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Palm oil futures hit 5-month high, despite Malaysia stocks rise

Palm oil futures hit 5-month high, despite Malaysia stocks rise

Palm oil futures jumped to a five-month high after Malaysian stocks were shown rising by less than many analysts had expected, sapped by unexpectedly high exports, boosted by Chin ...

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Hedge funds turn more bearish on grains than soft commodities

Hedge funds turn more bearish on grains than soft commodities

Hedge funds became more bearish on grains than New York-traded soft commodities as concerns waned over dryness damage to corn output – while hurricane worries prompted a surge in ...

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Deere acquires blue river technology

Deere acquires blue river technology

The agriculture arm of Deere & Company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Blue River Technology, an innovative applied learning technology firm that has coupled prec ...

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Russia. Wheat export prices strengthened last week

Russia. Wheat export prices strengthened last week

Mixed price trends were observed in the Russian milling wheat market this past week. Prices both in the domestic and export markets continued sinking over the week. However, the B ...

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Pesticides to be replaced gradually in agriculture

Pesticides to be replaced gradually in agriculture

More drones, robots and robust plants are to help cut back on chemicals in Swiss agriculture. The government says it has decided on an action plan to reduce by 50% the risks of lo ...

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From sugar mills to hog farms, US agriculture braces for Irma

From sugar mills to hog farms, US agriculture braces for Irma

Hurricane Irma sent farmers and food companies scrambling to protect processing facilities, farm fields and animal herds in the South and Southeastern parts of the United States o ...

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Indonesia caps rice prices

Indonesia caps rice prices

Indonesia’s Trade Ministry has capped retail prices for most types of rice, looking to “maintain stability” in the cost of the commodity which lies at the heart of cuisine in the ...

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US flags crop damage from Hurricane Harvey – as Hurricane Irma looms

US flags crop damage from Hurricane Harvey – as Hurricane Irma looms

More details emerged of the damage to US crops from Hurricane Harvey, even as the next hurricane, Irma, approaches the south of the country, with latest forecasts seeing it bringi ...

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Russia. Active supplies of wheat to Africa

Russia. Active supplies of wheat to Africa

According to preliminary information of market participants, Russia exported 1396 KMT of wheat in July 2017/18, or 10% less than at the same time last year (1554 KMT was in July 2 ...

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Here’s How Corn Makes America Go Round

Here’s How Corn Makes America Go Round

Not every day does an obscure scientific report directly help massive U.S. companies looking to cut costs, use natural resources more efficiently, and make sure their customers kn ...

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