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19 October 2011
Sugar Shortage Locally Internationally to Keep Prices High
KENYA - Sugar prices are likely to remain high due to shortage locally and in the international market....
17 October 2011
Europe's CAP Reform Proposals Disappointing
EU - Proposals by the European Commission to overhaul the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) have left most EU politicians and stakeholders disappointed....
12 October 2011
Brazil Region's Sugar Output Rises 44 Per Cent
BRAZIL - Sugar output in Brazil's Center South, the world's largest producing region, rose 44 per cent in the second half of September, industry association Unica said....
07 October 2011
Sugary Drinks Tax To Reduce Farmer's Burden
FRANCE - A proposed new tax on sugary drinks could bring in twice as much money as initially planned, to help support France's farming industry. ...
05 October 2011
Upbeat on Global Raw Sugar Prices
AUSTRALIA - Queensland sugar industry organisation, Queensland Sugar Ltd (QSL), has flagged a confident outlook for global raw sugar prices; saying that even if they soften, demand for premium...
04 October 2011
Sugarcane Versus Corn - Brazil Takes on US Biofuel Industry
BRAZIL - Brazil claims to have clamped down on slash and burn tactics, slave labour and links to deforestation as it seeks to gain foothold in Europe's lucrative biofuels market....
Ministry Seeks to Ease GM Food Safety Fears
GLOBAL - The Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) on Thursday pledged to ensure safety of genetically modified (GM) crops amid scientists' appeals for caution in commercialising such products. ...
Market Expecting Higher Sugar Prices
BRAZIL - Agricultural commodities, among them sugar, should see prices return to levels similar to those prior to September, without great reflex on Brazilian exports. The opinion is by Archer...
28 September 2011
Molasses Can Help Philippines' Ethanol Producers
PHILIPPINES - The use of molasses instead of sugar cane as feedstock for ethanol production could offer hope to ethanol producers in the Philippines as they struggle to cut production costs in...
27 September 2011
2011 Harvest a ‘Mixed Bag’
UK - The 2011 harvest was a ‘mixed bag' with winners and losers defined by location and crop and soil type, according to industry experts....
Iran Agribusiness Report Q4 2011 Now Available
IRAN - Research and Markets have released a new report titled "Iran Agribusiness Report Q4 2011." The report focusses on provides proprietary medium term price forecasts for key commodities...
07 September 2011
European Court Protects Honey from GM Contamination
EU - The European Court of Justice today upheld the rights of beekeepers and consumers to keep honey free from GM contamination....
19 August 2011
A Quick Way to Grade Grasses for Ethanol Yields
US - U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) researchers have developed an inexpensive way to grade the ethanol potential of perennial grasses at the biorefinery's loading dock....
17 August 2011
Major GM Sugar Cane Yield Increase in 10 years?
BRAZIL - A new variety of sugar cane promising yield increases up to 25 per cent, while being more drought-tolerant than conventional strains, is expected to be commercially available in Brazil...
11 August 2011
Agricultural Decline in Brazil
BRAZIL - Data from the 'Physical Production Industrial Survey - Agroindustry' shows a decline in sectors linked to agriculture....
09 August 2011
Russian Grain Harvest Increasing
RUSSIA - The latest figures from the Russian Agriculture ministry show that 13.3 million hectares - about a third of the planted area of the Tyumen region of the Urals - has been harvested, producing...
05 August 2011
Next US Farm Bill Will Have Less Money
National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson and National Corn Growers Association CEO Rick Tolman took part in a US Farm Bill panel Wednesday at the International Sweetener Symposium sponsored...
29 July 2011
Study: Ethanol Not Triggered Land Change
US - A new study published in the July 2011 Biomass and Bioenergy Journal on indirect land use change (ILUC) due to biofuels production indicates that the real impact of US biofuels production...
26 July 2011
Beetles Play Important Role In Reducing Weeds
UK - Researchers funded by the UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and the French Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique have found that ground beetles reduce the...
19 July 2011
POET Outlines Sustainability Efforts In Ethanol
US - From biomass harvest to the final product, sustainability has to be top of mind when designing a commercial cellulosic ethanol plant. ...
15 July 2011
Sugar Production Stimulates Rural Development
BRAZIL - According to the authors of a study from Piracicaba, Brazil, "Sugar and ethanol production are key components of Brazil's rural development and energy strategies, yet in recent years...
Analysis Disproves Food Versus Fuel Proposition
US - There is no statistical evidence to support the argument that growth in ethanol production is driving consumer food prices higher, according to a comprehensive study released by Informa...
CME: Tighter Than Expected Corn Ending Stocks
US - Grain markets were higher yesterday in response to the USDA WASDE report showing tighter than expected corn ending stocks for the upcoming marketing year, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
13 July 2011
Drop in Production Has Sugar Prices Soaring
BRAZIL - Sugar jumped the most since October after an industry group said output would decline in Brazil, the world's biggest grower. ...
12 July 2011
Brazil's Cane Industry At The Crossroads
BRAZIL - A new report from Rabobank's Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory (FAR) highlights the challenges to growth for the cane and ethanol industry in Brazil, and describes the short...
08 July 2011
Government Plan for Self-Sufficiency Falters
PHILIPPINES - Production across the livestock sector is expected to increase over the long term, according to a new market report....
07 July 2011
Monsanto Builds $4.3M R&D Lab in PR
PUERTO RICO - Puerto Rico's growing bioagriculture cluster will get another boost as agricultural technology giant Monsanto is expected to announce a $4.3 million expansion of its research and...
06 July 2011
Sugar Stocks Higher on India's Export Nod
INDIA - Stocks of three sugar companies jumped after the Indian government allowed the export of an additional five lakh tonne this season which will improve profitability of sugar producers...
30 June 2011
Crop Worries Boost Sugar Prices
BRAZIL - The cost of sugar hit a 3½-month high yesterday as traders worried about increasingly lower production in Brazil....
28 June 2011
USDA Increases Raw Sugar Tariff-Rate Quota
US - The US Department of Agriculture today increased the fiscal year 2011 raw sugar tariff-rate quota (TRQ) by 120,000 short tons raw value (STRV)....
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