Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished higher Friday, drive by investor Short covering and concerns over US harvest delays. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 7 cents, or 2.12%, to 3.37 bu. December Wheat delivery rose 3.75 cents, or 0.94%, to […]






‘Hermine’ Churning off the US Mid-Atlantic Coast

‘Hermine’ Churning off the US Mid-Atlantic Coast






‘Hermine’ Churning off the US Mid-Atlantic Coast Storm Hermine churned off the US Mid-Atlantic Coast Sunday, with forecasters projecting it may regain hurricane strength as it slowly moves North, cramping the Labor Day Holiday weekend with high winds, soaking rains and surging seas. The storm, which claimed at least 2 lives in Florida and North […]






UAE Evaluates New Rain Enhancement Proposals

UAE Evaluates New Rain Enhancement Proposals






UAE Evaluates New Rain Enhancement Proposals The country drew international attention earlier this year after funding a study to boost rainfall with a man-made mountain  The UAE has warned the cutoff deadline for proposals for the 2nd cycle of its rain enhancement program is fast approaching. The program, which began in Y 2015, is designed […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Wednesday, with Soybean futures down on favorable crop weather and profit-taking after a 5-session advance that was driven by resurgent export demand. Corn futures firmed, gaining Vs Soybean ahead of a Key US government crop report out Friday, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean futures all fell sharply Wednesday, as the latest weather outlook appeared less threatening to crop development. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 4.25 cents, or 1.22%, to 3.4425 bu. September Wheat delivery fell 5 cents, […]






F1: Lewis Hamilton Wins at Silverstone for 3-in-a-Row

F1: Lewis Hamilton Wins at Silverstone for 3-in-a-Row






F1: Lewis Hamilton Wins at Silverstone for 3-in-a-Row $RACE Sunday, the 2016 Formula 1 British Grand Prix started on a rain soaked circuit, but ended with the Sun shining Lewis Hamilton, MercedesAMG, posted his 3rd Silverstone victory running. Mr. Hamilton’s team mate Nico Rosberg finished 2nd on the track, but a post-race penalty issued as […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean all finished lower Wednesday as beneficial rains came back to US Midwest and Southern Plains. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery fell 9.75 cents, or 2.72%, to 3.4825 bu. Sept Wheat delivery lost 5 cents, or […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Soybean extended their losses Tuesday, Wheat rebounded a little after the US Independence Day holiday long weekend. The most active Corn contract for December delivery lost 9 cents, or 2.45%, to 3.58 bu. September Wheat delivery added 3.25 cents, or 0.76%, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean all finished lower Friday before the US Independence Day Holiday long weekend. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery lost 4.25 cents, or 1.14%, to 3.67 bu. Sept Wheat delivery fell 15.25 cents, or 3.42%, to […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Extended Losses Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Extended Losses Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Extended Losses Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn fell for a 5th successive trading day Friday, Wheat and Soybean also extended losses after Britain’s surprising vote to leave the EU in a referendum held Thursday. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery fell 2.75 cents, or 0.71%, […]






Historic Flood Ravage West Virginia, 20 Dead and Counting

Historic Flood Ravage West Virginia, 20 Dead and Counting






Historic Flood Ravage West Virginia, 20 Dead and Counting Friday, the West Virginia Governor’s communication director, said some areas were “probably looking at flooding that’s going to be the worst in 100 years.” Tens of thousands of people were without power, and several roads are impassable, hundreds of houses have washed away. At least 20 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean extended their losses Tuesday. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery lost 25 cents, or 5.93%, to close at 3.9625 bu. Jul Wheat delivery fell 14.50 cents, or 3.07%, to settle at 4.585 bu. Jul Soybean dropped […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean all retreated and settled lower Monday as weather forecast favored beneficial rain in the US Midwest. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery shed 16.50 cents, or 3.77%, to close at 4.2125 bu. Jul Wheat delivery lost […]






Bark Beetles Ravage Drought-stricken Forests in California

Bark Beetles Ravage Drought-stricken Forests in California






Bark Beetles Ravage Drought-stricken Forests in California Armies of bark beetles are ravaging drought-weakened pine trees forests throughout California in a fast spreading epidemic that biologists fear could soon turn catastrophic. Local, state and federal officials are helpless against the pestilence, which has turned hundreds of thousands of acres of forest brown and left huge […]






Heavy Storms and Heavy Flooding Across Houston Texas

Heavy Storms and Heavy Flooding Across Houston Texas






Heavy Storms and Heavy Flooding Across Houston Texas Heavy storms roared across the Houston area Friday evening causing multiple roads closing and evacuations because of the floodwaters. In Galveston, torrential rain came down on the area as the swirling winds as severe weather moved through the area. The waters continue to rise in and around […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Thursday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Thursday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Thursday $CORN, $SOYB, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat extended gains Thursday, and Soybean retreated as more rain was forecast in the US Southern Plains and Midwest. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery rose 3.50 cents, or 0.86%, to close at 4.0825 bu. Jul Wheat delivery […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat extended gains Friday, as Soybean fell on profit taking and expectations that more Soybean will be planted. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery gained 1.75 cents, or 0.45%, to close at 3.9075 bu. Jul Wheat delivery rose […]






Australia & New Zealand Disaster and EM Conference

Australia & New Zealand Disaster and EM Conference






Australia & New Zealand Disaster and EM Conference  CRC research will feature with two complete streams at the Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference on the Gold Coast. CRC researchers speaking include Dr Chris Bearman, Dr Paula Dootson, Dr Katharine Haynes, Dr Danielle Every, Laura Gannon, Dr Jim McLennan and Lyndsey Wright. Earlybird […]






Houston, Texas hit with Another Historic Flood

Houston, Texas hit with Another Historic Flood






Houston, Texas hit with Another Historic Flood The Big Q: Why has the US been hit by major even historic flood after another recently? The flooding that is hammering the City of Houston, Texas is the 8th historic flood in the US since the end of September. The Texas city’s officials have labeled the flooding […]