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08 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - Chinese economic data released overnight was bullish for most of the market place and especially for the raw commodity sector....
07 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: German Industrial Production Growing
GLOBAL - In overnight news, German industrial production rose by 2.4% in June from May, following a 0.8% decline in May. The growth rate was forecast at up 0.3% on the month. This latest report...
06 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Narrowly Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - In overnight news, there was more upbeat economic data coming out of the European Union Tuesday. Germany’s manufactured goods orders increased by 3.8% in June versus May....
Crop Industry News from Global Gleadell Market Report: Wheat Will Sink or Swim
GLOBAL - After testing recent lows, markets again have bounced as supportive quality issues have surfaced. Sprouting in US soft red winter wheat, frost damage in Brazilian wheat and various crop/export...
05 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Weaker Overnight
GLOBAL - In overnight news the HSBC China services purchasing managers index reading was steady in July versus June, at 51.3....
04 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Report: China's Demand Is Not Driving Up Commodity Prices
GLOBAL - A new report debunks the commonly accepted notion that demand from China is driving global commodity prices. ...
02 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Morning Report: Corn, Wheat Lower Overnight
GLOBAL - September Nymex crude oil was lower in late overnight trading after falling short of testing July’s high crossing at 108.93. Stochastics and the RSI have turned bullish signaling...
01 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Morning Report: Markets Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - September Nymex crude oil was higher overnight and trading above the 10-day moving average crossing at 105.70. Stochastics and the RSI are turning neutral to bullish signaling that...
31 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - The first day of a bunch of highly anticipated and major economic data is at hand Wednesday, starting with the U.S. gross domestic product reading for the second quarter....
Crop Industry News from Global Should 'Hazardous' Pesticides be Phased out in Developing Countries?
GLOBAL - The tragic incident in Bihar, India, where 23 school children died after eating a school meal contaminated with monocrotophos, is an important reminder to speed up the withdrawal of...
30 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - Asian and European stock markets were firmer overnight in subdued trading, as key worldwide economic data points are approaching fast. ...
Crop Industry News from Global European Commission Clears ADM Acquisition of GrainCorp
GLOBAL - The European Commission has notified Archer Daniels Midland Company of its approval of ADM’s proposed acquisition of GrainCorp Limited....
29 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Expert: US Energy Prices to Fall by 20 to 30 Per Cent by 2016
ANALYSIS - By 2016, energy prices in the US are going to fall by 20 to 30 per cent according to an industry expert, writes Sarah Mikesell, TheCropSite senior editor....
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mostly Lower
GLOBAL - It is a busy week of worldwide economic data points, highlighted by the US Federal Reserve’s FOMC meeting that ends Wednesday and the US employment report on Friday....
Crop Industry News from Global EU-Colombia Trade Agreement in Place
EU & COLOMBIA - Trade barriers between the EU and Colombia will be lifted as of 1 August 2013, when a comprehensive and far-reaching trade deal comes into effect. ...
26 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - It’s another quiet, summertime trading affair Friday morning. There has been a lack of major, market-moving news late this week....
Crop Industry News from Global Kansas State University Awarded $13.7M to Support Sorghum Research in Africa
US - The US Agency for International Development, or USAID, has announced that Kansas State University is the recipient of a $13.7 million grant from the agency to help end poverty and increase...
25 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Near Steady to Lower Overnight
GLOBAL - In scanning my price screen this morning I see mostly red numbers (lower prices), which suggests a “risk-off” day in the market place Thursday—even though there were no major...
24 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - China manufacturing data came in weaker than expected Wednesday. The preliminary HSBC China purchasing managers’ index fell to 47.7 in July versus a final reading of 48.2 in June,...
Crop Industry News from Global Greater EU-China Cooperation in the Field of Agriculture
EU & CHINA - The European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Dacian Ciolos, is in Beijing, China, from 22 to 24 July 2013, strengthening EU-China cooperation in the areas of...
23 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed, Mostly Weaker
GLOBAL - It’s another quiet, summertime day in the market place as U.S. trading is set to get under way....
Crop Industry News from Global Improving Productivity Could Boost Global Crops Value to $120 Billion
ANALYSIS - Studies into the financial value to agriculture of breeding more productive and resilient varieties of 29 of the world’s priority crops including wheat, potato and rice estimates...
22 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mostly Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - It’s a “risk-on” trading day in the market place early Monday, as the U.S. dollar index is under selling pressure while crude oil and gold prices are posting gains....
19 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - It’s a quieter Friday in the world market place, as there were no major economic reports or fresh geopolitical developments overnight....
18 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mostly Weaker Overnight
GLOBAL - The market place is awaiting round two of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke’s testimony to the U.S. Congress Thursday morning, this time in front of a Senate panel....
Crop Industry News from Global Sorghum Checkoff, USGC Host Colombian Trade Group
GLOBAL - The Sorghum Checkoff, US Grains Council and Texas Grain Sorghum Board hosted a trade group from Italcol, a Colombian animal-feeding company. ...
17 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - The world market place is on hold ahead of Wednesday morning’s appearance by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke before the U.S. House of Representatives, where he will report...
Crop Industry News from Global World Cereal Production Set to Reach Historic High in 2013
GLOBAL - World total cereal production is forecast to increase by about 7 percent in 2013 compared to last year, helping to replenish global inventories and raise expectations for more stable...
Crop Industry News from Global Keys to Reducing Impact of Agriculture on Climate Change
GLOBAL - Land is not being used to its best advantage according to a new study by Ikerbasque Professor Unai Pascual from the Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3) and University of Cambridge,...
16 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Solidly Higher Overnight
GLOBAL - There is a significant batch of U.S. economic data due out Tuesday that could move the markets....
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