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05 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Poorer Farmers in the Sahel Require Urgent Funding
SAHEL, AFRICA - About 11 million people in the Sahel are still severely food insecure, FAO warned. Poor families have used up their food stocks and are facing high food prices awaiting the next...
04 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Anxious Marketplace Remains
GLOBAL - The market place is still anxious regarding the U.S. threat to attack Syria after the Assad regime allegedly used chemical weapons against Syrian citizens. ...
03 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Jittery Amid Syria Concerns
GLOBAL - The markets are a bit jittery Tuesday amid continued US saber-rattling against Syria. Russian news agencies reported overnight that two missiles were launched in the Mediterranean...
02 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Global MAIZALL: Exporters Alliance Swinging Into Action
GLOBAL - MAIZALL is on the move. Earlier this year, the U.S. Grains Council joined the National Corn Growers Association, and MAIZAR and ABRAMHILO, the leading corn producer's organizations in...
Crop Industry News from Global Global Food Security at Risk from Spreading Crop Pests
GLOBAL - Global warming is resulting in the spread of crop pests towards the North and South Poles at a rate of nearly three km a year, concludes a new study by researchers at the University...
30 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: US Still to Decide on Syria
GLOBAL - Notions of an imminent U.S. military attack on Syria have receded significantly the past 48 hours, as U.S. allies are backing away from supporting or participating in such an endeavor....
29 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Market Place Less Risk-averse Thursday
GLOBAL - The market place is a bit less risk-averse Thursday. Notions of an imminent U.S. military attack on Syria receded overnight as President Obama said Wednesday he has not decided...
28 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Wyckoff's Morning Report: Nervous Markets Following Action on Syria
GLOBAL - As the U.S. appears poised to take military action against Syria after its government regime used chemical weapons against its citizens, the market place is extra nervous, which...
Crop Industry News from Global Global Organic Food Market Growing
ANALYSIS - The global market for organic food grew by more than 25 per cent since the start of the global economic crisis between 2008 and 2011. ...
Crop Industry News from Global FAO: Benefits of Feeding Programmes Linked to Family Farms
GLOBAL - A study undertaken by FAO in Bolivia, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Paraguay and Peru showcases the contributions that school feeding programmes are making to...
Crop Industry News from Global Building Resilient Food Systems, Adaptation to Climate Change
GLOBAL - Ecosystem-based adaptation approaches should be mainstreamed and up-scaled to build resilient food systems and adapt to climate change in Africa. This was the declaration made by participants...
27 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Slightly Lower Overnight
GLOBAL - It’s a “risk-off” day in the world market place Tuesday, as the US appears poised to take military action against Syria after the government regime used chemical weapons against...
23 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Firmer Overnight Thursday
GLOBAL - It’s a quieter, late-summer-on-a-Friday trading affair in the market place early today. There were no major world developments or economic news overnight to significantly move...
Crop Industry News from Global Markets Driven by Weathers Impact on US Corn
ANALYSIS - Markets have been driven by US weather and its uncertain impact upon US corn production. While dry, warm weather is seen by some as aiding the maturing process, others believe that...
22 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Lower Overnight Wednesday
GLOBAL - The market place has had some time to digest Wednesday afternoon’s FOMC minutes that revealed no clear consensus from FOMC members on when to start to wind down the Fed’s monthly...
Crop Industry News from Global UK & USA Scientists Collaborate to Design Crops of the Future
UK & US - Three teams of UK and USA researchers will begin a programme of novel research to revolutionise current farming methods by giving crops the ability to thrive without using costly, polluting...
21 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Higher Overnight
GLOBAL - The market place is quieter early Wednesday, as traders and investors await the Federal Reserve’s FOMC minutes that are released in the afternoon....
Crop Industry News from Global Food Price Index Falls for a Third Month
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 205.9 points in July 2013, 4 points (nearly two per cent) below its revised value for June and 7 points (or 3.3 per cent) lower than in July 2012. ...
20 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Lower in Overnight Trading
GLOBAL - While the market place can still be characterized as quieter, summertime trading conditions, the recent sharp drops in the Indian Rupee and the Indonesian Rupiah currencies is...
19 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Higher Overnight
GLOBAL - The “dog days” of summer are upon the market place to start the new trading week, as conditions are mostly calmer and quieter....
16 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Weaker Overnight
GLOBAL - In overnight developments, reports said hundreds of people have died the past few days in anti-government violence in Egypt....
15 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - In overnight activity, reports said around 525 people have died the past two days in anti-government violence in Egypt....
Crop Industry News from Global USDA: Developing Countries to Lead Global Rice Import Growth
GLOBAL - Demand for rice in developing countries will drive global rice trade in the next decade until 2022 with about 97.9% of rice import growth coming from countries in Latin America, Asia...
Crop Industry News from Global Drought-Tolerant Varieties Offer Solutions for Any Growing Season
GLOBAL - Producers selecting corn hybrid products for corn-on-corn fields face special challenges with trash on top of the soil and root mass underneath. ...
14 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: EU Emerges from Six-quarter Recession
GLOBAL - In overnight news, the European Union has emerged from its six-quarter economic recession, EU data showed Wednesday....
13 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Market Place Awaits Data
GLOBAL - The market place is awaiting a slew of U.S. economic data being released this week, starting out with retail sales on Tuesday....
12 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
US - China’s stock market rallied Monday and hit a two-month high after some recent upbeat economic news and notions the Chinese government wants to inject fresh stimulus measures into...
09 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - There was more upbeat Chinese economic data released overnight....
Crop Industry News from Global Helping Countries Reduce Agricultural GHGs
GLOBAL - With the consequences of climate change for the world's food production systems becoming increasingly clear, more needs to be done to capitalize on agriculture's potential to mitigate...
Crop Industry News from Global Global Food Price Index Falls Again
GLOBAL - The monthly Food Price Index from the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) for July has fallen for the third consecutive month. Prices for poultry and pig meat were lower than...
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