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17 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Global FAO Forecasts More Balanced Food Markets Ahead
GLOBAL - Food commodity markets, in particular for cereals, are set to be more balanced in 2013/14, according to FAO's 'Food Outlook' report published today....
14 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - Gold is seeing some mild safe-haven support on news President Obama has authorized the U.S. to provide arms to Syrian rebels....
13 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Nikkei Stock Drops
GLOBAL - Japan’s Nikkei stock index is in bear territory after dropping 6% on Thursday and is now down over 20% from last month’s high....
Crop Industry News from Global Ecuador Trade Team Visit Focuses on US Wheat Industry
GLOBAL - In an increasingly competitive world wheat market, US Wheat Associates (USW) must be positioned to help US wheat farmers take advantage of any market opportunity. ...
Crop Industry News from Global DuPont Pioneer: Tips for Early Season Weed Control
GLOBAL - After starting the season with clean fields at planting, now is the time to focus on early season weed control to maintain maximum yield potential. ...
12 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: European Financial Markets Calmer
GLOBAL - European stock and financial markets were calmer Wednesday, following Tuesday’s keen “risk-off” trader mentality....
Crop Industry News from Global Rice Research Investment Delivers Sixfold Return
GLOBAL - A US$12 million investment in rice research has returned more than $70 million in benefits to rice farmers and national economies in four Asian countries, according to a new report....
11 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Overnight Markets Firmer
GLOBAL - World stock and bond markets, and gold, are under strong selling pressure Tuesday, with the yield on Greek government bonds pushing above 10% amid a big “risk-off” trading day...
10 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Overnight Markets Lower
GLOBAL - China reported weaker-than-expected economic data during the weekend. Its producer price index fell 2.9 per cent in May, on an annual basis....
Crop Industry News from Global US Joins Call to End Food Waste
ANALYSIS - The US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has joined the mounting global call to end food waste. ...
Crop Industry News from Global Largest-ever Philanthropic Investment into Budding Rice Scientists
ASIA - To help unleash the great potential of promising students in Asia to help feed the region into the future, a US$3 million donation has established the Lee Foundation Rice Scholarship Program...
07 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Market Place On Hold Friday Morning
GLOBAL - The market place is on hold Friday morning, awaiting the US employment report, which is arguably the most important monthly economic report the government releases....
Crop Industry News from Global Rabobank: Global Demand for Orange Juice Declines
GLOBAL - Global demand for orange juice has been declining, particularly in the main consuming regions of Europe and North America, with global imports falling from 1.5 million tonnes in 2008/2009...
Crop Industry News from Global OECD-FAO Expect Slower Global Ag Production Growth
GLOBAL - Global agricultural production is expected to grow 1.5 per cent a year on average over the coming decade, compared with annual growth of 2.1 per cent between 2003 and 2012, according...
06 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mostly Mixed
GLOBAL - European stock markets traded near steady Thursday as traders and investors awaited the results of the monthly monetary policy meetings of the European Central Bank and Bank of...
05 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - In overnight news, the Japanese stock market tumbled again and the yen rallied against the U.S. dollar as the latest Japanese government economic stimulus measure was not well embraced...
04 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Key 'Outside Markets' Bearish Overnight
GLOBAL - In overnight news, the Japanese stock market rebounded Tuesday following recent strong selling pressure. The Chinese stock market remained weak following the downbeat manufacturing...
03 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Soybeans Lead Way in Higher Overnight Markets
GLOBAL - The much-anticipated economic data from China over the weekend was a mixed bag for traders and investors....
Crop Industry News from Global FAO/IFIF Feed Manual Published in Arabic
GLOBAL - The International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) together with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have launched the Arabic language version of the "Manual...
31 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Higher in Overnight Trading
GLOBAL - On this last day of the month, the Euro currency was under pressure overnight following another downbeat economic report coming out of the European Union....
Crop Industry News from Global AccuWeather Summer Forecast: Dry in Eastern Europe; Cool in UK, France
GLOBAL - This summer, the core of the heat will be over western Russia and east of Ukraine, writes Jillian MacMath for AccuWeather. ...
30 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Grain Markets Weaker Overnight
GLOBAL - Many markets may react to Thursday’s batch of US economic data, highlighted by the weekly jobless claims report and the second-quarter gross domestic product reading....
Crop Industry News from Global Yield-enhancing Technology for Developing Countries
GLOBAL - FuturaGene, which works in the enhancement of yield and sustainability in woody crops for biopower and biofuel markets, will work with the Donald Danforth Plant Science Centre (DDPSC)...
29 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Overnight Trading Weaker
US - Rising U.S. Treasury bond and note yields have caught the attention of the market place this week. The 10-year U.S. T- Note yield rose to 2.17% Tuesday, the highest in over a year....
28 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mostly Firmer in Overnight Trading
GLOBAL - After a long U.S. holiday weekend, traders will get a full dose of fresh U.S. economic data Tuesday....
27 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Report Looks at Feed Enzyme Market
GLOBAL - The global feed enzyme market is a fast growing segment of the feed additives market, according to a new report....
24 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Global Overnight Trading Quieter
GLOBAL - Trading was quieter in overnight action around the world. The three-day US Memorial Day holiday weekend could make for a calmer US session, too....
23 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: 'Risk-off' Attitudes in Market Place
US - There are keener “risk-off” trader attitudes in the market place Thursday, which has the gold market seeing good safe- haven demand—something the yellow metal has not experienced...
22 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Crude Oil Prices Weaker Today
GLOBAL - The market place is mostly on hold Wednesday morning, awaiting Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s speech on the economy and monetary policy before the Congress later in the morning....
21 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Market Place Awaits Economy Speech
GLOBAL - The market place is awaiting Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s speech on the US economy and monetary policy before the Congress on Wednesday....
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