Syngenta feels pressure to lift shares, after Monsanto shelves bid

Analysts say the Swiss pesticide company may unveil a share buyback, after it rebuffed Monsanto's \$46bn takeover bid

Brazil land price growth slows sharply, SLC data show
Brazilian land prices have struggled to outpace inflation as lower crop prices bite, SLC Agricola valuations indicate
Double caution on hopes for sustained dairy price revival
Both FrieslandCampina and Rabobank issue cautions on prospects for dairy prices, which bounced last week from 13-year lows
Uralkali warns of currency threat to potash demand
The Russian fertilizer giant sees potash demand falling this year as currencies in China and Indian weaken, and as it announces a fresh \$1.3 buyback
Glencore looks to improved grain markets over the rest of 2015
Glencore tank on news of lower earnings and trading outlook, but the group looks for 'significantly' higher contributions from its agriculture segment
Olam restructuring bears fruit
The agribusiness giant has unveiled rising profits in a time of falling commodity prices, thanks to a focus on high-margin products
Russian wheat exports still lagging thanks to tax uncertainty
Agribusiness Black Earth Farming notes a slow start to the harvest, and worries over how a new export levy will be implemented
K+S cites rising potash prices in upbeat guidance
The German fertilizer group restated it assertion that a recent PotashCorp takeover bid undervalued the company
Nitrogen group CF inks massive supply deal, as sector consolidates
Agribusiness group CHS is scrapping plans to construct a US fertilizer plant, instead opting to enter a \$2.8bn supply contract with CF
Marfrig pins hopes on beef exports to China and US
The Brazilian protein group is closing slaughterhouses and rebalancing its beef business as it slogs its way out of the red
Sugar prices may recover - in 2016-17, Sao Martinho says
The Brazil cane crusher, which is downbeat over prospects for sugar prices in 2015-16, flags the need for mills to maximise cash rather than profits
Rocky dairy outlook takes sheen off PGG Wrightson profits
The New Zealand farm services group defers issuing full-year guidance, citing "headwinds facing the dairy sector"
Cheese demand to prop up US milk prices
Dean Foods sees US milk prices edging upward over the coming quarter, but remaining well short of last year's levels
Shares in first listed cocoa-growing specialist jump on debut

Dennis Melka, one of the world's few serial plantations entrepreneurs, talks on "extortionate" export taxes, and the "Porsche of cocoa"

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