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26 March 2014
How Can Science and Farming Live Together?
ANALYSIS - Modern farming needs modern scientific techniques, engineering, technology and social science....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - May corn futures closed down 2 3/4 cents at $4.87 1/4 Tuesday. ...
25 March 2014
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Bullish Data in Grain Markets
ANALYSIS -There's bullish tones across all three grain markets this week, reports Jim Wyckoff....
NFU Outlines Funding Priorities for 2015
US - Last week National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson submitted testimony to the US House of Representatives Subcommittee on Agriculture Appropriations, outlining NFU’s priorities...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - May corn futures closed up 11 3/4 cents at $4.90 3/4 Monday. ...
24 March 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Report: Will China Use Monetary Stimulus to Boost Economy?
GLOBAL - In overnight news, the China HSBC preliminary purchasing managers’ index dropped to an eight-month low of 48.1 in March from 48.5 in February. ...
21 March 2014
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - May corn futures closed down 9 cents at $4.79 Thursday. ...
20 March 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - The market place is still digesting the statement of the latest U.S. Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting that ended Wednesday afternoon, and Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s...
2014 Budget: Good News for Agriculture, but Not Permanent
UK - The NFU says the Chancellor’s announcement to double the rate of the Annual Investment Allowance is welcome news for agriculture but it would have been better if George Osborne had made...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - May corn futures closed up 1 1/2 cents at $4.87 3/4 Wednesday. ...
19 March 2014
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Up on Tuesday
US - May corn futures closed up 7 1/4 cents at $4.86 1/2 Tuesday. Prices closed near the session high. ...
18 March 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: No Violence Following Crimea Referendum
GLOBAL - The referendum Sunday that saw Crimean voters overwhelmingly choose to secede from Ukraine and be annexed by Russia was not met by violence in the Ukraine. ...
New HS2 Report 'Raises Serious Concerns'
UK - The announcement by the new head of HS2 to fast-track the project has only increased the NFU’s serious concerns over the route, raising further the need to engage with and understand the...
EU Ag Sector Role in Economic Crisis Outlined at Major Conference
EU - The agriculture sector is key for helping the EU survive the economic crisis, speakers at a high-level European conference on the future Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) said in Seville....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - May corn futures closed down 4 1/2 cents at $4.81 1/2 Monday. ...
17 March 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Crimea Referendum Has Little Market Impact
GLOBAL - A referendum Sunday saw Crimean citizens overwhelmingly vote on secession from Ukraine and annexation by Russia. ...
14 March 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Further Anxiety in Market Place
GLOBAL - The market place is heading into the weekend with higher anxiety. ...
USDA Financially Backs Advanced Biofuel Production
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing almost $60 million (€43 million) in the production of advanced biofuels....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - May corn futures closed down 2 cents at $4.86 1/2 Thursday....
13 March 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Downbeat Market Report from China
GLOBAL - There was another downbeat economic report coming out of China Thursday. ...
Long-term Support for Farming, Fishing Communities in the Philippines
PHILIPPINES - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva has witnessed the positive results of FAO's Typhoon Haiyan response programme and committed FAO to supporting the recovery of fishing...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - May corn futures closed up 5 1/4 cents at $4.88 1/2 Wednesday. ...
12 March 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Russian Occupation of Ukraine Still Concern
GLOBAL - The Russian troop occupation of Ukraine is still a serious concern among traders and investors at mid-week. ...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - May corn futures closed up 6 cents at $4.84 1/4 Tuesday....
11 March 2014
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - May corn futures closed down 12 cents at $4.77 Monday....
10 March 2014
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Markets Await Reports Release
ANALYSIS - There's profit taking across all the grain markets at the start of the week, reports grains analyst Jim Wyckoff....
EU-US Transatlantic Trade Talks to Resume Monday
EU & US - A fourth round of EU-US trade talks for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will kick off in Brussels Monday, 10 March 2014....
Meat Prices Stable But Food Price Index on the Rise
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index rebounded in February, up more than two per cent from January as the result of increased prices for sugar, oils, cereals and dairy products; meat prices fell...
07 March 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Solidly Higher
GLOBAL - Overnight trade in European and Asian markets was more subdued ahead of the big economic data point of the week: the U.S. employment report on Friday morning. ...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - May corn futures closed up 10 cents at $4.92 Thursday....
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