TheCropSite.com- news, features, articles and disease information for the crop industry

Crop Industry News By Category: Rice

21 March 2013
Chinese Agrifood Prices Continue to Fall
CHINA - The price of agri-foodstuff in 36 medium and large sized cities in China fell for the fourth consecutive week last week (11-17 March) according to monitoring by the Ministry of Commerce....
18 March 2013
Research Reveals Catastrophic Loss of Cambodia’s Flooded Grasslands
UK & CAMBODIA - Around half of Cambodia’s tropical flooded grasslands have been lost in just 10 years according to new research from the University of East Anglia....
Rice Gains; Egg, Wheat Prices Decline
INDIA - Some buying support coupled with limited arrivals in the market kept rice prices in positive territory while reduced offtake pulled dara wheat and poultry items down last week....
08 March 2013
Increased Wheat Production Seen in 2013
GLOBAL - First forecasts for the 2013 wheat harvest point to production increasing to 690 million tonnes - 4.3 per cent up on 2012. This would be the second largest crop on record, according...
Thai Government to Sell Pledged Rice at a Loss
THAILAND - The government will have to sell off its rice stockpile amassed under the rice pledging scheme at market prices, PM's Office Minister Nawatthamrong Boonsongpaisan has admitted....
06 March 2013
Price of Major Farm Produce Falls Further
CHINA - The price of major farm produce in 36 medium and large sized cities fell further last week (25 February - 3 March) compared with that of the previous week according to the Chinese Ministry...
CME Reduces Grain, Oilseed Trading Hours at CBOT, KCBT
US – CME Group announced it will reduce grain and oilseed trading hours following comprehensive outreach to producers, commercial customers, traders and other industry participants who manage...
05 March 2013
What Does the Sequester Mean for US Agriculture?
ANALYSIS — President Obama continues to seek a compromise to the latest US Congressional budget battle that will end the sweeping, across-the-board government spending cuts now taking effect,...
28 February 2013
Rains Hamper Rice Harvest
BRAZIL - Heavy rains last week have hampered rice harvest and transportation. ...
MOC Monitors Farm Produce Price Decline
CHINA - Farm produce prices in China's 36 major cities saw a general decline last week following the Spring Festival holiday, according to a Ministry of Commerce (MOC) survey....
27 February 2013
Minister Works to Stop Rice Smuggling
PHILIPPINES - Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala has signed an agreement which aims to stop the smuggling of agricultural produce especially rice in the country. ...
26 February 2013
Crop Development Schemes Boost India Foodgrain Production
INDIA - To improve the production and yield of different crops, a number of Crop Development Schemes are being implemented by State Government throughout the country....
USDA’s Chief Economist Expects Exports, Yields Up; Feed Prices Down
ANALYSIS - Despite the historic drought, USDA chief economist Joseph Glauber said at the 2013 USDA Outlook Conference that US agricultural exports will have another record-breaking year and the...
23 February 2013
USDA 10-Year Projections: Increased Production, Huge Export Boost to China
GLOBAL - Irrational weather and an ever-increasing global population raises many questions about the future predictions of staple crops. A USDA report projects steady economic growth and increased...
21 February 2013
More Than 262 Lakh Tonnes of Rice Procured in India
INDIA - The government agencies have procured 2,62,62,355 lakh tonne (1 lakh = 100,000) rice up to the 21st February, 2013 during on going Kharif Marketing Season (KMS). ...
20 February 2013
Organic Rice Research Moves to Front Burner in Texas
US - Organic rice studies have moved to the front burner with almost $1 million in federal grants to Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists....
19 February 2013
More than 256 Lakh Tonne Rice Procured
INDIA - The Government agencies have procured 2,56,08,056 lakh tonne (1 lakh = 100,000) rice during ongoing Kharif Marketing Season (KMS), 2012-13. ...
18 February 2013
Total Rabi Sown Area Exceeds Last Year's Crop Coverage
INDIA - The sowing of rabi crops is progressing well in different parts of the country. The rabi sowing area has exceeded the area sown by this time last year....
14 February 2013
Gene Research Could Boost Biofuels Crop Future
ISRAEL - Evogene, a developer of improved plant traits for the industries including biofuels, has launched a model plant validation system for evaluation of candidate genes for monocot crops....
13 February 2013
Philippines Close to being Rice Self-Sufficient
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines is close to being rice self-sufficient this year with only two million metric tons needed to produce, in order to reach the goal. ...
Meteorologist: 2013 Forecast for India, China, Australia, Europe
ANALYSIS - Drew Lerner, meteorologist and president of World Weather, Inc. told US farmers at the Allendale Ag Leaders Conference that the weather anomalies occurring around the world will continue,...
12 February 2013
Insurance Coverage Available to Farmers, Fishers in Northern Samar
PHILIPPINES - Around 5,000 farmers and fishermen could make use of of the insurance coverage offered by the provincial government of Northern Samar. ...
Strong Australian Crop Forecast Despite Disasters
AUSTRALIA - Australia’s crops are forecast to be above average despite the recent natural disasters. Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Joe Ludwig, welcomed the release...
10 February 2013
American Agriculture Gets Super Bowl Boost
ANALYSIS - All of American agriculture has been a buzz about the third-most viewed TV commercial that aired during the 2013 Super Bowl football game - Dodge Ram's tribute to American agriculture...
05 February 2013
Peru Production Boom Announced
PERU- The national gross value of agricultural production in 2012 grew by 5.1 per cent over the year 2011, thus surpassing the sector target of 5 per cent annual growth, the Office of Economic...
01 February 2013
China Says Grain Security Top Priority
CHINA - Ensuring grain security and the supply of major farm products will always be a top priority in China's development of modern agriculture, Chinese authorities said on Thursday in its first...
31 January 2013
China to Boost Seed Industry
CHINA - China has vowed to boost its seed industry over the next decade to ensure grain stocks grow, amid fears that limited arable land and water may become constraints for agricultural production....
29 January 2013
China's Rice Imports Won't Endanger World Food Security: Ministry
CHINA - China's rising rice imports last year will not alter the supply and demand balance in the domestic rice market or threaten global food security, the Ministry of Agriculture has said....
Thailand Rice Prices Increase
THAILAND - Rice export prices have increased around one per cent due to the strengthening of the Thai Baht. Domestic and exportable supplies are tighter due to the government paddy pledging programme....
26 January 2013
Indian Government Says Agriculture Shows Resilience Amid Drought
INDIA - The year 2012 was a challenging year for Indian agriculture as monsoon played truant in the main cropping season. Yet, crop production in the summer season, i.e. kharif, was second best...
 5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14 

News By Advertiser

News By Country

News By Crop

News By Category


Our Sponsors