Tuesday , 21 November 2017

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Forage Analysis: What Numbers Do I Need

Forage Analysis: What Numbers Do I Need

One the more common questions I receive with regard to analytical testing of forages and other feedstuffs is, “I have the sample, now what do I test for or what analysis package s ...

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Wheat Harvest Shatters Previous Yield Records

Wheat Harvest Shatters Previous Yield Records

Minnesota is on track to break its wheat harvest record and, for the first time in nearly 30 years, the number of acres planted with University of Minnesota-developed varieties ed ...

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Ag market: grain futures get into approach lane for next Wasde report

Ag market: grain futures get into approach lane for next Wasde report

The countdown has begun to a highpoint of the agricultural commodity traders’ calendar. The US Department of Agriculture next Thursday will unveil its monthly Wasde global crop su ...

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Ag market: new-month bounce eludes grain futures, for now

Ag market: new-month bounce eludes grain futures, for now

So the idea of month end bringing grain price losses went according to tradition. Will the sister concept, of month beginnings bringing a fresh influx of money and price gains, wo ...

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Ag market: soybean futures halt decline in China, to relief of Chicago

Ag market: soybean futures halt decline in China, to relief of Chicago

There was some modestly upbeat news around for agricultural commodity bulls around to start the week. Particularly for soybean investors, with futures on the Dalian exchange in Ch ...

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World cotton stocks to rise in 2017-18. But by how much?

World cotton stocks to rise in 2017-18. But by how much?

Something else for cotton investors to chew on – growing supply prospects. Both the International Cotton Advisory Committee and private consultancy Cotlook on Friday raised estima ...

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Mexican millers seeking to add ‘Australia, Germany, Poland to wheat origins’

Mexican millers seeking to add ‘Australia, Germany, Poland to wheat origins’

Mexican millers, historically the biggest buyers of US wheat, are lining up a second purchase of Argentine wheat before they have even received the first – and are investigating p ...

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South Africa poised for ‘another big’ corn crop – but wheat prospects fall short

South Africa poised for ‘another big’ corn crop – but wheat prospects fall short

South Africa appears poised for larger-than-expected maize supplies, but an increasing wheat import requirement, after official data on both crop came in wide of investor forecast ...

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Coffee prices to ‘move higher’, as farmers win ‘battle’ with funds

Coffee prices to ‘move higher’, as farmers win ‘battle’ with funds

Marex Spectron, saying that funds are "too short, too soon" in arabica beans, flagged the prospect of a recovery in coffee prices, despite becoming the second commentator this wee ...

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Ag market: is wheat chart pointing the way to price gains?

Ag market: is wheat chart pointing the way to price gains?

For chart-watchers, wheat futures are displaying something of a "buy" signal. That is, the chart of the last four months appears to be showing what is termed a "double bottom". Ha ...

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