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25 November 2014
Japan 2014 Cereal Production Forecast to Remain High
JAPAN - Harvesting of the 2014 paddy crop is currently underway and will continue until the end of November....
21 November 2014
Organisations Protect Endangered Fish from Rice Pesticide
US - Organisations in the US have signed an agreement to protect threatened and endangered salmon and steelhead trout in California from the rice pesticide thiobencarb....
20 November 2014
2014 Crops Still Well Below Average
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC - Harvesting of the bulk of the cereal crops has been concluded in the last several weeks....
Lao 2014 Rice Production Forecast to Decrease
LAO - Harvesting of the 2014 main (wet) season paddy crop is currently underway and will continue until the end of December. ...
06 November 2014
Improved Bhutan Cereal Production Forecast for 2014
BHUTAN - Harvesting of the 2014 monsoon season crops, millet, rice and maize, is currently underway and will continue until December. FAO forecasts the 2014 rice and maize outputs at 80,000 and...
05 November 2014
Bihar Posts 30 Per Cent Growth in Agriculture Production
INDIA - With attaining number one position in eastern region, Bihar state has recorded 30 per cent growth in agricultural production at 15.1 million tonnes....
Delayed, Erratic Monsoon Rains to Reduce Cereal Production
INDIA - Harvesting of the 2014 main “kharif” season crops, including rice and maize, is currently underway. Late and below-average monsoon rains over the main cereal producing areas in June...
31 October 2014
Bangladesh Rice Production Forecast at Record High
BANGLADESH - Harvesting of the 2014 Aman season rice crop is expected to start in early November and continue until mid-December....
Bumper 2014 Paddy, Maize Production Expected for Pakistan
PAKISTAN - Harvesting of the 2014 “kharif” season crops, including rice and maize, is currently underway and will continue until early December....
30 October 2014
Timor-Leste 2014 Cereal Output Forecast to Increase
TIMOR-LESTE - Harvesting of the 2014 secondary off-season rice crop is well underway, while that of the main season was completed earlier in the year. ...
Chinese Farm Produce Prices Continue to Fall
CHINA - The prices of major farm products in China fell slightly last week according to a survey of 36 large and medium-sized cities carried out by the Ministry of Commerce....
21 October 2014
Editors Comment: Europe, Ukraine Leading Cereals Harvest
ANALYSIS - This year’s cereal harvest has generally been strong in Europe and Ukraine. Performance in the region was critical to counter some smaller cereals crops in Northern America and look...
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....
20 October 2014
Above-average Wheat Harvest Estimated for Afghanistan
AFGHANISTAN - An above-average wheat crop, mainly harvested in May/June, of about 5.1 million tonnes is estimated in 2014, similar to 2013 which was one of the highest on record for the last...
South Korea Rice Forecast at Similar Level to Last Year’s Near-average Output
SOUTH KOREA - Harvesting of the 2014 rice crop is almost complete. FAO forecasts the 2014 rice production (in paddy terms) at 5.5 million tonnes, 2 percent below last year’s good outcome....
17 October 2014
Cambodia Rice Forecast Down
CAMBODIA - Planting of the 2014 main (wet) season paddy crop, which normally accounts for about 80 per cent of annual production, is almost complete....
14 October 2014
Harvest Focus: How Have Northern Hemisphere Cereals Fared?
ANALYSIS - The year’s cereal harvest has generally been strong with European and Ukrainian growers leading the way....
Automated Imaging System Helping Improve Crops
US - Plant scientists are working to improve important food crops such as rice, maize, and beans to meet the food needs of a growing world population. However, boosting crop output will require...
10 October 2014
Chinese Farm Produce Prices Rise
CHINA - Chinese farm produce prices rose slightly according to the latest survey of 36 large and medium-sized cities carried out by the Ministry of Commerce....
07 October 2014
2014 Sri Lanka Rice Output Decreased Due to Prolonged Dry Weather
SRI LANKA - Harvesting of the 2014 second season (Yala) rice and maize crops was completed in September. The 2014 Yala rice output, accounting for about 35 per cent of the annual production,...
Unknown Rice Parasite Threatens Harvests in Africa
AFRICA - Few agronomists are familiar with Rhamphicarpa fistulosa, a fragile weed with white flowers, from the broomrape family. Yet this root parasite is increasingly affecting rice cultivation...
30 September 2014
Madhya Pradesh Signs Three MoUs at Krishi Expo
INDIA - In order to provide agricultural equipment to its farmers, Madhya Pradesh (MP) government has signed three memorandum of understandings (MoUs) at the Haldhar Krishi Expo....
29 September 2014
Help for Farmers Selecting New Farm Bill Programs
US - Farmers across the country making important decisions on new Farm Bill created safety net programs can consult a new online resource from this week....
2014 China Cereal Harvest Forecast At Record Level
CHINA - Harvesting of the 2014 early double rice crop was completed at the end of July, while that of single and late double crops will be concluded by November....
22 September 2014
Myanmar Rice Production Forecast at a Good Level
MYANMAR - Harvesting of the 2014 main (wet) season rice crop, which accounts for about 80 percent of annual production, is expected to start at the beginning of October and continue into December....
18 September 2014
From Too Much Rain, to Too Little Rain
US - After prolonged drought, South Texas producers are now struggling with too much moisture, according to Rod Santa Ana, Texas A&M AgriLife communications specialist based in Weslaco....
Indonesia Rice Production Forecast Slightly Below Last Year’s Record Level
INDONESIA - Harvesting of the 2014 main (wet) season paddy crop, which accounts for about 95 per cent of annual production, was completed by June, while that of the 2014 secondary season crop...
Japan Cereal Production Expected to Remain High
JAPAN - Harvesting of the 2014 paddy crop is currently underway and will continue into November....
08 September 2014
Plant Diversity in China Vital for Global Food Security
CHINA - With climate change threatening global food supplies, new research claims the rich flora of China could be crucial to underpin food security in the future. ...
04 September 2014
Thai Rice Export Demand Higher Than Expected
THAILAND - Estimated Thai rice exports are revised up to 9.5 million metric tons in 2014 as export demand has been higher than expected reportedly due to competitive prices and tight supplies...
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