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05 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Global FAO Food Price Index Falls for Second Consecutive Month
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 207.8 points in May 2014, down 2.5 points (or 1.2 per cent) from April and nearly 7 points, or 3.2 per cent, below May 2013. ...
04 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Awaiting Economic Data from the Trading Session
GLOBAL - The U.S. gets some significant economic data out during the trading session, which could move the markets. The ADP national employment report and the Fed’s beige book are highlights....
03 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Rate of Consumer Price Inflation Up
GLOBAL - In overnight news the rate of consumer price inflation in the European Union was up 0.5%, year-on-year, in May. That was the lowest reading in four years....
Crop Industry News from Global 3,000 Rice Genome Sequences Made Publicly Available on World Hunger Day
GLOBAL - The open-access, open-data journal GigaScience has published an article on the genome sequencing of 3000 rice strains along with the release of this entire dataset in a citable format...
30 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Today an Extra Important Day for Markets
GLOBAL - Friday is the last trading day of the week and of the month, making it an extra important day for the markets, from at least a technical standpoint. It’s a significant development,...
26 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Feed the Future: Thinking Beyond Crop Harvesting in Africa
US & AFRICA - Purdue University researchers will lead a $5 million, five-year effort to help countries in sub-Saharan Africa reduce hunger and poverty fueled by food waste....
23 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Keener Risk Aversion May Creep into the Market Place
GLOBAL - It would not be surprising to see some keener risk aversion creep into the market place as trading session progresses Friday. It’s a long, three-day holiday weekend in the U.S and...
22 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Global El Nino Presents a Mixed Bag For World Agriculture
ANALYSIS – While the prospect of an El Nino generally means moisture for the US Corn Belt, it could spell disaster for Australians in much need of rainfall....
Crop Industry News from Global Global Freshwater Conservation Gains Momentum Among UN Countries
GLOBAL - Thirty-five member countries of the United Nations have now officially agreed to common guidelines for sharing and managing freshwater resources that cross international borders....
Crop Industry News from Global Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Steady
GLOBAL - July corn futures closed steady at $4.73 1/2 Wednesday....
21 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - The economic highlight of the day and arguably of the week is the Wednesday afternoon release of the latest Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) minutes. ...
Crop Industry News from Global How Valuable are UN’s Food and Agriculture Business Principles?
ANALYSIS - The United Nations six Food and Agriculture Business Principles that were launched this week, designed to help agricultural communities in underdeveloped and developing regions, in...
20 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: EU Debt Causes Concerns
GLOBAL - The feature in quieter overnight trading is increasing worries about the European Union countries that have the most serious debt problems—namely Italy and Spain. ...
19 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Weaker Overnight
GLOBAL - European stock markets were weaker Monday, led by weakness in the Italian stock market. ...
Crop Industry News from Global EU Ends Customs Duties for Ukrainian Meat, Cereals
EU & UKRAINE - As a result of talks on enhanced bilateral cooperation and trade with agricultural products between the EU and Ukraine this week, duty-free tariff rate quotas have been granted...
Crop Industry News from Global Global Food, Agriculture Sustainable Business Principles Unveiled
GLOBAL - The United Nations (UN) has launched the Food and Agriculture Business Principles - the first global voluntary business principles for the whole food and agriculture sector aiming at...
16 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Weaker Overnight
GLOBAL - The talk of the market place—but not yet pervasive in the general business media--late this week has been the rally in the U.S. Treasury market prices. ...
Crop Industry News from Global Documenting Grain Loss in the Brazilian Harvesting Supply Chain
US & BRAZIL - Documenting grain losses at different stages of the supply chain provides an important baseline for measuring improvements of grain quality. Researchers in the Department of Agricultural...
15 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Big Day for Economic Data
GLOBAL - It’s a big day for U.S. economic data Thursday: weekly jobless claims, the consumer price index, real earnings, the Empire State manufacturing survey, industrial production and capacity...
14 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - In overnight news, European Union industrial production fell in 0.3% in March from February, and was down 0.1% year-on-year. ...
13 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: China's Economic Growth Slows
GLOBAL - In overnight news the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) reported China’s economic growth rate will continue to slow in the coming months, while other countries’...
Crop Industry News from Global Weather Concerns Affect US Wheat Market
GLOBAL - While the US market continued to rally upon weather concerns and slow plantings during the past week, the slight easing of political tensions in the Ukraine has encouraged some investors...
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...
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