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15 July 2014
Crop Industry News from Global What Could Climate Change Mean for Agriculture?
GLOBAL – World agriculture must create short and long term adaptation strategies to cope with climate change accelerating the water cycle....
14 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Short-covering Across Grains Markets
ANALYSIS - Starting on Monday there's some short-covering evident across all the grains futures, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite....
13 July 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Whole Animal Approach Propels New Thinking in Animal Welfare
ANALYSIS - Dr Francoise Wemelsfelder, animal behaviourist and welfare scientist, has developed scientific approaches for the study of animals as whole beings, bringing insights from philosophy...
11 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States 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...
08 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Lower Prices Across Grains
ANALYSIS - There's solidly lower prices across the grain markets at the start of this week, reports Jim Wyckoff....
04 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Do Strong Land Prices Help or Hinder Farming?
ANALYSIS – Land values are underpinning much of UK agriculture in an era of huge market volatility but there may be a detrimental effect further down the line....
01 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Decidedly More Bearish Tones in Grain Markets
ANALYSIS - The release of yesterday's USDA Supply and Demand data saw the technical posture of corn, soy and wheat markets turn decidedly bearish, reports Jim Wyckoff....
30 June 2014
Crop Industry News from United States USDA Reports Hammer Grain Futures Prices Lower
ANALYSIS - Soybeans led a downside price surge in grain futures Monday, in the wake of mostly bearish supply and demand data released by the US Department of Agriculture at midday Monday, writes...
27 June 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Part II: Three Truths about Public’s Perception of Genetic Modification
ANALYSIS - The use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the American food system is controversial, write Oistein Thorsen and Garret Higgins, both with trie....
25 June 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Three Truths about Public’s Perception of Genetic Modification
ANALYSIS - The use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the American food system is controversial. Public discourse of GMO has been characterized by polarization and inflated rhetoric,...
23 June 2014
Crop Industry News from United States 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....
Crop Industry News from United States 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,...
20 June 2014
Crop Industry News from India Indian State Hikes Agriculture Budget
ANALYSIS - In a view to boost the agriculture sector, Odisha state will be increasing agricultural spend to $335 million during the 2014-15 budget year....
18 June 2014
Crop Industry News from United States El Niño Forecast Weaker than Earlier Predicted
ANALYSIS - Though nearly 70 per cent of Texas remains in drought, crops in many areas are doing well thanks to rains over the last month, according to reports from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension...
17 June 2014
Crop Industry News from United States 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. ...
Crop Industry News from China 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....
10 June 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Mixed Price Action in Grain Markets
ANALYSIS - There is mixed price action across the corn, soy and wheat markets this week, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite....
09 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Global 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. ...
08 June 2014
Crop Industry News from United States GeoGrain: US Cash Grain and Futures Report
ANALYSIS - Grain futures dropped again this week with corn and soybean futures shedding 20 ½ cents and 38 ½ cents respectively for the week ending Thursday the 5th, reports GeoGrain analysts....
04 June 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Jim Wyckoff's Weekly Grains Outlook
ANALYSIS - Grain analyst Jim Wyckoff said the grain market could see seasonal weakness during the month of June now that corn is in the ground. ...
29 May 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Grains Outlook: Planting Close to Complete
ANALYSIS - Corn planting is close to complete and during the short holiday week, markets are trading mixed, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite....
28 May 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Debate on GMO Stirs Strong Feelings in NYC
ANALYSIS - A panel of experts on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) gathered April 27 at the Food Book Fair in Williamsburg to debate the risks and benefits of genetically modified food. The...
22 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Global El Nino Presents a Mixed Bag For World Agriculture
ANALYSIS – While the prospect of an El Nino generally means moisture for the US Corn Belt, it could spell disaster for Australians in much need of rainfall....
21 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Global 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...
20 May 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: All Eyes on Weather
ANALYSIS - Looking ahead, all eyes are on US weather in the coming weeks, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite....
13 May 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Mixed Price Action in Grains
ANALYSIS - There's mixed price action at the start of the week across the grains markets, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite....
06 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Canada What Corn-Canola Comparisons Tell Us about Neonics and Bees – Plenty Actually
ANALYSIS - “Why are there problems for bees associated with the growing corn but not canola, when both are planted using neonic-treated seed?” ...
01 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Global Can We Feed the World Using Foley's Five Steps?
ANALYSIS - National Geographic has launched a new series starting this month continuing through the end of the year that will focus on food and the challenge of feeding the global population...
29 April 2014
Crop Industry News from India El Nino Could Hit India Pulses Production
ANALYSIS - India’s apex industry body is weighing heavily on El Nino that is expected to hit India this monsoon, writes Jagdish Kumar....
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Grain Outlook: Crop Progress Expected to Show Slow Progress
ANALYSIS - This week's USDA Crop Progress report is expected to show slow planting progress compared to the five-year average, reports Jim Wyckoff....
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