*Neumann pegs Brazil's 2015 coffee crop at 45 mln bags. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Aug 26- ICE arabica coffee futures rallied 5 percent on Tuesday after a leading trade house forecast a fall in top grower Brazil's 2015/ 16 production, reinforcing concerns about long-term crop damage from the drought earlier this year.» Read More
NBC's Stephanie Gosk reports the domestic cattle herd is the smallest it has been since 1951. The biggest culprit is California and the Southwest's record water shortages.
*Cocoa has technical bounce after subdued grind data. LONDON, April 11- Arabica coffee futures on ICE hit a more than two-year high on Friday, underpinned by fears that a drought will cut top-grower Brazil's output. Cocoa futures rose in a technical correction after sinking on Thursday due to disappointing demand data.
*Coffee council pegs Brazil 2014 output down 4.5 pct y/y. NEW YORK/ LONDON, April 10- Arabica coffee hit a more than two-year high on Thursday on low crop forecasts amid renewed fears that a drought will severely cut top grower Brazil's output in the coming seasons.
LONDON, April 10- Arabica coffee hit a more than two-year high on Thursday, as fears that a drought could severely cut top grower Brazil's output in the coming seasons kept a recent rally intact.
The USDA's crop report came in lower than expected, and traders are tracking the volatility, with CME trader Chris Gersch and Chris Narayanan, Societe Generale.
Some 30 million Chinook salmon, or "baby king salmon" are being driven by tanker trucks due to the fear of warmer and shallow waters from the California drought keeping them from swimming to the ocean this year. CNBC's Morgan Brennan has the details.
The waters in California are too shallow and too warm for salmon to swim from Hatchery to the ocean. CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports the California drought is forcing tanker trucks to drive salmon to the ocean.
CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at how the drought across the western part of the country is impacting the oil industry.
CNBC's Sara Eisen takes a look at how the drought across the western part of the country is impacting brewers.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports how the California drought is causing problems for Napa vineyards.
Vail Resorts Chairman & CEO Robert Katz says his resort is still growing 6-8 percent despite the low snowfall in Tahoe.
NEW YORK/ LONDON, March 5- Arabica coffee futures surged above $2 per lb for the first time in two years on Wednesday, on heavy investor buying as concern about crop damage from a drought in top grower Brazil continued to fuel the volatile market.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited California last week to seal a deal to help with the state's drought problem. CNBC's Josh Lipton explains irrigation technology.
*Cocoa moves sideways, underpinned by firm demand. NEW YORK/ LONDON, March 5- Arabica coffee futures surged on heavy investor buying on Wednesday, nearing a two-year high as concern about crop damage from a drought in top grower Brazil continued to fuel the volatile market, while raw sugar jumped to a four-month high. Cocoa on ICE Futures U.S. and Liffe were firm.
California may only produce 250 million pounds of avocados in 2014, compared to 15 million pounds last year. CNBC's Jane Wells reports this has nothing to do with the drought.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports how the irrigation industry is being affected by California's record drought.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the drought's economic costs.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports farmers in California can now apply for $20 million in federal aid.
Corn futures are down to 9-month lows today; farmers plan to plant on 97 million acres this year. Virginia McGathey, McGathey Commodities president, discusses the impact this will have on the commodity.
Milk is a huge deal in Washington. The milk industry carries a lot of weight. But now dairy farmers are utterly concerned about the relationship and you should be concerned about the impact, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.