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12 June 2014
More Funding for Agriculture Teaching in Canadian Classrooms
CANADA - Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart have announced a new C$1-million five-year funding agreement with Agriculture in the Classroom...
11 June 2014
Reduced Rainfall Affects Australia Winter Crop Season
AUSTRALIA - Timely and ample rainfall will be critical to winter crop development, despite an encouraging start to the 2014-15 season, according to the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource...
China Reports Slight Dip in Pork Prices, Grain Prices Increase
CHINA - China's Consumer Price Index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, increased 2.5 per cent year on year in May, up from 1.8 per cent in the previous month, according to the National Bureau...
10 June 2014
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
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
ISMA Seeks Sugar Import Duty Hiked to 40 Per Cent
INDIA - Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) has asked the new government to hike import duty on sugar to 40 per cent from the current 15 per cent duty....
04 June 2014
CCI Clears Wilmar-Renuka Sugars Deal
INDIA - Competition Commission of India, a fair play watch dog has cleared purchase of shares by Singapore-based Wilmar Sugar Holdings in Shree Renuka Sugars....
Jim Wyckoff's Weekly Grains Outlook
ANALYSIS - Grain analyst Jim Wyckoff said the grain market could see seasonal weakness during the month of June now that corn is in the ground. ...
29 May 2014
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Lower; Soy Higher
ANALYSIS - July corn futures closed up 3 1/4 cents at $4.73 Wednesday, writes analyst Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite. ...
Wyckoff's Weekly Grains Outlook: Planting Close to Complete
ANALYSIS - Corn planting is close to complete and during the short holiday week, markets are trading mixed, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite....
27 May 2014
Commission Clears Acquisition by DLG, Lantmännen of Hage Polska
EU - The European Commission has granted clearance under the EU Merger Regulation to the acquisition of joint control by Lantmännen ekonomisk förening of Sweden and Dansk Landbrugs Grovvareselskab...
Kaveri Seeds Sign MoU with Haryana Varsity
INDIA - Hyderabad based Ganga Kaveri Seeds has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University (CCSHAU) for marketing seeds, writes Jagdish...
23 May 2014
Chinese Farm Produce Prices Pick Up
CHINA - The prices of major farm products picked up slightly in the first full week of May according to a survey of prices in 36 large and medium-sized cities by the Ministry of Commerce....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - July corn futures closed up 2 1/4 cents at $4.76 3/4 Thursday. ...
22 May 2014
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Steady
GLOBAL - July corn futures closed steady at $4.73 1/2 Wednesday....
21 May 2014
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. ...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - July corn futures closed down 3 3/4 cents at $4.73 1/2 Tuesday. ...
20 May 2014
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. ...
Deepak Fertilisers Records $15 million Profit
INDIA - Navi Mumbai based fertiliser producer, Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd (DFPCL) has posted a three-fold increase in net profit at $15.39 million for the fourth quarter...
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: All Eyes on Weather
ANALYSIS - Looking ahead, all eyes are on US weather in the coming weeks, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - July corn futures closed down 6 1/2 cents at $4.77 Monday....
19 May 2014
Philippine Agri-fishery Performance up in Terms of Value
PHILIPPINES - Philippine agriculture grossed P386.6 billion at current prices in the first quarter of the year- or up by 10.75 per cent -- from the same period last year, disproving forecast...
16 May 2014
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. ...
15 May 2014
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...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - July corn futures closed down 7 1/4 cents at $4.95 Wednesday. ...
14 May 2014
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. ...
India’s Oilmeal Exports up 20 Per Cent in April
INDIA - India has recorded a 20 per cent increase in oilmeal exports at 236,835 tonnes for April 2014, as compared to 197,554 tonnes, the Solvent Extractors’ Association of India (SEA) said...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - July corn futures closed up 2 3/4 cents at $5.02 1/4 Tuesday....
13 May 2014
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’...
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Mixed Price Action in Grains
ANALYSIS - There's mixed price action at the start of the week across the grains markets, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite....
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