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13 January 2016
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil's Ag Exports at Record Levels in 2015
BRAZIL - The amount of soybeans, corn, fresh chicken, coffee and pulp sold abroad in 2015 registered a record for Brazil's agribusiness trade....
21 May 2015
Crop Industry News from Brazil China-Brazil in Bilateral Trade Deal
BRAZIL - China and Brazil are to step up action on a bilateral trade agreement....
20 April 2015
Crop Industry News from Brazil Can Bioenergy Sustainably Contribute to Future Energy Supplies?
BRAZIL - A report by an international scientific organisation showed that bioenergy can help to meet energy demands in the future, despite concerns over increasing food supply requirements....
07 April 2015
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil Minister Praises Agricultural Performance
BRAZIL - The Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Supply Katia Abreu has praised the strong performance of agriculture in Brazil....
04 March 2015
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Land Appreciates Over 600 Per Cent
BRAZIL – Farmland prices in central Brazil have increased by nearly 700 per cent since 2002, with mean increases above 300 per cent....
06 February 2015
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil Seeking More Agriculture Trade with China
BRAZIL - The Chinese market is vital to the growth of Brazil's agricultural sector, and the country plans to focus on expanding exports to the world's second-biggest economy, newly elected Brazilian...
13 January 2015
Crop Industry News from Brazil Favourable Weather Boosts Brazil Soybeans
BRAZIL - Over the weekend rains have been favourable in Mato Grosso, one of Brazil’s largest soybean growing states, providing good moisture for the growing crops....
07 January 2015
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil Appoints First Female Minister of Agriculture
BRAZIL - In a ceremony held on Monday 5 January, at the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA), Senator Katia Abreu took over from the former minister, Neri Geller, as the Minister...
25 November 2014
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil Expects Record Wheat Harvest
BRAZIL - Harvest of the 2014 wheat crop is almost concluded. Early official estimates point to a bumper crop of almost 7.5 million tonnes, or 30 per cent above last year’s good level and record,...
24 October 2014
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil Soy Forecast Scaled Back as Dry Weather Persists
BRAZIL - Weather has been the main focus for the oilseeds complex of late. Recent weeks have seen wetter than usual weather in the US bringing delays to soyabean harvest progress, writes Brenda...
16 October 2014
Crop Industry News from Brazil World Food Day: How Family Farmers are Improving Food Security in Brazil
BRAZIL - World Food Day on October 16th draws attention to the 805 million people who are chronically undernourished around the globe....
01 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Brazil China Approves Exports of Brazilian Corn and Soy
BRAZIL - China has approved the import of 10 varieties of Brazilian corn and soybean. ...
13 August 2014
Crop Industry News from Brazil Soy Accounts for 41 Per Cent of Brazil's Total Agri Exports
BRAZIL - Brazil agribusiness exports reached $9.61 billion in July 2014....
21 July 2014
Crop Industry News from Brazil Favourable Prospects for Brazil Second Season Maize
BRAZIL - Harvest of the main 2014 second season “safrinha” maize crop is well advanced. Production forecasts have been revised upwards, due to a lower than earlier anticipated decline in...
14 July 2014
Crop Industry News from Brazil Promising Outlook for Brazil 2014 Crops
BRAZIL - The production outlook for many of Brazil's most important agricultural crops in 2014 is extremely good, with the possibility of record-breaking levels for some, according to Rabobank's...
08 July 2014
Crop Industry News from Brazil Dow AgroSciences to Purchase Brazilian Seed Company Coodetec
BRAZIL – Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, has signed a binding agreement to purchase Brazil- based Coodetec's seeds business. ...
04 July 2014
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil Government Defends Decision to Temporarily Drop Wheat Import Tariff
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Minister of Agriculture has encountered criticism regarding the government's decision to temporarily eliminate the 10 per cent import tariff imposed on wheat imported from...
03 July 2014
Crop Industry News from Brazil How Will Latin America Handle El Niño Threat?
LATIN AMERICA - Latin America is in a better position to face the effects of the forecasted El Niño, than on previous occasions due to fiscal improvements in many of the region's economies over...
30 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Brazil Improved Prospects for 2014 Brazillian Maize Crop
BRAZIL - Harvest of the main 2014 second season “safrinha” maize crop is about to begin. Earlier forecasts for the harvest have been revised upwards due to higher than expected plantings...
28 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil’s Grain Storage Builds On-Farm
BRAZIL - Brazilian farmers have accessed a total of US$1.8 billion as part of a storage plan financing the construction of silos and warehouses in 2013-2014. ...
19 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Brazil Increased Numbers of Cane Harvest to go to Ethanol
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) predicts a surge in the amount of cane harvest that is used in ethanol production....
15 April 2014
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil to Increase Ethanol Output
BRAZIL - Brazil forecasts growth in its cane harvest and sugar output, despite the drought in its main sugar-producing region....
20 March 2014
Crop Industry News from Brazil Mixed Prospects for Brazilian Agri-food Sectors in 2014
BRAZIL - The country's growth in GDP is expected to slow this year to no more that two per cent. In its agri-food sectors, the prospects are positive for poultry meat, beef, soybeans and ethanol...
19 February 2014
Crop Industry News from Brazil High Crop Production Set to Challenge Brazil’s Infrastructure Again
BRAZIL - Rabobank expects another year of record production for several of Brazil’s major agricultural crops in 2014, including soybeans and, depending on weather developments, sugarcane....
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil 2013 Wheat Production Recovered from Reduced 2012 Crop
BRAZIL - Harvest of the 2013 wheat was concluded in December. Latest official estimates point to a strong recovery from last year’s lows, with production increasing by 30 percent to 5.7 million...
02 December 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Beef Exports Soar
BRAZIL - Brazilian beef exports to the end of November had risen to $6.013 billion, up 14.5 per cent from the same period in 2012....
01 November 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil to Minimize Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture
BRAZIL- Agriculture Ministers of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) have signed a joint statement to minimize the negative effects of climate change on security food....
16 October 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Ag Ministry Expecting Record Results for Major Crops in 2013
BRAZIL - The production of major crops in Brazil must provide a record result this year, according to a survey conducted by the National Supply Company (Conab), under the Ministry of Agriculture,...
25 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Minister Discusses Sustainable Water Use in Agriculture
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, Antonio Andrade, promoted the sustainable use of water in agriculture during the opening ceremony of the meeting of the Inter-American...
24 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Successful Castor Beans for Biodiesel Trial in Brazil
BRAZIL - Plant genomics company, Evogene says subsidiary Evofuel has completed three years of successful field trials in Brazil for the development of castor bean as an alternative feedstock...
 
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