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10 June 2011
WPX 2011: Concerns Rising for Feed Shortages
US - Concerns are rising that the US could suffer a shortage of corn for feed this year as the growing areas have been hit by both drought and floods, writes ThePigSite editor in chief Chris...
WPX 2011: Tough Times Ahead on Pig Markets
US - The US pig industry is seeing a period where buying grain and selling hogs on the cash markets are seeing producers lose money. ...
25 May 2011
Strong Start to the Alltech Symposium
US - With more than 2,000 participants from 75 different countries, Alltech's 27th Internacional Animal Health and Nutrition Symposium got off to a strong start, writes Chris Wright, senior...
09 May 2011
Latest Varieties on Show at Cereals 2011
UK - Hundreds of cereals, oilseed and root crop varieties will be on show at this year's Cereals Event, including the latest additions to the various Recommended Lists vying for a place in growers'...
28 April 2011
Innovative Science at Heart of Cereals Event
UK - Crop plots are once again taking centre stage at the Cereals Event, offering visitors an unrivalled real-life picture of the latest crop management innovations and the science that...
25 April 2011
New AgHaven.com Offers Full Access to Ag Industry
US - A new agricultural website has recently launched - AgHaven.com - with the intent to funnel all types of agricultural information into one place for a grower, writes Sarah Mikesell, senior...
22 April 2011
Participatory Wheat Breeding Program
CANADA - A researcher with the University of Manitoba is calling on wheat growers to consider participation in a program aimed at developing new lines of wheat, writes Bruce Cochrane. ...
11 April 2011
Alltech's Annual Symposium Changes the Game in '11
GLOBAL - Whether in sports competition or the game of life, there are turning points that elevate the underdog to victory, redefining the anonymous as the unforgettable. ...
08 April 2011
Cereals Event 2011 - Squeezing Profit from Crops
UK - This year's Cereals Event promises to be especially rewarding for growers seeking the latest technical and business information to help them squeeze the most profit out of their crops. ...
21 March 2011
Conference Features Crop Protection Trends, Issues
UK - Forecasting trends and planning for some major challenges in the future were key messages for delegates to take home from the recent ‘Crop Protection in Southern Britain' conference....
17 March 2011
Grain Bin Safety Certification to Prevent Injuries
US - A Purdue Extension farm safety specialist urges farmers to stop working alone in grain bins and entering them with unloading augers running. ...
14 March 2011
Advanced Technology the Way Forward for Agriculture
UK - Advanced technology holds the key to unlocking the potential in the land, while controlling costs by targeting inputs more effectively and protecting the environment, learned visitors to...
11 March 2011
VIV and ILDEX Tie Up in India
INDIA - VNU Exhibitions Europe and NCC Exhibition Organizer (NEO) have decided to bring their respective brands of VIV and ILDEX together together in India next year for VIV/ILDEX India 2012. ...
07 March 2011
Vilsack: China Is Our #1 Customer
US - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack addressed an audience of more than 4,500 farmers and agri-business representatives on Friday during the Commodity Classic in Tampa, Fla., writes Sarah Mikesell,...
Lucas Says US is Grocery Store to the World
US - US Rep. Frank Lucas (R-OK), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, was welcomed onto the Commodity Classic stage in Tampa, Fla., to a standing ovation by farmers, ranchers and ag business...
04 March 2011
Growers Considering Options at Commodity Classic
US - Growers perused the Commodity Classic tradeshow floor in Tampa, Fl., on Thursday asking agri-businesses about the latest technology as they consider their options for the 2011 growing season,...
Successful Seminar Expands DDGS Outreach in Peru
PERU - The US Grains Council's distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS) Promotion Seminar in Lima, Peru attracted more than 80 representatives of the fast-growing Peruvian poultry sector....
02 March 2011
Providing Bakers with a Recipe for Success
UK - Overseas buyers rolled up their sleeves and put this year's harvest to the test at the HGCA Bread Baking Workshop 2011. ...
Ethanol and Global Food Prices at GrainWorld 2011
CANADA - The effect of US ethanol policy on global commodity markets and food prices weee the focus of a keynote speech at GrainWorld 2011, Canada's leading annual grain-industry conference. ...
01 March 2011
USDA Chief Economist Adresses Ag Outlook Forum
US - Joseph W. Glauber, Chief Economist at USDA, spoke to attendees at USDA's Ag Outlook Forum last Thursday and described prospects for the US farm economy in 2011....
28 February 2011
Stabenow: Principles, Not Programs for 2012 Farm Bill
US - US Senator Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., Chairwoman of the US Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, spoke at the 2011 USDA AG Outlook Forum last Thursday. ...
22 February 2011
Provoking Results from Crop Sequencing Trials
AUSTRALIA - The latest results from the Department of Agriculture and Food's Dynamic Crop Sequencing trials at Katanning and Wongan Hills will be presented at its Agribusiness Crop Updates 2011...
16 February 2011
CAP Changes to Free Up World Trade
UK - The UK must get world leaders to open up markets allowing the farming sector to export more and free up world trade, writes TheCropSite editor in chief, Chris Harris. ...
14 February 2011
Growing Middle Class - a Change for US Grain Industry
US - Keynote speaker J.B. Penn, chief economist with Deere & Company, set an optimistic tone during the opening session of the U.S. Grains Council's 2011 International Marketing Conference and...
10 February 2011
Farmers Seeking Technology at World Ag Expo
US - Exhibitor after exhibitor said the same thing today - farmers are asking for the latest technology, writes Sarah Mikesell, senior editor of TheCropSite.com, live from the show. ...
09 February 2011
World Ag Expo Draws Big Crowd
The sunshine and warm weather drew a large crowd of attendees to opening day of the World Ag Expo, reports Sarah Mikesell, senior editor of TheCropSite.com, live from the show. ...
Top Wheat Growers at Milling Wheat Conference
UK - The finalists of the nabim Milling Wheat Challenge 2010 will take the stage at the HGCA / nabim Milling Wheat Conference on Tuesday 1 March. ...
08 February 2011
World Ag Expo Opens Tuesday in Tulare, CA
US - The World Ag Expo, the world's largest annual agricultural exposition, opens its gates to the public on Tuesday at the International Agri-Center in Tulare, Calif., reports Sarah Mikesell,...
04 February 2011
Farms of the Future Include Bioenergy Crops
US - In a special issue of Resource magazine published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, guest editor Tony Grift, Associate Professor at the University of Illinois,...
Risk Management Best Option in Volatile Market
UK - Erratic grain price fluctuations are adding to the market difficulties facing farmers, according to expert at the Teagasc National Tillage Conference in Carlow yesterday, says farmingnewsdaily.co.uk. ...
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