Data doubts fuel late surge in corn, wheat futures

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Grain prices put in a late burst in Chicago, taking gains above 3%, amid growing doubts over the official data which showed the US corn crop failing to deteriorate last week despite further heat. Corn for December, the most-traded contract, soared 3.7% to $7.11 ½ a bushel in late deals in Chicago, where wheat for…


Corn and Soybean consumption coming up short

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(AXcess News) Springfield, IL – Much of the corn and soybean market attention is appropriately focused on the prospective size of the 2011 U.S. crops and speculation about the USDA’s August 11 Crop Production report.  The size of these crops will obviously largely determine the magnitude of supplies available for consumption during the 2011-12 marketing…


U.S. grain and soy review: Wheat falls on growing global output

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U.S. wheat futures tumbled Thursday as increasing estimates for global production overshadowed concerns about a decline in the domestic crop. Soft red winter wheat for September delivery, the most actively traded contract, fell 11 1/2 cents, or 1.6%, to $6.93 1/4 a bushel at the Chicago Board of Trade. Prices fell less at exchanges in…


Wheat buy-up sparks price manipulation fears

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Britain’s most powerful grain company, jointly owned by Cargill and Associated British Foods, bought and took delivery of all the available UK feed wheat last month. The series of purchases by Frontier Agriculture, described by a number of traders as "unprecedented", will reignite growing concerns among food manufacturers and campaign groups over the potential for…


Wheat Futures Advance as U.S. Debt Deal Gives Commodities an ‘Early Lift’

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Wheat futures advanced for the first time in three days after President Barack Obama announced that lawmakers have reached an agreement to raise the federal debt limit and avoid a default. Corn futures also increased. December-delivery wheat gained as much as 1.1 percent to $7.2375 a bushel on the Chicago Board of Trade and was…


Wheat, Corn Gain as U.S. Agrees to Debt Deal to Avoid Default

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Aug. 1 (Bloomberg) — Wheat futures advanced for the first time in three days after President Barack Obama announced that lawmakers have reached an agreement to raise the federal debt limit and avoid a default. Corn futures also increased. December-delivery wheat gained as much as 1.1 percent to $7.235 a bushel on the Chicago Board…


Quick Edit | Cotton, just like wheat

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After much persuasion on the part of farmers, the Union government has allowed the export of cotton for the remainder of the current season After much persuasion on the part of farmers, the Union government has allowed the export of cotton for the remainder of the current season, which ends in October. India is one…


Wheat, corn, oat and soybean futures fall on the CBOT; beef prices rise

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CHICAGO — Grains futures fell Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for September delivery fell 20.75 cents to $6.7250 a bushel; December corn fell 17.50 cents to $6.6875 a bushel; December oats fell 5.50 cents to $3.5750 a bushel; while November soybeans fell 14.25 cents to $13.5725 a bushel. Beef futures rise, while…


Farmer promoted method for abundant wheat yields

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1911 Charles E. Funk, one of the successful farmers of Meade County uses a method he declares will result in wheat yielding from 20 to 50 bushels. Here is how. "Soon as the 1911 crop is off the ground we disk the land, double disk if necessary, then we plow deep," he said. "Let no…


Afghan farmers trade poppy seeds for wheat seeds

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NAWA, Helmand province, Afghanistan – The change of agriculture in Afghanistan is steadily steering away from the illegal crops which fund insurgent forces year after year. Civil Affairs Team 3, which is supporting the Afghan government, plans to continue providing wheat as an alternative to growing poppy and cannabis in Afghanistan’s Nawa District to drive…


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