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20 October 2015
The Scoop on Poop – Why is Manure Important?
ANALYSIS - For years, livestock farmers have used manure as a fertilizer, soil amendment, energy source and even construction material....
18 August 2015
Farmers Seeking Next Step in Precision Ag Choose UAVs
US - Brett Haas, co-owner of Crop Copter, said it's not just the young farmers who are interested in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), farmers of all ages are anxious to try out the latest precision...
17 August 2015
Agritechnica Is Coming to Germany in November 2015
GERMANY - Agritechnica 2015, which takes place from 10 to 14 November, is fast-approaching. Taking place in Hannover, Germany, this year’s show is aptly titled: ‘People, Technology, Innovation...
02 April 2015
Western Australia Could Become GM-free After Election
AUSTRALIA - The Labor Party in Western Australia has said all GM crops would be banned if it wins the next state election....
13 March 2015
Record Low Snowpack in Western US
US – Warm temperatures in February contributed to further snowpack decline in the Cascades and Sierra Nevada, according to data from the third 2015 forecast by the United States Department...
29 January 2015
India’s Veg Oils Import up 16 Per Cent
INDIA - Indian vegetable oil imports have recorded a 16 per cent growth at 2.32 million tonnes during November to December 2014, Solvent Extractors’ Association of India (SEAI) said in a statement....
08 December 2014
Bumper Canola, Wheat Crops for Canada
CANADA - The latest crop production report from Statistics Canada, published last week, pegged Canadian canola (rapeseed) production for harvest 2014 at 15.6Mt....
05 December 2014
Milestone Sets Up Canola for Tariff-free Access to Korea
CANADA & KOREA - Ratification of the Canada Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA) by the Korean and Canadian Parliaments will give canola exporters tariff-free access to the South Korean market....
24 October 2014
India’s Vegetable Oil Imports up 21 Per Cent in September
INDIA - India has recorded a 21 per cent increase in vegetable oil imports for September 2014 at 1.04 million tonnes....
21 October 2014
Bee Healthy Roadmap Released
CANADA - The Honey Bee Health Coalition recently released its Bee Healthy Roadmap, a roadmap to improve honey bee health through collective action that will accomplish 'more than any one group...
India’s Oilmeals Exports Down 43 Per Cent
INDIA - India’s oilmeals export has recorded a drop of 43 per cent for the first half ended September 30, 2014 (April to September) at 950,599 tonnes....
17 October 2014
How Does Crude Oil Price Affect Vegetable Oil Markets?
ANALYSIS - The fluctuating price of crude oil, including recent falls in price down to around $80 a barrel, are having a direct impact on the oilseed and vegetable oils markets....
09 October 2014
'Be Realistic' When Projecting Success of 2014
CANADA - When it comes to planning it’s important to base projections on realistic numbers, according to an Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) specialist....
08 October 2014
Wet Weather Impacts Manitoba Crop Quality
CANADA - After a later than normal start to spring planting that delayed crop development farmers in much of Manitoba were challenged by extremely wet conditions just as the harvest was about...
01 October 2014
Mixed Crop Prospects Following Variable Australia Winter Conditions
AUSTRALIA - After a generally favourable start to the 2014–15 winter crop season, different regional conditions have resulted in mixed crop prospects, according to the latest release of Australian...
30 September 2014
Australia Exports Expected to Ease on Back of Strong Year
AUSTRALIA - The latest ABARES Agricultural Commodities report forecasts a 5.3 per cent decrease in total farm production in 2014-15....
29 September 2014
Canola Oil on Track for Tariff-free Access to the EU
CANADA - The Canadian canola industry is optimistic that the formal end of negotiations for the Canada-Europe Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) means that the canola industry...
Help for Farmers Selecting New Farm Bill Programs
US - Farmers across the country making important decisions on new Farm Bill created safety net programs can consult a new online resource from this week....
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...
10 September 2014
Will Scotland's Independence Vote Impact Agriculture?
ANALYSIS - Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond addressed international agricultural journalists at a conference in Scotland on Sunday evening saying, “There is a debate going on as part...
Forecast Frost Expected to Reduce Canada Yield
CANADA - A weather and crop specialist with CWB says the frost that's expected this week will result in reduced crop quality and lost yield, especially in the later seeded crops, Bruce Cochrane...
29 August 2014
Weed Resistance: Concern Growing over Global Issue
ANALYSIS - Weed resistance is a growing issue around the globe. Aaron Hager, associate professor of weed science at the University of Illinois, shares global challenges that growers are facing...
25 August 2014
Western Australian Farmers Sow Record Amounts of Canola
AUSTRALIA - Farmers in the Geraldton region of Western Australia are growing a record amount of canola this season. ...
22 August 2014
Warm Weather Pushes Alberta Crops Towards Maturity
CANADA - The warm, dry weather during the past week continued to rapidly enhance crop development toward maturity. Outside of spotty showers, the Central and North East Regions reported some...
11 August 2014
Video: What Growers Can Do to Protect Blackleg Resistance Traits
CANADA - A new video from the Canola Council of Canada zooms in on blackleg, showing how the canola disease infects a plant, how it spreads throughout a field and what growers can do to protect...
04 August 2014
India’s Kharif Sowing Area Crosses 70.6 MH
INDIA - India’s kharif season sowing has crossed 70.6 million hectares, the Indian agriculture ministry said in a statement....
29 July 2014
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 5 1/4 cents at $3.77 Monday. Prices closed nearer the session high on short covering. ...
24 July 2014
Time to Begin Your Pre-harvest Disease Watch?
CANADA - Yield-robbing levels of disease will be easy to spot in canola fields now and through to harvest. This is a great time to start your pre-harvest disease scouting....
08 July 2014
Corn Market Fragility Sparks Fears
US - In mid-June, ethanol production climbed to record high levels, largely as a result of the recent corn market instability....
07 July 2014
NFSM Advocates Increased Oilseeds Pulses Output
INDIA - India’s General Council of the National Food Security Mission (NFSM) has advocated the increase of oilseeds and pulses production....
 
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