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Crop Industry News: Argentina

08 February 2012
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentina: Corn Production Will Fall by 30 Per Cent
ARGENTINA - Around 60 quintals of corn per hectare is expected to be lost during the final harvest in Argentina, due to prolonged drought. ...
31 January 2012
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentina Awards Two More Ethanol Contracts
ARGENTINA - Argentina's Energy Secretary has authorised two more companies to supply ethanol to oil refiners for mixing into gasoline as it seeks to increase biofuel consumption, it said Monday....
27 January 2012
Crop Industry News from Argentina Soyabean And Corn Crop Might Witness Significant Decline In South America
ARGENTINA - Dry spells in the fields of world's major producing and exporting nations might embrace the buoyancy in the global soyabean and corn prices in the current year....
16 January 2012
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentinian Barley Harvest Greatest in Ten Years
ARGENTINA - The Grain Exchange of Buenos Aires last week reported that the harvest of malting barley, with a backlog of 3.65 million tonnes, was higher than the previous cycle of 2.50 million,...
13 January 2012
Crop Industry News from Argentina A "First" Prompts More Argentine Corn Acres
ARGENTINA - Acres planted to corn surged in Argentina this fall, reported Kurt Shultz, US Grains Council director in Latin America, who explained that Argentine farmers will make a better profit...
11 January 2012
Crop Industry News from Argentina Flour, Chicken Subsidies Disappear in Argentina
ANALYSIS - On December 31, 2011, the government of Argentina stopped paying subsidies to the poultry and flour milling industries - subsidies intended to keep prices at an acceptable level, writes...
14 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentina Soy Crop Expected at 49.5M Tons, Corn at 30M Tons
ARGENTINA - In its monthly crop report, Rosario Grains Exchange said it expects Argentina's 2011/2012 soy harvest to be at 49.5 million tons, down from 50.3 million tons last season....
03 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Argentina Syngenta Receives Approval for Triple Stack Corn in Argentina
ARGENTINA - Syngenta announced today that the Ministry of Agriculture in Argentina has approved its triple corn stack Bt11 x MIR162 x GA21 for cultivation in the country. The triple...
26 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Argentina Bayer Receives Approval for LibertyLink Soybeans in Argentina
ARGENTINA - Bayer CropScience has received the final approval for its herbicide tolerant soybean technology from the National Ministry of Agriculture in Argentina. ...
22 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentina Signs Free Trade Deal with Israel
ARGENTINA - In 2010, Israeli companies did $1.8 billion of business with Mercosur countries, and Argentina just became the last South American MERCOSUR countries to sign onto a regional free...
18 July 2011
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentina Sunflower Area Up 10 Per Cent
ARGENTINA - Argentina's sunflower seed area is expected to rise 10 per cent on the year in the 2011-12 season as soaring prices spur farmers to increase planting, said Ricardo Negri, president...
06 June 2011
Crop Industry News from Argentina Syngenta Launches New Cereals Seed Treatment
ARGENTINA - Syngenta announced today the launch of VIBRANCE®, a proprietary seed treatment fungicide based on the new active ingredient sedaxane. ...
18 May 2011
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentina Near Deal to Export Corn to China
ARGENTINA - Argentina and China are close to a deal that will open up corn exports to the Asian giant, according to Martin Fraguio, head of the Maizar corn growers' association. ...
24 January 2011
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentina Farmers Threaten Second Strike of 2011
ARGENTINA - Argentine farmers threatened to strike for a second time if the government does not change their policy towards them, according to mercopress.com. ...
21 January 2011
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentine Farmers Protest Government Export Policies
ARGENTINA - In a three year battle between the Argentine government and farmers, Argentine farmers announced Monday a one-week suspension to grain sales. ...
22 December 2010
Crop Industry News from Argentina Oil World Lowers Argentine Soybean Hopes Again
Oil World has reduced its hopes for Argentina soybean crop for a second time in two weeks, warning that, thanks to dry weather, it could be on course for a fall of more than 20%, according to...
04 August 2010
Crop Industry News from Argentina Wheat Rally Faces Critical Period
ARGENTINA – Farmers of wheat in the southern hemisphere are set to face challenges that could prove critical in determining the fate of prices for the grain, with dry weather plaguing growers...
21 May 2010
Crop Industry News from Argentina Farmers Expecting Weaker Peso Hold Back Soybeans
ARGENTINA – Soybean farmers in Argentina are doing all that they can to keep their harvested grain from the market, as they anticipate a drop in the nation's currency....
04 May 2010
Crop Industry News from Argentina Soy Harvest to Exceed Record Yield
ARGENTINA - Argentinean farmers should exceed a record soy yield in most areas, according to the president of a leading agricultural firm....
27 August 2009
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentina’s Biodiesel Exports on the Rise
ARGENTINA - Argentina's biodiesel exports surged by 43 per cent in July to more than 140,000 tonnes, reinforcing the industry's turnaround from the slump early this year....
02 June 2009
Crop Industry News from Argentina Guascor To Build $2.4B Wind Farm In Argentina
ARGENTINA - Spanish energy company Grupo Guascor will build a $2.4 billion wind power park in southern Argentina, which could be the largest in the world, a Planning Ministry official told Dow...
14 November 2008
Crop Industry News from Argentina Argentina Stimulates Ethanol Use in Fuel
ARGENTINA - The Argentine government will require gasoline to contain a 5% mix of ethanol starting from 2010....
21 October 2008
Crop Industry News from Argentina Biodiesel Capacity Witnesses Great Increase
ARGENTINA - Argentina jumped to third place in world biodiesel production for 2008, tripling its capacity from 2007. On Oct. 15, the Argentine Renewable Energies Chamber released a summary of...
05 September 2008
Crop Industry News from Argentina IBI Acquires Second Argentinian Biodiesel Plant
ARGENTINA - Integrated Biodiesel Industries has acquired a new biodiesel process unit as part of its second plant in Argentina. ...
30 June 2008
Crop Industry News from Argentina Latin America Faced with Tough Biofuels Predicament
ARGENTINA - Research and Markets has announced the addition of Frost & Sullivan's new report "Latin America Market for Second and Third Generation Biofuels" to their offering....
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