Oct 18 (Reuters) - The U.S. Agriculture Department's
Commodity Credit Corporation announced the following world
market prices of milled and rough rice.
The data is adjusted for U.S. milling yields and location,
and the resulting marketing loan gain (MLG) and loan deficiency
payment (LDP) rates applicable to the 2017 crop.
Rough rice prices for both long- and medium/short grain were
unchanged from the previous announcement.
The next rice report will be issued Wednesday, October 25.
* Drier weather seen helping U.S. soybean, corn harvest
* Forecast rain also eases concern over Brazil planting
* Wheat also down slightly
German Grain Cash Prices Oct 18
Lowest known bids in EUR/t, delivered.
At local time 11:30 GMT.
Barley, min 62-63 kg/hl
bid offers change
Delivered Hamburg Oct 17 156,00 161,00 0.00
Delivered Hamburg Nov 17 156,00 161,00 0.00
Ex Store Saxony Thüringen Oct 17 132,00 137,00 0.00
Wheat, A-quality, 13 % min
Protein, Hagberg 275
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LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Budget airline Wizz Air
has become the latest European carrier to move to shore up its
post-Brexit flying rights by applying for a licence in Britain
ahead of the country's departure from the European Union.
Flying rights are currently governed by EU-wide deals and
because it is not part of the World Trade Organization, the
aviation sector has no natural fallback arrangement to protect
flights if there is no deal between Britain and the EU.
MOSCOW, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Russia and Turkey have agreed to
allow exports of 50,000 Turkish tomatoes to Russia from Dec. 1,
the RIA news agency cited Russian Energy Minister Alexander
Novak as saying on Wednesday.
Russia will let four Turkish producers begin supplies of
tomatoes to Russia from Dec. 1, the Interfax cited Novak, who
co-chairs a Russian-Turkish government commission on economic
cooperation, as saying.
(Writing by Dmitry Solovyov; editing by Polina Devitt)
BEIJING, Oct 18 (Reuters) - China's stocks of soybean oil
are at record levels after huge imports of beans this year,
keeping a lid on prices ahead of the peak consumption period.
Stocks of the oil, a byproduct of crushing beans into meal
for animal feed, hit 1.6 million tonnes this week at major
crushers, versus 1.3 million tonnes at the same time last year,
the China National Grain and Oils Information Center said on
* Dry weather forecasts pressure corn and soybeans
* Corn falls, wheat also drops
SYDNEY, Oct 18 (Reuters) - U.S. soybeans edged lower for the
third straight session on Wednesday as forecasts for dry weather
fuelled expectations of a rapid advance in harvesting and ample
By Theopolis Waters
CHICAGO, Oct 17 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of
Agriculture (USDA) in a filing on Tuesday said it will dismantle
Obama-era rules for buying and selling livestock, a move that
has divided the U.S. meat industry.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue withdrew an interim
final rule and a proposed regulation of the Farmer Fair
Practices Rules under USDA's Grain Inspection, Packers and
Stockyards Administration (GIPSA).
By Michael Hirtzer
CHICAGO, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Chicago Mercantile Exchange lean
hog futures fell about 2 percent in a technical selloff
on Tuesday, easing from an earlier two-month high in a reversal
that could portend further declines, traders and analysts said.
Live cattle and feeder cattle futures each
dropped to the lowest levels in about two weeks on chart-based
selling amid abundant supplies of both cattle and hogs.
Hog futures had climbed in the previous two sessions and