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03 October 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - The partial U.S. government shutdown is in its third day with little to no signs lawmakers’ federal budget impasse will end soon....
02 October 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Anxiety Meets US Market Place
GLOBAL - The market place is greeting the partial U.S. government shutdown with some mild anxiety but certainly not panic. Asian and European stock markets overnight focused on other matters....
Crop Industry News from Global No Prospect of Ukrainian-Chinese Co-operation on Pig Production
UKRAINE & CHINA - The Ukrainian cereal, vegetable and pig-producing company at the centre of recent news reports says there is no agreement with its Chinese partner to cooperate beyond the installation...
01 October 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff: Stalled Budget Plan Forces US Government Shutdown
GLOBAL - The U.S. government is now partially shutting down as the October 1 deadline for a government budget plan was not met by U.S. lawmakers. ...
30 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Wyckoff's Morning Report: “Risk-off” Mentality Causes Bearish Grains
GLOBAL - It’s a “risk-off” trader and investor mentality in the world market place Monday. The main focus of the market place is on the U.S. budget impasses that threatens to shut down...
27 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Wyckoff's Morning Report: Consumer Confidence Highest in Two Years
GLOBAL - In overnight news, consumer confidence in the European Union rose to its highest level in more than two years during August....
Crop Industry News from Global US, Japan Streamline Organic Trade Across the Pacific
US & JAPAN - The United States and Japan today announced that beginning January 1, 2014, organic products certified in Japan or in the United States may be sold as organic in either country....
26 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Weaker Overnight
GLOBAL - In more “Fed speak” this week, Richmond Federal Reserve Bank president Jeffrey Lacker said Thursday he supported a faster tapering of the Fed’s monthly bond-buying program...
Crop Industry News from Global Sustainable Land Management Could Generate $1.4 Trillion Worth of Crops
GLOBAL - Adopting proven sustainable land management practices could raise world crop supplies by an estimated 2.3 billion tonnes, worth $1.4 trillion, experts say in a study being released at...
25 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Global What's Next for Africa's Export Opportunities?
AFRICA - The booming economies of developing Asia continue to dominate the near term outlook for food and feed demand, but the question of "what next?" is never far from the surface....
24 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - Amid a lack of major geopolitical developments or markets- moving economic data the past several days, the world market place continues to buzz about last week’s decision by the...
23 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - German elections on Sunday saw Chancellor Angela Merkel win a third term. The result is what the market place expected....
19 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - Most world stock, financial and commodity markets were cheered by the surprising news from the FOMC Wednesday afternoon....
18 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Narrowly Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - After weeks or even months of anticipation and speculation in the market place, today is the day many traders and investors have been eagerly awaiting....
17 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Asia, EU Markets Anxious
GLOBAL - Asian and European stocks markets were a bit anxious overnight as traders and investors await the results of this week’s meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee...
Crop Industry News from Global Conference Focuses on Fighting Maize Lethal Necrosis Disease
AFRICA - With concern building around the deadly Maize Lethal Necrosis disease, the Association for Strengthening Agriculture in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA) is taking the first step...
Crop Industry News from Global New Study Aims to Help British Bees
UK & US - A BBSRC UK/US Partnering Award shared knowledge in this area and a technique brought back from the States is going to revolutionise approaches to investigating honeybee health, writes...
16 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - Many markets posted modest relief rallies Monday on the surprise weekend news that former U.S. Treasury secretary Larry Summers withdrew his name for consideration for chairman...
Crop Industry News from Global Grain & Hay Report: International Wheat Prices Down
GLOBAL - International wheat prices are down for the week; futures came back as harvest progresses in the northern hemisphere and their corn crop hits the market. CBOT December 13 wheat futures...
Crop Industry News from Global Food Waste Harms Climate, Water, Land and Biodiversity
GLOBAL - The waste of a staggering 1.3 billion tonnes of food per year is not only causing major economic losses but also wreaking significant harm on the natural resources that humanity relies...
13 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Quiet Asian, European Markets Overnight
GLOBAL - It was generally quiet in Asian and European markets overnight, except the gold and silver markets, which saw solid follow-through selling pressure from Thursday’s strong losses. ...
12 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Improved Investor Risk Appetite
GLOBAL - Improved investor risk appetite is the feature in the market place this week. ...
Crop Industry News from Global Europe, Africa Identify Roads to Sustainable Intensification
GLOBAL - Food security, jobs, resource management and so on… Africa faces many challenges. To tackle them, the continent is betting on the diversity of its farming systems and calling on IntensAfrica,...
11 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Investor Risk Appetite Boosted Worldwide
GLOBAL - The likelihood of a U.S. military attack on the Syrian regime continues to decrease this week, which has boosted investor risk appetite worldwide. ...
10 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Notions Receding that US will Attack Syrian Regime
GLOBAL - Notions are receding that the US will attack the Syrian regime over its alleged use of chemical weapons. Russia has put forth a plan to put Syria’s chemical weapons under international...
09 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: European Stocks Weaker on Monday
GLOBAL - European stocks were weaker Monday on jitters regarding a potential U.S. military strike against the Syrian regime....
06 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Global Markets Quiet Overnight
GLOBAL - World markets were quieter overnight, as traders and investors await the big economic news of the week and of the month: Friday morning’s U.S. jobs report....
Crop Industry News from Global Feed Price Decline Forecast
GLOBAL - The Agri Commodity Market Research team at Rabobank is bearish on most agri-commodity prices, predicting further falls in grain and oilseed prices to the end of 2014....
Crop Industry News from Global FAO Food Price Index Continued to Fall
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 201.8 points in August 2013, nearly four points (1.9 per cent) below its July value and 11 points (or 5.1 per cent) less than in August 2012. ...
05 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Weaker Overnight
GLOBAL - The world market place is quieter and on hold Thursday morning, as there were no major economic or geopolitical developments overnight, and as major world economic data is on deck....
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