Monday , 19 February 2018

AM markets: ag prices slip on fallen oil. Palm oil leads dip

AM markets: ag prices slip on fallen oil. Palm oil leads dip

The wheel of fortune of macro-market completed another half turn, bringing losses to many risk assets, and with inevitable pressure on agricultural commodities. "When the global e ...

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Argentina Cuts Tariffs, Affects Grain Markets

Argentina Cuts Tariffs, Affects Grain Markets

Argentina's new president is holding up his promise to agriculture. President Mauricio Macri eliminated export taxes on ag goods like beef, wheat, and corn. He also cut a soybean ...

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Wheat dips in market caution after Paris attacks

Wheat dips in market caution after Paris attacks

There was a bit of a risk-off feel to financial markets to start the week, after the terror attacks in Paris late on Friday. Certainly, on grain markets, investors had little appe ...

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DuPont Ready to Play Part in Reshaping Global Seeds Business

DuPont Ready to Play Part in Reshaping Global Seeds Business

Less than two weeks after taking over as interim head of DuPont Co., Ed Breen is ready to play his part in reshaping the global market for seeds and crop chemicals. Breen said Tue ...

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Ag markets: below-forecast US rains help wheat, hurt cotton

Ag markets: below-forecast US rains help wheat, hurt cotton

OK, parts Texas received a bit of a soaking over the weekend, as the remnants of Hurricane Patricia hit. Some areas of the state received 20 inches of rainfall, according to Commo ...

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Rallies in corn, sugar have further to run, says Rabobank

Rallies in corn, sugar have further to run, says Rabobank

Revivals in corn and raw sugar futures have further to run, according to Rabobank, which also saw Brazilian dryness providing support for robusta coffee – but less so for arabica ...

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Researchers have developed techniques to help make the most of barley

Researchers have developed techniques to help make the most of barley

EU-funded researchers have developed techniques to help the food sector make the most of barley, improving health and creating new opportunities. Barley, which is especially high ...

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US Cash Hog Prices to Decline in 2016

US Cash Hog Prices to Decline in 2016

Friday’s USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report indicated production will be up and cash prices will slide lower in 2016. “USDA raised their prediction ...

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Biggest wheat yield on record could add to concerns about pressure on market, says NFU

Biggest wheat yield on record could add to concerns about pressure on market, says NFU

Survey results show a 6% wheat yield rise year-on-year, from 8.6 to 9.1 tonnes per hectare. This year’s harvest is set to become the biggest wheat yield on record, according to th ...

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Record wheat harvest underlines importance of market

Record wheat harvest underlines importance of market

The NFU has revealed that this year’s harvest is set to become the biggest wheat yield on record. However, it warns that this will only add to the concerns by growers who fear thi ...

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