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Canada Farmers Switching Back to Wheat

Canada Farmers Switching Back to Wheat

Just a few years ago it seemed like Canada’s farmers couldn’t get peas into the ground fast enough, but they’re now falling out of favor. Pea plantings will probably decline to a ...

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U.S. Wheat Associates elects 2018-19 officers

U.S. Wheat Associates elects 2018-19 officers

Three farmers were elected as new officers for U.S. Wheat Associates (USW). The officers will serve 2018-19 (July to June) fiscal year. The board elected Darren Padget of Grass Va ...

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Cotton futures nudge higher, despite forecast for rising US sowings

Cotton futures nudge higher, despite forecast for rising US sowings

Cotton futures nudged higher, despite a much-watched survey on US sowings showing a seven-year high, as the estimate came in in-line with existing forecasts, and worries over dryn ...

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Argentina’s Dry Weather Returns, Drops Soybean Estimate

Argentina’s Dry Weather Returns, Drops Soybean Estimate

The Buenos Aires Cereal Exchange has dropped its Argentine soybean production estimate. Farmers in Argentina are now expected to produce 51 million metric tons of soybeans, in 201 ...

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Pork leads Philippine meat imports in 2017

Pork leads Philippine meat imports in 2017

Pork accounted for the bulk of the Philippines’ meat imports in 2017 at 305,479 tonnes, posting a 10.65% increase from the 2016 figures, according to the Bureau of Animal Industry ...

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US weekly corn net export sales up 23% on week, above market expectations

US weekly corn net export sales up 23% on week, above market expectations

US net export sales of current and next crop corn totaled 1.882 million mt in the week that ended January 25, up 23% from 1.531 million mt in the previous week, Department of Agri ...

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China to cut 2018 rice acreage by 2.2pc amid bulging stocks

China to cut 2018 rice acreage by 2.2pc amid bulging stocks

China will curb planting of rice, its most important food grain, the agriculture ministry said on Tuesday, in a major step towards reducing a growing mountain of unsold stocks. Th ...

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Palm oil production increased by 18 percent in 2017

Palm oil production increased by 18 percent in 2017

Palm oil production increased by 18 percent in 2017: Palm oil association Workers oof state-owned plantation company PT. Perkebunan Nusantara XIII sort oil palm fresh fruit bunche ...

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Corn commentary: Corn dragged higher as grains complex jumps

Corn commentary: Corn dragged higher as grains complex jumps

Prices across the grains complex moved upwards at the start of the week, corn dragged along in the wake of a weaker US dollar and resurgent soybean prices, which at one point had ...

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Ag market: Wheat futures hit multi-month highs, as US crop deteriorates

Ag market: Wheat futures hit multi-month highs, as US crop deteriorates

So much for Turnaround Tuesday. In wheat, at least. Chicago lore has it that a strong trend in the first session of the week is followed by something of a reversal in the second, ...

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