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12 May 2014
European Council Adopts Provisions for Animal Plant Financing
EU - The European Council adopted a regulation laying down provisions for the management of expenditure relating to the food chain, animal health and animal welfare, and relating to plant health...
USDA Monthly Supply and Demand Report a Mixed Bag for Grain Markets
US - Corn futures saw selling pressure in the wake of Friday's bearishly perceived USDA reports....
08 May 2014
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. ...
07 May 2014
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...
USDA Announces Changes to Specialty Crops Export Program
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced a change to the regulations for the Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops (TASC) program that widens the range of projects that...
Farmers Relieved at Nitrogen Funding Confirmation
NEW ZEALAND – Relieved farmers in the lake Rotorua catchment have welcomed a government pledge to go halves on the country’s biggest nitrogen reduction project....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - July corn futures closed up 9 3/4 cents at $5.17 3/4 Tuesday....
06 May 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Euro at Two-month High
GLOBAL - In overnight news, the Euro currency rose to a nearly two-month high against the flagging U.S. dollar following some positive economic reports coming out of the European Union. ...
Cotton Incorporated: US Macro Indicators & the Cotton Supply Chain
GLOBAL - In an advance estimate, the Bureau of Economic Analysis determined the U.S. economy grew only 0.1% in the first quarter (seasonally-adjusted, annual rate). This was the slowest pace...
Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change
US - The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced $860,000 to help 14 communities expand their use of green infrastructure to reduce water pollution and boost resilience to the...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - July corn futures closed up 9 cents at $5.08 1/2 Monday. Prices closed nearer the session high. ...
05 May 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Russia-Ukraine Tensions Elevated
ANALYSIS - The Russia-Ukraine crisis was ratcheted up during the weekend, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite. ...
ICAR To Sell 30 Farm Techs at Agri-Innovation Conclave
INDIA - India’s government owned agriculture research organization, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) will be selling 30 of its farm technologies developed under the National Agricultural...
02 May 2014
India Pegs $9.20 Billion Investment on Agri-Infra Schemes
INDIA - In order to develop agriculture infrastructure in the country, India has set aside $9.20 billion that will be spend on developing integrated scheme for agricultural marketing in the 12th...
01 May 2014
New Canada Canola Price Alternatives
CANADA - Farmers with their own futures account may consider buying a put option to lock in a minimum futures price while still being able to take advantage of a higher price should that be available....
30 April 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Critical Day for Markets
GLOBAL - Wednesday is an extra important trading day. Not only is important U.S. economic data released, it’s also the last trading day of the month, which makes it a critical day from a technical...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - July corn futures closed up 7 3/4 cents at $5.21 1/2 Tuesday....
29 April 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Quiet While Anticipating Data
GLOBAL - Asian and European stock and financial markets were quiet overnight, focusing on corporate earnings reports and awaiting key economic data due out this week. ...
Wyckoff's Grain Outlook: Crop Progress Expected to Show Slow Progress
ANALYSIS - This week's USDA Crop Progress report is expected to show slow planting progress compared to the five-year average, reports Jim Wyckoff....
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Higher Overnight
US - July corn futures closed up 1 cent at $5.13 3/4 Monday. Prices closed near mid-range and did hit a two-week high early on. ...
28 April 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Higher Overnight
GLOBAL - This is a very busy week of U.S. economic data, highlighted by the latest FOMC meeting of the Federal Reserve on Tuesday and Wednesday, the gross domestic product report on Wednesday...
Nutreco Revenues Rise
GLOBAL - Animal nutrition and feed business, Nutreco has seen revenue for the first quarter of 2014 rise by 8.4 per cent compared to the first quarter of 2013 to € 853.3 million....
25 April 2014
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - July corn futures closed down 2 cents at $5.07 1/2 Thursday. ...
24 April 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: EU Markets Boosted by Positive US Data
GLOBAL - European stock markets were supported by upbeat earnings reports coming from the U.S. late Wednesday, namely the technology sector and Facebook and Apple. Asian stock markets were mixed...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - July corn futures closed up 7 1/2 cents at $5.09 1/2 Wednesday. ...
23 April 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Interests in China Economic Data
GLOBAL - Key Chinese economic data out Wednesday saw the HSBC April manufacturing PMI come in at 48.3 in March versus 48.0 in April. ...
UK Gov't Announces Eight New Renewables Projects
UK - Eight major renewable electricity projects are unveiled today as part of the government’s world leading electricity reforms, giving a massive boost to green growth and green jobs....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - July corn futures closed up 8 1/2 cents at $5.02 1/4 Tuesday....
22 April 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Asian & EU Markets Quieter
GLOBAL - In overnight news, Asian and European stock markets were quieter and traded mixed to mostly firmer amid no major, fresh fundamental news to move prices. ...
18 April 2014
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn, Beans Lower on Thursday
ANALYSIS - May corn futures closed down 4 cents at $4.93 1/2 Thursday. Prices closed near the session low today, closing at a two-week low close and at a bearish weekly low close. ...
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