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02 July 2014
Taiwan Millers Get Seed-to-Ship Look at US Wheat Industry
TAIWAN & US — Flour millers in Taiwan have relied for years on US farmers to supply most of the wheat they import, but with the competitive global market, US wheat growers are keeping the Taiwan...
Bloodsucking Mite Threatens Future of UK Honeybees
UK - Scientists have discovered how a bloodsucking parasite has transformed Deformed Wing Virus (DWV) into one of the biggest threats facing UK honeybees....
Verdesian Life Sciences Acquires SFP
GLOBAL – Verdesian Life Sciences announced that it has acquired Specialty Fertilizer Products (SFP), a Leawood, Kansas-based company focused on fertilizer efficiency products....
01 July 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Extraordinary Day For Trading
GLOBAL - Monday was an extraordinary trading day in the markets. It was the last trading day of the month, of the quarter and of the first half of the year. ...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Futures Close Down 22 Cents
US - December corn futures closed down 22 cents at $4.25 1/4 Monday. ...
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Decidedly More Bearish Tones in Grain Markets
ANALYSIS - The release of yesterday's USDA Supply and Demand data saw the technical posture of corn, soy and wheat markets turn decidedly bearish, reports Jim Wyckoff....
First-Ever State of the Ethanol Industry Report Released
EU - The European Renewable Ethanol Industry Association (ePURE) has published its first ever State of the Industry Report, provinding an overview of the situation of renewable ethanol production...
30 June 2014
China in Talks Over Tasmania Farms
AUSTRALIA - Chinese buyers appear to be considering the purchase of the controversial multimillion-dollar Tasmanian farms....
25 June 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Iraq Civil War Important Market Factor
GLOBAL - There were no major developments on the world market place overnight. ...
24 June 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: 'Market Mover' Reports Due for Release
GLOBAL - There is a heavy slate of U.S. economic data due for release Tuesday, including the weekly Goldman Sachs and Johnson Redbook retail sales reports, the S&P/Case-Shiller home price index,...
US Ethanol Production Reaches Record High
US - US ethanol outputs have hit a record high as plants prepare for the increasing seasonal demand and positive margins....
EU-28 Cereals Estimates Released with Promising Outlook
EU - Copa-Cogeca released new EU-28 cereals estimates for the 2014/15 marketing year today, showing a good crop this year, up 2.3 per cent on last years levels....
EU Becomes World's Largest Agri-food Exporter
EU - New figures just released show that, in 2013, EU agri-food exports continued to grow as in the previous years and reached a value of €120 billion, which made the European Union the world's...
Senate Plans to Improve Competitive Position of Canadian Agriculture
CANADA - The chair of the Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry is confident recommendations contained in its report "Innovation in Agriculture: The Key to Feeding a Growing Population"...
23 June 2014
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Is 'Market Scare' on the Way?
ANALYSIS - All eyes are on the corn belt this week as irrational weather systems continue to pass through, reports Jim Wyckoff....
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - In overnight world developments, the China HSBC preliminary manufacturing purchasing managers index came in at 50.8 in June versus 49.4 in May. ...
20 June 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Iraq Civil War Keeps Markets in Check
GLOBAL - The civil war in Iraq remains a major market factor and continues to prompt risk aversion among traders and investors. ...
Gleadell Market Report: US Markets Continue Decline
GLOBAL - US markets have mainly continued their recent decline, as a bearish USDA report added to the negative sentiment, writes David Sheppard, Gleadell’s Managing Director....
Pakistan 2014 Wheat Production Estimated at Near-record Level
PAKISTAN - Harvesting of the 2014, mostly irrigated, winter wheat crop began in late March in Sindh Province in the south and is currently nearing completion in the main producing northern Punjab...
Indian State Hikes Agriculture Budget
ANALYSIS - In a view to boost the agriculture sector, Odisha state will be increasing agricultural spend to $335 million during the 2014-15 budget year....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - July Corn closed up 9-cents at 4.50 1/2. July corn closed higher due to short covering on Thursday....
19 June 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - Traders and investors are still digesting Wednesday afternoon’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting statement and a press conference from Fed Chair Janet Yellen....
Indian Ministry Announced Plan to Develop Food Map
INDIA - The country will be developing food map across the country, Ms Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Indian Minister for Food Processing Industries said a Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) event...
NFU Keen to Work with Government on New Pollinator Strategy
UK - The NFU says it is keen to work with government on its new strategy to help pollinators as the first hearing by the Environmental Audit Committee got underway yesterday....
FAO India Head Calls on Agriculture Minister, Discusses Farming, Animal Health Issues
INDIA - Peter Kenmore, FAO Representative in India has notified the Agriculture Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh today (19 June) of the work done by FAO globally, and in India towards ensuring...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - July corn futures closed up 1 3/4 cents at $4.40 1/2 Wednesday. ...
18 June 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Await Federal Reserve Open Market Committee Briefing
GLOBAL - The big economic data point of the week and maybe the month occurs Wednesday: The U.S. Federal Reserve Open Market Committee meeting that began Tuesday and ends Wednesday afternoon,...
Record Global Soybean Year Forecast
GLOBAL – Analysts are predicting another record global soybean crop for 2014/15....
El Niño Forecast Weaker than Earlier Predicted
ANALYSIS - Though nearly 70 per cent of Texas remains in drought, crops in many areas are doing well thanks to rains over the last month, according to reports from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension...
Does Flood Funding Recognise the Value of Agriculture?
UK - The National Farmers Union (NFU) is calling for Defra to act on the recommendations of the Efra Select Committee’s report into this winter’s flooding which severely hit farmland across...
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