Agriculture News Results

  • Indonesia to use "existing laws" as palm oil moratorium expires

    Indonesia will use existing laws in a jobs creation bill passed last year to deal with issues around sustainable palm oil production, a senior official said on Wednesday, after a moratorium on new plantation permits recently ended.

  • Wake up and smell the coffee ... made in the United States

    Farmer David Armstrong recently finished planting what is likely the most challenging crop his family has ever cultivated since his ancestors started farming in 1865 - 20,000 coffee trees. Except Armstrong is not in the tropics of Central America - he is in Ventura, California, just 60 miles away from downtown Los Angeles.

  • INSIGHT-Wake up and smell the coffee ... made in the United States

    Farmer David Armstrong recently finished planting what is likely the most challenging crop his family has ever cultivated since his ancestors started farming in 1865 - 20,000 coffee trees. Except Armstrong is not in the tropics of Central America - he is in Ventura, California, just 60 miles away from downtown Los Angeles.

  • Indian Morning Briefing: Asian Markets Mixed; China Evergrande's Debt Woes in Focus

    GLOBAL MARKETS DJIA 33919.84 -50.63 -0.15% Nasdaq 14746.40 32.49 0.22% S&P 500 4354.19 -3.54 -0.08% FTSE 100 6980.98 77.07 1.12% Nikkei Stock 29631.70 -208.01 -0.70% Hang Seng Closed Kospi Closed SGX Nifty* 17532.50 -29.0 -0.17%* Sep contract USD/JPY 109.41-42 +0.18 Range 109.49 109.12 EUR/USD 1.1725-28 -0.01 Range 1.1732 1.1717 CBOT Wheat Dec $6.902 per bushel Spot Gold $1,775.37/ oz 0.1% Nymex Crude $70.56 $0.27 U.S. U.S. stocks ended mixed in a choppy trading session...

  • GRAINS-Corn recovers from 1-week low, but harvest progress weighs

    Chicago corn futures edged higher on Wednesday, though gains were capped amid signs of ample global supply as U.S. farmers race to finish harvesting their crops. FUNDAMENTALS. * The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade were up 0.2% at $5.18 a bushel, as of 0155 GMT, having closed 0.9% lower in the previous session when prices hit a one-week low of $5.12-3/4 a bushel.

  • GRAINS-Corn eases as harvest progresses, soybeans firm

    * U.S. corn, soy crop ratings improve as harvest gets going. * Dollar rally adds to export worries after storm disruption. * Soybeans climb after reaching three-month low. By Christopher Walljasper. Chicago corn eased for a fourth session on Tuesday as harvest progressed in the United States, pressuring supplies, while a rallying dollar and lingering storm disruption cooled export sentiment.

  • ICE Review: Canola Ends Mixed After Choppy Day

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba--The ICE Futures canola market was mixed on Tuesday, with a small loss in the nearby November contract and gains in the more deferred positions. Strength in Chicago Board of Trade soy complex provided some spillover support for canola, with European rapeseed futures hitting fresh contract highs overnight. Ongoing uncertainty over the size of this year's canola crop also remained supportive, with many traders of the opinion that the actual production will...

  • Commodity markets set for high volatility, says Louis Dreyfus

    Commodity markets face a period of intense volatility as they grapple with the effects of the pandemic, uncertainty over macroeconomic policy and supply chain disruption, the chief executive of Louis Dreyfus Company said on Tuesday.

  • ICE Canola Mixed at Midday Tuesday

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba--The ICE Futures canola market was mixed at midday Tuesday, with losses in the front months and a firmer tone in the more deferred positions. Hedge pressure and long liquidation by smaller speculators accounted for some of the declines in the nearby contracts, according to a trader. On the other side, a move to fresh contract highs in European rapeseed futures overnight and a recovery off of nearby lows for Chicago Board of Trade soyoil provided some underlying...

  • ICE Canada Morning Comment: Canola Prices Mixed

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba--Intercontinental Exchange canola futures were narrowly mixed on Tuesday morning, as small gains in the Chicago soy complex provided little direction. There are more significant increases in European rapeseed, but Malaysian palm oil slipped back a little. Following overnight frosts in parts of the Prairies, daytime temperatures are forecast to improve into the low 20 degrees Celsius.

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