GRAIN HIGHLIGHTS : Top Stories Of The Day
08/21/2012| 10:32am US/Eastern
Grain futures traded on Globex overnight were higher at 1344 GMT Tuesday.
Last Change High Low Volume
Dec Corn $8.30 +6 1/4 8.31 1/2 8.21 1/2 24532
Dec Wheat $9.08 3/4 +6 9.10 9.00 3/4 8429
Nov Soybeans $17.14 +30 1/2 17.15 16.81 31361
Dec Soymeal $522.8 +10.0 523.4 512.1 7660
Dec Soyoil $55.15 +0.62 55.21 54.27 18375
China Agriculture Imports Surge in July; Metals Beat Expectations
BEIJING--China's agricultural imports surged in July due to combination of reasons that ranged from stockpiling to weather-related concerns about global supply, providing a bright spot in an otherwise downbeat picture of the country's trade last month.
Good Weather Allows Manitoba Harvest to Progress, Report Says
WINNIPEG, Manitoba--Favorable weather conditions were allowing producers in Manitoba to make good harvest progress, according to the crop report from Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives for the week ended Aug. 20.
North Korea May Lose 700,000 Tons in Crops - Report
SEOUL (AFP)--North Korea could lose about 700,000 tons of its annual harvest due to a severe drought this spring and early summer, according to a South Korean report published Tuesday.
Russia Harvests 47.7M Tons Grain To Aug. 20
MOSCOW--Russia harvested 47.7 million metric tons of grain to Aug. 20 on 24.1 million hectares, or 54% of the total area to be harvested, with the average yield of 1.98 tons a hectare, the agriculture ministry reported Tuesday.
Russia Aug. 1 Grain Stocks At 27.692M Tons, Down On Year
MOSCOW--Grain stocks in Russia on Aug. 1 totaled 27.692 million metric tons, 14.8% less than on the same date last year, the agriculture ministry reported Tuesday.
China NDRC: To Redistribute Import Quotas for Major Agricultural Products
BEIJING--China will redistribute import quotas for major agricultural products for the rest of this year, the National Development and Reform Commission said in a statement.
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