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Food and Beverage Agriculture

  • CHICAGO, Aug 17- South Korea lifted a ban on imports of U.S. poultry and eggs, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Thursday, allowing American farmers to resume sales to the Asian country that suffered an egg shortage caused by its worst-ever bird flu outbreak. South Korea was importing more U.S. eggs earlier this year as it fought its own outbreak of bird flu.

  • CHICAGO, Aug 17- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures fell about 1 percent to life-of-contract lows on Thursday, weighed down by investment fund short selling and abundant global supplies, traders said. CBOT September wheat futures notched a contract low of $4.12-1/ 4 per bushel, before slightly paring losses to $4.14-1/ 4, down 5 cents, at 12:54 p.m. CDT.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 17- The harvest has come in for stock investors in Deere& Co but a more plentiful bounty may rest on further improvement in the farm equipment maker's performance. Wall Street is slightly more cautious on Deere shares than machinery and S&P 500 stocks broadly. Eight analysts recommend investors buy the stock, 12 have hold ratings and one says sell,...

  • CHICAGO— Grain futures were mostly lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Sept. was 5.25 cents lower 4.14 bushel; Sept. corn was off 2 cents at 3.5050 bushel; Sept. oats fell 1.75 cents at $2.5825 a bushel; while Aug. soybeans rose 8.50 cents at $9.3025 a bushel. Aug. live cattle was off 2.35 cents at $1.0712 a pound; Aug. feeder cattle lost 1.78 cents at...

  • *Egypt tender highlights glut of Black Sea supplies. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Aug 17- Chicago wheat was little changed on Thursday, hovering close to contract lows struck a day earlier, as signs of competitive Black Sea exports kept the focus on large global supplies. The Chicago Board of Trade front-month September wheat had inched down 0.2 percent to $4.18-1/ 2 a bushel...

  • SORRISO, Brazil, Aug 17- At a warehouse in the heart of Brazil's agriculture sector, farmer Rafael Bilibio watches truck after truck line up to unload corn onto the ground outside the huge storage bins. But here in the world's biggest soybean exporter and the No. 2 corn exporter after the United States, Brazil is seeing these stockpiles on a crop that historically...

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 17- Chicago wheat futures edged up on Thursday after deep losses the session before, when the market hit contract lows amid ample global supply. *Egypt, the world's largest wheat buyer, on Wednesday said it signed deals to buy 295,000 tonnes of Russian wheat and 60,000 tonnes of Ukraine wheat. *Argentina's corn planted area for the 2017-18 crop cycle...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 16- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures sank to contract lows on Wednesday as ample global supplies provided overseas buyers with cheaper alternatives to U.S. offerings in export deals, traders said. CBOT December corn futures ended down 2 cents at $3.66-1/ 2 a bushel. Egypt, the world's largest wheat buyer, on Wednesday said it signed deals to buy...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 16- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures sank to contract lows on Wednesday as ample global supplies provided overseas buyers with cheaper alternatives to U.S. offerings in export deals, traders said. At 10:03 a.m. CDT, CBOT December corn futures were down 3 cents at $3.65-1/ 2 a bushel. "Wheat prices in Chicago slumped from the start of the week due to...

  • CHICAGO— Grain futures were mixed Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Sept delivery was lower 1.40 cents at $4.28 a bushel; Sept corn was down. 60 cent at $3.5440 a bushel; Sept oats lost. 40 cent at $2.5860 a bushel while Sept soybeans was down 1.40 cents to $9.2020 a bushel. August live cattle was. 70 cent lower at $1.0935 a pound; August...

  • *Price drops spur import tenders from Egypt, Tunisia. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Aug 16- Chicago wheat futures edged higher on Wednesday, steadying above a 2-1/ 2 month low, as import tenders offered fresh demand to absorb some of a bumper crop in the Black Sea region that has been hanging over the market. The state buyer in Egypt, the world's biggest importer, and fellow grain...

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 16- Chicago wheat futures edged higher on Wednesday as bargain-buying followed the deep losses in the last session that drove the market to its lowest since early June. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active wheat contract gained 0.4 percent to $4.31-1/ 4 a bushel by 0337 GMT. Soybeans slid 0.2 percent at $9.22-3/ 4 a bushel, after earlier touching...

  • SYDNEY, Aug 16- U.S. corn futures inched higher on Wednesday to move away from a near seven-week low touched in the previous session, though gains were capped as fears over the outlook for U.S. crops eased. *The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board of Trade were up 0.1 percent at $3.69 a bushel by 0102 GMT. They slumped 2 percent in the previous session after...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 15- Chicago Board of Trade corn tumbled to a 10- month low on Tuesday and soybeans fell to a six-week low as rains boosted expectations for bumper U.S. crops, traders said. Corn, soybeans and wheat declined to session lows at midday, with most-active CBOT December corn dropping below its support level from Monday of $3.70 before settling down 7-3/ 4 cents...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 15- Chicago Board of Trade corn and wheat futures dropped more than 1 percent on Tuesday while soybeans fell to a six-week low as rains boosted expectations for bumper U.S. crops, traders said. December corn eased 5-3/ 4 cents to $3.70-1/ 2 per bushel at 10:11 a.m. CDT, near Monday's 10- month low of $3.70. CBOT November soybeans were off 9-3/ 4 cents to...

  • CHICAGO— Grain futures were lower Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Sept delivery was lower 9.40 cents at $4.3140 a bushel; Sept corn was down 5.40 cents at $3.5720 a bushel; Sept oats lost. 40 cent at $2.61 a bushel while Sept soybeans was down 7.60 cents to $9.25 a bushel. August live cattle was 1.05 cents lower at $1.08 a pound; August...

  • *Corn falls as USDA reports improved crop condition. LONDON/ SINGAPORE, Aug 15- Chicago corn futures retreated on Tuesday as better crop conditions and forecasts for more rain across the U.S. The Chicago Board Of Trade most-active corn contract was down 1 percent at $3.72-1/ 2 a bushel by 0932 GMT, giving up gains from the previous day when prices edged up 0.4 percent.

  • *Corn falls as USDA reports improved crop condition. SINGAPORE, Aug 15- Chicago corn futures lost ground on Tuesday as improved crop conditions and forecasts of more rains across the U.S. The Chicago Board Of Trade most-active corn contract fell 0.6 percent to $3.74 a bushel by 0331 GMT, having risen 0.4 percent in the previous session.

  • SYDNEY, Aug 15- U.S. corn fell nearly 1 percent on Tuesday after a widely watched reported pegged the condition of U.S. crops above market expectations, easing concerns about production losses due to recent dry weather. *The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade fell 0.8 percent to $3.73-1/ 4 a bushel by 0111 GMT, having risen 0.4 percent in the...

  • More actively traded Chicago Board of Trade wheat eased 3-3/ 4 cents to $4.35-1/ 2 per bushel at 11:45 a.m. CDT. CBOT November soybeans were down 11-3/ 4 cents to $9.33-1/ 2 and CBOT December corn off 2-3/ 4 cents to $3.72. We're seeing some follow-through selling today, "said Jack Scoville, broker at the Price Futures Group.