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30 October 2012
Maize Production Forecasts Tumbling
ANALYSIS - In recent years any shortfall in the global production of maize has been made up by using surplus stocks, writes Chris Harris. ...
29 October 2012
Economist: Global Grain Demand - It's All About China
ANALYSIS - Demand from China is currently driving and supporting the global grain market - that was the key message from Richard Pottorff, chief economist for Doane Advisory Services, at Doane's...
26 October 2012
Feedipedia – New Resource on Feed Ingredients
MEXICO – During the Latin American Animal Nutrition Congress in Puerto Vallarta, a new source for evaluating non-conventional feed ingredients for all types of livestock was presented, writes...
25 October 2012
Technology Companies to Offer Insights at CropWorld 2012
UK - CropWorld Global 2012, to be held on 6th and 7th November at the QEII Conference Centre in London, is introducing a brand new aspect to the conference proceedings this year with the launch...
Forage Conference Focuses on Recovery
US - Severe drought has taken a toll on forages in Arkansas. "Focus on Recovery" is the theme of the 2012 Arkansas Forage and Grassland Council Forage Conference set for Thursday, 1 November....
23 October 2012
Germany, Russia Cooperate in the Seed Sector
GERMANY - State Secretary of the Federal Minister of Agriculture, Dr Robert Kloos, participated in a Russian-German Seed Seminar on 'Improving the competitiveness of the seed industry in Russia...
Mexican Sorghum Buyers Look at Texan Sorghum Quality
MEXICO and US - En route to the Export Exchange 2012 conference and trade show, a team of Mexican sorghum feed grain buyers get a first-hand look at the quality of sorghum produced in Texas....
Doane Conference: China, US Farm Bill, Production Agriculture
ANALYSIS - The 2012 Doane Outlook conference focused on global trends, policy and production agriculture, writes Sarah Mikesell, TheCropSite senior editor, live from the conference in St. Louis,...
22 October 2012
Kansas Ag Secretary to Speak on Drought, Impact on Food Production
US - Kansas Secretary of Agriculture, Dale Rodman, will speak at Kansas State University at 7 p.m. Monday, 5 November, in the K-State Student Union Main Ballroom. The lecture is the fifth installment...
19 October 2012
Wheat - No Longer Passenger of Volatile Maize Market
ANALYSIS - For 18 months wheat has been a passenger on the movements of the volatile maize market, but this scenario can no longer continue, writes Chris Harris. ...
10 October 2012
Chinese Premier Seeks Growth in Agriculture
CHINA - Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Tuesday pledged that China will seek the steady growth of agricultural products and enable Chinese farmers to share the achievements of the country's economic...
Markets Signal Rationing; Focus on South America
GLOBAL - World grain markets are showing signs of rationing after a series of poor harvests pushed commodity prices to a high level, according to a leading market analyst....
03 October 2012
Innovations Awards at EuroTier 2012
GERMANY - The international event for the agricultural machinery, equipment and supplies for the professional livestock sector EuroTier received an extensive list of entries for its innovation...
26 September 2012
EuroTier: Unique Programme for Animal Husbandry
EU - This year over 2,300 exhibitors from 51 countries will be represented at the Exhibition Grounds in Hanover for EuroTier 2012....
25 September 2012
NFU Participates in New York Climate Week
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson will be in New York this week to participate in Climate Week NYC. Mr Johnson was invited to speak under the invitation of former Prime...
24 September 2012
CropWorld Global 2012 Gathers Pace
GLOBAL - A conference and exhibition to showcase the latest trends, thinking and technology in crop science and production has added three key organisations to its list of speakers and sponsors....
21 September 2012
Top of the Crop to be Celebrated
AUSTRALIA - Queensland’s grain champions are set to be recognised at the Queensland Grain Industry Awards, hosted by peak rural lobby group AgForce....
Council Looks to Reform Agriculture and Fisheries Policies
EU - The Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) reform and the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) reform will be the focal points of the two day meeting of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council, which will...
20 September 2012
Deadline Extended for Cereals Development Programme Applications
UK - This year’s late harvest has led to an extension of the closing date for applications to a new National Farmers Union industry programme aimed at supporting the emergence of industry leaders...
06 September 2012
Completed Consultations Help Shape Next Agricultural Policy
CANADA - Canadians have spoken on the future direction of agriculture and Federal, Provincial and Territorial Governments have listened, said Canada's Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz yesterday...
30 August 2012
Land Values Hot Topic at Farm Progress Show
ANALYSIS - Land values have been the buzz words of Farm Progress Show 2012, with producers keen to find out what they can expect of their primary asset in the coming year, write Gemma Hyland...
29 August 2012
Focus Rests on Increasing Production at Farm Progress Show
ANALYSIS - As farmers continue to deal with substantially lower yields this year, many are looking to new technologies and concepts to deliver results against unpredictable weather. Farm Progress...
28 August 2012
US Farm Progress Show Showcases Innovation
ANALYSIS - In the heart of the drought-stricken Midwest, the 59th Farm Progress Show kicked off Tuesday in Boone, Iowa, USA, amid more sunny, steamy weather, write Sarah Mikesell & Gemma Hyland,...
27 August 2012
Drought, Shortages, Rising Food Prices for World Water Week
ANALYSIS - This week is World Water Week - a week when governments, environmental organisations, industry and agriculture is turning its attention to the importance of this vital resource, writes...
21 August 2012
Meeting the Greatest Global Farming Challenge
ANALYSIS - The world is facing the greatest farming challenge of all time with a booming global population and a potential quadrupling of the number of people who will be able to afford to eat...
14 August 2012
Rice Research Tops Topics at Arkansas Rice Expo 2012
US - University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture scientists are testing products that can reduce loss of nitrogen from fertilisers applied to rice when irrigation or flooding are delayed....
09 August 2012
MEPs Lodge 7000 Changes to EU Subsidy Reform
EU - The Secretariat of the European Parliament Agriculture Committee has confirmed that in total MEPs have lodged over 7000 changes the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reforms....
18 July 2012
Smart Solutions at Soil & Water LIVE 2012
UK - Soil & Water LIVE, a new business conference designed to help British farmers meet the challenges of farming in today’s changing climate, will take place on Tuesday 13th November 2012,...
17 July 2012
EuroTier 2012 - Bigger than Ever Before
GERMANY - So far 2,100 exhibitors from 50 countries have signed up for EuroTier 2012. With 30 per cent more exhibition space, the show will be held in Hanover from 13 to 16 November 2012....
09 July 2012
CME Host WASDE Online Discussion
US - CME Group will host an interactive online discussion session at 2:30 pm today (Tuesday 10 July) regarding Wednesday’s USDA Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand...
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