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Sugar futures hit six-year low, corn dips to contract low...
Ag commodity bears chalk up some landmark price falls, with confidence in supplies of many crops too high to deter sellers. Still, coffee and soy gain
Disease talk dogs resilient US wheat condition rating
US winter wheat holds its overall condition despite floods. Can it stay there? Meanwhile, investors shrug off a lower-than-forecast corn rating
US land values 'particularly vulnerable to crop prices'
US farmland values are underperforming those in the UK, and there may be more to that than chance, analysis by Savills shows
Key grain forecasts 'may prove less bearish than thought'
US estimates of the global grain market appear to underestimate demand, especially for wheat and rice, ANZ says
UK, Polish crops in 'excellent condition', says Origin
Origin Enterprises underlines prospects for crops in the EU's third- and fourth-ranked wheat growing states, but notes a drop in Ukraine sowings
Uralkali to buy back over $1bn of shares
The potash miner will distribute capital to investors, despite planned expenditure to make up for a mine flooding last year
Westland Milk unveils 'optimistic' dairy price outlook
The New Zealand processor sees milk prices showing a decent recovery next season, even as rival Fonterra detects signs of increased Chinese buying
France leads upgrades to EU wheat yield hopes
Official European crop watchers say French grain yields will be "close to record levels" this year, and are upbeat over Ukrainian crops too
Anglo-Eastern doubts El Nino will boost palm prices - yet
Anglo-Eastern Plantations sees little chance of El Nino rescuing palm oil prices in 2015, even as the weather pattern appears to be bedding in
Chinese milk powder stocks to fall sharply, as imports dwindle
US officials have doubled estimates of China's whole milk powder stocks, but expect them to shrink sharply thanks to thin 2015 imports
US upbeat on Vietnam coffee crop, but cautious on stocks
US staff downplay fears of drought damage depressing Vietnam's coffee harvest this year. Still, they doubt ideas of a huge build in inventories too
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Hedge funds still gloomy on ags, despite deep cut to wheat shorts
Hedge funds extended their nets short in ags, even as they made their biggest bullish shift in wheat since 2013. Will more short-covering follow?
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