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  • CHICAGO, April 28- U.S. corn and soybean futures fell on Friday on the prospect of dry weather for key Midwest production areas in early May, which would give farmers access to fields during a crucial planting window, traders said. "Nearly week of drying ahead then allows recovery in most of Midwest, limits risk for standing water in corn/wheat," Commodity Weather...

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  • CHICAGO, April 28- U.S. corn and soybean futures fell on Friday on the prospect of dry weather for key Midwest production areas in early May which would give farmers access to fields during a crucial planting window, traders said. "Nearly week of drying ahead then allows recovery in most of Midwest, limits risk for standing water in corn/wheat," Commodity Weather...

  • CHICAGO— Grain futures were mixed Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for May delivery was 9.40 cents higher at $4.1640 a bushel; May corn was off 2.40 cents at $3.58 a bushel; May oats was up 3.40 cents at $2.26 a bushel while May soybeans fell 6.80 cents to $9.4140 a bushel. April live cattle was 4.28 cents higher at $1.3718 a pound; April feeder...

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, April 28- Chicago wheat futures edged higher on Friday, on track for their biggest weekly gain since early February, with worries about freezing temperatures in U.S. wheat belts fuelling a rebound from price lows this week. The Chicago Board Of Trade's most active wheat contract was up 0.5 percent by 1146 GMT at $4.33-1/ 4 a bushel.

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, April 28- Chicago wheat futures edged higher on Friday, on track for their biggest weekly gain since early February, with worries about freezing temperatures in U.S. wheat belts fueling a rebound from price lows this week. The Chicago Board Of Trade's most active wheat contract was up 0.5 percent by 1146 GMT at $4.33-1/ 4 a bushel.

  • SPOKANE, Wash.— Harvesting Washington state's vast fruit orchards each year requires thousands of farmworkers, and many of them work illegally in the United States. "Human pickers are getting scarce," said Gad Kober, a co-founder of Israel- based FFRobotics. Members of the $7.5 billion annual Washington agriculture industry have long grappled with labor...

  • *China is world's biggest consumer of soy oil. BEIJING, April 28- A Chinese consumer backlash against genetically modified crops is beginning to dent demand for soy oil, the nation's main cooking oil, and could spell crisis for the multi-billion-dollar crushing industry, which depends on GMO soybeans from the United States and elsewhere. A Nielsen survey last...

  • SINGAPORE, April 28- Chicago wheat futures were on track on Friday to end the week with the biggest gain since early February, with prices underpinned by concerns over freezing temperatures threatening the U.S. winter crop. The Chicago Board Of Trade's most-active wheat contract is up 2.7 percent this week, the biggest gain in 11 weeks. Low temperatures in...

  • SYDNEY, April 28- U.S. wheat edged higher on Friday as unfavourable weather forecasts stoked fears of production losses, pushing the grain towards it biggest one-week rise in nearly three months. *The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday reported net corn export sales hit a three-week high last week and soybean sales hit a one-month peak, with old-crop...

  • *Mexico says conditions exist for a good outcome for all. WASHINGTON, April 27- President Donald Trump said on Thursday he pulled back from the brink of killing the 23- year-old trade pact with Canada and Mexico after requests from their leaders and expressed optimism about winning better U.S. terms in a renegotiated deal. Trump, during a White House appearance...

  • MADISON, Wis.— A dairy group says most of Wisconsin's 58 dairy farms desperately looking for new milk buyers before a Monday deadline have found them. The Dairy Business Milk Marketing Cooperative said in a news release Thursday the group believes most farmers dropped by Grassland Dairy earlier this month found new buyers. Wisconsin Department of Agriculture,...

  • BORDEAUX, April 27- Sharp spring frosts are damaging production in some of France's most famous winemaking regions, including Champagne, Bordeaux and Burgundy, posing a threat to growers' incomes. "All areas of the Champagne are hit to very varying degrees," said Thibaut Le Mailloux from the Champagne Committee industry group. France's total wine output fell 10...

  • BORDEAUX, April 27- Sharp spring frosts are damaging production in some of France's most famous winemaking regions, including Champagne, Bordeaux and Burgundy, posing a threat to growers' incomes. "All areas of the Champagne are hit to very varying degrees," said Thibaut Le Mailloux from the Champagne Committee industry group. France's total wine output fell 10...

  • BORDEAUX, April 27- Sharp spring frosts are damaging production in some of France's most famous winemaking regions, including Champagne, Bordeaux and Burgundy, posing a threat to growers' incomes. "All areas of the Champagne are hit to very varying degrees," said Thibaut Le Mailloux from the Champagne Committee industry group. France's total wine output fell 10...

  • BORDEAUX, April 27- Sharp spring frosts are damaging production in some of France's most famous winemaking regions, including Champagne, Bordeaux and Burgundy, posing a threat to growers' incomes. "All areas of the Champagne are hit to very varying degrees," said Thibaut Le Mailloux from the Champagne Committee industry group. France's total wine output fell 10...

  • CHICAGO— Grain futures were mostly lower Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for May delivery was 5 cents lower at $4.07 a bushel; May corn was off 4.60 cents at $3.6040 a bushel; May oats was up. 60 cent at $2.2260 a bushel while May soybeans fell 5 cents to $9.4820 a bushel. April live cattle was 1.92 cents higher at $1.3290 a pound; April feeder...