Soybeans & oilseeds
Hedge funds cut bullish ag bets, as 'Trumpflation trade' reverses
Hedge funds cut their net long in ags to the lowest in nearly a year.But heavy selling in grains could make for big price swings later this week
Nigerian palm oil prices soar, as importers struggle to source currency
A shortage of foreign currency is holding back palm oil imports, delivering a bounty for local producer
Coceral lifts bar on EU wheat prospects, citing high hopes for France
The industry group top forecasts for the EU soft wheat harvest this year. But it is more cautious on barley, rapeseed production prospects
Crop farmers may become fishes' best friends
... assuming Nufarm, whose shares in the group hit a 7-year high, gains consent for a canola seed genetically modified to produce fish oils
Trump's trade shake-ups 'may negatively impact' US agri groups
Ag lending giant MetLife flags the threat to US agribusiness groups from potential trade hiccups. Still, there is some cause for optimism too
Rabobank upbeat on soy, sugar prices - but not on corn and cotton
It is "hard to" see sugar prices falling much further, the bank says, while seeing US farmers seeding less soy than traders expect - and more corn
China's soybean imports to set record for 14th season in a row
... in 2017-18, but it will be South American importers which benefit, US officials say. China's rapeseed imports will rise too
Indonesia palm export growth 'to stay weak', despite output jump
US officials see Indonesia's palm oil output at a clear record in 2017-18. But exports will rise only marginally, undermined by a switch to soyoil
Don't bank on a repeat of last year's 'exceptional' Ukraine sunflower crop
Record sowings last year were down to fears over winter wheat prospects, and don't reflect the trend going forward, US officials say
UK farming in recovery mode, 'helped by ag price rises'
... says farm retail-to-grain trader Wynnstay, which adds that it is to "return to growth", fuelled by promising feed, seed, fertilizer sales
Hedge funds' 'massive' ag selldown spurs hopes of buying to come
Hedge funds turned bearish on ags at a record pace, data reveal, selling corn "in droves". But has this created room for fresh purchases?
Brazilian farmers call for cheap credit to ease grain storage crunch
Bumper crops are putting pressure on storage capacity in Brazil's top growing state Mato Grosso
Rains spur Argentine soy yield hopes - but bring 'complications' too
Soros-backed Adecoagro flags "excellent" farm conditions, as a grains exchange heralds a soy upgrade. But harvest is yet to come...