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  • Mexico court rejects appeal to lift transgenic corn ban -lawyer

    A Mexican court has rejected a company's appeal to lift a ban on commercial planting of transgenic corn in Mexico, passing the matter to the Supreme Court, a lawyer for the firm said on Friday.

  • Coffee Futures End Higher in Post-Thanksgiving Trade

    Coffee futures edged higher Friday, helped along by a weaker dollar. Arabica coffee for March ended up 0.9% at $1.2815 a pound on the ICE Futures U.S. exchange. The Wall Street Journal dollar index, which measures the U.S. dollar against a basket of currencies, was down 0.1% in recent trade.

  • LIVESTOCK HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

    Export Sales Underwhelm Grain, Soybean Traders-- Market Talk. 10:27 ET- Grain and soybean futures open mostly lower after US export sales largely fell short of expectations. The USDA said American exporters sold a total 903,600 metric tons of soybeans and 200,500 tons of wheat in the week ended Nov. 16, both below the range of prereport estimates.

  • GRAIN HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

    Underwhelming Export Sales Pressure Grain, Soybean Futures. Grain and soybean futures were down Friday as export sales fell short of expectations. Department of Agriculture said exporters sold a total 903,600 metric tons of soybeans and 200,500 tons of wheat in the week ended Nov. 16, both below the range of pre-report estimates.

  • Argentina permits new soybean seed as EU debates weed-killer glyphosate

    Argentina authorized on Friday the use of genetically modified soybean seeds resistant to herbicides other than glyphosate, as the European Union debates whether to extend the license of weed-killers containing the ingredient. The EU debate comes amid concerns the active ingredient in Monsanto Co's (MON) popular weed-killer Roundup causes cancer.

  • USDA Weekly By-Product Value Hog Report - Nov 24

    NW_LS446 Des Moines, IA Fri, Nov 24, 2017 USDA Market News WEEKLY USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE The offal value from a typical slaughter hog for the week ended 11/24/2017 was estimated at 3.96 per cwt live, up 0.10 when compared to last week. CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE- Lbs Price Change Value Prv/Wk Cheek meat, trimmed 0.28 88.75 4.50 0.25 Chitterlings 1.26 42.00- 0.53 Ears, edible export 0.19 175.00- 0.33 Tongues, grn, bnls, sml bx 0.18 96.00- 0.17 Hearts, slashed, domestic 0.28 30.75-...

  • Underwhelming Export Sales Pressure Grain, Soybean Futures

    Grain and soybean futures were down Friday as export sales fell short of expectations. Department of Agriculture said exporters sold a total 903,600 metric tons of soybeans and 200,500 tons of wheat in the week ended Nov. 16, both below the range of pre-report estimates. Wheat futures fell to the lowest point in more than 10 weeks.

  • Danish pork exports to China fall after spike in local supply

    The world's largest pork exporter Danish Crown said on Friday its sales to China had fell in the year 2016/2017 after a temporary spike in Chinese supplies prompted by the forced closure of some farms due to tighter environmental rules.

  • China Shanghai Rubber Futures Closing Prices, Volume

    Friday, November 24 2017 Natural Rubber Turnover: 625,100 lots Open High Low Settle Prev. Change Vol Open Settle Interest Jan-18 13,725 13,920 13,655 13,800 13,685 115 367,944 219,306 Mar-18 14,050 14,085 13,995 14,045 13,845 200 720 158 Apr-18 14,010 14,060 14,010 14,035 14,020 15 4 92 May-18 14,180 14,370 14,135 14,265 14,155 110 241,402 211,392 Jun-18 14,180 14,510 14,135 14,310 14,140 170 594 648 Jul-18 14,310 14,375 14,310 14,345 14,185 160 14 1,182 Aug-18 14,445...

  • Monsanto says Mexico revokes permit to market GMO soy in seven states

    Monsanto Co (MON) said on Thursday that Mexico's agriculture sanitation authority SENASICA had revoked its permit to commercialize genetically modified soy in seven states, criticizing the decision as unjustified. Monsanto (MON) said in a statement that the permit had been withdrawn on unwarranted legal and technical grounds. SENASICA officials could not immediately be reached for comment.

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