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03 September 2014
Above-average Yields for Tanzania Crops
UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA - In southern and central uni?modal rainfall areas, harvesting of the 2014 main season “msimu” crops was completed in July. ...
29 August 2014
China Produces Slightly Less Early Rice in 2014
CHINA - China produced 34.01 million tonnes of early rice in 2014, a decrease of 125,000 tonnes, or 0.4 per cent, from a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Friday in a...
26 August 2014
Drought Affects Iran's Wheat Production
IRAN - The 2014 wheat harvest was completed in July although final production estimates are not yet available. However, preliminary forecast puts the 2014 wheat production at 13 million tonnes,...
20 August 2014
India’s Food Grain Output Estimated at 264.77 Million Tonnes
INDIA - India’s fourth advance estimates of food grain production for 2013-14 has been pegged at 264.77 million tonnes as on 14 August, 2014, the Indian ministry of agriculture said in a statement...
18 August 2014
Small Fall in Chinese Food Prices
CHINA - The prices of major farm produce in China fell slightly last week despite rises in meats and fish according to a survey of prices in 36 medium and large cities by the Ministry of Commerce...
Good Prospects for Haiti Crops
HAITI - Harvesting of the 2014 main season crops is currently underway and will be concluded by the end of September. ...
Dominican Republic Rice Levels Following 2013 Pattern
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Harvest of the 2014 main season rice crop, which accounts for 70 per cent of total production, will be concluded by the end of August. ...
Favourable Prospects for Cuba 2014 Cereal Crop
CUBA - Harvesting of the 2014 main season rice crop is currently underway and will be completed by the end of December....
14 August 2014
China’s Refusal of Cross-border Rice Shipments has 'Little Impact'
VIETNAM & CHINA - Experts have said China’s cessation of importing Vietnamese rice across the border has 'little impact' on the Southeast Asian country’s rice exporting activities....
12 August 2014
Favourable Prospects for Cuba's 2014 Cereal Crop
CUBA - Harvesting of the 2014 main season rice crop is currently underway and will be completed by the end of December....
08 August 2014
Khapra Beetle Infestation Stops Rice Shipment from Pakistan
US & PAKISTAN - US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discovered a Khapra Beetle larvae infestation in a shipment of rice from Pakistan at the port of Baltimore, Maryland, USA. ...
07 August 2014
Total Rice Area, Production for Bangladesh Revised Down
BANGLADESH - For marketing year (MY) 2014/15 (May to April), Post’s estimate for total rice area and production is revised down to 11.8 million hectares and 34.6 million tons on lower Boro...
06 August 2014
Late Rains Affect Prospects for Senegal Crops
SENEGAL - Erratic and insufficient rainfall since the beginning of the rainy season in May/June over most parts of the country have delayed plantings and affected growing crops. ...
28 July 2014
First Oilseed Rape Exports Leave UK
UK - One of the first oilseed rape exports of harvest 2014 left the UK last week in what is expected to mark the start to a busy export season for merchants and traders....
25 July 2014
India Targets 261 Million Tonnes of Foodgrains Output during 2014-15
INDIA - India has estimated 261 million tonnes of foodgrain output during 2014-15 fiscal year period, Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan, Indian minister of state for agriculture and food processing industries...
24 July 2014
Indonesia Plays Important Role in Tanzania Agriculture
INDONESIA - Minister for Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives Mr Christopher Chiza in Inauguration of Big Result Now of the Vision 25 which held in Morogoro, Saturday 12 July said Indonesia...
21 July 2014
North Korea Early Season Crops Affected by Dry Weather
NORTH KOREA - Harvesting of the 2014 early season’s potatoes and minor cereal crops of wheat and barley, is currently underway and will continue until the end of June....
15 July 2014
Global Diets Are Changing, Increasing in Protein
GLOBAL - Cereals are still at the core of what people eat, but diets are becoming higher in protein, fats and sugar in many parts of the world as incomes rise and urbanisation increases, with...
10 July 2014
India’s Agri Exports Up 5.1 Per Cent in 2013-14
INDIA - India’s agricultural exports (including marine) has recorded a 5.1 per cent growth to $37.29 billion in 2013-14, compared to the same period last year, according to the Economic Survey...
07 July 2014
Another Fall for FAO Food Price Index
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index has fallen for a third consecutive month, mainly on lower cereal and vegetable oil prices. The Dairy Index is also down slightly, while the Meat Index has risen...
30 June 2014
Severe, Heavy Rain Threat in Midwest Continues Monday
US - Weekend storms swept across the Midwest and more rain is expected on Monday. ...
Golden Rice: Let the Farmers Grow It; Let the Children Eat It
GLOBAL - If we could provide a food that would save the lives of millions of kids, we’d do it. Right?...
26 June 2014
Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks Resume Next Week in Canada
GLOBAL - Twelve country officials involved in the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations plan to meet in Ottawa from July 3 to 12 to iron out outstanding issues like tariffs and intellectual...
25 June 2014
Philippines Close to Extension of Rice Import Barriers until 2017
PHILIPPINES - With all countries interested in accessing the local rice market having assented, the Philippines has practically secured an extension of rice import barriers until 2017, said Agriculture...
23 June 2014
Falling Agricultural Output Forecast for Australia
AUSTRALIA - A decline of between four and five per cent in agricultural output is forecast in the latest outlook from ABARES, with reductions expected in both the crop and livestock sectors....
20 June 2014
Pakistan 2014 Wheat Production Estimated at Near-record Level
PAKISTAN - Harvesting of the 2014, mostly irrigated, winter wheat crop began in late March in Sindh Province in the south and is currently nearing completion in the main producing northern Punjab...
19 June 2014
Indoesia Rice, Maize Estimated to Increase
INDONESIA - Harvesting of Indonesia's 2014 main (wet) season paddy crop, which accounts for about 95 per cent of annual production, is nearing completion, while planting of the 2014 secondary...
15 June 2014
Animal Feed in Europe: Key to Performance, Health and Welfare
EUROPE - At its 57th General Assembly in Liège, Belgium, last week, the European Feed Manufacturers Association (FEFAC) published 'The Feed Chain in Action', a report revolving around three...
12 June 2014
Monsanto India Expands Farmer Offer, Insights
INDIA – Monsanto India is expanding its Monsanto Farm AgVisory Services (MFAS) in India. ...
10 June 2014
Cambodia's 2014 Rice Production Forecast Stable
CAMBODIA - Early planting of the 2014 main season paddy crop, accounting for almost 80 per cent of the annual production, is currently underway. Below average rains in the main rice?producing...
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