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27 May 2014
Commission Clears Acquisition by DLG, Lantmännen of Hage Polska
EU - The European Commission has granted clearance under the EU Merger Regulation to the acquisition of joint control by Lantmännen ekonomisk förening of Sweden and Dansk Landbrugs Grovvareselskab...
26 May 2014
Feed the Future: Thinking Beyond Crop Harvesting in Africa
US & AFRICA - Purdue University researchers will lead a $5 million, five-year effort to help countries in sub-Saharan Africa reduce hunger and poverty fueled by food waste....
Conference on Agricultural Waste, Environmental Quality Seeks Input
US - A national conference on the impact from animal and agricultural waste on air, water, soil and climate is calling for abstracts, posters and workshop ideas – and not just from scientists...
23 May 2014
NFU Welcomes Withdrawal of Soil Framework Directive
EU - The European Commission has finally withdrawn its proposal for a Soil Framework Directive following years of NFU lobbying....
Chinese Farm Produce Prices Pick Up
CHINA - The prices of major farm products picked up slightly in the first full week of May according to a survey of prices in 36 large and medium-sized cities by the Ministry of Commerce....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - July corn futures closed up 2 1/4 cents at $4.76 3/4 Thursday. ...
22 May 2014
UK Farming Union Presidents Issue Joint Call-to-arms
UK - The presidents of the four farming unions have jointly issued a call for farmers to make their voices known at the ballot box today, 22 May....
Global Freshwater Conservation Gains Momentum Among UN Countries
GLOBAL - Thirty-five member countries of the United Nations have now officially agreed to common guidelines for sharing and managing freshwater resources that cross international borders....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Steady
GLOBAL - July corn futures closed steady at $4.73 1/2 Wednesday....
21 May 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - The economic highlight of the day and arguably of the week is the Wednesday afternoon release of the latest Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) minutes. ...
How Valuable are UN’s Food and Agriculture Business Principles?
ANALYSIS - The United Nations six Food and Agriculture Business Principles that were launched this week, designed to help agricultural communities in underdeveloped and developing regions, in...
China, Tajikistan Discuss Agricultural Cooperation
CHINA – The Chinese deputy agricultural minister Niu Dun and the Tajikistan Prime Minister Qohir Rasulzoda discussed how both countries could collaborate to strengthen the farming sector last...
NFU Statement on House and Senate Agriculture Appropriations
US - Both the US House of Representatives and US Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittees havemarked up legislation for the 2015 fiscal year....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - July corn futures closed down 3 3/4 cents at $4.73 1/2 Tuesday. ...
20 May 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: EU Debt Causes Concerns
GLOBAL - The feature in quieter overnight trading is increasing worries about the European Union countries that have the most serious debt problems—namely Italy and Spain. ...
Mozambique Plans to Start Ethanol Production
MOZAMBIQUE - Experts in Mozambique are meeting to discuss strategies for producing clean energy to reduce pollution and costs in the import of fossil fuel....
Record Number of Renewables Exhibitors to Attend Cereals 2014
UK - More than 50 companies involved in the renewable energy sector will be exhibiting at Cereals 2014, a record number for the event....
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: All Eyes on Weather
ANALYSIS - Looking ahead, all eyes are on US weather in the coming weeks, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - July corn futures closed down 6 1/2 cents at $4.77 Monday....
19 May 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Weaker Overnight
GLOBAL - European stock markets were weaker Monday, led by weakness in the Italian stock market. ...
Increased Numbers of Cane Harvest to go to Ethanol
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) predicts a surge in the amount of cane harvest that is used in ethanol production....
Global Food, Agriculture Sustainable Business Principles Unveiled
GLOBAL - The United Nations (UN) has launched the Food and Agriculture Business Principles - the first global voluntary business principles for the whole food and agriculture sector aiming at...
Philippine Agri-fishery Performance up in Terms of Value
PHILIPPINES - Philippine agriculture grossed P386.6 billion at current prices in the first quarter of the year- or up by 10.75 per cent -- from the same period last year, disproving forecast...
16 May 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Weaker Overnight
GLOBAL - The talk of the market place—but not yet pervasive in the general business media--late this week has been the rally in the U.S. Treasury market prices. ...
Zuari Agro Chemicals to invest $950 MN in Ras Al Khaimah Plant
INDIA - Goa based fertiliser company, Zuari Agro Chemicals, part of $3 billion Adventz Group will be investing $950mn for building an integrated diammonium phosphate (DAP) facility in Ras Al...
Documenting Grain Loss in the Brazilian Harvesting Supply Chain
US & BRAZIL - Documenting grain losses at different stages of the supply chain provides an important baseline for measuring improvements of grain quality. Researchers in the Department of Agricultural...
Farmers Urged to Act as HS2 Deadline Fast Approaches
UK - Farmers and growers are being urged by the NFU to tell Government exactly how they will be affected by the HS2 rail link as the deadline for petitioning the Bill approaches....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - July corn futures closed down 11 1/4 cents at $4.84 1/4 Thursday. ...
15 May 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Big Day for Economic Data
GLOBAL - It’s a big day for U.S. economic data Thursday: weekly jobless claims, the consumer price index, real earnings, the Empire State manufacturing survey, industrial production and capacity...
Fall Applications of Herbicide More Effectively Manage Resistant Italian Ryegrass
US - Italian ryegrass has shown resistance to five different herbicide modes of action in the United States. Growers in the Midsouth are seeking new ways to control this threat to crop yields....
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