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Crop Industry News: Chile

25 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Chile Corn Imports from Argentina, Paraguay Up During First Six Months
CHILE - Over 97 per cent of Chile’s corn imports come from Argentina and Paraguay. Both countries have shipped over 336 thousand metric tons during the first six months of 2013, which is a...
12 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Chile Decline in Chile's Agriculture Sector
CHILE - Agriculture is an important driver for Chile’s economy. Chile’s annual agricultural exports over the last four years have consistently surpassed $8 billion, representing six per cent...
16 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Chile Global Fertilizer Industry Promotes Safety, Health and Environment Management
CHILE - Top technical experts from the fertilizer industry convened last week to discuss innovative new production processes and share best practices. ...
29 March 2012
Crop Industry News from Chile Possible Import Tariff Surcharge for Corn & Chicken Imports from Argentina
CHILE and ARGENTINA - Chile's National Farm Bureau (SNA) is asking for surtax for corn and chicken imports from Argentina to avoid an estimated loss of over US$100 million for corn producers....
25 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Chile GM Cotton Genes Found in Wild Species
CHILE - Genetically modified (GM) cotton genes have been found in wild populations for the first time, making it the third plant species - after Brassica and bentgrass - in which transgenes have...
27 June 2011
Crop Industry News from Chile Chile Holds Promise for US Co-Product Exports
CHILE - On completion of a recent US Grains Council market assessment in Chile, staff and consultants concluded that Chile could easily import up to one million metric tons of US corn products...
01 April 2011
Crop Industry News from Chile Obama: Latin America and US Grain Trade Growing
CHILE - In his speech President Obama reminded us from the Presidential Palace in Santiago, Chile, last week, that the US exports "more than three times" as much to Latin America as China, and...
29 December 2009
Crop Industry News from Chile COREMA Approves Wind Farm Lebu Sur in Chile
CHILE - The Regional Environmental Commission (COREMA) of the Bio Bio region has adopted the South Lebu Wind farm in Arauco province, with 54 wind turbines and 108 MW. ...
26 November 2009
Crop Industry News from Chile Biofuel Harvested from Seaweed
CHILE - US company Bio Architecture Lab, which is pioneer in the application of synthetic biology and enzyme design to the development of biofuels and renewable chemicals from aquafarmed, native...
15 October 2009
Crop Industry News from Chile GDF SUEZ Inaugurates Wind Farm
CHILE - GDF SUEZ has started the largest wind farm in Chile - Monte Redondo....
05 October 2009
Crop Industry News from Chile Wind Projects for Chile
CHILE - A series of wind energy projects have been put forward for Chile....
06 July 2009
Crop Industry News from Chile Development for Algae Biodiesel Project
CHILE - The University of Antofagasta has joined forces with Productora de Algas Marinas Ltd (Prodalmar) and Panades y Cia to bring biofuel projects developed domestically onto teh market. ...
25 June 2009
Crop Industry News from Chile Wind Power the Future for Chile
CHILE - By the end of the year, five new wind farms will start up in Chile, increasing the country's wind energy production tenfold....
12 June 2009
Crop Industry News from Chile Element Power to Build Chilean Wind Farm
CHILE - Element Power is to build a 135MW wind farm in Tubul southern Chile....
11 May 2009
Crop Industry News from Chile Enel and SoWiTec Develop Wind Projects in Chile
CHILE - Enel Green Power, through its subsidiary Enel Latin America (Chile) Limitada, has signed a project development agreement with SoWiTec Energias Renovables de Chile Ltda, an affiliate...
23 April 2009
Crop Industry News from Chile Solar Plans for Chile
CHILE - The Chilean government is backing plans for two solar energy farms in the north of the country....
27 March 2009
Crop Industry News from Chile Mainstream Invests $1 Billion in Chilean Wind Farms
CHILE - Ireland's Mainstream Renewable Power plans to invest more than $1 billion in Chile over the next five years to build wind farms, the company's co-founder and CEO, Eddie O'Connor, said....
05 March 2009
Crop Industry News from Chile Co-Product Cuts Feed Costs for Chilean Cows
CHILE - The U.S. Grains Council, a non-profit organization charged with building global markets for America's grain, arranges feeding trials to include distiller's dried grains with solubles...
11 November 2008
Crop Industry News from Chile €785 Deal for Chilean Wind Farm Venture
CHILE - Airtricity Founder Eddie O'Connor's latest energy venture has signed a €785 million deal to develop wind farms in Chile....
10 November 2008
Crop Industry News from Chile DDGS Sees Success in Chilean Dairy Trials
CHILE - A feeding trial using the ethanol co-product DDGS, has proven successful on Chilean Dairy cows. ...
08 October 2008
Crop Industry News from Chile New Wind Farm for Chile
CHILE - Work is set to start next month on a 38 MgW wind farm in La Serena, Chile....
01 October 2008
Crop Industry News from Chile Windfarm for Chiloé Island
CHILE - A windfarm is being planned for the southern island of Chiloé, which could make it the first place in Chile fully powered by renewable energy. ...
09 September 2008
Crop Industry News from Chile Chile Warms Up to Solar Energy Solutions
CHILE - A water pump driven by solar energy sprinkles the first environmentally friendly water drops from irrigation systems in northern Chile. Energy minister Marcelo Tokman has just opened...
05 March 2008
Crop Industry News from Chile Energy Quest in Biomass Venture in Chile
CHILE - The company plans to build an 82,000 liter per day waste biomass gasification synthetic diesel facility. ...

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