Global AgInvesting http://www.globalaginvesting.com/ News, Information and Research for Investors in Farmland and Agriculture Globally Russia Considers State Monopoly on Wine Production http://www.globalaginvesting.com/news/NewsListDetail?contentid=4554 The Russian parliament will be debating an initiative to create a state monopoly on wine production during the first week of September. 08/21/2014 2:50 PM Canada Unveils Lowball Canola, Wheat Forecasts http://www.globalaginvesting.com/news/NewsListDetail?contentid=4553 Analysts and investors are surprised by the cut in estimates for the country’s wheat and canola output by Statistics Canada. 08/21/2014 2:18 PM Monsanto Expects 2014 U.S. Approval for New Soybean Seeds http://www.globalaginvesting.com/news/NewsListDetail?contentid=4552 Monsanto expects U.S. approval for its Round Up Ready 2Xtend soybean seeds by the end of 2014, and international approvals in 2015. 08/21/2014 12:31 PM Australia: Bunge to Build Grain Export Terminal at Geelong http://www.globalaginvesting.com/news/NewsListDetail?contentid=4551 Bunge announced plans to build a $20 million grain export terminal near Geelong in Victoria, Australia. 08/21/2014 11:50 AM Russia’s Grain Trader Beating Cargill to Olam as Exports Surge http://www.globalaginvesting.com/news/NewsListDetail?contentid=4550 Russia’s Trading House RIF is beating out the competition including Cargill and Olam to become Russia’s second largest grain exporter. 08/21/2014 11:32 AM U.S. Biofuel Industry Suffers as Biofuel Rule Delays Drag On http://www.globalaginvesting.com/news/NewsListDetail?contentid=4549 The 2014 federal biofuel use targets from the Environmental Protection Agency are nine months behind schedule. 08/21/2014 10:42 AM Palm, Soy Oil Prices ‘to Recover From’ Five Year Low http://www.globalaginvesting.com/news/NewsListDetail?contentid=4548 Analysts predict low prices will spark demand as palm oil and soy oil futures are at their lowest since 2009. 08/20/2014 3:45 PM Brett MacNeil Named Director of Acquisitions for Hancock Agricultural Investment Group http://www.globalaginvesting.com/news/NewsListDetail?contentid=4547 Hancock Agricultural Investment Group announces that Brett MacNeil has been named Vice President and Director of Acquisitions. 08/20/2014 1:21 PM Canada: Canola Growers Turn to More Profitable Hemp http://www.globalaginvesting.com/news/NewsListDetail?contentid=4546 Farmers in North America can net $620 - $1240 per hectare from hemp production compared to $495 per hectare from canola. 08/20/2014 12:57 PM Le May-Led Ag Startup Nabs $40 Million http://www.globalaginvesting.com/news/NewsListDetail?contentid=4545 Kansas-based agribusiness FarmLink LLC has closed on $40 million of Series B financing led by Open Air Equity Partners. 08/20/2014 12:26 PM