Chicago Board of Trade March wheat futures rose 0.35 percent to $6.54-1/ 4 a bushel by 1042 GMT. Wheat had posted its biggest one-day decline in more than two months on Thursday. The prospect of larger-than-expected supplies in Canada and Australia has weighed on the market this week along with weak U.S. exports.
BEIJING, Dec 6- China is still evaluating whether to approve the strain of genetically-modified corn that caused it to reject some U.S. shipments in the last few weeks, a government spokesman said.
David Dietze, President & Chief Investment Strategist at Point View Wealth Management, says investors need to be selective going forward to make money.
*Japan says wants to boost stocks in case future shipments delayed. TOKYO, Dec 6- Japan's Ministry of Agriculture has issued a surprise tender to purchase a total of 162,011 tonnes of Canadian Western Red Spring wheat as it looks to negate the impact of possible future shipping delays, a government official said on Friday.
BUENOS AIRES, Dec 5- Argentina is not on the verge of cutting its soybean export tax despite market rumors to the contrary and pressure on the government to stimulate international sales, a well-placed source at the agriculture ministry said on Thursday.
BUENOS AIRES, Dec 5- Argentina is not on the verge of cutting the soybean export tax despite market rumors to the contrary and pressure building on the government to stimulate international sales, a well-placed source at the agriculture ministry said on Thursday.
CHICAGO-- Grain futures were lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery fell 9.75 cents to $6.52 a bushel; March corn were 3 cents lower at 4.3350 a bushel; March oats were 1 cent lower at $3.2575 a bushel; while January soybeans fell 1.50 cents $13.28 a bushel.
*Slashes full-year EPS view to $0.55- $0.75 from $1.20- $1.50. *Cuts revenue view to $2.15- $2.35 bln from $2.25- $2.45 bln. Dec 5- Farm equipment retailer Titan Machinery Inc slashed its full-year profit forecast as a record corn harvest pulled down prices and left farmers with less money to spend on new tractors and harvesters.
Analysts expect India to be a net exporter of sugar in 2013/ 14, selling at least 1.5 million tonnes and possibly more than 2.0 million depending on price movements in coming months. ICE raw sugar futures slipped to three-month lows this week after news that the cane crush in India had begun, signalling more exports.
CHICAGO-- Grains futures were lower Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery was 9.75 cents lower at 6.52 a bushel; March corn was 3 cents lower at 4.3350 a bushel; March oats were unchanged at $3.2675 a bushel; while January soybeans was 8.50 cents lower at 13.21 a bushel.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-- A Green Bay, Wis.- based beef processing company has submitted the minimum $12.75 million bid for an idled South Dakota plant, according to court paperwork filed Wednesday.
Dec 5- Farm equipment retailer Titan Machinery Inc's quarterly profit more than halved and the company cut its full-year revenue and profit forecasts as equipment sales and margins decline. Titan Machinery's shares fell 11 percent before the bell, after the company said it expected a full-year profit of between $0.55 and $0.75 per share.
*Exports, US freeze lift Paris wheat to near 7- month high. CHICAGO, Dec 4- U.S. soybean futures were higher on Wednesday, reversing two days of declines, on technical buying despite prospects for a huge soy harvest in South America. Chicago Board of Trade January soybeans were up 9-3/ 4 cents per bushel at $13.29-1/ 2, while December wheat was down 6-1/ 2 at $6.47-1/ 4.
WASHINGTON, Dec 4- U.S. House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday accused Senate Democrats of blocking the path to a new U.S. farm bill that would cut food stamp benefits for the poor and boost crop insurance coverage for farmers. Debbie Stabenow, the Senate Agriculture Committee chairwoman, when asked about Boehner's remarks, said the comments were "not productive.
Brace yourself: The U.S. is about to go over the "dairy cliff," which could cause milk prices to jump.
NEW YORK-- Shares of CF Industries climbed to an all-time high Wednesday after the fertilizer maker said that it might boost its dividend over time. THE SPARK: At an investor presentation, detailed in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the company said that it will continue to evaluate raising its dividend over time.
CHICAGO-- Grains futures were mixed Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery was 3 cents lower at 6.6525 a bushel; March corn was 6.75 cents higher at 4.38 a bushel; March oats were unchanged at $3.2950 a bushel; while January soybeans was 13 cents higher at 13.32 3/ 4 a bushel.