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  • China Shanghai Rubber Futures Closing Prices, Volume

    Friday, February 26 2021 Natural Rubber Turnover: 1,093,321 lots Open High Low Settle Prev. Change Vol Open Settle Interest Mar-21 16,800 16,855 15,785 16,150 16,775 -625 322 327 Apr-21 16,855 16,930 15,920 16,335 16,915 -580 760 515 May-21 16,955 17,040 15,965 16,460 16,935 -475 906,077 199,311 Jun-21 17,040 17,060 15,955 16,485 16,935 -450 6,561 8,932 Jul-21 16,930 17,035 15,915 16,480 16,945 -465 4,833 8,396 Aug-21 16,940 17,025 15,970 16,490 16,895 -405 11,185 8,173...

  • From the hinterland to Hollywood: how Indian farmers galvanised a protest movement

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is struggling to beat back his biggest political challenge in years from a protest movement which began with disgruntled farmers travelling to New Delhi on tractors and is now gaining wider support at home and abroad.

  • The Long Trail - after months at sea over infection worries, Spanish cattle ship returns to port

    A shipload of Spanish cattle that had been drifting for months due to concerns over the bovine bluetongue disease docked in Spain on Thursday, the government said, but the fate of the animals remains unclear. The Karim Allah left the Mediterranean port of Cartagena on Dec. 17 carrying 895 cattle destined for sale in Turkey.

  • GRAIN HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

    Wheat Slide Led By Weak Export Sales. Wheat for March delivery fell 1.4% to $6.75 3/ 4 a bushel on the Chicago Board of Trade Thursday, in reaction to low export sales, precipitation in South America, and overall choppiness in commodities trading. Soybeans for March delivery fell 1.3% to $14.07 1/ 2 a bushel.

  • LIVESTOCK HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

    Sanderson Farms Logs 1 Q Profit, Beats Analysts' Expectations. Sanderson Farms Inc. logged a profit for the first fiscal quarter and a 10% bump in its net sales. The Mississippi-based company reported a $9.5 million profit in the three months ended Jan. 31 compared with a $38.6 million loss a year earlier.

  • The Long Trail - after months at sea over infection worries, Spanish cattle ship returns to port

    A shipload of Spanish cattle that had been drifting for months due to concerns over the bovine bluetongue disease docked in Spain on Thursday, the government said, but the fate of the animals remains unclear. The Karim Allah left the Mediterranean port of Cartagena on Dec. 17 carrying 895 cattle destined for sale in Turkey.

  • IGC Lifts Global Grain Production Forecasts

    The International Grains Council raised its forecasts for global grain production in the 2020-21 on Thursday, thanks to stronger than expected wheat crops in Australia and the Black Sea region. The intergovernmental body said in its monthly grains market report that it now expects grains harvests to total 2.216 billion metric tons, six million tons more than it had last forecast. Larger than previously forecast wheat harvests in Australia, Russia and Kazakhstan drove the...

  • Squeezed by China's Tariffs, Australian Farmers Cultivate New Markets

    By Rhiannon Hoyle| Photographs by Philip Gostelow for The Wall Street Journal. SYDNEY--Alan Sattler had been in his tractor for three hours one morning last May, sowing hundreds of kilograms of barley seeds in Western Australia's arid wheat belt, when he received a text from his grain broker. China, his biggest market, was placing a punitive tariff on Australian barley.

  • China Shanghai Rubber Futures Closing Prices, Volume

    Thursday, February 25 2021 Natural Rubber Turnover: 1,197,223 lots Open High Low Settle Prev. Change Vol Open Settle Interest Mar-21 16,090 17,160 16,090 16,775 15,960 815 530 390 Apr-21 16,290 17,260 16,290 16,915 15,995 920 371 718 May-21 16,250 17,335 16,250 16,935 16,055 880 1,005,974 218,667 Jun-21 16,285 17,350 16,275 16,935 16,100 835 8,120 8,777 Jul-21 16,310 17,330 16,310 16,945 16,115 830 4,754 8,411 Aug-21 16,305 17,315 16,305 16,895 16,135 760 8,240 8,255...

  • Kazakh president orders ban on foreign ownership of farmland

    Kazakhstan will permanently ban foreigners from owning or renting farmland in the vast Central Asian nation, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said on Thursday, ending a lengthy dispute that once prompted anti-government protests.

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