Agriculture News Results

  • Australia says 2019/20 wheat harvest drops to lowest in 12 years

    Australia said on Tuesday its 2019/2020 wheat harvest was the lowest in 12 years, missing its forecast, as a severe drought across the east coast wilted crops. Australia's chief commodity forecaster said in December it expected wheat production during the 2019/2020 season to total 15.85 million tonnes.

  • Two BRF poultry plants in Brazil suspended from exporting to Saudi Arabia

    Two plants in Brazil's ParanĂ¡ state operated by food processor BRF SA (BRFS) have been suspended from exporting poultry to Saudi Arabia, dealing a blow to the company's business activities in an important export market.

  • Australia says 2019/20 wheat harvest drops to lowest in 12 years

    Australia said on Tuesday its 2019/2020 wheat harvest was the lowest in 12 years, missing its forecast, as a severe drought across the east coast wilted crops. Australia's chief commodity forecaster said in December it expected wheat production during the 2019/2020 season to total 15.85 million tonnes.

  • Brazil's BRF says 2 plants in Parana state suspended from exporting poultry to Saudi Arabia

    Brazilian meatpacker BRF SA (BRFS) said on Monday that two of its plants in the southern state of ParanĂ¡ have been temporarily suspended from exporting poultry to Saudi Arabia due to alleged irregularities in feed production.

  • Rio Tinto Expects Lower Shipments From Pilbara on Tropical Cyclone

    Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) said Monday that it expects lower iron-ore shipments from its Pilbara operations in western Australia, which have been hit by Tropical Cyclone Damien. Rio Tinto's shipments from Pilbara are now expected to be between 324 million and 334 million metric tons, down from its previous guidance of between 330 million and 343 million tons. Iron-ore operations at Rio Tinto's Pilbara sites are progressively resuming after the passing of the cyclone, but a return to normal...

  • China approves imports of live poultry from U.S.

    China has approved the import of all poultry products from the United States, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on its website on Monday, including breeding birds in addition to poultry meat approved late last year. Beijing had banned all trade in poultry products from the United States since 2015 due to outbreaks of avian influenza there.

  • China Shanghai Rubber Futures Closing Prices, Volume

    Monday, February 17 2020 Natural Rubber Turnover: 220,438 lots Open High Low Settle Prev. Change Vol Open Settle Interest Mar-20 11,435 11,435 11,435 11,435 11,350 85 2 64 Apr-20 11,535 11,585 11,535 11,570 11,405 165 5 39 May-20 11,500 11,700 11,460 11,585 11,400 185 177,393 167,364 Jun-20 11,765 11,800 11,595 11,700 11,485 215 8 45 Jul-20--- 11,555 11,555 0 0 19 Aug-20 11,840 11,840 11,840 11,840 11,595 245 1 22 Sep-20 11,800 12,000 11,750 11,875 11,695 180 41,421 64,060 Oct-20...

  • China approves imports of live poultry from U.S.

    China has approved the import of all poultry products from the United States, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on its website on Monday, including breeding birds in addition to poultry meat approved late last year. Beijing had banned all trade in poultry products from the United States since 2015 due to outbreaks of avian influenza there.

  • Bayer, BASF Ordered to Pay $265 Million in Weedkiller Crop-Damage Suit

    A jury ruled against Bayer AG (BAYZF) and BASF SE (BFFAF) in a crop-damage case, awarding $265 million to a Missouri peach farmer who claimed the companies encouraged farmers to irresponsibly spray a hard-to-control weedkiller. Peach farmer Bill Bader sued the pesticide-and-seed makers after he said thousands of his fruit trees sustained damage in 2015 and 2016. The damage, he alleged, was caused by a herbicide called dicamba that drifted from neighboring cotton fields, planted with...

  • Bayer, BASF Ordered to Pay $265 Million in Weedkiller Crop-Damage Suit

    A jury ruled against Bayer AG (BAYZF) and BASF SE (BFFAF) in a crop-damage case, awarding $265 million to a Missouri peach farmer who claimed the companies encouraged farmers to irresponsibly spray a hard-to-control weedkiller. Peach farmer Bill Bader sued the pesticide-and-seed makers after he said thousands of his fruit trees sustained damage in 2015 and 2016. The damage, he alleged, was caused by a herbicide called dicamba that drifted from neighboring cotton fields, planted with...

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