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Market to Market February 27, 2004 (#2925)

In the News

  • New Mad Cow Cases in Italy, Japan
    (Feb 27, 2004) New cases of Mad Cow disease were reported this week in Italy and Japan.
  • Chinese Farmers Shift Acres to Beans, Cotton
    (Feb 27, 2004) Chinese farmers may plant more soybeans and cotton in 2004 and reduce the acreage in corn and wheat, according to China's Ministry of Agriculture.
  • Hope Seen For Revival of Doha Round
    (Feb 27, 2004) European Union Trade Commissioner Pascal Lamy this week said it's possible to revive the Doha round of trade talks by May.
  • Science Predicts More Drought for U.S.
    (Feb 27, 2004) Research into multi-year temperature and atmospheric pressure trends in the Pacific Ocean indicates drought conditions in the Plains and the West may last for several more years.
  • WHO: Human Flu Pandemic Possible
    (Feb 27, 2004) The World Health Organization warned this week that conditions are ripe in bird flu-infected countries for the emergence of a human flu pandemic.