GRAIN HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day
06/19/2012| 04:53pm US/Eastern
Archer Daniels Sees Pressure in Ethanol, Grain-Handling Unit
Archer Daniels Midland Co.'s (>> Archer Daniels Midland Company) chief executive said ethanol margins have declined in the current quarter, and profits in its grain-handling segment are running below the company's forecast.
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Argentina Says It Will Clear Six Million Tons of 2012-13 Wheat Exports
BUENOS AIRES--The Argentine government plans to allow six million metric tons of wheat exports from the crop being planted, the agriculture ministry said Tuesday.
Appeal Court Upholds Ending Canadian Wheat Board's Marketing Monopoly
WINNIPEG, Manitoba--The Federal Court of Appeal upheld the Canadian government's decision to end the Canadian Wheat Board's monopoly over grain marketing in western Canada, effectively overturning an appeal claiming the government broke the law by the move, a release from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada said.
Monsanto Files Patent-Infringement Suit vs. DuPont
CHICAGO--Seed company Monsanto Co. (MON) filed a lawsuit against E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. (>> E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co) and its Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc. unit, alleging infringement of Monsanto patents in seed-development technology.
U.S. GRAIN AND SOY REVIEW: Soy Futures Jump on Dry Weather
CHICAGO--U.S. soybean futures closed sharply higher Tuesday, jumping on worries about dry weather damaging crops while export demand remains strong.
US LIVESTOCK REVIEW: Cattle, Hogs Mixed on Demand Concern
CHICAGO--U.S. livestock futures finished mixed Tuesday as traders remained wary of summer meat demand even as a sharp rally in corn futures helped some futures and hurt others.
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