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24 July 2014
Indonesia Plays Important Role in Tanzania Agriculture
INDONESIA - Minister for Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives Mr Christopher Chiza in Inauguration of Big Result Now of the Vision 25 which held in Morogoro, Saturday 12 July said Indonesia...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 2 cents at $3.70 1/4 Wednesday. Prices hit another new contract low and then rebounded on some tepid short covering to close near the session high. ...
23 July 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Slightly More Confident
GLOBAL - There is a bit more investor and trader risk appetite in the market place at mid-week as there have been no major new developments on the geopolitical scene the past 48 hours. ...
Staying Safe and Legal This Harvest
UK - The oilseed and winter barley harvest has come early to many areas - and the NFU is reminding members about the importance of safety and staying legal on the roads....
Prospects for Belarus 2014 Cereal Production are Favourable
BELARUS - Harvest of the 2014 winter cereal crops, mainly wheat, is underway, while spring barley is maturing....
Replace Reduce Refine – Way Forward for Antibiotic Use
ANALYSIS - A framework for replacement, reduction and refinement needs to be established for the responsible use of antimicrobials along the supply chain....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 3 1/2 cents at $3.68 Tuesday. Prices hit another new contract low and closed nearer the session low. ...
22 July 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: How Damaged are US-Russia Relations?
GLOBAL - There is a bit more investor and trader risk appetite in the market place Tuesday, as U.S. and some other major world stock indexes traded higher. ...
Farmers Applaud Carbon Tax Repeal
AUSTRALIA - Australian farmers have applauded the Coalition Government for delivering on its election promise to repeal the carbon tax....
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Downward Pressure Across Grains
ANALYSIS - There's downward pressure across all the grains markets this week, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite...
Research Identifies Machinery as the Largest Global Agri-Tech Sector
GLOBAL - A new report outlining the state of global agri-technology has been released this week showing machinery has been identified as the largest sector globally in terms of sales, employment...
£18M of Agri-Tech Funding for UK-led Projects
UK - The Agri-Tech Catalyst, in which BBSRC is a major investor, has awarded 15 agricultural innovation projects a share of £18M to help accelerate agricultural innovation and their commercial...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 6 cents at $3.72 1/2 Monday....
21 July 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Still Wary of Russian Tensions
GLOBAL - Geopolitics remains on the front burner of the market place early this week. Last week’s downing of a Malaysian airliner on the Russia-Ukraine border and Israel’s ground offensive...
North Korea Early Season Crops Affected by Dry Weather
NORTH KOREA - Harvesting of the 2014 early season’s potatoes and minor cereal crops of wheat and barley, is currently underway and will continue until the end of June....
Favourable Prospects for Brazil Second Season Maize
BRAZIL - Harvest of the main 2014 second season “safrinha” maize crop is well advanced. Production forecasts have been revised upwards, due to a lower than earlier anticipated decline in...
Recommended List Responds to Changes in Winter Barley Market
UK - The Recommended List for winter barley will take two key steps to make sure it provides the best possible information to growers. ...
NFU 'Delighted' at Defra’s £400 Million Food Procurement Plans
UK - Following the launch of Defra’s £400million ‘A Plan for Public Procurement’ (Monday), NFU Deputy President Minette Batters said the plan was a significant step in the right direction...
18 July 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets React to Malaysia Airlines Plane Crash
GLOBAL - Geopolitics is back on the front burner of the market place late this week, and with a double-barrel blast. ...
USDA Issues Bearish Crop Report
GLOBAL - The release of a bearish USDA report at the end of last week kept market sentiment firmly in a negative tone, with increased US/global wheat stocks and bigger US corn stocks, writes...
NFU Asks for Clarity on Key Points Under Waters of US Rule
US - In a letter sent on Thursday (17 July) to US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy, National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson asked for more information...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Steady
US - December corn futures closed steady at $3.86 3/4 Thursday. Prices closed nearer the session low....
17 July 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Tensions Increase Between Russia and West
GLOBAL - In overnight news, the U.S. and European Union have slapped new and tough sanctions on Russia. ...
Indian Sugarcane Acreage Down by Two Per Cent in 2014-15
INDIA - Indian sugarcane acreage has estimated to be around 5.23 million hectares (ha) during 2014-15 sugar season, down by 2 per cent, as compared to the same period last year, Indian Sugar...
How Burdensome Are Corn Supplies?
US - Corn prices have been declining for almost two years following the peak price generated by the very small US crop in 2012. The recent sharp decline in prices has been associated with increasing...
Commitment to Renewables Slashes Fossil Fuel Costs
SCOTLAND, UK - A contemporary Borders family farming business that specialises in arable crops and free-range eggs has renewable energy generation at the heart of its successful operation....
MEPs Commit to Backing British Farming
UK - NFU President Meurig Raymond has visited Strasbourg to rally support from MEPs to sign the ‘Back British Farming EU Pledge.’ ...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 4 cents at $3.85 3/4 Wednesday. ...
16 July 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: No Concerns in Marketplace
GLOBAL - The somewhat surprising lack of concern in the market place regarding geopolitics has prompted better risk appetite in the market place this week. ...
Call for Better Data on Greenhouse Gas Emissions
UK - More dependable data is needed to understand the progress on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in farming, according to the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC)....
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