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01 July 2014
David Bergvinson Appointed New ICRISAT Director-General
GLOBAL - The Governing Board of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has announced that Dr David Bergvinson has been appointed as the next Director General...
First-Ever State of the Ethanol Industry Report Released
EU - The European Renewable Ethanol Industry Association (ePURE) has published its first ever State of the Industry Report, provinding an overview of the situation of renewable ethanol production...
30 June 2014
Knowledge Is Key to Strong Canola Crop
AUSTRALIA - “Haddon Rig” farming manager Justin McMillan is a firm believer of the phrase ‘knowledge is power’ after trialing a variety of different canola harvesting techniques, writes...
27 June 2014
Karnataka to get Central Agricultural University
INDIA - Indian Agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh has assured that a new central university will be set up in Karnataka state....
26 June 2014
Two Million Hectare Shortfall in UK Land Possible by 2030
UK - A University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) study has revealed that by 2030, the UK could require up to seven million hectares of additional land to meet a growing...
24 June 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: 'Market Mover' Reports Due for Release
GLOBAL - There is a heavy slate of U.S. economic data due for release Tuesday, including the weekly Goldman Sachs and Johnson Redbook retail sales reports, the S&P/Case-Shiller home price index,...
23 June 2014
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Is 'Market Scare' on the Way?
ANALYSIS - All eyes are on the corn belt this week as irrational weather systems continue to pass through, reports Jim Wyckoff....
20 June 2014
Gleadell Market Report: US Markets Continue Decline
GLOBAL - US markets have mainly continued their recent decline, as a bearish USDA report added to the negative sentiment, writes David Sheppard, Gleadell’s Managing Director....
Alberta Beekeepers Conduct Winterkill, Management Survey
CANADA - Alberta Agriculture is currently conducting its annual honey bee winterkill and management survey 2014....
17 June 2014
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Focus On Weather This Week
ANALYSIS - Focus is again on corn belt weather this week, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite. ...
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Iraq Civil War Remains Main Concern
GLOBAL - The civil war in Iraq remains on the front burner of the market place Tuesday. ...
WORLD MEAT CONGRESS: Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Livestock
ANALYSIS - Livestock is producing 7.1 giga tonnes of greenhouse gases year – 14.5 per cent of the total human induce emissions, writes Chris Harris from the World Meat Congress in Beijing....
India's National Bank Reduces Rates by 20 Basis Points
INDIA - Mumbai-based National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has reduced rate of interest by 20 basis points (bps) on their long-term refinance facility to banks with an...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - July corn futures closed down 6 cents at $4.41 Monday....
16 June 2014
MillerCoors Saves 1.1 Billion Gallons of Water in Supply Chain
US - From 2011 to 2013, MillerCoors saved more than 1.1 billion gallons of water as a result of its use of short interval controls and improved efficiencies throughout its brewing and packaging...
EU Agriculture, Fisheries Committee Meets This Week
EU - The Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting will take place in Luxembourg on 16 and 17 June 2014. Among the leading topics on the agenda are the single school food scheme, the dairy market...
10 June 2014
Karnataka to Set up Two Agri Universities
INDIA - University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS) Bangalore, a premier institution of agricultural education and research in Karnataka will be setting up two agriculture universities in the state....
09 June 2014
Assam Agriculture University to Set up Agri Science Centre
INDIA - Assam Agricultural University has signed a memorandum of understanding with Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) to open a Krishi Vigyan Kendra (agriculture science centre)...
Outcome Measures Drive Grower Profitability, Sustainable Practices
ANALYSIS - Farmers are seeing the value of switching to outcome measures to increase profitability as part of building on their sustainable farming practices. ...
05 June 2014
Researchers Aim to Disarm a ‘Cereal Killer’
US - A fungus that kills an estimated 30 per cent of the world’s rice crop may finally have met its match, thanks to a research discovery made by scientists at the University of Delaware and...
03 June 2014
3,000 Rice Genome Sequences Made Publicly Available on World Hunger Day
GLOBAL - The open-access, open-data journal GigaScience has published an article on the genome sequencing of 3000 rice strains along with the release of this entire dataset in a citable format...
29 May 2014
Australian Cereal Researcher Wins Award, Targets Wheat, Barley Development
AUSTRALIA - A University of Adelaide plant scientist Jana Phan has won the 2013 SARDI Science Bursary. The PhD student will use the A$1500 bursary to continue her research into the composition...
26 May 2014
Feed the Future: Thinking Beyond Crop Harvesting in Africa
US & AFRICA - Purdue University researchers will lead a $5 million, five-year effort to help countries in sub-Saharan Africa reduce hunger and poverty fueled by food waste....
Conference on Agricultural Waste, Environmental Quality Seeks Input
US - A national conference on the impact from animal and agricultural waste on air, water, soil and climate is calling for abstracts, posters and workshop ideas – and not just from scientists...
23 May 2014
Madagascar Rice Production Expected to Recover
MADAGASCAR - The 2014 rice output, being harvested, is anticipated to increase above the locust and weather?depressed output of 2013....
21 May 2014
How Valuable are UN’s Food and Agriculture Business Principles?
ANALYSIS - The United Nations six Food and Agriculture Business Principles that were launched this week, designed to help agricultural communities in underdeveloped and developing regions, in...
16 May 2014
Documenting Grain Loss in the Brazilian Harvesting Supply Chain
US & BRAZIL - Documenting grain losses at different stages of the supply chain provides an important baseline for measuring improvements of grain quality. Researchers in the Department of Agricultural...
Farmers Urged to Act as HS2 Deadline Fast Approaches
UK - Farmers and growers are being urged by the NFU to tell Government exactly how they will be affected by the HS2 rail link as the deadline for petitioning the Bill approaches....
15 May 2014
Fall Applications of Herbicide More Effectively Manage Resistant Italian Ryegrass
US - Italian ryegrass has shown resistance to five different herbicide modes of action in the United States. Growers in the Midsouth are seeking new ways to control this threat to crop yields....
Considerations for Fungicide Management of Fusarium Head Blight of Wheat
US - Wheat plants are beginning to head out and flower in parts of southern Illinois....
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