Monday , 26 June 2017

Ag markets: wheat prices stabilise as dryness tests US crops

Ag markets: wheat prices stabilise as dryness tests US crops

So it looks like the dryness in the southern Plains is causing some damage to winter wheat seedlings after all, now that it has emerged from dormancy. OK, the crop rating for Texa ...

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Ag markets: grain futures make firm start to difficult day

Ag markets: grain futures make firm start to difficult day

The last day of the month might not be the most promising day for grain futures to attempt a recovery, bringing by reputation a withdrawal of fund money. "Tuesday is month end, wh ...

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Ag markets: rouble recovery keeps wheat futures in the fight

Ag markets: rouble recovery keeps wheat futures in the fight

The dollar is recovering against most currencies, care of comments by Janet Yellen, chairman of the Federal Reserve, hinting at the potential for US interest rate rises. But if th ...

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Ag markets: corn recoils from 6-month top ahead of data slew

Ag markets: corn recoils from 6-month top ahead of data slew

Corn futures, having on Tuesday in Chicago closed above their 200-day moving average for the first time since June, set another landmark in the last session, in achieving their hi ...

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US farmers shouldn’t panic – yet – about threat of Trump trade wars

US farmers shouldn’t panic – yet – about threat of Trump trade wars

US farmers shouldn't panic – yet – about the threat to their crop exports posed by President Donald Trump's trade agenda. Mr Trump's broadside to Mexico, a huge buyer of US agricu ...

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Brexit to have ‘enormous impact’ on ag markets

Brexit to have ‘enormous impact’ on ag markets

Brexit will have "an enormous impact on agricultural markets", for its potential for encouraging political surprises in Europe, CME Group senior economist Erik Norland said, forec ...

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World grains harvest upgraded to within an ace of record high

World grains harvest upgraded to within an ace of record high

World grains production will come just 1m tonnes from its record high, the International Grains Council said, lifting in particular its forecast for output of corn, in which it di ...

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AM markets: ag prices show solid gains, helped by fund gloom

AM markets: ag prices show solid gains, helped by fund gloom

US ag contracts returned in buoyant mood from their long weekend, enjoying one of their strongest starts for a while. It was actually pretty easy for risk assets to gain on Tuesda ...

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Soybean Marker Set Up

Soybean Marker Set Up

Soybean industry leaders unveiled a historical marker Jan. 9 recognizing that the first soybean crop grown in North America was planted on Skidaway Island in 1765. Participating i ...

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Canada aims to leapfrog US in global wheat trade

Canada aims to leapfrog US in global wheat trade

Canada is aiming to supplant the United States as the Western Hemisphere’s dominant wheat exporter, as its invigorated grain-exporting sector cashes in on weakening currency and c ...

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