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05 December 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Market Analyst: How Are Markets and Weather Affecting Grains?
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
24 November 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Water Stewardship Seminar Brings Value Chain Together
ANALYSIS - A sustainable water supply is vital for agriculture, which uses 70 per cent of the total freshwater withdrawn from surface water and groundwater. ...
21 November 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Market Analyst: How is Harsh US Weather Affecting the Markets?
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
17 November 2014
Crop Industry News from European Union Anger Rises at Loss of EU Scientific Advisor
ANALYSIS - Last week the European Commission president, Jean Claude Juncker decided to abolish the post of chief scientific advisor....
14 November 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Market Analyst: USDA Fails to Meet Trade Expectations
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
12 November 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Editors Comment: What Should We Expect this Winter?
ANALYSIS - 'Worst winter in decades' is how a lot of the tabloids usually put it, however, this year they may have got it right, writes Gemma Hyland....
07 November 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Market Analyst: Grains Find Support Towards End of Week
ANALYSIS - Grains find their support towards the end of this week, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
06 November 2014
Crop Industry News from European Union Winter Weather: What to Expect
ANALYSIS - 'Worst winter in decades' is how a lot of the tabloids usually put it, however, this year they may have got it right, writes Gemma Hyland....
04 November 2014
Crop Industry News from Ukraine What Challenges Face Ukraine?
ANALYSIS - The trouble-torn country of Ukraine is facing more challenges than the political unrest that is being seen on televisions and in news reports around the world, writes Chris Harris....
31 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Market Analyst: Rallying Continues in US Markets
ANALYSIS - Difficulty sourcing soybeans has caused rallying to continue in the US grains markets this week, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
28 October 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Editors Comment: Till or No-till? That is the Question
ANALYSIS - In the past week there has been a seeming U-turn on the ongoing tillage debate, with new research suggesting no-till farming is the way to go, writes Gemma Hyland....
27 October 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Russia Most Active in WTO over Animal Health and Food Safety
ANALYSIS - In just over two years since joining the World Trade Organization in August 2012, Russia has become one of the most active members of the body dealing food safety and animal health...
24 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Market Analyst: Markets Boosted by Weather
ANALYSIS - Markets have improved this week, supported by US harvest weather and Brazilian planting weather, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
23 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States U-Turn on No-till Farming Debate
ANALYSIS - For several years it has been a constant debate. Till or no-till? New research suggests no-till farming may be the way forward - for now, writes Gemma Hyland....
Crop Industry News from Global Second Successive Year of Grain Surpluses
ANALYSIS - This year will see the second successive year of global grain surpluses....
21 October 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Editors Comment: Europe, Ukraine Leading Cereals Harvest
ANALYSIS - This year’s cereal harvest has generally been strong in Europe and Ukraine. Performance in the region was critical to counter some smaller cereals crops in Northern America and look...
20 October 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Mycotoxins: Farmers Must Be Vigilant
ANALYSIS - Mycotoxins can wreak havoc on a producer's feeding program, and this year is no exception, given the cool wet conditions across much of the US Midwest, reports Sarah Mikesell, 5m senior...
17 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Market Analyst: Grain Prices Supported This Week
ANALYSIS - Several market factors have supported grains prices this week, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
Crop Industry News from Global 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....
15 October 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Editors Comment: What Are Rabobank's 10 Big Ideas to Boost Global Food Production?
ANALYSIS - In a new report, Rabobank says innovation in food and agribusiness should focus on improved technologies and new business models, writes Sarah Mikesell....
14 October 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Harvest Focus: How Have Northern Hemisphere Cereals Fared?
ANALYSIS - The year’s cereal harvest has generally been strong with European and Ukrainian growers leading the way....
10 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Market Analyst: Fight Returns to Grain Futures
ANALYSIS - This week saw corn have it's first higher close in five weeks, following wheats first higher close in six weeks, last week, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
09 October 2014
Crop Industry News from European Union Strong Potato Yields Expected to Bolster EU Supply
ANALYSIS - The European potato supply is growing, fueled by a 3-4 per cent increase in acres and almost perfect growing conditions, reports Sarah Mikesell, TheCropSite senior editor. ...
07 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Allendale Expects USDA Will Lower Acreage
ANALYSIS - Analysts at Allendale Inc. expect to see USDA lower acreage in Friday's reports. ...
Crop Industry News from Global Editors Comment: What Role Will On-Farm Diagnostics Play in Agriculture?
ANALYSIS - It’s beginning to feel an awful lot like fall here in the Midwest. And last week I got to see some beautiful fall leaves on my drive up to World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin,...
06 October 2014
Crop Industry News from China Does China Really Impact the Global Grain Price?
ANALYSIS - Does China really have a strong impact on the US and global commodity prices? No, says economist Kel Kelly. ...
03 October 2014
Crop Industry News from European Union Endocrine Disruptors – Risk or Hazard?
ANALYSIS - As the European Commission launched its consultation on endocrine disruptors as pesticides, crop protection industry experts spelt out concerns that a catch all hazard based approach...
02 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Is Politics Rather than Science Dictating Crop Protection?
ANALYSIS - Too many regulations regarding chemicals and crop protection products are being made for short-term political expediency rather than being based on solid science....
29 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Resistance Management: Still Time to Walk Your Fields
ANALYSIS - Now is the time to start planning your weed management program for next year, and there's still time before (or even during) harvest to walk your fields and determine which weed species...
24 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Massey Ferguson Driven by Global Opportunities
ANALYSIS - Operating in 170 countries, Massey Ferguson is looking to emerging markets like Africa and the Middle East to offer their dependable equipment to farmers who have never used mechanized...
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