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14 January 2016
USDA Reports: Winter Wheat Surprises with Second Lowest Planting since 1913
ANALYSIS - USDA released four reports on Tuesday with implications for the grain and livestock markets, but the winter wheat planting survey stole the show coming in at only 36.609 million acres...
01 December 2015
Rabobank Outlook 2016: Bearish Grains, Bullish for Hogs
ANALYSIS - Agri commodity stocks remain comfortable and are expected to limit price gains to modest levels throughout 2016 for grains and oilseeds, while hogs, sugar and coffee prices are expected...
17 March 2015
Assocham Lauds National Agricultural Market Initiative
INDIA - The proposed setting up of a unified national market for agri commodities in close coordination with NITI and State Governments, the Union Budget 2015-16 has set the ball rolling for...
09 March 2015
Russian Grain Production Relies on Spring Weather in 2015
RUSSIA - Russian winter grain production could fall as much as 40 per cent this year according to the Agriculture Ministry via the Interfax news agency....
19 February 2015
UK Growers Encouraged to Learn About Export Opportunities
UK - As one of the largest ever shipments of UK barley prepares to leave our shores, HGCA is reminding growers of the opportunity to learn more about exporting....
Ukraine Wheat Exports Pass Nine Million Tons
UKRAINE – Ukraine’s grain exports up to this week have topped 23 million tons, with wheat at nine million tons, says the Agriculture Ministry....
09 February 2015
Agrinos Expands Commercial Platform, Reach in India with Rallis
INDIA - Agrinos AS announces an expanded partnership of Agrinos India Pty. Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Agrinos AS, with Rallis, a subsidiary of TATA Chemicals Limited, for the introduction...
17 October 2014
Market Analyst: Grain Prices Supported This Week
ANALYSIS - Several market factors have supported grains prices this week, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
06 October 2014
UK Grain Reset for 2015
UK - UK Grain, the specialist event geared to grain handling, drying, storage and marketing, is not taking place at the East of England Showground this autumn, following a significantly easier...
23 September 2014
Governments Committed to Implement Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement
CANADA & KOREA - The signing of the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA) by the Canadian and Korean governments means that Canadian canola is well on its way to tariff-free access to South...
22 September 2014
Escorts Launches Two New Tractors in Bangladesh
BANGLADESH - India’s leading tractor brand, Escorts has launched two new series of tractors in Bangladesh....
18 September 2014
Export Customers Commit to Buy $2.3 Billion of US Soy
US - Buyers from China at the second-annual, soy-checkoff-funded US Global Trade Exchange have agreed to buy $2.3 billion of US soy totaling 176 million bushels of US soybeans, marking the second...
03 September 2014
How is Russia's Ban on Food Imports Affecting the UK?
UK - The UK exports relatively little food to Russia, so how will the ongoing ban impact the UK?...
16 July 2014
India to Launch TV Channel for Farmers
INDIA - India will soon launch dedicated television channel for farmers soon, Indian finance minister, Arun Jaitley said while announcing the 2014-15 annual budget....
11 July 2014
Marketing and the Ethics of Big Food
In another edition of the MOFAD Roundtable series focused on honest dialogue about tough food issues, experts came together at NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development...
01 July 2014
Global Grain & Feed Forum: India’s First Forum Held in Goa
INDIA - Goa has hosted India’s first Global Grain & Feed Forum 2014, which was organized by Tefla’s under the patronage of the Solvent Extractors Association’s of India (SEAI) from 20-21...
16 June 2014
NCDEX Unveils Globally Aligned Sugar Contract
INDIA - Mumbai based National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Limited (NCDEX), a leading commodity exchange has announced that its sugar contracts October 2014 onwards have now been aligned...
19 May 2014
EU Ends Customs Duties for Ukrainian Meat, Cereals
EU & UKRAINE - As a result of talks on enhanced bilateral cooperation and trade with agricultural products between the EU and Ukraine this week, duty-free tariff rate quotas have been granted...
06 May 2014
Trade Mission Opens Doors for US Agriculture in Northeast China
US & CHINA - The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service has announced that Michael T. Scuse, under secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services, will lead...
05 May 2014
ICAR To Sell 30 Farm Techs at Agri-Innovation Conclave
INDIA - India’s government owned agriculture research organization, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) will be selling 30 of its farm technologies developed under the National Agricultural...
24 April 2014
What Are International Soybean Buyers Looking For?
ANALYSIS - The US Soybean Export Council is launching the US Soybean Sustainability Assurance Protocol to define the characteristics of sustainable soy, which is exactly what international buyers...
10 April 2014
Agriculture MEPs Back Move for Promotion of EU Farm Produce
EU - A deal with the EU Council of Ministers on measures to boost sales of EU farm produce within the EU and abroad and to restore consumer confidence in the event of market disruptions has been...
21 March 2014
Agricultural Marketing to be Discussed at Next EU Council Meeting
EU - The next Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting in Brussels, 24 March 2014, will address agricultural and fisheries matters. The Council will be chaired by Mr Athanasios Tsaftaris, Minister...
20 March 2014
EU Feed Industry Moves Towards More Responsible Soybeans Sourcing
EU - The European feed manufacturers association, FEFAC, has issued an update on its 'roadmap' for sourcing responsible soybeans, showing where progress has been made and where more needs to...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - May corn futures closed up 1 1/2 cents at $4.87 3/4 Wednesday. ...
12 March 2014
Using Precision Technology to Increase Yields and Reduce Costs
ANALYSIS - A general even application of nitrogen, phosphate and potash might not only waste fertiliser adding cost but it might not give the best yields....
25 February 2014
Consumer Pressure Remains on Retailers to Back British Farming
UK - Retailers should listen to their customers and show their support for British farming by stocking more British food, NFU President Peter Kendall said today....
21 February 2014
Wyckoff's Morning Report: Truce Between Ukrainian Protesters and Gov't
GLOBAL - In overnight news, reports said there has been another truce agreement between Ukrainian protesters and government officials. ...
06 February 2014
Favourable Egypt Weather Results in Above Average Cereal Crop
EGYPT - Final 2013 wheat production figures are not available yet although owing to favourable weather conditions, preliminary forecasts pointed to an above average cereal harvest....
05 February 2014
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Bullish Enthusiasm in Corn, Soy Markets
ANALYSIS - There's some concern in the grain markets this week, as we head into the seasonal February break phenomenon, where grain prices often show some weakness, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite....
 
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