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  • GRAINS-Wheat at two-week low on USDA crop report; soybeans down

    * U.S. report shows better-than-expected winter crop condition. * Australia raises wheat crop forecast to record 34.4 mln T. By Naveen Thukral. Chicago wheat slid to a two-week low on Tuesday after a U.S. report showed the condition of the winter crop was better than expected and eased concerns over world supplies. Soybeans dropped for a fifth consecutive session while corn was little changed.

  • GRAINS-Wheat hits 2-week low on USDA crop condition report

    U.S. wheat futures held steady on Tuesday, after hitting a two-week low earlier as the U.S. Department of Agriculture said the conditions of U.S. crops were better than expected, stoking expectations of bumper global supplies. FUNDAMENTALS.

  • India's parliament passes bill to repeal controversial farm laws

    India's parliament on Monday passed a bill to repeal three laws aiming at deregulating agricultural markets, bowing to pressure from farmers who have protested for over a year to demand that the laws be rolled back.

  • Tim Hortons China to open coffee shops in Metro's China stores

    The Chinese arm of Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons said on Monday it has signed a deal with Metro China to open coffee shops in the retailer's stores, as it banks on rising coffee consumption in the world's most populous country. Tims China said the first batch of seven Tims Go coffee shops, a compact-store model with delivery services, opened on Monday at Metro China stores in four cities.

  • Iranian police clash with protesters after water shortage rallies

    Iranian security forces used tear gas, batons and apparently birdshot on Friday during clashes with protesters demonstrating in Isfahan in support of farmers angry over water shortages, according to Iranian news agencies and social media posts.

  • Brazilian food processor BRF resumes exports to Russia from four plants

    Brazilian food processor BRF SA (BRFS) has resumed pork exports to Russia from four plants that had been barred from selling to the country, the company said in a securities filing late on Wednesday. The plants are in the midwestern Brazilian cities of Lucas do Rio Verde and Rio Verde and in the southern cities of Campos Novos and Lajeado, the company said in the filing.

  • Shell ponders biofuels plant to meet rising Asian aviation demand

    Global major Royal Dutch Shell may build a biofuels plant in Singapore to meet the region's rising demand for sustainable aviation fuels, the head of its downstream business said on Wednesday.

  • Logistics woes threaten ethanol supply needed for gasoline

    Supply chain snags are threatening to hamper deliveries of ethanol needed for blending with gasoline ahead of the Thanksgiving weekend, according to ethanol traders and producers. Unlike crude oil and other refined products, which can be transported by pipeline, ethanol is shipped primarily by train from various Corn Belt states to facilities where it is blended with gasoline.

  • Deere expects bumper year as farmers splurge on equipment

    Deere & Co (DE) on Wednesday shrugged off the hit from a month-long worker strike to forecast record earnings for next year, banking on demand from farmers flush with cash after a run-up in grain prices. The world's largest farm equipment maker also capped a year riddled with supply chain problems with its highest-ever profit of $5.96 billion, sending its shares up the most in nine months.

  • Deere expects bumper year as farmers splurge on equipment

    -Deere & Co (DE) on Wednesday shrugged off the hit from a month-long worker strike to forecast record earnings for next year, banking on demand from farmers flush with cash after a run-up in grain prices. The world's largest farm equipment maker also capped a year riddled with supply chain problems with its highest-ever profit of $5.96 billion, sending its shares up the most in nine months.

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