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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 February 2015
Keep Stored Grain Cool and Dry
US - Higher grain temperatures reduce the amount of time grain can be stored. Keeping stored grain cool is important as outdoor temperatures start to warm this spring, a North Dakota State University...
17 December 2014
EU Grain Storage 'Insufficient'
EU - Research by Rabobank and Copa-Cogeca shows investment must be stepped up to improve infrastructures and storage capacity in the EU grain and oilseeds sector....
19 November 2014
Waiting for the Record US Harvest to Flow
US - A new Rabobank report finds that a late 2014 harvest and strong incentive to store corn has created an early season US corn deficit....
Workshop Focuses on Grain Storage Issues
US - Purdue Extension and the Indiana Grain and Feed Association are teaming up for a daylong Post-Harvest Update and Recertification Workshop in December to help farmers and other agribusiness...
10 October 2014
Grain Storage Bags Could be Solution for Surplus Corn
US - This year’s projected record corn crop has many farmers looking for alternatives to traditional storage bins and silos, which are expected to fill up quickly now that the harvest is underway....
03 October 2014
Prepare Now for Corn Post-Harvest Drying, says Expert
US - The nearly ideal weather that has been credited with helping produce an expected record corn crop in Indiana also is yielding concerns that some of the grain will be harvested wetter than...
19 September 2014
Corn Growers Advised to 'Keep Crops Close to Home'
US - With a record amount of corn likely headed to market in the next few weeks and corn prices still very low, a Purdue University agricultural economist is advising growers to consider storing...
29 July 2014
Storing the 2014 Corn Crop
US - The majority of annually produced crops such as corn obviously have to be stored, writes Darrel Good. For corn producers, the question at harvest time will be who will store the portion...
23 June 2014
Meat, Poultry, Fish Make Up 30 Per Cent of US Food Waste
ANALYSIS - A recently published report shows that while meat, poultry and fish makes up 12 per cent of the volume of US food waste, this group accounts for 30 per cent of the vale of those losses,...
28 May 2014
Brazil’s Grain Storage Builds On-Farm
BRAZIL - Brazilian farmers have accessed a total of US$1.8 billion as part of a storage plan financing the construction of silos and warehouses in 2013-2014. ...
26 May 2014
India Cotton Arrivals Touch 38.3 Million Bales during 2013-14 Season
INDIA - Cotton production in the country has been recorded at 38.3 million bales of 170 bales each during the 2013-14 season till September, writes Jagdish Kumar....
31 March 2014
£4 Million Investment for UK Food Production Innovation
UK - Businesses including an urban farm and spin-outs from Universities across the UK have received a share of £4 million of funding from government and industry to develop their innovative...
27 March 2014
India Must Address Grain Storage Conundrum
INDIA – Inefficient grain trading could mean much of India continues to starve regardless of economic development or harvest yields....
13 November 2013
Ethiopia To Enjoy Above Average Yields
ETHIOPIA - Production prospects are favourable as the main meher season crops are harvested and the market is in a promising position as cereals are at record highs, write agricultural commentators...
08 November 2013
Agritechnica 2013: Ag Digital Unveiled
GERMANY - Ag Digital, the free publication highlighting Agritechnica 2013, is now available to download....
20 September 2013
Excellent Cereal Crop Yields Reported by Manitoba Farmers
CANADA - Manitoba Agriculture Food and Rural Initiatives reports, for the most part, cereal crop yields across the province this year have been excellent....
19 September 2013
The Right Time to Invest in Indian Grain Storage?
INDIA - Demand for grain warehousing in India is expected to grow in the coming five years, according to a new report by Rabobank, driven by an envisaged grain-storage deficit, inadequate storage...
Grain Storage Safety Training Offered for Young Workers
US - Young people on family-operated grain farms and beginning workers in the commercial grain industry can learn how to stay safe in their work by attending daylong training offered by Purdue...
29 August 2013
Technology Investment to Reduce Waste in Grain Bins
CANADA - Canadian grain farmers will benefit from an investment in imaging technology that will help them reduce waste in their grain bins and improve their profitability, Parliamentary Secretary...
23 August 2013
Japanese Team to Examine US Wheat Crop from Farm to Port
US - Japanese flour millers – and their customers – want to know more about the system that produces, transports, inspects and ships the wheat used in their products....
30 May 2013
How Germany is Restricting Harvest Losses
ANALYSIS - Germany loses about 3.3 per cent of its wheat crop each year because of pests, bad handling and poor storage, writes Chris Harris. ...
10 April 2013
US Grain Futures Weaken Modestly in Wake of USDA's Supply and Demand Report
ANALYSIS - Grain futures markets were under modest selling pressure in the wake of the latest US Department of Agriculture monthly supply and demand report issued late Wednesday morning, writes...
08 April 2013
Allendale Inc. Releases Supply & Demand Pre-Report Estimates
ANALYSIS - Allendale, Inc., an agricultural brokerage and consulting firm in the Chicago area, predicts USDA will lower corn feed and residual use in their release of the World Agricultural Supply...
18 December 2012
The Changing Demographics of Corn Production
ANALYSIS - Where corn is produced is changing, says Dan Zwicker, market analyst for CGB Enterprises. In the US, regions that traditionally have not produced corn are now starting to do so, writes...
21 November 2012
Canola Storage Considerations in November
CANADA - An Alberta Agriculture specialist says that November is a good time to ensure canola is stable going into winter....
05 November 2012
GeoGrain: Barge Rates Decline, Spurring Basis at River Terminals
US - Finally, after two weeks of barge rate increases, we observed a sharp decline across the river system. ...
02 November 2012
China - Stockpiling Cotton Supplies
ANALYSIS - China accounted for half of the world cotton trade in 2011 and one-third this year, said Richard Pottorff, chief economist for Doane Advisory Services, at Doane's fall conference in...
14 September 2012
Experts: Crop Production, WASDE Indicate Corn Has Peaked
ANALYSIS - Market response to USDA’s September Crop Production report and the World Agricultural Supply & Demand Estimates report was mixed with corn and wheat estimates stronger than expected...
 
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