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23 October 2014
Second Successive Year of Grain Surpluses
ANALYSIS - This year will see the second successive year of global grain surpluses....
17 October 2014
How Does Crude Oil Price Affect Vegetable Oil Markets?
ANALYSIS - The fluctuating price of crude oil, including recent falls in price down to around $80 a barrel, are having a direct impact on the oilseed and vegetable oils markets....
Russian Trade Ban Discussed at EU Agriculture Council
EU - The 3337th Council meeting Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting held in Luxembourg earlier this week under the presidency of Maurizio Martina, Minister for Agricultural, Food and Forestry...
14 October 2014
Agricultural Exhibitions Showcasing New Technologies
UK - Technology has changed the way the world operates and farming is no exception. ...
10 October 2014
VietStock Expo Just One Week Away
VIETNAM - The organisers of VietStock 2014 remind visitors to prepare for the show, which takes place next week in Ho Chi Minh City....
07 October 2014
Editors Comment: What Role Will On-Farm Diagnostics Play in Agriculture?
ANALYSIS - It’s beginning to feel an awful lot like fall here in the Midwest. And last week I got to see some beautiful fall leaves on my drive up to World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin,...
06 October 2014
UK Grain Reset for 2015
UK - UK Grain, the specialist event geared to grain handling, drying, storage and marketing, is not taking place at the East of England Showground this autumn, following a significantly easier...
03 October 2014
Endocrine Disruptors – Risk or Hazard?
ANALYSIS - As the European Commission launched its consultation on endocrine disruptors as pesticides, crop protection industry experts spelt out concerns that a catch all hazard based approach...
02 October 2014
What is the Best Way to Ensure Food Security?
EU - Copa-Cogeca called at EU Farm Ministers Informal meeting this week for measures that benefit the environment at the same time as being economically viable in order to meet the needs of a...
30 September 2014
Canadian Governments Invest in Agrifoods and Garden Show
CANADA - The annual Agrifoods and Garden Show, the largest agriculture event in the province, will receive c$150,000 in funding from the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Growing Forward 2 Agreement,...
Punjab to Host Commonwealth Meet on Agriculture
INDIA - London-based Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) has selected Punjab state to host its workshop of Parliamentary Agriculture Committees....
24 September 2014
Massey Ferguson Driven by Global Opportunities
ANALYSIS - Operating in 170 countries, Massey Ferguson is looking to emerging markets like Africa and the Middle East to offer their dependable equipment to farmers who have never used mechanized...
22 September 2014
Escorts Launches Two New Tractors in Bangladesh
BANGLADESH - India’s leading tractor brand, Escorts has launched two new series of tractors in Bangladesh....
19 September 2014
International Year of Family Farming 2014
US - On the 18 September The National Farmers Union (NFU) applauded the introduction of the Senate Resolution designating 2014 as the “International Year of Family Farming (IYFF).” NFU has...
15 September 2014
New Agriculture Commissioner Told to Simplify Greening and Direct Payments
EU - Simplification of the direct payments in the Common Agricultural Policy and greening are two of the issues that have been put top of the list of priorities for the new European Commissioner...
EuroTier Offers Solutions for the Future
GERMANY - The world’s leading trade fair for animal husbandry professionals, EuroTier, will be presenting solutions for the future of agriculture at the Fairgrounds in Hanover from 11 to 14...
10 September 2014
Will Scotland's Independence Vote Impact Agriculture?
ANALYSIS - Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond addressed international agricultural journalists at a conference in Scotland on Sunday evening saying, “There is a debate going on as part...
02 September 2014
Registor for AFIA's Fundamentals of Feed Manufacturing Course
US - Registration is now open for AFIA-500: Fundamentals of Feed Manufacturing. The distance education program is sponsored by the American Feed Industry Association and Kansas State University,...
29 August 2014
I am Farmland Campaign at Farm Progress Show
US - US Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® (USFRA) is launching a new campaign entitled I am Farmland geared to help support the expanded distribution of Farmland, a new feature length documentary...
27 August 2014
Economist: India is Shining Star in BRIC
ANALYSIS - India is now a bright spot in the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) emerging markets, reports Sarah Mikesell, 5m senior editor, live from the Farm Progress Show held near Boone,...
26 August 2014
Young Farmers Urged to 'Seize Golden Opportunity'
UK - The NFU is encouraging young members of the farming industry to apply for the Cereals Development Programme to be in with a chance of gaining a full range of knowledge and experience in...
12 August 2014
Common Agricultural Policy Should Protect Farmers from Russian Ban
EU - Following the announcement of Russia's ban on agriculture exports from the EU, the EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Dacian Ciolos has stated that the Common Agricultural...
11 August 2014
Food Security Summit on Agricultural Solutions in Asia Pacific
GLOBAL - Government representatives, UN agencies, NGOs, development banks and private sector companies are gathering in October at the second annual AIDF Food Security Summit to discuss the imminent...
08 August 2014
EuroTier 2014: Stands Already Booked by Over 2000 Exhibitors
GERMANY - The world’s largest trade fair for professional animal production, EuroTier 2014, will be held at the Exhibition Grounds in Hanover from 11 to 14 November 2014. The leading companies...
05 August 2014
Jaya Automotive Unveils 100 HP tractor at Agri Intex 2014
INDIA - Coimbatore based auto manufacturer, Jaya automotive have unveiled India’s first high powered tractor Jaya 100 HP at the 14th edition of Agri Intex 2014 on July 18, 2014....
01 August 2014
EU, Industry Partners Launch €3.7 Billion Investments in Renewables
UK - EU and industry leaders have launched a new European Joint Undertaking on Bio-based Industries (BBI). ...
31 July 2014
Changing Perspectives at HGCA’s 2014 Grain Market Outlook Conference
UK - HGCA’s flagship annual conference for 2014 will look at whether the industry needs to retune its perspective to respond to long-term influences motivating world markets....
24 July 2014
Global Initiative for Agricultural Education Formed
GLOBAL - India, Africa and the USA have formed an international partnership across the countries to revitalizing global agricultural education, capacity building and technology transfer....
16 July 2014
US Corn Ave Yield Could Blow Out Records - 175 Bu/A is Possible
ANALYSIS - Matt Roberts, agricultural economist at The Ohio State University, said the current corn crop has set the foundation for average yields to bust through the record - he believes they...
15 July 2014
EU Council Meeting Addresses Organic Farming Regulation
EU - At the 3328th Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting on 14 July, participants discussed the strengthening of the regulatory framework for organic farming, the future of the milk sector...
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