Food and Beverage Agriculture

  • *Soybeans down 1.5 pct, testing $10 chart level. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Aug 19- Chicago soybeans slid for a second session on Friday as beneficial rain in the U.S. Recent rain in key U.S. growing areas has now further eased crop risks, even if some analysts are cautious about the very high yields projected by the USDA.

  • *Bangladesh in deals for 800,000 T of Black Sea wheat- sources. SINGAPORE, Aug 19- Grain millers in Bangladesh are boosting their wheat purchases from Russia and Ukraine as cargoes from key exporter India fade due to a supply squeeze in that country. "India is out of the market, Bangladesh buyers are taking larger volumes of feed wheat as well as milling grade wheat...

  • NEWARK, N.J.— Stacks of leafy greens are sprouting inside an old brewery in New Jersey. "What we do is we trick it," said David Rosenberg, co-founder and chief executive officer of AeroFarms. The company is in the process of building what an industry group says is the world's largest commercial vertical farm at the site of an old steel mill in New Jersey's largest city.

  • *Soybeans fall 1.2 pct, biggest daily decline since Aug 1. SINGAPORE, Aug 19- Chicago soybeans slid for a second session on Friday as the market was weighed down by prospects of an all-time high U.S. crop, while corn was little changed after hitting a three-week top on a short-covering bounce. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has forecast record large soybean and...

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 19- Chicago soybeans slid for a second session on Friday as the market was weighed down by prospects of an all-time high U.S. crop, while corn climbed to its highest in three weeks on a short-covering bounce. *The U.S. Department of Agriculture has forecast record large soybean and corn harvests. *The USDA's weekly export report on Thursday morning...

  • SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico— The U.S. government announced Thursday that it imposed a $210,000 fine on two pesticide distributors in Puerto Rico as part of a widespread probe into a toxic pesticide that nearly killed an American family in the neighboring U.S. Virgin Islands. The EPA said Superior-Angran bought two pesticides containing methyl bromide and then sold...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 18- U.S. soybean futures eased on Thursday, closing well above session lows as technical buyers stepped into the market after profit-taking sparked an early sell-off, traders said. Chicago Board of Trade November soybean futures settled down 1-1/ 2 cents at $10.14-1/ 2 a bushel. But USDA's weekly export report on Thursday morning came in as expected...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 18- An online U.S. cattle auction that ranchers and traders hope will restore transparency to livestock pricing and reduce volatility in futures contracts is set to resume operations in September following a three-month halt, its owner said on Thursday. Government Accountability Office aim to address concerns that cash and futures prices do not...

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  • At 10:36 a.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade November soybean futures were down 16-1/ 4 cents at $9.99-3/ 4 a bushel. Before weakening on Thursday, soy futures had notched a 5.7 percent rise since Aug. 12, when the U.S. Agriculture Department issued a forecast for a record U.S. harvest. But USDA's weekly export report on Thursday morning came in as expected and did not...

  • Industry group Grain SA says the tariff should have been adjusted in late May to 1,591 rand a tonne, from 1,224 rand, a 30 percent hike. When the adjustment is calculated, it typically also takes a few weeks for it to be signed off and implemented, but Grain SA said the government was taking too long and took the case to the High Court in Pretoria. "The Court instructed...

  • CHICAGO— Grain futures were mostly lower Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Sept. delivery was 4.80 cents lower at $4.2246 a bushel; Sept. corn was 2.40 cents lower at $3.28 bushel; Sept. oats was unchanged at $1.6960 a bushel; while August soybeans fell 9 cents to $10.18 a bushel. August live cattle was. 03 cent higher at $1.1488 a pound;...

  • *Weekly export data awaited after rally on China sales. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Aug 18- Chicago soybean prices eased on Thursday as the prospect of a bumper U.S. harvest this year curbed an export-fuelled rally that took prices to a four-week high earlier in the session. The run-up to weekly U.S. export figures at 1230 GMT also encouraged the oilseed market to pause after...

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 18- Chicago soybean prices slid on Thursday as the market took a breather after climbing to a four-week high earlier in the session on the back of strong purchases by top importer China. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active soybean contract had fallen 0.2 percent to $10.13-3/ 4 a bushel by 0259 GMT. The soybean market is being torn between bearish...

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 18- Chicago soybeans slid on Thursday as the market took a breather after climbing to a four-week high on the back of strong purchases by top importer China. *The soybean market is being torn between bearish influence stemming from expectations of record U.S. production and support from strong purchases by China. *The U.S. Department of Agriculture...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 17- U.S. soybean futures rose to their highest in nearly four weeks on Wednesday on strong demand from China, the world's top buyer of the oilseed, traders said. "We had some short-covering, got a little bit of a technical bounce," said Karl Setzer, market analyst at MaxYield Cooperative. The U.S. Agriculture Department said on Wednesday morning that...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 17- U.S. soybean futures rose to their highest in nearly four weeks on Wednesday on strong demand from China, the world's top buyer of the oilseed, traders said. The U.S. Agriculture Department said on Wednesday morning that private exporters reported the sale of 381,000 tonnes of soybeans to China for delivery during the 2016/ 17 marketing year.

  • CHICAGO— Grain futures were higher Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Sept. delivery was 4 cents higher at $4.2740 a bushel; Sept. corn was 3 cents higher at $3.3040 bushel; Sept. oats was 2.50 cents lower at $1.6960 a bushel; while August soybeans gained 7.50 cents to $10.27 a bushel. August live cattle was. 65 cent lower at $1.1485 a pound;...

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