Director....
19 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - Traders and investors are still digesting Wednesday afternoon’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting statement and a press conference from Fed Chair Janet Yellen....
18 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Await Federal Reserve Open Market Committee Briefing
GLOBAL - The big economic data point of the week and maybe the month occurs Wednesday: The U.S. Federal Reserve Open Market Committee meeting that began Tuesday and ends Wednesday afternoon,...
Crop Industry News from Global Record Global Soybean Year Forecast
GLOBAL – Analysts are predicting another record global soybean crop for 2014/15....
Crop Industry News from Global US-EU Trade Discussions Take Place in Europe This Week
US & EU - US Agriculture Secretary, Tom Vilsack, is meeting Agriculture Ministers and other EU leaders in Brussels, Luxembourg, Paris and Dublin this week to discuss the role of agriculture in...
17 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Iraq Civil War Remains Main Concern
GLOBAL - The civil war in Iraq remains on the front burner of the market place Tuesday. ...
16 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Eastern Tensions Affect Marketplace
GLOBAL - It’s a modest “risk-off” day in the market place Monday, as the situation in Iraq deteriorated during the weekend. ...
15 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Animal Feed in Europe: Key to Performance, Health and Welfare
EUROPE - At its 57th General Assembly in Liège, Belgium, last week, the European Feed Manufacturers Association (FEFAC) published 'The Feed Chain in Action', a report revolving around three...
12 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Iraq Calls on US Government for Military Aid
GLOBAL - Iraq is back in the news headlines again, as civil war has broken out in that country amid escalating violence. ...
10 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - In overnight news, China inflation data showed its consumer price index rose 2.5% year-on-year, compared to a 1.8% rise in April. ...
09 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report:
GLOBAL - U.S. stock indexes are slightly lower in early trading, on profit taking from recent gains. Asian and European stock markets were firmer overnight, following the lead of the U.S. stock...
Crop Industry News from Global Outcome Measures Drive Grower Profitability, Sustainable Practices
ANALYSIS - Farmers are seeing the value of switching to outcome measures to increase profitability as part of building on their sustainable farming practices. ...
06 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: US Stock Market Hovering at Record High
GLOBAL - The U.S. stock markets are hovering at record or multi-year highs to end the trading week. Meantime, European stocks and government bonds have rallied late this week. ...
05 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: World Market Place Quieter Thursday
GLOBAL - The world market place was quieter Thursday as traders and investors awaited the highly anticipated monthly monetary policy meeting of the European Central Bank. It is widely believed...
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