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08 July 2014
Alberta Winter Wheat Surveyed for Stripe Rust
CANADA - From June 30 to July 4, Dr Denis Gaudet and his team from the Lethbridge Research Centre surveyed twenty-three fields of winter wheat for stripe rust in the Lethbridge, Cardston, Taber,...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 8 3/4 cents at $4.06 1/2 Monday....
07 July 2014
Favourable Prospects for 2014 Kazakhstan Cereal Production
KAZAKHSTAN - Planting of the 2014 cereal spring crops, mainly wheat, accounting for over 95 percent of annual cereal production, was completed in June. ...
Another Fall for FAO Food Price Index
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index has fallen for a third consecutive month, mainly on lower cereal and vegetable oil prices. The Dairy Index is also down slightly, while the Meat Index has risen...
04 July 2014
Brazil Government Defends Decision to Temporarily Drop Wheat Import Tariff
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Minister of Agriculture has encountered criticism regarding the government's decision to temporarily eliminate the 10 per cent import tariff imposed on wheat imported from...
Bayer Responds to Bee Announcements Regarding Neonicotinoids
GLOBAL - Bayer remains committed to environmentally safe use of its products. More than 100 studies have concluded that when used according to label instructions, neonicotinoids are not harmful...
03 July 2014
How Will Latin America Handle El Niño Threat?
LATIN AMERICA - Latin America is in a better position to face the effects of the forecasted El Niño, than on previous occasions due to fiscal improvements in many of the region's economies over...
Seed Treatment Market Expected to Reach $5.61 Billion by 2020
GLOBAL - The global market for seed treatment is expected to reach $5.61 billion by 2020. ...
02 July 2014
Late-Season Wheat Grain Quality Concerns
Wheat harvest will likely be late again this year, particularly in the northern half of the state, write Pierce Paul and Laura Lindsey, The Ohio State University....
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...
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....
Care Required with Residual Herbicides
AUSTRALIA - With the winter season now well underway across much of the central west, weed control is high on the priority list for many growers, writes Penny Heuston, GRDC Northern Region....
30 June 2014
Screen Your Waterhemp for Herbicide Resistance
US - Herbicide-resistant waterhemp populations continue to expand into more areas of Illinois each season, writes Aaron Hager, University of Illinois....
USDA Reports Hammer Grain Futures Prices Lower
ANALYSIS - Soybeans led a downside price surge in grain futures Monday, in the wake of mostly bearish supply and demand data released by the US Department of Agriculture at midday Monday, writes...
Severe, Heavy Rain Threat in Midwest Continues Monday
US - Weekend storms swept across the Midwest and more rain is expected on Monday. ...
Wheat Maturity, Disease Potential Must be Monitored
Later harvest dates and disease concerns merit additional management considerations for this year’s wheat crop, writes Greg Roth, Penn State Professor of Agronomy....
27 June 2014
Wheat Prices Driven By Supply and Demand, Not Speculators
US - Over the last 5 years, wheat futures prices spiked and then crashed, similar to prices for other agricultural commodities, write Michael K. Adjemian and Joseph Janzen, USDA Economic Research...
Chinese Farm Product Prices Fall Slightly
CHINA - The prices of major farm products fell slightly last week following a market survey of prices in 36 large and medium-sized cities carried out by the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM)....
26 June 2014
Cargill Expands Wheat Processing Plant in Russia
RUSSIA - Agrifood giant Cargill has invested $100 million dollars in its Starches and Sweeteners facility in Efremov, Russia, upgrading its wheat processing plant and adding state of the art...
Two Million Hectare Shortfall in UK Land Possible by 2030
UK - A University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) study has revealed that by 2030, the UK could require up to seven million hectares of additional land to meet a growing...
Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks Resume Next Week in Canada
GLOBAL - Twelve country officials involved in the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations plan to meet in Ottawa from July 3 to 12 to iron out outstanding issues like tariffs and intellectual...
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. ...
El Nino, La Nina Can Forecast Crop Yields
US - Water temperatures in the tropical Pacific can end up having a lot to do with the price of corn in Missouri, thanks to El Nino and La Nina, says a University of Missouri atmospheric scientist....
Wet Weather Pattern Forecast Continues; Warm, Humid July Coming
US - The wet pattern that was forecast for our region in June continues as expected, writes Jim Noel with the NOAA National Weather Service. ...
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,...
Importance of Disease Resistance Ratings on Show
UK - Visitors to HGCA’s open day at Duchy College, Cornwall, got a vivid reminder about the value of varietal resistance when dealing with crop diseases....
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....
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