Wheat

Argentina bets on $600 million satellite to boost agriculture sector

Argentina bets on $600 million satellite to boost agriculture sector

Published 21/09/2018

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina is launching a new microwave imaging satellite to monitor natural disasters and soil moisture, in a long-term bid to bolster [more…]

China’s COFCO makes painful cuts in drive to lead global food trade

China’s COFCO makes painful cuts in drive to lead global food trade

Published 12/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: The company logo of China Oil and Foodstuffs Corporation (COFCO) is seen at its headquarters in Beijing, China, November 3, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File [more…]

Three years too short to replace glyphosate, French farmers say

Three years too short to replace glyphosate, French farmers say

Published 01/12/2017

French farmer Marc Leprince pulls up a dead weed in an alfalfa field non-treated with weedkillers during an interview with Reuters in Greneville-en-Beauce, France, November [more…]

Finland baker launches bread made from crushed crickets

Finland baker launches bread made from crushed crickets

Published 23/11/2017

The first mass-delivered bread made of insects are seen at the Finnish food company Fazer bakery in Helsinki, Finland November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Attila CserHELSINKI (Reuters) [more…]

Inspection battle threatens Egypt`s wheat supply

Inspection battle threatens Egypt`s wheat supply

Published 17/10/2017

Wheat shipments to Egypt, the world's largest buyer, are being disrupted by a dispute involving government inspectors angered by a ban on the expenses-paid foreign trips they once enjoyed to approve cargoes at their ports of origin. [more…]

Trump to nominate CFTC acting head Giancarlo as permanent chairman

Trump to nominate CFTC acting head Giancarlo as permanent chairman

Published 15/03/2017

President Donald Trump plans to nominate J. Christopher Giancarlo to lead the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the regulator tasked with policing the massive over-the-counter derivatives market, the White House said on Tuesday.

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Barge glut chokes U.S. shipping sector despite record harvest

Published 23/02/2017

A glut of idled river barges is clogging Mississippi River shorelines from St. Louis to New Orleans, leaving U.S. barge companies that haul grain, coal and other bulk goods counting their losses.

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Malawi`s president sacks agriculture minister in maize procurement probe

Malawi`s president sacks agriculture minister in maize procurement probe

Published 22/02/2017

Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has dismissed the agriculture minister after an investigation into claims that the country paid too much for a delivery of maize from Zambia.

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Mozambique upbeat on debt crisis, investors not so sure

Mozambique upbeat on debt crisis, investors not so sure

Published 08/11/2016

A fisherman repairs nets in Maputo, Mozambique, September 26, 2016. REUTERS/Grant Lee Neuenburg/File Photo

Mozambique's finance minister has a plan to deal with a debt crisis that threatens to derail one of Africa's most promising frontier economies but investors are far from convinced.

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Argentina in for a radical post-election grains output increase

Published 23/11/2015

BUENOS AIRES By the end of President-elect Mauricio Macri's first four-year term, Argentina will have doubled wheat shipments and surpassed Russia and Brazil as a [more…]