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2011-07-28 07:00:00

NEW YORK, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by Rabobank's Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory (FAR) department examines the impact of recent coffee price increases on Brazil's coffee supply. Highlights of the report, released today, include: Current trends in improving productivity; the historical relationship between prices and harvested area indicate that the recent rise in Brazilian coffee prices could cause a 27 percent increase in the supply of coffee in Brazil...

2011-07-28 06:00:00

NEW YORK, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by Rabobank's Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory (FAR) department examines the exponential rise of Chinese investments in South America, particularly in Brazilian and Argentine agribusiness. Highlights of the report, released today, include: China's investment projects in South American agriculture reflect a combination of factors: its interest in securing long-term food supplies and expanding its sourcing options; a move to...

2011-07-21 09:00:00

DENVER, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the USA Pro Cycling Challenge announced the final team roster to compete in its race, August 22-28. Rabobank Cycling Team headlines the new additions, joining seven other Pro Tour teams, including Saxo Bank-SunGard, Leopard Trek, Team Radioshack, Garmin-Cervelo, BMC Racing Team, HTC Highroad and Liquigas-Cannondale. After the second place finish yesterday by Bauke Mollema and the team's stage win in Saint Flour by Luis-Leon Sanchez at the 2011...

2011-07-20 06:00:00

NEW YORK, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beef prices around the world will steady in the midterm, though a further significant price increase could trigger substitution with other meats, according to Rabobank's Q2 2011 Beef Quarterly Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory (FAR) report. Additional highlights of the report, released today, include: Tight cattle supplies carrying higher prices globally Beef trade shaken by tsunami and earthquake in Japan US to become net beef...

2011-07-19 12:26:00

NEW YORK, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rabobank announced today that Hee Soo Yoon and Hemani Jadhav are joining the bank's Renewable Energy & Infrastructure Finance (REIF)-Americas business. The hiring of Ms. Yoon and Ms. Jadhav is part of the bank's active recruitment of experienced, qualified candidates to support the rapid growth of its REIF business and its goal to be a leading financier of renewable energy projects in the Americas. "We are very pleased to welcome Hee Soo and...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'