CHICAGO— Grain futures were mostly lower Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for May delivery was 2.50 cents lower at $4.7540 a bushel; May corn was 4.25 cents lower at $3.86 bushel; July oats was unchanged at $2.0560 a bushel; while May soybeans lost 5.50 cents to $10.1540 a bushel. June live cattle was. 1.15 cents higher at $1.1608 a pound; May... » Read More
*The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported export sales of 2015/ 16 wheat in the week ended Oct. 29 at 84,600 tonnes, below a range of trade estimates for 300,000 to 500,000 tonnes and the lowest weekly total since Sept. 24. *Total current marketing-year U.S. wheat export sales are 17 percent behind the same point last year, USDA data showed, while soybean export sales...
*Grains markets looking ahead to USDA crop report next week. Chicago Board of Trade December corn was down 1.2 percent to $3.76 at 10:10 a.m. Central on Thursday, while January soybeans fell 1.5 percent to $8.70-1/ 2 a bushel. USDA reported export sales of U.S. 2015/ 16 wheat in the week ended Oct. 29 at 84,600 tonnes, below a range of trade estimates for 300,000 to...
*Egypt to give cash subsidy directly to wheat farmers. CAIRO, Nov 5- Egypt will start buying local wheat from farmers at the average global price starting next season changing the way it subsidises its wheat growers, the cabinet said in a statement on Thursday. In previous years Egypt annually fixed a local procurement price for Egyptian wheat that is above global...
CAIRO, Nov 5- Egypt will start buying wheat from local farmers at the average global price starting next season, the cabinet said in a statement on Thursday. The government will also begin directly subsidising wheat farmers by granting each of them 1,300 Egyptian pounds per feddan, the statement said. Egypt will continue to subsidise sugar farmers at 400...
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