Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grain futures finished higher Wednesday with Soybean futures rising about 1% Wednesday on bargain buying and Short-covering, one day after a US government forecast for record-large global soy inventories pushed the front contract to its lowest mark in a year. The […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade agriculture grains futures finished mixed Tuesday following the release of the latest ending stocks report. The monthly agriculture grains supply and demand estimates issued Tuesday by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) reduced US feed consumption and higher South American crops. Most of […]






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) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Monday with Corn futures pacing the advance as funds pare massive Short position. The most active Corn contract for May delivery rose 7.5 cents, or 2.09%, to 3.67 bu. May Wheat delivery rose 4.75 cents, or […]






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) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Friday with Corn futures drifting to a 1-week low as traders adjusted positions ahead of a monthly US government report that analysts expect to show rising grain inventories and big South American crops. Soybean closed narrowly […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures closed lower Thursday with Wheat posting the biggest percentage decliner since Mid-March. The most active Corn contract for May delivery fell 4 cents, or 1.1%, to 3.6075 bu. May Wheat delivery slipped 6.5 cents, or 1.51% to 4.2325 bu. […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Wednesday with the Soybean reversing a 5-day down-turn. The most active Corn contract for May delivery rose 1.75 cents, or 0.48%, to 3.6475 bu. May Wheat delivery went up 2.75 cents, or 0.64% to 4.2975 bu. May […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Tuesday due to profit taking., following a 2-day bounce on Corn and Wheat. Corn and Wheat futures had risen for 2 straight sessions, boosted by a projection that US farmers would plant less Corn and Wheat and […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Monday with Soybean futures dipping to a new low since mid-April 201 Corn and Wheat futures continued to rise as a result of a recent projection that US farmers would plant less Corn, Wheat and switch to […]






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) agriculture grains futures finished mixed with Soybean futures falling to a 5-month lows after federal crop forecasters said Spring plantings would reach an all-time high above traders’ expectations. The most active Corn contract for May delivery rose 6.75 cents, or 1.89%, to 3.6425 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures closed mixed Wednesday with Corn and Wheat prices edging higher as investors squared positions ahead of US Department of Agriculture (USDA) plantings and grain stocks data Friday. Soybean futures fell to the lowest levels since October and Corn and […]






The Biggest Storms in 5 years Hit Southern California

The Biggest Storms in 5 years Hit Southern California






The Biggest Storms in 5 years Hit Southern California Southern California cleaned up Saturday after its biggest storm in 5 years unleashed a waves of rain and snow that killed at least 3 people and triggered flooding, mudslides, high winds and power outages, officials said. Vital highways and railways were shut down and sinkholes opened on […]






Snow, Rain, Wind, Severe Weather Across the US

Snow, Rain, Wind, Severe Weather Across the US






Snow, Rain, Wind, Severe Weather Across the US Travel ranging from daily commutes to cross-country could be affected by a significant storm in the central and eastern United States next week. A major storm with heavy rain, ice, snow, gusty winds and the potential for severe weather is likely next week in the central and […]






California Now 60% Drought-Free For The 1st Time in Many Years

California Now 60% Drought-Free For The 1st Time in Many Years






California Now 60% Drought-Free For The 1st Time in Many Years More than 60% is officially drought-free, State officials reconsider mandatory conservation measures. After many, many years of brown lawns, and millions of dead trees, California has reached a point where most of the state is officially drought-free. The state’s snowpack is now at 193% […]






Supermoon 70 Years in the Making

Supermoon 70 Years in the Making






Supermoon 70 Years in the Making The Supermoon, which will appear bigger and brighter than any in 70 years, gives competition to Taurid and Leonid meteor showers. November’s huger-and-brighter-than-usual Supermoon on Monday, 14 November is the star of the sky show in November, it will appear closer to the Earth than any Moon in nearly […]






F1: Lewis Hamilton on the Pole at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace

F1: Lewis Hamilton on the Pole at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace






F1: Lewis Hamilton on the Pole at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace $RACE Lewis Hamilton of MercedesAMG was the fastest in qualifying Saturday and will start on Pole for the Brazilian Grand Prix, and team mate Nico Rosberg will be at his side in 2nd position. As the championship contenders fought it out for the front-row […]






Hurricane Matthew Could Inflict $200-B in Damage to Coastal Homes

Hurricane Matthew Could Inflict $200-B in Damage to Coastal Homes






Hurricane Matthew Could Inflict $200-B in Damage to Coastal Homes $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Hurricane Matthew could potentially cause $200-B in damage to coastal homes, and that number could rise depending on the path and intensity of the Category 4 storm. At least 954,000 people are at risk of major storm surge damage, according to […]






Hurricane Matthew Now a ‘Powerful’ Category 5 Storm

Hurricane Matthew Now a  ‘Powerful’ Category 5 Storm






Hurricane Matthew Now a  ‘Powerful’ Category 5 Storm A hurricane southeast of Jamaica strengthened to a “Powerful” Category 5 storm late Friday, forecasters said, and watches were in place for that nation as well as the southeastern coast of Haiti. Hurricane Matthew is now the strongest hurricane in the Atlantic since Felix in Y 2007. […]






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 […]