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28 May 2015
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentina Calls for Recognition of Role of Small Producers
ARGENTINA - As part of the opening of the 83rd World Assembly of Delegates of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) in Paris this week, the Argentine Minister of Agriculture, Livestock...
11 March 2015
Crop Industry News from Argentina Soybeans at Risk in Argentina
ARGENTINA - Northern growing regions in Argentina have been hit by heavy rain over the past week, which has resulted in flooding in fields of soybean crops. ...
26 November 2014
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentina Expects Record Maize Production
ARGENTINA - Harvesting of the 2014 maize crop is concluded. Early estimates put this year’s production at 30 million tonnes, marginally above the 2013 harvest and record reflecting high yields...
16 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentina Cereal Production to Reach New Record
ARGENTINA - Harvesting of the 2014 maize crop is virtually concluded, early estimates point to a higher than expected crop due to higher yields as a result of favourable weather during the season....
07 August 2014
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentine Wheat Numbers for MY 2014/2015 Practically Unchanged
ARGENTINA - Wheat numbers in 2014/15 stay practically unchanged, with planted area at 4.2 million hectares and production at 12.5 million tons....
26 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentina's 2014 Maize Production Estimated Above Average
ARGENTINA - Harvesting of the 2014 maize crop is well advanced. Preliminary estimates point to a production of 25 million tonnes, better than earlier expected due to a recovery in precipitation...
21 November 2013
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentine Sugar Production, Exports Down in MY2013/14
ARGENTINA - Argentina sugar production for Marketing Year (MY) 2013/14 is reduced by nearly 25 per cent to 1.8 million tons (raw value) due to a dry summer and severe frosts in the three most...
17 October 2013
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentina Faces Corn, Wheat Shortages
ANALYSIS – Wheat prices have gone sky high in Argentina, while feedlots and poultry producers say there is not enough corn to go around, writes Chris Wright, Senior Editor....
30 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Argentina More Rain Needed to Recover Argentina Wheat Crop
ARGENTINA - The 2013 wheat crop is in the early development stage. Driven by elevated domestic prices, area planted was up almost eight per cent from last year’s sharply reduced level to 3.4...
09 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentine Wheat Production for MY 2013/14 Lowered
ARGENTINA - Post projects Argentine wheat production for marketing year (MY) 2013/14 at 12.0 million metric tons (MMT), 1 million tons lower than USDA official estimate....
08 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Argentina First Major Corn Shipment Sent from Argentina to China
ARGENTINA - The Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Office, Norberto Yauhar, reported that the first large shipment of Argentine corn, 60,000 tons, entered the Republic of China....
09 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentine Ethanol Sector Projected to Continue Growth
ARGENTINA - The Argentine ethanol sector is projected to continue to grow in 2014 as new plants based on cereals go on line and the recently inaugurated plants produce at full throttle....
08 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentine Millers, Exporters Told to Normalise Wheat Market
ARGENTINA - Argentine Domestic Commerce Secretary, Guillermo Moreno has given mills and exporters until Friday to normalise the wheat market....
14 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Argentina China Grants Approval to GM Corn and Soybean Varieties
ARGENTINA – Great opportunities could lie ahead for grain exporters following official approval from the Chinese Ministry for the shipment of three GM soybean varieties and one corn cultivar....
02 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentina Hopes for Record Soybean Crop
ARGENTINA - Soybean producers are hoping for a record crop this year, due to increased planting area and lower input costs than corn....
26 February 2013
Crop Industry News from Argentina Minister Praises Direct Soy Seeding
ARGENTINA - Direct seeding is hugely important for environmental sustainability, Norberto Yauhar, Argentine Minister for Agriculture told the ninth World Conference on Soybean Research held in...
06 February 2013
Crop Industry News from Argentina Vietnam to Import Staple Foods from Argentina
ARGENTINA - The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of the Nation has reported that the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is now included in the list of countries registered to import...
05 February 2013
Crop Industry News from Argentina Dry Weather Affects Argentina Soybean Production
ARGENTINA - For marketing year (MY) 2012/13, soybean production is reduced to 53 million metric tons (MMT), one MMT lower than the USDA official estimate. Since mid-December, it has been hot,...
30 January 2013
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentina Increases Import Tariff Rates on 100 products
ARGENTINA - Argentina increased import duties under the Common External Tariff (CET) of Mercosur for 100 products including agricultural products....
16 January 2013
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentine Corn Planting Continues on Rain-Soaked Ground
ARGENTINA - USDA forecasts Argentine corn production for 2012/13 at 28.0 million tons, up two per cent from last month and 33 per cent above the 21 million tons grown in 2011/12. ...
14 December 2012
Crop Industry News from Argentina Soybean Area Raised due to Reduction in Sunflowerseed Area
ARGENTINA - Soybean area for marketing year 2012/13 is adjusted to 19.8 million hectares, 100,000 hectares above the USDA official estimates, due to additional area previously dedicated to sunflowerseed...
19 October 2012
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentina Expects Record Year for Soybeans
ARGENTINA - Foreign Agricultural Services (FAS) Buenos Aires makes no changes to the official USDA area and production estimates for soybeans and sunflowerseed for the marketing year 2012/13....
17 September 2012
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentina to Increase Maize Exports
ARGENTINA - Argentina will export an additional 2.75 million tonnes of maize from its 2011/12 crop, the country's Minister of Agriculture Norberto Yauhar confirmed last week. ...
20 August 2012
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentina Announces Temporary Soybean Import Policy
ARGENTINA - The Government of Argentina recently announced several new resolutions related to biodiesel and soybeans. The export tax on biodiesel was raised to 32 per cent from 20 per cent and...
08 May 2012
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentinian Wheat, Barley Exports Up, Rice, Corn Lower
ARGENTINA - Wheat exports for 2011/12 are forecast up at 10 million tons as ending stocks are expected to drop. Barley production in 2011/12 is up at 4.4 million tons as result of a larger harvested...
30 March 2012
Crop Industry News from Argentina Drought Damage Limits Recovery for Argentine Soybean Production
ARGENTINA - In contrast to southern Brazil and Paraguay, the ominous climatic situation in Argentina has suddenly stabilised and may even let a part of the soybean crop to recover....
20 March 2012
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentine Soy Estimate Lowered; Brazil Soy Yields Fall
ANALYSIS - Estimates for the Argentine soybean crop have been lowered by 3 per cent versus last month and 5 per cent versus last year, writes Sarah Mikesell, TheCropSite senior editor....
07 March 2012
Crop Industry News from Argentina Rainfall Benefits Argentina Soybean Crop
ARGENTINA - FAS Buenos Aires’ soybean production estimate for MY (market year) 2011/12 remains stable at 46.5 MMT, down 1.5 MMT from the USDA official number of 48 MMT. Likewise, the area planted...
06 March 2012
Crop Industry News from Argentina Arcadia Biosciences and Bioceres form Technology Joint Venture
ARGENTINA - Arcadia Biosciences, Inc., an agricultural technology company, and Bioceres, an agricultural investment and development company has announced the formation of Verdeca, a 50-50 joint...
22 February 2012
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentina May Export Corn to China
ARGENTINA - Argentina may export around three million tons of corn to China this year, as a result of an agreement last week in Buenos Aires at the ministry of Agriculture....
 
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