Monday , 19 February 2018

ICAC forecasts ‘pressure’ on cotton prices, as Chinese sales loom

ICAC forecasts ‘pressure’ on cotton prices, as Chinese sales loom

The International Cotton Advisory Committee cautioned over "downward pressure" ahead on cotton prices, on the eve of Chinese auction programme expected to shrink the country's sto ...

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Mexico threatens corn ban against the US

Mexico threatens corn ban against the US

Mexico says it is planning to switch corn suppliers and buy from Brazil and Argentina rather than from the United States, in a retaliation snub against President Trump. If this pl ...

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Ag reforms lift China’s long-term crop, meat import needs – USDA

Ag reforms lift China’s long-term crop, meat import needs – USDA

China's long-term import needs of major crops, besides beef, pork and poultry, look higher than had been thought, Washington officials said, warning of a dent to the country ag ou ...

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Ag markets: wheat futures hit new multi-month highs

Ag markets: wheat futures hit new multi-month highs

Wheat futures extended their rally to a seven-and-a-half month high, led by Kansas City hard red winter wheat. Wheat prices eased in the overnight session, but slow farmer selling ...

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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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Oil price rise a boost to veg oil prices – but there are limits, says USDA

Oil price rise a boost to veg oil prices – but there are limits, says USDA

The revival in crude oil prices, and a revamp in US fuel mandates, will support vegetable oil markets – but within limits, US officials said, citing soaring imports of biodiesel f ...

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USDA Export Sales Report

USDA Export Sales Report

Wheat:  Net sales of 377,000 metric tons for delivery in marketing year 2016/2017 were down 34 percent from the previous week and 31 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increa ...

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U.S. Corn, Soybean Exports Up

U.S. Corn, Soybean Exports Up

U.S. corn and soybean exports are soaring, thanks to South American weather woes that are hurting crops in Brazil and Argentina, analysts say. USDA figures show corn exports are u ...

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USDA announces 2016-17 sugar program provisions

USDA announces 2016-17 sugar program provisions

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Sept. 23 announced sugar marketing allotments and marketing assistance loan rates for the 2016-17 crop year that begins Oct. 1. The initial 2 ...

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USDA Crop Production Report Indicates Record Yields

USDA Crop Production Report Indicates Record Yields

The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture crop production report indicates that the 2016 area harvested for corn is forecast at 86.6 million acres, unchanged from August but up 7 ...

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