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20 October 2015
The Scoop on Poop – Why is Manure Important?
ANALYSIS - For years, livestock farmers have used manure as a fertilizer, soil amendment, energy source and even construction material....
18 August 2015
Farmers Seeking Next Step in Precision Ag Choose UAVs
US - Brett Haas, co-owner of Crop Copter, said it's not just the young farmers who are interested in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), farmers of all ages are anxious to try out the latest precision...
17 August 2015
Agritechnica Is Coming to Germany in November 2015
GERMANY - Agritechnica 2015, which takes place from 10 to 14 November, is fast-approaching. Taking place in Hannover, Germany, this year’s show is aptly titled: ‘People, Technology, Innovation...
09 April 2015
New Way to Detect Peanut Contamination
EUROPE - Researchers from Spain and France have used a new type of technology to more accurately detect traces of peanut in foods, in a study published in the Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy....
02 April 2015
Peanut Snacks Could Help Artery Health
US - A meal containing peanuts had less detrimental effects on the body than a similar meal without peanuts, showed research presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Nutrition....
16 March 2015
Prices of Chinese Farm Produce Drop
CHINA - The prices of major farm produce in China dropped last week according to a survey of 36 large and medium-sized cities by the Ministry of Commerce....
10 February 2015
Chinese Farm Produce Prices Rising
CHINA - The price of major farm produce in China rose last week according to a survey of prices in 36 large and medium-sized cities by the Ministry of Commerce....
18 December 2014
Chinese Farm Produce Prices Rise Slightly
CHINA - Farm produce prices rose slightly in the first week of December, according to a Ministry of Commerce survey of prices in 36 large and medium sized cities....
24 October 2014
Keeping Food Safe: Prevention Better Than Response
US - Each year in the United States, about 42,000 cases of salmonella infection are reported, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Because many cases are not diagnosed...
21 October 2014
Chinese Food Prices Show Slight Fall
CHINA – Chinese farm produce prices fell slightly in the second week of October, according to a survey of prices in 36 medium and large cities by the Ministry of Commerce....
26 May 2014
Feed the Future: Thinking Beyond Crop Harvesting in Africa
US & AFRICA - Purdue University researchers will lead a $5 million, five-year effort to help countries in sub-Saharan Africa reduce hunger and poverty fueled by food waste....
12 May 2014
Stable Outlook to Indian Edible Oil Sector
INDIA - Mumbai based credit rating agency, India Ratings has assigns stable ratings to edible oil sector and the companies within the sector for fiscal year 2014-15 (FY15) from negative....
25 April 2014
Chinese Farm Produce Prices Continue to Fall
CHINA - The prices of major farm produce in China continued to fall last week according to a survey of 36 large and medium-sized cities conducted by the Ministry of Commerce, MOFCOM....
10 April 2014
Indian Oilseed Production Forecast to Drop
INDIA - India’s total oilseed production, to include soybeans, rapeseed, mustard, peanuts, sunflower seed, cottonseed, and copra is forecast at 37.4 MMT in MY 2014/15 (Oct-Sep), a 2.5 per cent...
28 March 2014
Fall in Prices of Chinese Agro-foodstuff
CHINA - The price of agro-foodstuff in China was falling last week (March 17 to March 23) according to a survey of 36 medium and large sized cities by the Ministry of Commerce....
10 March 2014
Meat Prices Stable But Food Price Index on the Rise
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index rebounded in February, up more than two per cent from January as the result of increased prices for sugar, oils, cereals and dairy products; meat prices fell...
04 March 2014
Chinese Food Prices Continue to Fall
CHINA - Chinese food prices are continuing to fall according to a survey of 36 large and medium sized cities by the Ministry of Commerce....
11 February 2014
Heat and Pressure Treatment May Affect Allergenic Proteins in Peanuts
US - US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and their colleagues found that when they applied heat and pressure to roasted peanuts, there was a significantly reduced allergic reaction...
18 December 2013
Peanut Yields About Average Despite 'Rough' August
US - With about 120,000 to 125,000 acres harvested, and about average yields, this year’s peanut crop is certainly much better than it has been the past few growing seasons, according to a...
30 August 2013
Chinese Food Prices Rise
CHINA - Prices of agricultural foodstuffs in China rose by a small amount in the week of 19-25 August according to a survey of 36 medium and large sized cities conducted by the Chinese Ministry...
16 August 2013
Chinese Food Prices Remain Stable
CHINA - The price of meats remained basically stable showing only a slight increase, with the wholesale price of pork rising by one per cent as compared to the previous week. ...
26 July 2013
Chinese Food Prices Affected by Weather
CHINA - Last week hot and rainy weather in China had an effect on agri-food prices in China. ...
17 July 2013
China's Farm Produce Prices Retreat Last Week
CHINA - Farm produce prices in 36 major Chinese cities went down last week, as wholesale prices of eight aquatic products shed 0.6 per cent from a week earlier, the latest data showed Tuesday...
08 July 2013
China Soybean Production Forecast to Remain Unchanged
CHINA - Post’s MY13/14 soybean production forecast of 12 million tons planted on 6.8 million hectares (MHa) and MY13/14 soybean imports forecast to reach 67.5 million tons remain unchanged...
26 June 2013
Midwest is Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot
US - Hit-or-miss showers and thunderstorms dotted the northern tier of the West and areas from the Plains to the East Coast, causing minor fieldwork delays but maintaining generally favorable...
17 June 2013
Agri-food Prices Rise Marginally
CHINA - The price of agri-foods in China rose marginally last week, according to a survey taken by the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) in 36 medium and large sized cities during the week 3-9 June. ...
04 June 2013
Wyckoff's Weekly Update: Weather Drives Soybean Market
ANALYSIS - Jim Wyckoff, TheCropSite grain analyst, reports on expectations for the corn, soybean and wheat markets. Weather will continue to impact soybean planting this week as rain is forecast...
31 May 2013
Flooding Forecast for Mississippi River
US - Following an increasingly wet spring and especially the relentless downpours of late, runoff from thunderstorms is pushing up Mississippi River levels for the second time this season, writes...
17 May 2013
USDA Announces Conservation Reserve Programme Sign-Up
US - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will conduct a four-week Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) general sign-up beginning May 20 and ending on June 14. ...
10 May 2013
Payments by US Farm Safety Net Program: Differences by Crop
US - An important aspect of the on-going debate over the new farm bill is the proposed elimination of direct payments. This proposal differentially impacts the program crops, prompting a debate...
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