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Food and Beverage Agriculture

  • *Dry, hot weather has hit Australia, North America and Europe. Low prices had already discouraged U.S. farmers from planting wheat, and dry weather is now exacerbating the shortage from North America to Australia. In Europe, a drought threatens to reduce cereal production in Italy and parts of Spain to its lowest in at least 20 years.

  • *Dry, hot weather has hit Australia, North America and Europe. Low prices had already discouraged U.S. farmers from planting wheat, and dry weather is now exacerbating the shortage from North America to Australia. In Europe, a drought threatens to reduce cereal production in Italy and parts of Spain to its lowest in at least 20 years.

  • SYDNEY, July 18- U.S. corn climbed 2 percent on Tuesday as forecasts for hot, dry weather across a key producing region stoked fears of further output losses. The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board of Trade were up 2 percent at $3.95-1/ 2 a bushel at 0333 GMT, after earlier touching their highest since July 13 at $3.96 a bushel. Temperatures will remain hot and...

  • BEIJING, July 18- Global seeds giants have called for transparent, science-based approvals processes for new crop types after China approved two more genetically modified crops for import, but left four others on the waiting list. China on Monday approved Syngenta's 5307 insect-resistant corn sold under the Agrisure Duracade brand and Monsanto's 87427...

  • Low prices had already discouraged U.S. farmers from planting wheat and dry weather is now exacerbating the shortage from North America to Australia. Drought in southern Europe threatens to reduce cereal production in Italy and parts of Spain to its lowest level in at least 20 years. said Terry Reilly, senior commodity analyst with Futures International in...

  • SYDNEY, July 18- U.S. corn rose nearly 2 percent on Tuesday as forecasts for unfavorable weather fueled concerns of further damage to crops. *The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade were up 1.8 percent at $3.95 a bushel at 0055 GMT, having closed down 0.4 percent in the previous session. *The U.S. Department of Agriculture after the close of futures...

  • *Australia's West, East hit by extreme dry weather. The expectation of Australia's shortfall follows news that one of the worst heat waves in decades is devastating wheat crops in southern Europe. Australia's east and west coast regions- the country's largest wheat producing areas- have received less than half the average rainfall typical for the April 1 to...

  • Brazilian cattle ranchers have said they believe the abscesses were linked to foot-and-mouth vaccines used in Brazil, the only country where foot-and-mouth disease can be found in cattle that can sell to the United States because it uses vaccinations. After the meeting, Brazil's Agriculture Ministry released a recording of Maggi's remarks in which he said...

  • USDA SAYS NO TIMELINE FOR RESTORATION OF FRESH BEEF IMPORTS FROM BRAZIL, TIMELINE DEPENDS ON PROGRESS BY BRAZIL.

  • AGRICULTURE DEPT SAYS TALKS WITH BRAZIL ON RESTORING BRAZIL'S FRESH BEEF IMPORTS REMAINS AN OPEN DIALOGUE.

  • CHICAGO, July 17- Chicago Board of Board of Trade wheat futures fell to a roughly two-week low on Monday while MGEX spring wheat gained 1 percent in wheat spreading as dry conditions stressed the spring wheat crop in the northern U.S. September hard red winter wheat declined 7 cents to $5.06-1/ 2 per bushel and MGEX September spring wheat was 9-1/ 4 cents higher to...

  • LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— A longtime Arkansas soybean farmer, Mike Wallace thought of his neighbors as a community and always was willing to lend a hand if they faced any hardships with their crops. Concern about the herbicide drifting onto unprotected crops, especially soybeans, has spawned lawsuits and prompted Arkansas and Missouri to impose temporary bans on...

  • PORTLAND, Maine— Interstate fishing managers say a row with an appointee of President Donald Trump's administration over the regulation of flounder fishing off New Jersey jeopardizes conservation of marine species all along the East Coast. The fish in question is summer flounder, which is popular with sport fishermen and commercial fishermen from Maine to...

  • CHICAGO— Grain futures were lower Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Sept delivery was 5 cents lower at $5.0560 a bushel; Sept corn was up. 60 cent at $3.7540 a bushel; Sept. oats was down. 20 cent at $2.8660 a bushel while August soybeans lost. 40 cent to $9.8840 a bushel. August live cattle was. 40 cent lower at $1.1708 a pound; August feeder...

  • BRUSSELS, July 17- The European Union will only extend its approval for the herbicide glyphosate if there is sufficient support from the bloc's 28 member states, European Health and Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis said on Monday. The European Commission decided to propose extending approval for glyphosate by 10 years after the European...

  • BRUSSELS, July 17- The European Union will only extend its approval for the herbicide glyphosate if there is sufficient support from the bloc's 28 member states, European Health and Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis said on Monday. The European Commission decided to propose extending approval for glyphosate by 10 years after the European...

  • SYDNEY/ PARIS, July 17- U.S. wheat fell to a 17- day low on Monday as rains across a major producing region weighed on the market, though forecasts for continued dry weather helped to limit the slide in prices. The most active wheat futures on the Chicago Board of Trade were down 0.4 percent at $5.08-1/ 2 a bushel by 1028 GMT, after hitting a session-low of $5.02-3/ 4 a...

  • *Australia's West, East hit by extreme dry weather. The expectation of Australia's shortfall follows news that one of the worst heat waves in decades is devastating wheat crops in southern Europe. Australia's east and west coast regions- the country's largest wheat producing areas- have received less than half the average rainfall typical for the April 1 to...

  • Drought in southern Europe threatens to reduce cereal production in Italy and parts of Spain to its lowest level in at least 20 years, and hit other regional crops including olives and almonds. Castile and Leon, the largest cereal growing region in Spain, has been particularly badly affected, with crop losses estimated at around 60 to 70 percent.

  • SYDNEY, July 17- U.S. wheat fell 1 percent to hit a 17- day low on Monday as rains across a key producing region weighed on prices, though forecasts for continued dry weather provided a floor to losses. The most active wheat futures on the Chicago Board of Trade were down 1.1 percent at $5.05-1/ 4 a bushel by 0340 GMT, near the session-low of $5.02-3/ 4 a bushel- the weakest...