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30 September 2013
USDA Quarterly Grain Stocks Data Deemed Bearish for Corn, Soybeans
ANALYSIS - Soybean futures prices are leading selling pressure with heavy losses at midday Monday, while corn futures are moderately lower and wheat near steady following bearish corn and soybean...
How Much Closer Are We to European Reform?
EU – Europe’s farmers now know where they stand on payment changes, following the completion of the political negotiations on the common agricultural policy reform....
27 September 2013
Wyckoff's Morning Report: Consumer Confidence Highest in Two Years
GLOBAL - In overnight news, consumer confidence in the European Union rose to its highest level in more than two years during August....
USDA Funding to Support Disadvantaged Producers, Energy Projects
US - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsac today visited Jackson, Miss., and announced new investments to support producers and rural communities throughout Mississippi. ...
Additional REAP Awards for Farm Digesters
US - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced funding for projects in 22 states that will help agricultural producers and rural small businesses reduce their energy consumption...
26 September 2013
Wyckoff's Closing Report: December Cattle Closes Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 2 cents at $4.563/4 Thursday. Prices closed nearer the session high on more short covering in a bear market. The corn bears remain in firm near-term technical...
25 September 2013
What's Next for Africa's Export Opportunities?
AFRICA - The booming economies of developing Asia continue to dominate the near term outlook for food and feed demand, but the question of "what next?" is never far from the surface....
Brazilian Minister Discusses Sustainable Water Use in Agriculture
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, Antonio Andrade, promoted the sustainable use of water in agriculture during the opening ceremony of the meeting of the Inter-American...
24 September 2013
Czech Farmers To Receive 850 Million Crowns in State Support
CZECH REPUBLIC – Farmers are set to receive 850 million crowns in funding, to be invested across all food production and land management sectors....
23 September 2013
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Forecast: Markets A 'Mixed Bag'
ANALYSIS - The marketplace is a bit of a mixed bag as the week kicks off, according to grains analyst Jim Wyckoff, with soybeans under pressure due to harvest progress....
Farmers Association Endorses Position on Ag Policy Consultation
IRELAND - Following extensive consultation with thousands of farmers at every County Executive and National Committee level, the Executive Council of the Irish Farmers Assosiation (IFA) fully...
Funding Boost for Manitoba's Ag Industry
CANADA - The Growing Innovation initiative is being launched under the Growing Forward 2 (GF2) federal-provincial agreement to help Manitoba producers and industry leaders turn innovative ideas...
Price Agreed for 2014/15 Sugar Beet Campaign
UK - The NFU and British Sugar have announced their agreement for a price increase for the 2014/15 beet campaign....
20 September 2013
Will $40 Billion Cut to Nutrition Bill Further Delay US Farm Bill?
ANALYSIS - On Thursday, the US House of Representatives approved a three-year nutrition bill on a largely party-line 217-210 vote. The bill is expected to cut about $40 billion over 10 years...
19 September 2013
CLA: New CAP Payments Must 'Help Upland Farmers'
UK - The Country, Land and Business Association (CLA) has called for the redistribution of CAP payments to benefit upland farmers....
The Right Time to Invest in Indian Grain Storage?
INDIA - Demand for grain warehousing in India is expected to grow in the coming five years, according to a new report by Rabobank, driven by an envisaged grain-storage deficit, inadequate storage...
Australia Expects Record Value of Farm Production
AUSTRALIA - Australia’s gross value of farm production is expected to achieve a record of A$49 billion in 2013-14, according to the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics...
Governments Invest in Producer-led Ag Demonstration Programs
CANADA - Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced today an investment of C$7.4 million to help farmers become more innovative and profitable....
18 September 2013
Is 2013 a Transition Year for Grain Farmers?
US - Last year's drought is having far-reaching consequences on the demand for and prices of agricultural inputs for the 2014 crop, according to Purdue Extension agricultural economist, Alan...
16 September 2013
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Forecast: Critical Week for Soybean Market
ANALYSIS - After heavy weekend rains and Monday's sharply lower soybean market, Jim Wyckoff, TheCropSite grain analyst, says this is a critical week for soybean price action, and Friday's close...
Grain & Hay Report: International Wheat Prices Down
GLOBAL - International wheat prices are down for the week; futures came back as harvest progresses in the northern hemisphere and their corn crop hits the market. CBOT December 13 wheat futures...
New Production and Consumption Forecasts for Corn, Soybeans
US - The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released new forecasts of the size of the 2013 corn and soybean crops. ...
13 September 2013
Record Agriculture Production Expected for 2013
MEXICO - The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) announced that there will be record agricultural production in 2013, exceeding 184.7 million...
12 September 2013
Special Report: Monthly USDA Data Bearish for Corn, Mildly Bullish for Soybeans
ANALYSIS - Corn futures slumped to a four-week low Thursday in the wake of a bearish slight rise in the US corn production figure from USDA's latest monthly supply and demand report for September,...
Biggest Surprise from USDA: Only Slight Recognition of Tight Bean Supplies
ANALYSIS - Since February USDA has left their estimate at a "just enough" 125 million bushel estimate, but this month they added 5 million bushels to imports and offset that with a 5 million...
11 September 2013
Jim Wyckoff's Wednesday Closing Grains: Corn Higher in Pre-report Positioning
US - December corn futures closed up 4 cents at $4.73 Wednesday. Prices closed near the session high on more short covering in a bear market and position evening ahead of the key USDA monthly...
Looking Ahead to the September 1 Corn Stocks Estimate
US - The size of the US corn crop will be the most important price factor in that market for the next few months. The market is expecting a crop large enough to meet consumption needs without...
Analyst: If US Grows Big Corn Crop, World Grows Big Corn Crop
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo, grain analyst, says if the US grows a bigger corn crop then the world grows a bigger corn crop because the increase in global ending stocks currently being predicted by...
10 September 2013
Jim Wyckoff's Tuesday Closing Grains: Corn Higher Amid Shortcovering
US - December corn futures closed up 5 1/2 cents at $4.69 Tuesday. Prices closed near the session high on short covering in a bear market. ...
09 September 2013
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Forecast: Thursday's USDA Reports Key to Watch
US - Jim Wyckoff, grain analyst for TheCropSite, said to expect choppy trade Tuesday and Wednesday, but Thursday is primed for price action after this week's key USDA reports are released, writes...
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