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10 November 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil Launches Non-GM Soy Research Plan
BRAZIL - The country is going to invest in developing non-genetically altered (non-GMO) grain. The programme will be carried out by the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation and 11 farmers'...
05 November 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil Maize Exports to ME Grow
BRAZIL - Maize exports from Brazil to the Arab countries grew 48 per cent in the first nine months of this year, according to figures disclosed by the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign...
03 November 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Sugar Hits 29-Year Price Record
BRAZIL – Concerns over the end of Brazil's sugar harvesting season could drive prices higher, after the sweetener reached a three-decade high yesterday (2 November)....
28 October 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil WTO Threat over Sugar Cane Ethanol Threat
BRAZIL - The Sugar Cane Industry Union (Unica) in Brazil could apeal to the World Trade Organization (WTO) to ensure Brazilian ethanol exports to the United States and Europe. ...
14 October 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Increase In Ethanol Puts Pressure On Sugar Price
BRAZIL – An increase in demand for sugar and lowered international estimates are driving inflation fears, experts have said....
08 October 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Analysts Disagree On Soybean Outlook
BRAZIL – Forecasts have fuelled speculation over the yield of this year's soybean harvest in Brazil....
06 October 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil 'Mad Soy Disease' Threatens Country's Crops
BRAZIL – An 'incurable' disease that hits soybean crops' vegetative cycle is spreading throughout north-west Brazil....
Crop Industry News from Brazil Saudis to Invest in Brazilian Poultry, Grain
BRAZIL - A Saudi agricultural investment company is looking to invest up to US$500 million in poultry and grain enterprises in Brazil with the view to exporting the products to the Middle East....
01 October 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Improved Weather May Affect Sugar Prices
BRAZIL - Analysts have warned that improved weather could affect the price of raw sugar futures....
27 September 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Sugar Cane Crops Harmed by Low River Levels
BRAZIL – Sugar crops have been damaged by a drought that has seen the Amazon River dry to its lowest levels in 47 years....
07 September 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Far-Ahead Sugar Futures 'The Best Bet'
BRAZIL – Promising sugar futures contracts could prove a better bet than near-term lots as reduced hold-ups in Brazilian ports dampen fears for immediate supplies, while concern over next season's...
19 August 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil's Fertiliser Imports Jump Sharply
BRAZIL - Fertiliser imports increased by 58 per cent for the first seven months of this year compared to the same period of 2009....
09 August 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Ceres Opens Brazil Subsidiary
BRAZIL - Developer of bioenergy crops, Ceres, has established a subsidiary in Brazil. ...
05 August 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Soy Exports Should Grow 6.3 Per Cent
BRAZIL - The supply to the Chinese market should be the main reason for expansion of Brazilian soy exports from February 2010 to January 2011. ...
26 July 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Dryness 'To Overtake Wet As Biggest Sugar Threat'
BRAZIL – Parched fields could soon outweigh the dangers posed by excessive rain as the most serious threat to global sugar supplies, Rabobank has warned, despite recent forecasts of wet weather...
22 July 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Sugar Cane Diesel 'To Go On Sale Next Year'
BRAZIL – Sugar cane-based diesel fuel is to be sold across Brazil from 2011, a US biotechnology firm has said after launching an on-road trial in partnership with Sao Paulo authorities....
09 June 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Soybeans Fall As Output Grows
BRAZIL – Soybean futures have declined in Chicago over speculation that output in Brazil, the world's second-biggest producer, will rise faster than anticipated....
02 June 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Surge In Sugar Output To Slow
BRAZIL – Consistent growth in Brazilian sugar production may soon come to a rapid halt, a major financial services provider has said, warning that risks of weather setbacks could trigger a...
27 May 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Bayer CropScience Extends Sugarcane-Research
BRAZIL - Bayer CropScience and the CTC – Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira, the Center for Sugarcane Technology, São Paulo, Brazil – is to enter into a broad cooperation on the research and...
25 May 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Foreign Investment in Sugar Triples
BRAZIL - Overseas investors are taking a bigger stake in Brazilian sugar production, tripling their involvement in just three years, according to an industry website....
07 May 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil Wheat Update
BRAZIL - Brazilian feed wheat 2009/2010 exports may exceed 1 million metric tons, accoprding to the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service....
30 April 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Soy Farmers Are 'Slow Sellers' in South America
BRAZIL - Brazilian producers have sold only 48 per cent of their soybean crop as of 23 April, new statistics have revealed....
28 April 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Syngenta Partners With Embrapa to Aid Farmers
BRAZIL - Crop protection firm Syngenta has partnered with Embrapa, the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation, in a bid to help Brazilian farmers improve crop quality and yield....
13 April 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Corn Production Sees Continued Success
BRAZIL - Brazil's corn production is showing continued strength thanks to increased success in second crops, it has been said....
07 April 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Crops Benefit from Recent Rains
BRAZIL - Sugar cane and corn crops in Brazil are benefiting from recent rains, which will help prepare the soil for the coming dry months....
31 March 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Tereos Creates International Group
BRAZIL - The French Tereos Group is to create Tereos Internacional, a global leader in food ingredients and bioenergy, by combining its Brazilian-listed subsidiary, Açucar Guarani (ACGU3) with...
10 March 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Crop Harvest Requirement Increased
BRAZIL - The harvest of cereals, legumes and oilseeds in Brazil must reach 145.1 million tonnes this year, the Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística has said....
05 March 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Grain Production to Rise
BRAZIL - Brazil's grain production will rise 36.7 per cent in the next decade, the Agriculture, Livestock and Supply Ministry has predicted....
01 March 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Commercial-Scale Oilseed Production Begins
BRAZIL - Dutch based energy company Argos Groep BV has become the major shareholder in Terasol Energy. ...
26 February 2010
Crop Industry News from Brazil Sugar Production Jumps 150 per cent
BRAZIL - Output in Brazil's main sugar producing district jumped by 150 per cent in the first two weeks of February, Agrimoney.com has reported....
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