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11 June 2012
CME Expands CBOT Grain, Oilseed Open Outcry Trading Hours
US - CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced it will extend open outcry trading hours for CBOT Grain and Oilseed futures and options to 2 p.m....
28 May 2012
Brazil's Feed Production Forecast Up 2.8 Per Cent in 2012
BRAZIL - Brazilian feed production is projected to grow 2.8 per cent in 2012 compared to the previous year, with production of 66.2 million MT of feed and 2.58 million MT of mineral supplements,...
17 May 2012
Record Feed Grain Production Projected for 2012/13
US - Feed grain production for 2012/13 is projected at 390 million metric tons, up from 324 million the previous year. ...
22 Hours of Grain Trading; Industry Says Slow Down
ANALYSIS - Starting May 20, 2012 (trade date May 21, 2012), the CME Group is slated to expand its electronic trading hours in its Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grain, oilseed and ethanol...
08 May 2012
New Market Opportunities for Canadian Oat Farmers
CANADA - A new technology developed by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada scientists and put in practice by Edmonton-based biotechnology company Ceapro Inc. will help open new market opportunities...
02 May 2012
Economist: US Farm Bill Shifts to Risk Management, Reduces Overlap
ANALYSIS - Karl Zulauf, agricultural economist and professor at The Ohio State University, said with the elimination of direct payments, creation of ARC, and enhancements to crop insurance, the...
25 April 2012
Vietnam's Middle Class Lifts Food, Feed Demand
ANALYSIS - The growth in China has garnered a lot of attention lately, but China's neighbor - Vietnam - is another emerging market that is building our global middle class and increasing grain...
20 April 2012
EU-27 Grain and Feed: All Eyes on the Weather - Again
EU - In 2012, despite challenging weather, EU27 farmers are expecting another sizeable grain harvest of 284 MMT. If realized, this will be on a par with 2011 but still 29 MMT below the record...
17 April 2012
Forages Thriving; Website Offers a Place to Buy & Sell Them
US - Indiana's forage crop is thriving after an extremely mild winter, and a new Purdue University website offers growers and livestock producers a place to buy and sell it....
16 April 2012
Russia's Grain Production Forecast Down
RUSSIA - Assuming average weather during the growing season, FAS/Moscow forecasts Russia’s 2012 grain production at 88 million metric tons (six per cent) below last year, but close to the 5...
12 April 2012
Irish Sowings Ahead of Schedule
IRELAND - This year has seen one of the earliest planting seasons in recent years due to excellent conditions over the last month, according to Irish Farmers Association National Grain Chairman...
Wheat, Barley, Oats, Corn Production Forecast Up in 2012/13
CANADA - 2012-2013 heralds a new era of wheat and barley marketing for western Canadian grain producers....
29 March 2012
Japan Grain, Feed Markets Thrive Despite Earthquake Damage
JAPAN - The Great East Japan Earthquake of March 11, 2011 devastated, both physically and emotionally, a country that had already been suffering from a stagnant economy. The so-called “triple...
26 March 2012
Abnormally Early Spring Melt Offers Opportunity to Plant Early
CANADA - A plant science instructor with the University of Manitoba is encouraging farmers to take advantage of this year's early spring melt by planting some of their more cold tolerant, less...
21 March 2012
Livestock Prices Up While Feed Prices Rising
ANALYSIS - EU feed wheat and corn prices are showing a slight upward trend, although they are still below last year's figures, according to the Agriview EU Market Prices for Representative Products...
19 March 2012
Crop Research Centre to Boost UK Green Economy
UK - A new facility which will collaborate with local companies to develop new ways of converting crops such as rye grass, oats and miscanthus (elephant grass) into products including pharmaceuticals,...
16 March 2012
NFU Outlines More Effective Farm Bill Plan During Senate Committee Hearing
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson testified yesterday before the US Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry to discuss risk management and commodities...
08 March 2012
HGCA-AHDB Winter Planting Survey Results Available
UK - Based on more than 3,000 responses from a representative sample of farm businesses across England and Wales, results show the total area planted to cereals and oilseeds in England and Wales...
23 February 2012
Texas: Rains Green Things Up; Hay, Grazing Still in Short Supply
US - Most of the state received rain the third week of February, further greening up pastures and winter wheat, according to reports from Texas AgriLife Extension Service personnel....
18 February 2012
USDA: Weekly National Grain Market Review
US - Compared to last week, grain bids were mostly lower with soybeans trading moderately higher. ...
14 February 2012
Higher Trade Boosts Feed Grain Supplies and Use for 2011/12
US - US feed grain supplies projected for 2011/12 edge up 0.3 million metric tons this month to 358.3 million, with increases for corn and oats imports. Supplies, however, remain down 6 percent...
03 February 2012
Unfounded Drive for New Mycotoxin Rules Leaves UK Farmers at Risk
UK - The NFU has called for EU legislators to think very carefully before approving rules which could see around 16 per cent of UK oats removed from the food chain....
01 February 2012
Expert Presents 2012 Global Weather Outlook
ANALYSIS - Drew Lerner, president and senior agricultural meteorologist of World Weather, recently presented global weather expectations for 2012 to US grain farmers and livestock producers at...
16 January 2012
Australian Grain Variety Trials Results Online
AUSTRALIA - The latest results from the National Variety Trials (NVT) are now being released to assist southern region grain growers and their advisers in preparing for this year's sowing programs....
16 November 2011
Drought, Exports Send Cattle Prices to ‘Unprecedented’ Highs
US - Fueled by declining beef production due to the drought and booming exports, fed-cattle prices soared to "unprecedented" levels, according to a Texas AgriLife Extension Service expert. Fed...
11 October 2011
HGCA Market Report
UK & GLOBAL - Cereal production in the UK in 2011 is estimated at 21.8Mt, 3.9 per cent higher than in 2010 despite concerns from the dry spring in SE England. ...
30 September 2011
USDA Stocks Report Is a Bearish Surprise For Corn
US - USDA's quarterly grain stocks report Friday morning estimated corn stocks at 1.13 billion bushels at the end of the marketing year and soybean stocks at 215 million at the end of the marketing...
Final Defra 2010/11 Supply and Demand
UK - The final 2010/11 UK cereal supply and demand balance sheet, published on the 27 September, saw changes to the usage and stocks data for the completed 2010/11 season, confirming that...
29 September 2011
Spring Dry Bites into NSW Crops
AUSTRALIA - Dry and warm spring weather is eating into the State's winter crop yields, with the estimated harvest now down 27 per cent on what it was at the same time last year, Minister for...
15 September 2011
Destructive Grain Beetle Passed Through Canada
CANADA - One of the world's most destructive grain pests has made its way undetected in imports that have passed through Canada, says a Canadian Food Inspection Agency official. ...
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