UPDATE 1: Germany’s coal-based power output up 3.9 pct in H1 - News - Point Carbon
LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters Point Carbon) – Coal-based power output in Germany rose 3.9 percent in the first half of the year, preliminary figures showed on Monday, suggesting increased carbon dioxide emissions in the EU’s biggest economy.Corn Slumps to Lowest Since 2010 on Outlook for Record U.S. Crop - Businessweek
Corn reached a 34-month low in Chicago as cool weather and moist soil boosted optimism that the harvest will climb to a record in the U.S., the world’s biggest producer of the grain.Russia - Fourth sugar beet test confirms record sugar yields for third consecutive year
Russia's fourth sugar beet test for 2013, carried out on August 1, confirmed expectations for record sugar yields as the crop put on more weight and sugar content.