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07 March 2014
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - May corn futures closed up 10 cents at $4.92 Thursday....
06 March 2014
Retailers Told ‘Value British Food More’ - NFU
UK - The NFU is urging supermarkets not to devalue food by entering into price wars which have the potential to undermine British farmers and growers’ businesses....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closes Lower
US - May corn futures closed down 2 3/4 cents at $4.81 1/2 Wednesday. ...
05 March 2014
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Ukraine Tensions Dominate Markets
ANALYSIS - Tensions in Ukraine are dominating the marketplace this week, reports grains analyst Jim Wyckoff....
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Market Uncertainty Remains
GLOBAL - The market place presently perceives the situation regarding the Russian military incursion of Crimea and the civil unrest in Ukraine has de-escalated the past 48 hours and the worst...
Government 'Must Invest' to Close Food Gap in Budget 2014
UK - Consistent and long-term investment allowances, and better taxation tools are just some of the key areas the NFU is urging the Chancellor of the Exchequer to address in next week’s 2014...
Roger Johnson Issues Statement on President's FY 2015 Budget
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson has confirmed his support for President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closes Higher
US - May corn futures closed up 13 cents at $4.83 1/2 Tuesday....
04 March 2014
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closes Higher
US - May Corn closed up 7-cents at 4.70 1/2. May corn closed higher on Monday due in large part to unrest in the Ukraine. ...
03 March 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Keen “Risk-off” Day in Market Place
GLOBAL - It’s a keen “risk-off” day in the market place Monday, following the weekend Russian troop invasion of Crimea, which is a peninsula of Ukraine....
USDA Secretary Speaks at Commodity Classic About Implementing Farm Bill
ANALYSIS - US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke to a packed room at the 2014 Commodity Classic about the recently passed Farm Bill and most importantly - how USDA plans to implement it,...
28 February 2014
Annual Net Earnings Rise 27 Per Cent at Land O'Lakes
US - Dairy, crop inputs, feed and egg company, Land O'Lakes, Inc. has reported record annual sales and net earnings - up more than four and 27 per cent, respectively, from last year....
27 February 2014
United Soybean Board CEO Receives Purdue Agriculture School’s Top Award
US - United Soybean Board (USB) CEO John Becherer is joining the ranks of Purdue University’s most prestigious College of Agriculture alumni....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closes Lower
US - May corn futures closed down 1/4 cent at $4.61 Wednesday....
26 February 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: How is Ukraine Unrest Affecting Markets?
GLOBAL - The Ukrainian civil unrest and government instability remain a significant geopolitical factor for the market place. Attention has turned from who will lead Ukraine to how will that...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closes Higher
US - May corn futures closed up 1 cent at $4.58 3/4 Tuesday....
25 February 2014
Consumer Pressure Remains on Retailers to Back British Farming
UK - Retailers should listen to their customers and show their support for British farming by stocking more British food, NFU President Peter Kendall said today....
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Profit Taking in Market at Start of Week
ANALYSIS - The corn markets are looking strong overall at the start of this week, according to grains analyst Jim Wyckoff....
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mostly Weaker Overnight
GLOBAL - In overnight news, China’s stock markets were pressured by news the China central bank drained over 100 billion yuan from the Chinese financial system. ...
Farming Weathers Recession to Deliver for Nation’s Economy
UK - Farming is delivering for the nation’s economy and bucking the trend as one of the few success stories during the recession, a new NFU report has revealed today (Tuesday)....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closes Lower
US - May corn futures closed down 1 cent at $4.58 Monday. ...
24 February 2014
Wyckoff's Morning Report: Ukrainian President Ousted
GLOBAL - The Ukrainian president was ousted during the weekend and is now in hiding. ...
21 February 2014
Wyckoff's Morning Report: Truce Between Ukrainian Protesters and Gov't
GLOBAL - In overnight news, reports said there has been another truce agreement between Ukrainian protesters and government officials. ...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher Thursday
US - May corn futures closed up 1 cent at $4.61 1/4 Thursday....
20 February 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Slightly Lower Overnight
GLOBAL - Traders and investors are still buzzing about Wednesday afternoon’s FOMC minutes, in which the Federal Reserve’s voting members held the line on wanting to keep the Fed’s “tapering”...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - May corn futures closed up 5 1/4 cents at $4.60 3/4 Wednesday. ...
19 February 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Traders Await US Economic Data
GLOBAL - Traders and investors today get a solid dose of U.S. economic data, including the release of the minutes of the latest meeting of the Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee (FOMC)....
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Strong Week for Markets
ANALYSIS - Grain market bulls are having a good week with multi-highs in corn, soy and wheat markets, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite....
Jim Wyckoff: Tuesday Corn Closed Higher
US - May corn futures closed up 3 1/2 cents at $4.54 1/4 Tuesday. ...
18 February 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - In overnight news, the Bank of Japan made a de facto monetary policy stimulus move Tuesday following weak gross domestic product data released Monday. ...
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