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  • FOB Gulf SRW wheat basis offers fell 5 cents for February-April shipments due to lower futures after Egypt's GASC cancelled its American-wheat only tender because prices were too high, traders said. *But hard red wheat basis offers were up 5 cents, adjusting after exporters sharply cut values on Tuesday and HRW wheat futures sold-off on Wednesday.

  • Exporters had hoped slow sales would improve in February and March when competitors like Russia, Ukraine and France usually start running out of wheat. "The problem with U.S. wheat is that anything priced in dollars is more expensive," said Roy Huckabay, grain analyst with The Linn Group in Chicago. For now, exporters say, the world's biggest importers Egypt, Jordan,...

  • MOSCOW, Feb 17- The head of Russia's Grain Union, Arkady Zlochevsky, said on Tuesday exporters still needed to ship 1 million tonnes of wheat out of Russia to fulfill contracts they signed before state export curbs were imposed. The Russian government has been trying to cool domestic wheat prices, which have been boosted by a slide in the rouble, with informal curbs...

  • ABU DHABI, Feb 5- Egypt's state grain buyer could soon announce tenders to buy wheat of U.S. origin only in order to make use of a $100 million credit line made available to it by the United States. Egypt's General Authority for Supply Commodities has been relying heavily on French and Romanian wheat purchases since Russia announced informal curbs on its wheat...

  • US crops: Beans hit hardest Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 1:18 PM ET
    US crops: Beans hit hardest

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports the details out of the latest U.S. crop report.

  • Sugar slide to sweeten Smucker, Hershey shares Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    When the price of sugar falls, things get sweeter for processed food manufacturers such as J.M. Smucker and Hershey, if history is a guide.

  • 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.

  • USDA: 97.4 Million Acres of Corn Planted Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 2:25 PM ET
    USDA: 97.4 Million Acres of Corn Planted

    Farmers are planting more corn than expected -- in fact, they planted more than any year since 1936, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. The USDA also expects record Soy crops, she says.

  • Unapproved Wheat Found In Oregon Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 4:25 PM ET
    Unapproved Wheat Found In Oregon

    The Department of Agriculture has found unapproved, genetically modified wheat on an Oregon farm, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.

  • High Prices 'Great Fertilizer': Grain Expert Friday, 10 May 2013 | 11:35 AM ET
    High Prices 'Great Fertilizer': Grain Expert

    Jerry Gulke, Gulke Group president discusses what he expects to see from today's USDA Supply and Demand Report, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Cold Weather Hurting Crops? Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 1:24 PM ET
    Cold Weather Hurting Crops?

    Discussing how staples, including corn, wheat and soy, are holding up in the Midwest amid cold weather, with Weather Channel's Reynolds Wolf and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial.

  • Weetabix Forced to Look Abroad for Wheat Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 3:30 AM ET
    Weetabix Forced to Look Abroad for Wheat

    Chris Gadd, grains analyst at Macquarie Group, talks to CNBC about the lack of quality wheat in the UK which he says doesn't look likely to get any better.

  • Octavio Castillo paddles a boat down a street to reach his cousin's home in Des Plaines, Ill., on April 19.

    Floods in the Midwest have made it harder to plant corn this spring, but the question is what might happen in the wheat belt as unusually late snows melt in the northern Plains.