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U.S. Suspends Brazilian Fresh Beef Imports

U.S. Suspends Brazilian Fresh Beef Imports

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 22, 2017

U.S. Ag Sec. Sonny Perdue suspended all imports of fresh beef from Brazil because of recurring concerns about the safety of the products intended for the American market. The suspension of shipments will remain in place until the Brazilian Ministry of

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Self-Steering Truck: Volvo Makes Harvest Debut in Brazil Sugarcane Fields – Video

Self-Steering Truck: Volvo Makes Harvest Debut in Brazil Sugarcane Fields – Video

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jun 13, 2017

Volvo Trucks has developed a new self-steering truck that can become a significant productivity booster for Brazilian sugarcane growers. The truck, which is used to transport newly harvested sugarcane, is steered with great precision through the fields in order to

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Cleveland on Cotton: Demand for the 2017-2018 U.S. Crop Continues

Cleveland on Cotton: Demand for the 2017-2018 U.S. Crop Continues

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔May 26, 2017

Just as expected the trade regrouped and blasted the old crop July out of the sky, driving it down to just 77 cents by week’s end. There may be another weak challenge of 80 cents, but not likely. On-call sales

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Border Adjustment Tax: Will it Help U.S. Compete? ADM Exec. Says Yes – DTN

Border Adjustment Tax: Will it Help U.S. Compete? ADM Exec. Says Yes – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔May 25, 2017

A border adjustment tax would help make American farmers and exporters more competitive globally, the top executive for Archer Daniels Midland told lawmakers Tuesday. Juan Luciano, president and CEO for agribusiness giant ADM, told members of the House Ways and

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Brazil Soybeans: Market Manipulation and How to Protect Yourself – DTN

Brazil Soybeans: Market Manipulation and How to Protect Yourself – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔May 24, 2017

I realize much has already been written about last Thursday’s unexpected 6.5% drop in the Brazilian real and the bearish effect it had on soybean prices. On Friday, DTN Senior Analyst Darin Newsom talked about some of the market clues

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ADM Celebrates Expansion, Modernization at Brazilian Port of Santos

ADM Celebrates Expansion, Modernization at Brazilian Port of Santos

👤From a Press Release 🕔May 22, 2017

Archer Daniels Midland Company announced that it has completed a major series of enhancements at its export terminal in Santos, in the Brazilian state of São Paulo. “ADM is celebrating 20 years in Brazil in 2017, and there is no

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Soybean Market: Brazil Scandal Dropped Beans 7% Overnight – DTN

Soybean Market: Brazil Scandal Dropped Beans 7% Overnight – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔May 18, 2017

I was minding my own business Wednesday evening, getting ready to watch LeBron James thrash the Celtics (which he later did) when I glanced at the quote screen on my laptop and literally saw the daily bar on the chart

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Global Markets: Oilseeds – Demand Growth Forecast to Outpace Production

Global Markets: Oilseeds – Demand Growth Forecast to Outpace Production

👤From USDA 🕔May 10, 2017

Global oilseed production is forecast to grow slightly in 2017/18. Soybean production is projected to decline from the current year’s record level, with both Brazil and the United States forecast to see year-over-year declines in production, as yields fall to

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First U.S. Beef Delivered to Brazil in 14 Years

First U.S. Beef Delivered to Brazil in 14 Years

👤From USDA 🕔May 4, 2017

Secretary Sonny Perdue announced today that the first shipment of fresh U.S. beef has arrived in Brazil following a 13-year hiatus.  The entrance of American beef into the Brazilian market ushers in promising long-term economic opportunity for U.S. beef producers. 

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Soybeans: Combine Breaks Harvest Record With 16,157 Bushels In 8 Hours

Soybeans: Combine Breaks Harvest Record With 16,157 Bushels In 8 Hours

👤From a press release 🕔Apr 26, 2017

New Holland’s  CR8.90 combine has set a new World Record, harvesting 16,157 bushels of soybeans in eight hours. The record-breaking performance took place in the Brazilian state Bahia and was independently certified by RankBrasil. “Setting the world record for harvesting

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