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US farmers to sow even more cotton, soy this year than thought
24/02/2017 15:08

US farmers to sow even more cotton, soy this year than thought

US farmers will sow even more cotton and soybeans than investors had expected, encouraged by weak grain prices which are set to send wheat area to a record low, and drive 3.6m acres out of production altogether.

IGC sees 'slight' fall in 2017 wheat area - but flags scope for bigger dip
24/02/2017 14:46

IGC sees 'slight' fall in 2017 wheat area - but flags scope for bigger dip

The International Grains Council flagged the threat posed by a "poor outlook for profits" to its wheat price outlook, even as it raised again its estimate for world grain stocks, citing the bumper Australian harvest.

Rabo sanguine on cocoa, soy, wheat prices - but cautious on cotton
24/02/2017 14:19

Rabo sanguine on cocoa, soy, wheat prices - but cautious on cotton

Rabobank lifted its forecast for wheat futures, and flagged potential for soybean price gains, in a briefing which saw cotton values easing ahead - despite Chinese and technical factors offering market support.

Will US soybean sowings really gain so much over corn?
23/02/2017 10:15

Will US soybean sowings really gain so much over corn?

Don't be surprised if grain markets head into volatility later this week.  For Thursday and Friday bring a key event for investors in the first official forecasts, that really count, for 2017-18 US crop prospects - which in turn have a big say in the outlook for prices worldwide.

Egyptian wheat purchases speed ahead of last season's pace
23/02/2017 10:10

Egyptian wheat purchases speed ahead of last season's pace

Egypt made another huge wheat purchase, mainly from Russia - but it is paying more dearly for its Black Sea supplies, some of which is now being undercut by offers of French grain.

Soft commodities better bets than grains, says Goldman Sachs
23/02/2017 10:06

Soft commodities better bets than grains, says Goldman Sachs

Soft commodities look better bets than grains, according to Goldman Sachs, which flagged the potential for firm demand to lift prices of cocoa and coffee, while record output dents corn and soybean futures.

Hedge funds hike bullish ag bets - spurring fears of grains selldown ahead
22/02/2017 10:57

Hedge funds hike bullish ag bets - spurring fears of grains selldown ahead

Hedge funds hiked their bullish bets in agricultural commodities near to the highest in nine months, led by a buying spree in grains - which commentators cautioned could herald revived selling pressure.

Ag reforms lifting China's long-term crop, meat import needs - USDA
17/02/2017 10:26

Ag reforms lifting 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 output prospects from a subsidy shake-up.

Hedge funds cut short wheat bets - as key test looms of 9-year bear market
17/02/2017 10:20

Hedge funds cut short wheat bets - as key test looms of 9-year bear market

Hedge funds returned to raising bullish bets on ags, lifting their net long in cotton above 100,000 contracts for the first time, and buying back wheat - amid a debate over whether a nine-year bear market is at an end.

Media Release: BlazeAid trailers ready to support SA disaster relief efforts
30/11/2016 16:06

Media Release: BlazeAid trailers ready to support SA disaster relief efforts

29 November 2016

A fleet of seven new BlazeAid trailers are ready to help South Australians recover from natural disasters following donations from local grain growers, Glencore Grain and Viterra.

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