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  • Mine developer Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. says it was unable to finalize an agreement with First Quantum Minerals Ltd., the potential investor. Mine opponent Joel Reynolds of the Natural Resources Defense Council says First Quantum Minerals did the right thing. The proposed mine is near Alaska's Bristol Bay, which is where about half the world's sockeye...

  • *Soybeans rise after China books export purchases. The U.S. wheat concerns have added to worries about crops in parts of Canada, Australia and Russia- all major wheat exporters- fueling expectations of a tighter supply balance after record inventories had been forecast for this season. Chicago Board of Trade July wheat was up 12-1/ 4 cents, or 2.3 percent, at $5.42-1/...

  • SYDNEY/ PARIS, May 25- U.S. wheat futures edged higher on Friday, putting the grain on track for a weekly gain of more than 3.5 percent as concerns about dry weather in key global producing regions kept prices near a 10- month high. The most active wheat futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade were up 1.4 percent at $5.37-1/ 2 a bushel at 1100 GMT, having closed down 0.1...

  • SYDNEY, May 25- U.S. wheat futures edged higher on Friday, putting the grain on track for a 2.5 percent weekly gain as concerns about dry weather in key global producing regions kept prices near a 10- month high. The most active wheat futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade were up 0.2 percent at $5.31-1/ 4 a bushel at 0430 GMT, having closed down 0.1 percent on Thursday...

  • BRASILIA, May 24- Brazil's government struck a deal with truck drivers on Thursday to suspend a four-day protest that crippled swathes of the Latin America's largest economy, promising changes to diesel pricing that could leave it footing a 5 billion reais bill this year. Brazil needs you, "said Eliseu Padilha, President Michel Temer's chief of staff, while...

  • SYDNEY, May 25- U.S. wheat edged up on Friday, holding near a 10- month high reached in the previous session, as concerns over dry weather in major global exporters put the grain on track for a second weekly gain. *Wheat hit a high of $5.45-1/ 4 a bushel on Thursday, the highest since July 2017. *Meanwhile, dry weather in parts of Canada, Australia and Russia- all major wheat...

  • Indigo Agriculture CEO seeks 'revolution in agriculture'

    Jim Cramer sits down with Indigo Agriculture CEO David Perry to see how the CNBC Disruptor is overhauling age-old farming traditions.

  • Cramer Remix: Don’t let this buying opportunity pass again

    Jim Cramer reveals why FMC Corp.’s recent dip is a prime time to buy the stock.

  • Indigo Agriculture CEO wants to change economics for farmers with a 'revolution in agriculture'

    Jim Cramer sits down with Indigo Agriculture CEO David Perry to see how the CNBC Disruptor is overhauling age-old farming traditions.

  • Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    Jim Cramer reveals why FMC Corp.’s recent dip is a prime time to buy the stock.

  • David Perry, CEO of Indigo.

    Jim Cramer sits down with Indigo Agriculture CEO David Perry to see how the CNBC Disruptor is overhauling age-old farming traditions.

  • Soybeans slipped from three-week highs as hedge-related selling offset earlier support from signs of renewed export demand from top buyer China. Meanwhile, dry weather in parts of Canada, Australia and Russia- all major wheat exporters- have fueled expectations of a tightening supply balance after record inventories forecast for this season.

  • Dairy cow inside research barn at University of California at Davis, where they are studying ways to reduce methane emissions from gassy cows.

    The state's livestock sector — mostly the dairy sector — is responsible for an estimated 55 percent of methane emissions in the state.

  • BRASILIA, May 24- A trucker protest paralyzing swathes of the Brazilian economy stretched into a fourth day on Thursday as legislative efforts to cut diesel taxes stalled, raising the prospect of highway and port blockades stretching into next week. A diesel tax cut rushed through the lower house of Congress late on Wednesday lacked the necessary fiscal...

  • Soybeans slipped from three-week highs as hedge-related selling offset earlier support from signs of renewed export demand from top buyer China. Meanwhile, dry weather in parts of Canada, Australia and Russia- all major wheat exporters- have fueled expectations of a tightening supply balance after record inventories forecast for this season.

  • HAVANA, May 24- Rainfall has shuttered all but a few of Cuba's 54 sugar mills, with output down nearly 40 percent to the lowest level in more than a century, which could force the island to import, official media and industry sources say. The Communist Party has already tasked President Miguel Diaz-Canel, who replaced Raul Castro last month, with carrying out a series...

  • *Forecast for wheat, corn output boosted slightly. *Low carryover stocks to lead to tighter supplies. LONDON, May 24- Global grain supplies are poised to fall to a three-year low in the 2018/ 19 season due to a drawdown in stocks coupled with a slight dip in output, the International Grains Council said on Thursday.

  • A farmer unloads harvested corn in Marshall, Missouri.

    U.S. tractor maker Deere & Co. is set for upside as rising grain prices spur a cycle of equipment replacement across the globe, according to UBS.

  • *The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade were up 0.4 percent at $10.43-1/ 2 a bushel by 0137 GMT, near the session high of $10.43-3/ 4 a bushel- the highest since May 4. *The most active corn futures edged up 0.1 percent to $4.09 a bushel, having gained 0.9 percent in the previous session when prices hit a high of $4.09 a bushel- the highest since July...

  • CHICAGO/ BEIJING, May 23- The United States is seeking better access for imports of genetically modified crops into China as part of a trade deal currently under discussion between the two sides, said two people familiar with the matter. After months of escalating trade tension that led Beijing to threaten hefty tariffs on imports of major U.S. farm products, the...