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Dryness, heat take further toll on Canadian wheat
The condition of spring wheat falls again in Saskatchewan, and that of durum tumbles, as analysts compare 2015 with the drought year of 2002
Sugar output deficit 'won't be enough to rally prices'
With sugar supplies ample, the world production shortfall forecast for 2015-16 won't take the pressure of prices, Rabobank says
French wheat in decline, even ahead of heatwave
The official rating of the French wheat crop fell again, even before the hot weather which sparked field fires. But will spring grains fare worst?
Wheat rally has further to go. But corn, cocoa outlook less certain
... and as for cotton, it looks a long-term sell, a survey by Commerzbank shows, also unearthing optimism over gold and oil prices
Can JBS afford its latest shopping spree?
Investors are taking a relaxed view of the Brazilian meat giant's latest round of acquisitions - so far
Dryness takes, further, toll on Argentine wheat
The Buenos Aires grains exchange cuts its Argentine wheat sowings forecast again, citing dryness, which is also affecting crops in Canada, the EU...
K+S shares rebound after PotashCorp restates bid interest
PotashCorp says it is "encouraged" by a rejection by its German rival of an $8.7bn takeover approach, viewing objections to the bid as surmountable
Egyptian wheat tender unearths rich Russian supplies
Egypt's Gasc authority gets offers of 14 cargos to its latest tender - nine from Russia. But it is Romanian wheat which wins business
K+S rejects $8.7bn bid from PotashCorp
The German potash group rebuffs an offer from its Canadian rival, which it says is too low, and is "vague" on commitments to employees
'Dairy is sound' says Fonterra, even as it mulls job cuts
The milk giant restates its faith in dairy markets, hours after the UN and OECD forecast prices staying below 2012-14 highs for at least a decade
Wheat rally could spur Australian land price gains
Australian farmers are, currently, on track for another year of strong profits - of the type which has a history of boosting land prices, ANZ says
ICAC flags China threat to hopes for cotton price stability
The ICAC foresees cotton prices holding steady next season. But that may depend on the fate of China's auctions from its huge state reserves
Milk powder leads dairy prices to fresh six-year low
Prices at GlobalDairyTrade auction fall for an eighth successive event, with Chinese buyers showing no sign of returning to the markets in force
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