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02 May 2018
Current house farm bill fails to meet needs of family farmers, says NFU (US)
WASHINGTON - The US House Agriculture Committee today marked up the 2018 Farm Bill, H.R. 2, sending the bill to the full US House of Representatives for its consideration...
14 January 2016
USDA Reports: Winter Wheat Surprises with Second Lowest Planting since 1913
ANALYSIS - USDA released four reports on Tuesday with implications for the grain and livestock markets, but the winter wheat planting survey stole the show coming in at only 36.609 million acres...
30 November 2015
US Collaborates on Ag Research with Ireland, Northern Ireland
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said that the partnership with Ireland and Northern Ireland will allow the three countries to maximise investments in research intended to help solve...
17 August 2015
Russian Ban on EU Agriculture – 12 Months On
EU - On 6 August 2014, Moscow announced an embargo on imports of a range of agricultural products from the EU, applicable from 7 August. One year on, it is clear that the EU agri-food sector...
29 June 2015
Russia Extends Ban on Imports of Agricultural Products to 2016
GLOBAL - The Russian Government has announced that it will be extending the ban on agricultural products from the EU until 5 August 2016....
22 May 2015
Black Sea Likely to Remain Key Export Competitor
RUSSIA - Last week, the removal of the duty on Russian exports forced Russian wheat export prices to decline, against the trend for other origins....
21 May 2015
China-Brazil in Bilateral Trade Deal
BRAZIL - China and Brazil are to step up action on a bilateral trade agreement....
18 May 2015
China-Brazil Strengthen Agricultural Relations
CHINA - China and Brazil deepened agricultural relations last week in a meeting between Vice Minister Chen Xiaohua and the Brazilian International Relations Secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture,...
08 May 2015
FAO Predicts World Food Import Bill to Fall to Five-year Low
GLOBAL - International prices for agricultural commodities continued to decline in April and abundant inventories are poised to offset any pressure from the slight reduction in global harvests...
30 April 2015
Red Tape Removal Needed for Trade Talks Success
EU - During the ninth round of negotiations between the US and EU on a potential free trade agreement, european agricultural organisation Copa-Cogeca has said that red tape and technical barriers...
Urgent Need to Find Solutions in Farm Trade Talks
GLOBAL - A plea has been sent out to nations in the World Trade Organization to step up efforts to their differences on key issues blocking progress in the Doha Round farm trade talks....
24 April 2015
Australian Farmers Want Trade Deal to Centre on Agriculture
AUSTRALIA – Trans-Pacific Partnership (TTP) negotiations should be seeking “ambitious outcomes”, placing farming at the heart of an agreement, says a producer organisation....
22 April 2015
Russian Wheat Regains Competitive Edge
RUSSIA - Despite the export tax which has been imposed on it since February, Russian wheat is now looking competitive on the world market once again. ...
17 April 2015
South Korea - A Changing Market for Rice?
SOUTH KOREA and US - South Korea is a small, but high-value market for the US rice industry. The US exports have averaged more than 104,000 MT of rice to Korea annually over the past six years...
14 April 2015
India’s Oilmeal Exports to Iran Down to 362,091 Tonnes
INDIA - India’s oilmeal export to Iran has recorded a huge decrease at 362,091 tonnes during April 2014 to March 2015 financial year, as compared to 1.24 million tonnes exported during the...
Is EU Maize Losing its Competitiveness?
EU - EU maize has maintained its position as the most competitive EU feed grain, when compared with feed wheat and feed barley, since October....
10 April 2015
India’s Oilmeal Exports Down by 44 Per Cent
INDIA - India has recorded a drop in oilmeal exports during April 2014 to March 2015 at 2.44 million tonnes, as compared to 4.38 million tonnes exported during the same period last year....
09 April 2015
Swiss Must Knock Down Trade Barriers, Says Report
SWITZERLAND – Half of Swiss farm receipts come from farm support measures and major trade barrier reductions should be rolled out to address this....
02 April 2015
Time-out on Trade Talks and Global Negotiations Stall
GLOBAL - Talks at the World Trade Organization over food safety and animal and plant health as part of the on-going trade negotiations have come to an impasse....
01 April 2015
WTO Sets Up Disputes Panel over Russian EU Trade Tariffs
GLOBAL - The dispute settlement body of the World Trade Organisation has established a disputes panel over Russia’s tariff treatment of agricultural and manufacturing goods from the EU....
24 March 2015
Punitive Trade Barriers Hit European Exports
ANALYSIS - Significant trade and investment barriers are being built by Europe’s leading trading partners....
23 March 2015
India’s Vegoil Imports up 23 Per Cent During Nov 2014 to Feb 2015
INDIA - India’s vegetable oil imports (edible & non-edible) have recorded an increase of 23 per cent at 4.29 million tonnes during November 2014 to February 2015....
20 March 2015
IFPRI: Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico Home to Half World’s Hungry
GLOBAL - Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, and Mexico may be rising economic powerhouses, but these five fast-growing, middle income countries are still home to nearly half of the world’s hungry,...
13 March 2015
ICRISAT Organises Consultative Meet on Enhancing Exports
INDIA - Hyderabad based International agriculture body, the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) will be organising two day consultative meet to develop...
11 March 2015
South Korea’s Oilmeal Imports from India Down by 198,000 tonnes
INDIA - South Korea oilmeal imports from India has recorded a drop of 198,000 tonnes at 831,967 tonnes during April 2014 to February 2015 as compared to 1.02 million tonnes imported during the...
10 March 2015
India’s Oilmeals Export Down by 43 Per Cent
INDIA - Export of oilmeals from India has recorded a drop of 43 per cent at 2.22 million tonnes during April 2014 to February 2015, the Solvent Extractors’ Association of India (SEAI) said...
09 March 2015
Russian Grain Production Relies on Spring Weather in 2015
RUSSIA - Russian winter grain production could fall as much as 40 per cent this year according to the Agriculture Ministry via the Interfax news agency....
20 February 2015
Exports Shrink Potential French Wheat Stock Build Up
FRANCE - Forecasts for French soft wheat stocks at the end of 2014/15 were cut again this week. ...
19 February 2015
UK Growers Encouraged to Learn About Export Opportunities
UK - As one of the largest ever shipments of UK barley prepares to leave our shores, HGCA is reminding growers of the opportunity to learn more about exporting....
18 February 2015
Russia Expecting Big Wheat Exports Despite Restrictions
RUSSIA - Despite Russia’s recently introduced restrictions on wheat exports for the remainder of the 2014/15 season, the country is still heading towards higher wheat exports than last season....
 
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