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03 March 2015
Crop Industry News from Japan Regulating Genome-edited Crops that Aren't Strictly GMOs
JAPAN - A survey of rice, wheat, barley, fruit, and vegetable crops found that most mutants created by advanced genetic engineering techniques may be out of the scope of current genetically modified...
25 November 2014
Crop Industry News from Japan Japan 2014 Cereal Production Forecast to Remain High
JAPAN - Harvesting of the 2014 paddy crop is currently underway and will continue until the end of November....
18 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Japan Japan Cereal Production Expected to Remain High
JAPAN - Harvesting of the 2014 paddy crop is currently underway and will continue into November....
17 December 2013
Crop Industry News from Japan Gene Discovery Leads Way to More Rice
JAPAN - Scientists from Japan and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) have discovered a rice gene that in preliminary testing increased production by 13–36 per cent in modern long-grain...
12 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Japan Engineered Rice Protects Against Rotavirus Infection
JAPAN - For children and immune compromised adults in developing countries, diarrheal disease induced by rotavirus can be life threatening....
29 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Japan Ag Ministry Announces Results of Testing for GE Wheat
JAPAN - On 5 July 2013, MAFF announced that it had begun testing US Western White wheat for an unapproved genetically engineered (GE) wheat....
09 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Japan Japan Focuses on Next Generation Biofuels
JAPAN - The Government of Japan (GOJ) plans to introduce 500 thousand kilo liters (kl) (oil basis) of biofuels by 2017 and 1.8 million kl (oil basis) by 2020....
04 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Japan US Asks Japan to Consider Resuming Wheat Imports
JAPAN - Japanese farm minister Yoshimasa Hayashi has reported to have received a letter from the US Secretary of Agriculture asking Japan to consider resuming wheat imports which were suspended...
27 November 2012
Crop Industry News from Japan Rice Planting to Resume in Fukushima
JAPAN - The town government of Hirono and the village government of Kawauchi in Fukushima Prefecture have decided to resume planting rice next year....
29 May 2012
Crop Industry News from Japan Japan Farmers Hope for Radiation-Free Rice
JAPAN - Several thousand Japanese farmers are hopeful that their most recent rice harvest will be deemed safe to eat, following last years Fukushima nuclear accident. More than 7,000 hectares...
29 March 2012
Crop Industry News from Japan Japan Grain, Feed Markets Thrive Despite Earthquake Damage
JAPAN - The Great East Japan Earthquake of March 11, 2011 devastated, both physically and emotionally, a country that had already been suffering from a stagnant economy. The so-called “triple...
20 March 2012
Crop Industry News from Japan How Much Does a Typhoon Damage Rice?
JAPAN - Projections indicate that climate change may increase the average intensity of typhoon storms by 2–11 per cent by 2100. It is important to be able to predict the likely damage to crops...
28 February 2012
Crop Industry News from Japan Energy Risk Management Products for Japan
JAPAN - CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, and RIM Intelligence, Japan's foremost provider of energy price and information services, have announced they...
10 January 2012
Crop Industry News from Japan Japanese Government to Farm in Tsunami Disaster Zone
JAPAN - The Japanese government plans to turn land which was swamped by the March 2011 tsunami into a robot-run farm for growing crops. ...
28 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Japan Wheat Binge Eyed as Glut Undercuts Corn Price
JAPAN - Japan, the world's largest corn buyer, may buy less of the grain as feed-wheat imports almost quadruple this year to the highest level since 2001, as livestock producers seek to cut costs....
18 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Japan Farmers Stuck with Radioactive Rice Straw
JAPAN - Farmers in eight prefectures have 7,200 tons of rice straw containing radioactive materials that at present there are no plans to dispose of, agriculture ministry officials confirmed...
03 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Japan DDGS Export Growth in Japan
JAPAN - According to data from the Japanese Ministry of Finance, US DDGS sales to Japan in the month of August 2011 account for a 81 per cent US market share that totals 11,681 metric...
30 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Japan Climate Change Blamed for Decreasing Japanese Rice Quality
JAPAN - Global warming is affecting rice quality in Japan and urgent action is needed, according to a study published in Environmental Research Letters....
30 August 2011
Crop Industry News from Japan GM Rice Used to Decrease Protein Linked to Alzheimer's Disease
JAPAN - A Japanese research team has succeeded in curbing a protein associated with Alzheimer's disease using genetically modified rice, raising hopes for the development of new oral medicines. ...
21 June 2011
Crop Industry News from Japan Council Sees US Sorghum Potential in Japan
JAPAN - With purchases totaling $126 million in 2010, Japan is one of the most important markets for US sorghum....
06 June 2011
Crop Industry News from Japan US Corn and the World of Japanese Noodles
In Japan, where manufacturers turn out 600,000 metric tons of noodles per year, the U.S. Grains Council is introducing a new choice for noodle makers, ramen chefs and consumers: a noodle blend...
23 May 2011
Crop Industry News from Japan Tips to Buy Used Farm Equipment
JAPAN - Buying used farm equipments has received huge popularity through the recent years due to the rock-bottom market. ...
21 April 2011
Crop Industry News from Japan Japan Quake Update: First Vessel Due in Kashima Port
JAPAN - The Japanese government's latest tally of earthquake and tsunami damage to the nation's agricultural sector includes: ...
04 April 2011
Crop Industry News from Japan Japanese Making Strides to Normal Mill Production
Japan - The US Grains Council reports the Japanese industry has been making significant strides to regain its normal feed mill production capacity within the next few months. ...
25 March 2011
Crop Industry News from Japan Fears GM Wheat Could Harm Japan Trade
JAPAN - The Western Australian Opposition says it is worried genetically modified (GM) wheat, from a trial in the great southern, will threaten trade with Japan if it contaminates non-GM crops,...
21 March 2011
Crop Industry News from Japan Japan Delays Imports, Assessing Demand
JAPAN - Japanese corn importers are delaying the purchase of the grain after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami damaged ports in the nation's northeast, suspending unloading operations from...
Crop Industry News from Japan USGC Keeps Keen Eye on Valued US Customer
JAPAN - The US Grains Council is keeping a close eye on its largest corn and second-largest barley and sorghum market as it begins its recovery process from the earthquake and subsequent tsunami...
18 March 2011
Crop Industry News from Japan USGC Keeps Keen Eye on Japan
JAPAN - The US Grains Council is keeping a close eye on its largest corn and second-largest barley and sorghum market as it begins its recovery process from the earthquake and subsequent tsunami...
15 March 2011
Crop Industry News from Japan Japan: What Quake Means from Ag Perspective
JAPAN - Japan has a relatively small farming sector. So why does the devastation caused by its earthquake and tsunami matter from an agricultural perspective? ...
11 March 2011
Crop Industry News from Japan Japan Earthquake Could Impact Grain Trade
JAPAN - The US Grains Council received initial reports that this morning's earthquake and subsequent tsunami may have caused significant damage to many of Japan's agricultural facilities and...
 
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