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IGC lifts hopes for world grains harvest in 2015-16

The group hikes its forecast for corn output, more than offsetting a wheat crop downgrade. Still, demand expectations are higher too

Commerz backs ideas of wheat price gains ahead
The bank echoes rival Rabobank in foreseeing some scope for higher wheat prices. But it is more neutral on prospects for corn and soybean futures
Bitter foes unite to slate EU plans on GM crop imports
Plans for allowing individual EU countries powers over biotech crop imports are slammed by both pro- and anti-GM campaigners
DuPont cuts ag profit hopes, citing farmers' corn-to-soy shift
"The largest headwind to volume we continue to face is a further shift from corn to soybeans," DuPont says, noting dollar and Brazil setbacks too
ADM sees 'tremendous opportunities' in EU sweeteners
The US ag giant buys Tate & Lyle out of most of a European corn processing tie-up, seeing corn-based sweeteners emerge as winners of sector reforms
Slow US corn sowings spur talk of farmers changing crops
US corn planting progress fails to show the pick-up that investors had expecting. Still, concerns have yet to take root in the top producing states
Kernel bears witness to drop in Ukraine corn sowings
The farm operator-to-sunflower oil group forecasts a sharp drop in corn sowings, far ahead of the 8% drop estimated by officials
Hedge funds record-bearish ag bets 'may spur' price support
Hedge funds hike their net short in ags to a record high, driven by negative bets in grains. But will this herald a sharp reversal in positioning?
Firm dollar, US switch from corn hamper Syngenta
Shares in the seed and agrichemicals giant ease back after it unveils a slower-than-expected start to 2015 for sales
South US farms mull switch to soy, as rain hits corn sowings
The southern US is in for more of the rains which have delayed corn planting. But the key Corn Belt will become drier, reassuring investors
Soft vs grains gap emerges as hedge funds cut bearish ag bets
Hedge funds reduce their bearish positioning in major ag contracts overall. But the shift hides a gap in thinking on softs compared with grains
Late rains lift Brazilian forecasts for corn, soy harvests
The Conab crop bureau lifts its estimate for Brazilian corn production to well above the USDA's forecast, and upgrades the soy crop too
Grain futures pare losses on lower-than-expected US stocks
Farm officials, in a key report, peg US corn and wheat inventories below market expectations. Soybean futures get no such support
Corn futures - will sowings fall far enough to bolster prices in 2015?

Corn prices fell for a second successive year in 2014 - but not by as much as looked likely in the autumn. Can futures build on their recent revival?

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