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  • Pro: Watch Wheat Heading Into Crop Report

    India is poised to triple wheat exports this year to a higher-than-expected, record 6 million tonnes, helping plug a shortfall in lower-quality grain supplies and keep a lid on global prices.

  • Facebook's Run Overdone? Friday, 11 Jan 2013 | 12:30 PM ET
    Facebook's Run Overdone?

    How to trade the Facebook rally, with the FMHR team. And CNBC's Jane Wells reports a bullish call on corn and wheat prices.

  • Watch Out for Platinum Group Metals Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | 5:40 PM ET
    PGMS to do Well This Year: Pro

    Dominic Schnider, Head of Commodity Research, UBS Wealth Management says platinum, palladium and silver will do well this year amid loose monetary policies and a recovery in the global economy.

  • Where Commodities Are Going in 2013 Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 11:54 AM ET

    Gold, grains and palladium on upswing.

  • Sweet Wheat Trade Heading Into Crop Report Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 1:10 PM ET
    Sweet Wheat Trade Heading Into Crop Report

    Should you buy wheat ahead of the crop report? Discussing the USDA report, which hits the market Thursday, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Rich Ilczyszyn at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex..

  • What the Fed Can & Cannot Print Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 11:20 AM ET
    What the Fed Can & Cannot Print

    CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on the Fed's monetary policy, with Art Nolan, independent trader, and Matthew Scharl, Genesis Research & Asset Management.

  • How Bad Was the Drought of 2012? Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 10:33 AM ET
    How Bad Was the Drought of 2012?

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports the latest numbers from the USDA quarterly grain report.

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    Food inflation will start hurting Asian economies by the end of the year if the current high prices are sustained over the next few months, with Vietnam, China and Hong Kong the most vulnerable, economists tell CNBC.

  • G20 Plans Response to Rising Food Prices Sunday, 12 Aug 2012 | 7:02 PM ET
    A rotting ear of corn sits on a struggling corn plant in a drought-stricken farm field.

    G20 countries are to step in to try and co-ordinate a response to surging food prices, after the worst U.S. drought in half a century devastated crops in the world’s largest agricultural exporter, the Financial Times reports.

  • Spike in Crop Prices May Signal 'Chronic Food Crisis' Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 12:48 PM ET
    TIANLIN, CHINA - MAY 12: A villager looks at the parched paddy on May 12, 2012 in Tianlin county, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region of China. A lingering drought has dried up most of rivers as high temperature and little rainfall over the past three months this year. Tianlin county had suffered from severe drought over the past three years.

    The spike in crop prices this year may be an early glimpse into a chronic food crisis that could unfold over the next forty years, says well-known money manager Jeremy Grantham.

  • Weather Impact on Grains Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 7:40 PM ET
    Weather Impact on Grains

    Christopher Narayanan, Head of Agricultural Commodities Research, Societe Generale says that there's no need for an ethanol mandate waiver as there is still sufficient inventories.

  • World Braced for New Food Crisis Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 3:46 AM ET

    The world is facing a new food crisis as the worst US drought in more than 50 years pushes agricultural commodity prices to record highs.

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    With nearly two-thirds of the US enduring drought conditions, food prices are expected to jump ahead of the November election. That could add to voter anxieties about the economy, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Midwest Farmers Field of Dreams Turns Brown Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 1:31 PM ET

    The USDA slashed projections of corn production by a larger than expected amount, now predicting an average yield of 146 bushels an acre. "My concern is we're underestimating the scope of the problem," says Gulke, who also advises farmers on risk management tools like futures with The Gulke Group.

  • Santelli on USDA Crop Report Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 11:30 AM ET
    Santelli on USDA Crop Report

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the play on the USDA's cut in yield projections for corn, soybeans, and wheat, with Frank Lesh, FuturePath Trading

  • Corn Prices Surge on USDA Forecast Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 10:51 AM ET
    Corn Prices Surge on USDA Forecast

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the latest trades in corn and grain after a government report predicts significant cuts in yields.

  • Speculators Still Short Commodities Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 6:47 PM ET
    Speculators Still Short Commodities

    Greg Smith, Group CEO, Global Commodities Ltd says that speculators are still short commodities and that investors are not picking up on the protein theme yet.

  • Dollar Slams Commodities: 'Total Blowout' Coming? Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 12:49 PM ET
    Flames are seen in a field at the edge of Voronezh, central Russia, on July 31, 2010.

    A rising U.S. dollar is exerting major pressure on commodity prices and in turn could be setting up a prime buying opportunity in grains, energy and—yes—even gold.

  • The Bear Case Monday, 12 Mar 2012 | 11:25 AM ET

    With commodities enjoying a robust start to 2012, some traders are concerned that crude oil and other hard assets are ripe for a fall.

  • Syngenta Eyes More Earnings Growth in 2012 Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 3:07 AM ET

    Syngenta, the world's largest agrochemicals company, is aiming for higher earnings this year as price hikes and cost-cuts are expected to help it offset the impact of the strong Swiss franc and raw material prices.