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29 July 2014
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 5 1/4 cents at $3.77 Monday. Prices closed nearer the session high on short covering. ...
28 July 2014
Cool Weather's Effect on Crop Could Differ from 2009
US - The next two months will determine whether the Indiana corn crop produces high yields as expected or is significantly damaged by any unforeseen, drastic changes in weather and diseases,...
25 July 2014
India Targets 261 Million Tonnes of Foodgrains Output during 2014-15
INDIA - India has estimated 261 million tonnes of foodgrain output during 2014-15 fiscal year period, Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan, Indian minister of state for agriculture and food processing industries...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 2 cents at $3.68 3/4 Thursday. Prices hit another new contract low and closed near mid-range....
24 July 2014
Global Initiative for Agricultural Education Formed
GLOBAL - India, Africa and the USA have formed an international partnership across the countries to revitalizing global agricultural education, capacity building and technology transfer....
Rising Temperatures Hinder Indian Wheat Production
INDIA - Geographers at the University of Southampton have found a link between increasing average temperatures in India and a reduction in wheat production....
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. ...
Honey Bee Survey of Winterkill Results Published
CANADA - Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) has released the results of its survey of winterkill of honey bees in 2014 showing overall, beekeepers reported that 18.5 per cent of...
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....
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
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...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 6 cents at $3.72 1/2 Monday....
21 July 2014
Addressing Corn Rootworm Disease Before it Takes Hold
ANALYSIS - Although the extent of corn rootworm (CRW) pressure in 2014 is yet to be determined, entomologists say planning this season for future rootworm populations is the best way to control...
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...
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
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...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 4 cents at $3.85 3/4 Wednesday. ...
15 July 2014
Indian Farmers to Get Soil Health Card
INDIA - India will soon provide soil health card to all its farmers in the coming years that will make possible for farmers to improve productivity by wisely using inputs....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed up 3 1/2 cents at $3.88 1/4 Monday. Prices hit another contract low today and then rebounded to close nearer the session high on tepid short covering in a bear...
14 July 2014
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Short-covering Across Grains Markets
ANALYSIS - Starting on Monday there's some short-covering evident across all the grains futures, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite....
Jharkand, Assam to get Agri Research Institute
INDIA - With a view to expand its agriculture research activities in the country, Indian finance minister, Arun Jaitley has said that government will establish two agriculture research institutions...
13 July 2014
Whole Animal Approach Propels New Thinking in Animal Welfare
ANALYSIS - Dr Francoise Wemelsfelder, animal behaviourist and welfare scientist, has developed scientific approaches for the study of animals as whole beings, bringing insights from philosophy...
11 July 2014
India’s Food Grains, Oilseeds Estimates 264.4 MT in 2013-14
INDIA - Indian agriculture sector will see a record production of food grains and oilseeds in the year 2013-14, according to the Economic Survey for 2013-14, released on July 9, 2014....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 5 1/2 cents at $3.92 1/2 Thursday. ...
10 July 2014
Planting Survey Shows a Return to Pre-2012 Winter Planting Levels
UK - The annual AHDB/HGCA Planting and Variety Survey estimates the total GB area planted to cereals and oilseed rape for harvest this year at 3.91 million hectares (Mha), up six per cent from...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 6 3/4 cents at $3.97 1/2 Wednesday. Prices hit another contract low today and closed nearer the session low. ...
09 July 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Weaker Overnight
GLOBAL - A feature on Tuesday was the sell-off in the U.S. stock market that has many wondering if the long-anticipated downside correction is finally at hand for the major and mature bull market...
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