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16 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Linking Farmers to Moving Markets
GLOBAL - A report by the FAO discusses the need for policy-makers to recognise the vast diversity of 'smallholder farmers', while linking them to constantly evolving markets, in order to be able...
15 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Weaker Overnight
GLOBAL - The highly anticipated China second-quarter gross domestic product report, released Monday, showed an as-expected annual growth rate of 7.5%....
12 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed, but Mostly Weaker Overnight
GLOBAL - Many markets are in a technical corrective or pause mode Friday, following bigger price moves Thursday in the wake of the latest developments coming from the U.S. Federal Reserve...
11 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Narrowly Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - Most U.S. markets had closed their day sessions Wednesday afternoon when Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke in a speech on Fed history said during a question-and-answer session...
10 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Hot Conditions to Continue
GLOBAL - The market place is awaiting the minutes of the last U.S. Federal Reserve FOMC meeting, due out Wednesday afternoon....
09 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Higher Overnight
GLOBAL - Gold prices were boosted overnight on news that China’s inflation rate heated up a bit....
08 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - In overnight news, Asian shares were mostly lower following the stronger-than-expected US jobs data on Friday that has bolstered notions the US Federal Reserve will start to scale...
05 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Morning Report: Market Awaits US Jobs Report
GLOBAL - The market place was on hold early Friday, awaiting the US jobs report. ...
Crop Industry News from Global Russia to Increase 2013/14 Wheat Shipments to Egypt
RUSSIA & EGYPT - Russia is likely to increase its exports of wheat to Egypt in the marketing year that started on 1 July, despite political upheaval in the world’s largest wheat importer, Russia’s...
03 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Overnight Markets Higher on More Short Covering
GLOBAL - Nymex crude oil futures prices pushed above $102.00 a barrel and the highest level in over a year in overnight trading, as the civil unrest in Egypt has the world market place anxious....
02 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Higher Overnight
GLOBAL - U.S. stock indexes are firmer in early electronic trading, while European stock markets were weaker Tuesday as key economic data is awaited....
Crop Industry News from Global Detection of Khapra Beetle Pushes Mexico to Ban Pakistan Rice
GLOBAL - Following the detection of the Khapra beetle in some rice shipments from Pakistan, Mexico has chosen to suspend rice imports from Pakistan the USA Rice Federation said citing trade sources...
Crop Industry News from Global HGCA Works with Morocco to Open New Feed Wheat Market
UK & MOROCCO - HGCA’s export arm BCE has been working with Moroccan government officials to lift its restrictions on feed wheat imports, opening up a new potential market worth an estimated...
01 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - Much-anticipated China manufacturing data came out Monday. The purchasing managers’ index came in at 50.1 in June versus 50.8 in May....
28 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Overnight Markets Narrowly Mixed
GLOBAL - The focus of the market place this week has been on the gold market and the beating it has taken this year. ...
Crop Industry News from Global New CAST Publication Examines Impact of Precautionary Principle
GLOBAL - CAST’s new Issue Paper, "Impact of the Precautionary Principle on Feeding Current and Future Generations", looks at the history of the precautionary principle (PP) and examines problems...
27 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Early Report: A Calmer Start
GLOBAL - The market place is a bit calmer Thursday morning. ...
26 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Global How to Identify, Correct Soil Compaction
GLOBAL - The recent wet spring has growers concerned about soil compaction. Here’s an easy method to tell if your soil is compacted and how to correct it, writes Marilyn Thelen, Michigan State...
Crop Industry News from Global US Soy Demonstrates Sustainability With Assurance Protocol
GLOBAL – International food companies are looking to purchase soybeans that are grown with respect for the land and its people. ...
25 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Higher Overnight
GLOBAL - There is a bit more risk appetite in the world market place Tuesday....
Crop Industry News from Global Wheat Rust Diseases Remain Constant but Neglected Threat
GLOBAL - FAO warns this year’s strong wheat output could be hampered by wheat rusts....
Crop Industry News from Global FAO Meeting Discusses Water and Food Security
GLOBAL - Researchers and policy-makers are gathering in Cairo, Egypt, to build links between available science and practical policy action for a conference organised by the United Nation Food...
24 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Corn Lower Overnight
GLOBAL - There is still some risk aversion in the market place to start the new trading week. Asian and European stock markets were lower Monday....
21 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Overnight Markets Lower
GLOBAL - The market place is a bit calmer as trader attention moves to the U.S. stock market opening Friday morning. Asian stocks followed Wall Street’s lower price action Thursday....
Crop Industry News from Global FAO Statistical Yearbook Paints Picture of Food, Agriculture
GLOBAL - The 2013 edition of FAO's "Statistical Yearbook" sheds new light on agriculture's contribution to global warming, trends in hunger and malnutrition and the state of the natural resource...
20 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Grains Lower Overnight
GLOBAL - The market place Thursday morning sees traders and investors in a keen “risk-off” mentality following Wednesday’s US Federal Reserve events. ...
Crop Industry News from Global EU Supports Zambian Agriculture, Renewable Energy
EU and ZAMBIA - The EU has signed a new agreement to boost agriculture and promote access to renewable energy in Zambia....
19 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Narrowly Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - Asian and European stock markets were mixed again overnight, and in a holding pattern. The market place anxiously awaits the results of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee...
18 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mostly Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - Asian and European stock markets were mixed in quieter dealings overnight as the market place anxiously awaits the results of the two-day meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s...
17 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Lower in Overnight Trading
GLOBAL - Asian and European stock markets were mostly firmer Monday, but in a subdued atmosphere as the market place awaits the- two day meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s Open Market...
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