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Food and Beverage Agriculture

  • SINGAPORE, Nov 21- Chicago wheat futures lost ground for a second session on Tuesday, with abundant global supply pressuring prices. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active wheat contract had fallen 0.2 percent to $4.21 a bushel by 0208 GMT, after dropping 1.2 percent on Monday. Wheat exporters in the United States and parts of Europe are struggling to win...

  • SINGAPORE, Nov 21- Chicago wheat futures lost ground for a second session on Tuesday with abundant global supplies adding pressure on prices. *U.S. and European wheat exporters are struggling to win business as Black Sea exporters led by Russia with a record crop dominate the global market. *But a tender issued by Iraq, which is seeking 50,000 tonnes of wheat from...

  • CHICAGO, Nov 20- Chicago wheat futures fell 1.4 percent on Monday as the dollar climbed against a basket of currencies, making U.S. grain more expensive in a well-supplied global market. Chicago Board of Trade December wheat settled 5-1/ 4 cents lower at $4.22 per bushel, giving back gains from the previous session. A tender issued by Iraq, which is seeking 50,000...

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  • CHICAGO, Nov 20- Chicago wheat futures fell 1.4 percent on Monday as the dollar climbed against a basket of currencies, making U.S. grain more expensive in a well-supplied global market. Chicago Board of Trade December wheat was down 6 cents to $4.21-1/ 4 per bushel at 10:58 a.m. CST, giving back its gains from the previous session. A tender issued by Iraq, which is...

  • NEW BEDFORD, Massachusetts— The federal government says a group of commercial fishing operations dominated by a magnate known as "The Codfather" will be shut down for the rest of the season. Carlos Rafael pleaded guilty to smuggling money to Portugal and evading fishing quotas. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said on Monday that it has...

  • CHICAGO, Nov 20- Chicago wheat futures fell 1.4 percent on Monday as the dollar climbed against a basket of currencies, making U.S. grain more expensive in a well-supplied global market. Chicago Board of Trade December wheat was down 6 cents to $4.21-1/ 4 per bushel at 10:58 a.m. CST, giving back its gains from the previous session. A tender issued by Iraq, which is...

  • MOSCOW, Nov 20- Russia will place temporary restrictions on imports of pork and beef products from Brazil from Dec. 1, the country's Rosselkhoznadzor food safety watchdog said on Monday. Russia said last week it was considering a ban on all pork and beef imports from Brazil after finding the feed additive ractopamine in some shipments, an allegation Brazilian...

  • CHICAGO— Grain futures were lower Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Dec. delivery was up 4.20 cents at $4.23 a bushel; Dec corn lost 1 cent 3.42 a bushel; December oats was down 3.40 cents at $2.5340 a bushel while Jan. soybeans lost 4.60 cents at $9.8560 a bushel. December live cattle was down 53 cent at $1.1833 a pound; January feeder cattle...

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Nov 20- Chicago wheat eased on Monday as a two-day technical bounce petered out in the face of brimming global supplies, while soybeans turned lower as India's hike in import duties for vegetable oils dampened oilseed markets. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active wheat contract slipped 0.9 percent to $4.23-1/ 4 a bushel by 1303 GMT, after...

  • SINGAPORE, Nov 20- Chicago wheat futures slid on Monday after two sessions of gains with prices weighed down by ample world supplies and stiff competition for U.S. exporters. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active wheat contract slipped 0.3 percent at $4.26 a bushel by 0213 GMT after rising 1.7 percent in the last two sessions. The focus is on Iraq which is seeking...

  • MANILA, Nov 20- Chicago wheat futures edged lower on Monday after a two-day advance, pressured by abundant global supplies, while corn and soybeans steadied after sharp gains in the previous session. *Wheat for December delivery on the Chicago Board of Trade was down 0.6 percent at $4.24-3/ 4 a bushel by 0127 GMT. *Exports of European Union soft wheat in the 2017/ 18...

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  • Nov 17- Missouri will limit the use of a weed killer made by BASF SE after farmers complained the chemical drifted and harmed their crops, following a move by Arkansas to prohibit sprayings next year of the herbicide and rival products. Missouri on Thursday banned sprayings of BASF's Engenia herbicide, which is based on a chemical known as dicamba, in 10 counties...

  • CHICAGO, Nov 17- U.S. corn futures rose about 2 percent on Friday on fund-driven short-covering and talk of increased export demand, while soybeans hit a one-week high as worries about stressful crop weather in Argentina lifted soymeal futures, analysts said. Chicago Board of Trade December corn settled up 6-1/ 2 cents at $3.43 per bushel. January soybeans ended...

  • LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— A major agribusiness company asked an Arkansas judge Friday to halt the state's plan to ban an herbicide that's drawn complaints from farmers across several states who say the weed killer has drifted onto their fields and caused widespread damage. Monsanto asked a Pulaski County judge to strike down the rule approved by the state Plant Board...

  • CHICAGO— Grain futures were higher in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Dec. delivery was up 5 cents at $4.2640 a bushel; Dec corn gained 2.40 cents 3.39 a bushel; December oats was down 2.20 cents at $2.60 a bushel while Jan. soybeans gained 4.60 cents at $9.7660 a bushel. December live cattle was down 10 cent at $1.1945 a pound; January feeder cattle...

  • CHICAGO, Nov 17- A weed killer blamed for damaging millions of acres of U.S. crops this summer did not reduce yields for most of the soybeans checked by BASF SE, which makes a version of the herbicide, the company said on Friday. The United States has faced a weed-killer crisis this year caused by new formulations of dicamba-based products, which drifted away from...