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Webinar on US grain outlook

Part of CBOT is offering a free webinar on the outlook for the US grain harvest this year today at 2-3pm central US time. That’s two days before the US Department of Agriculture is due to release  USDA Crop Production and Supply and Demand report on October 10th.

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Will 2008 be the year that society turns against biofuels?

Will 2008 be the year that society turns against biofuels? Big questions today, but with good reason. Food costs alone will continue to rise because of the use of food crops to make biofuels. I know that the amounts are small in some cases but in closely balanced markets with little excess production it takes […]

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Cereal demand and production is going to be tight in 2007

Production of cereals and demand for them is going to be tight in 2007, according to a report from the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, in a statement released yesterday. The FAO Says World cereal production in 2007 is on track to reach a record level of 2 095 million tonnes, a rise of 4.8 percent […]

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