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  • *Soybeans climb 3.7 pct as soymeal trades above $400 a ton. At the Chicago Board of Trade, January soybeans settled up 38-1/ 4 cents at $10.64 a bushel, after reaching $10.73-1/ 2, the contract's highest level since Aug. 15. Technical buying in soybeans accelerated as the January contract surpassed its Oct. 30 high of $10.59-1/ 4, and December soymeal pushed through...

  • *Corn, wheat, soybeans post weekly losses. CHICAGO, Nov 7- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures dropped for the fourth day in a row on Friday as U.S. exporters struggled to compete in an export market laden with supplies from around the globe, traders said. Corn prices also fell, with investors staking out positions ahead of a U.S. Agriculture Department report that was...

  • *Corn, wheat, soybeans on track for weekly losses. CHICAGO, Nov 7- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures dropped for the fourth day in a row on Friday as U.S. exporters struggled to compete on an export market laden with supplies from around the globe, traders said. Corn and soybean prices also fell, with investors staking out positions ahead of a U.S. Agriculture...

  • *Corn, soy close firm on short-covering. Corn and soybeans rose, snapping two-session losing streaks on a round of short-covering. Egypt, the world's top buyer of wheat, on Wednesday again bypassed U.S. offerings in its latest tender in favor of cheaper supplies from France and Ukraine.

  • CHICAGO/ LONDON, Nov 5- Pasta lovers are not savoring the lowest wheat prices in years. This year's wheat harvest was the biggest ever, but the durum crop- the type of wheat used for pasta- was the smallest in 13 years. Italian consumers will be hardest hit by any price increase as they eat an average 25.3 kilograms of pasta per year, compared with 8.8 kg per year in the...

  • *Corn edges higher on bargain buying. Corn edged higher, with traders noting some bargain buying after posting sharp declines in the previous two sessions. Egypt, the world's top buyer of wheat, on Wednesday again bypassed U.S. offerings in its latest tender in favor of cheaper supplies from France and Ukraine.

  • *Wheat also weak on technical selling. CHICAGO, Nov 4- U.S. corn and soybean futures fell for the second day in a row on Tuesday on pressure from an advancing harvest that provided country elevators and processors around the U.S. "We have established a short-to-intermediate top of our trading range and we are just kind of retreating back toward the middle of it," said...

  • *Wheat also weak on technical selling. "We have established a short-to-intermediate top of our trading range and we are just kind of retreating back toward the middle of it," said Bill Gentry, broker at Risk Management Commodities. At 10:54 a.m. CST, Chicago Board of Trade corn for December delivery was down 7 cents at $3.66-1/ 2 a bushel.

  • *Corn also weak as harvest pace quickens. *Wheat firm but poor export demand limits gains. Corn futures also fell, weighed down by the weakness in the soy complex as well as a firm dollar that chilled demand for U.S. supplies on the export market.

  • GRAINS-U.S. soy falls after rally, pulls corn lower Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 1:06 PM ET

    *Wheat firm but poor export demand limits gains. Good harvest weather in the U.S. and better planting weather in South America suggest that supply will remain comfortable, " Tobin Gorey, an analyst at Commonwealth Bank of Australia, said in a research note to clients. Chicago Board of Trade soybeans for January delivery were down 19-3/ 4 cents at $10.29-1/ 2 a bushel at...

  • Weaker rouble brings Russian wheat back to export markets Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 12:15 PM ET

    *Russia sells wheat to Egypt after export lull. Russia's international grain revenue is modest compared with its top foreign earner, energy, and the exportable surplus of wheat is running low. GASC, the state buyer of Egypt, the world's top wheat importer, said last week that it had bought Russian wheat at $256.43 per tonne on a cost and freight basis for shipment...

  • Oct 30- Mosaic Co on Thursday forecast record-high global phosphate and potash shipments in 2015 despite concerns that weak crop prices would reduce farmers' fertilizer purchases. Corn and wheat prices plunged this autumn to multiyear lows amid a huge but delayed U.S. harvest. Dan Basse, president of research company AgResource said on Wednesday in Winnipeg...

  • Commodity check: Oil, corn & wheat   Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 2:53 PM ET
    Commodity check: Oil, corn & wheat

    The price of oil continues to slide, and it's the birthday of commercial oil wells in the U.S. CNBC's Rick Santelli checks on corn and wheat prices.

  • Futures Now: Corn & wheat slide   Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 12:30 PM ET
    Futures Now: Corn & wheat slide

    The Futures Now team discusses concerns about food inflation, and whether the slide in corn and wheat is good news.

  • Hold your horses on wheat: StanChart   Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 11:12 PM ET
    Hold your horses on wheat: StanChart

    Abah Ofon, Director of Agricultural Commodities Research at Standard Chartered, says tensions about Ukraine have added a supply premium to the wheat market.

  • Ukraine turmoil: Is this the worst-hit commodity? Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 5:21 AM ET

    The Ukraine conflict has sent commodities markets into a tizzy, with Russia's invasion of the Ukrainian peninsula Crimea pushing up wheat and corn.

  • Girl Scouts go gluten-free in test cookie push Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 4:15 PM ET

    In two weeks, Girl Scouts will descend upon supermarkets and businesses to peddle boxes of cookies, tempting people with a new gluten-free cookie.

  • Global food prices tick up on higher sugar costs Thursday, 7 Nov 2013 | 9:54 AM ET

    The United Nations food agency said rising sugar prices due to harvest concerns in Brazil drove global food prices slightly higher in October.

  • What to expect from agricultural commodities   Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 5:20 AM ET
    What to expect from agricultural commodities

    Simona Gambarini, associate director of research at ETF Securities, expects the upcoming USDA crop report to stay bearish.

  • Bread Driving Egypt Protests: Pro   Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    Philippa Malmgren, president of Principalis Asset Management, argues that the protests in Egypt erupted due to the government's failure to deliver on its promise for lower wheat prices.