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Crop Industry News: Mexico

06 February 2015
Crop Industry News from Mexico Bachoco Posts Five Per Cent Increase in Net Sales
MEXICO - The latest results of feed, meat and egg company, Industrias Bachoco, point to an almost 12 per cent increase in net sales for the latest quarter and of 5.2 per cent for the 2014 financial...
02 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Mexico Mexico's Maize Crop Forecast to Remain Relatively Unchanged
MEXICO - Harvesting of the 2014 autumn-winter is well underway. Initial estimates point to a sharp decline in production due to a 15 percent reduction in plantings, in response to low white maize...
17 April 2014
Crop Industry News from Mexico Mexico: A Positive Year Ahead but Full of Challenges
MEXICO - Mexico’s economic growth is gradually improving, but food consumption remains vulnerable to income and price effects, according to a report from Rabobank – "Mexico Agribusiness Outlook...
15 April 2014
Crop Industry News from Mexico Total Mexican Cotton Production Forecast to Rise
MEXICO - The Post/New MY 2014/15 total Mexican cotton production is forecast to increase approximately 16 per cent due to an expected increase in planted area....
24 December 2013
Crop Industry News from Mexico Cotton and VAT Tax in Mexico's Maquiladora Industry
MEXICO - Mexico continues to make strides in its production and commercial capacity. Currently, Mexico is one of the leaders in cost effective manufacturing, along with China and India....
13 November 2013
Crop Industry News from Mexico Organic Wheat Variety Wins Award With 13.5 Per Cent Protein
MEXICO – Hot Mexican sunshine has proven perfect for growing an award winning organic wheat, the first in the country, which boasts 13.5 per cent protein levels....
25 October 2013
Crop Industry News from Mexico Bunge to Purchase Grupo Altex Wheat Mills in Mexico
MEXICO - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited, announced that it has agreed to buy the wheat milling business of Grupo Altex S.A. de C.V. Financial terms were...
20 October 2013
Crop Industry News from Mexico Mexican Judge Halts GMO Corn Test Plots…For Now
ANALYSIS - A Mexican judge took a precautionary measure and ordered the government to stop giving permits to transnational companies for planting GMO corn at an experimental and commercial scale,...
30 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Mexico Aquaculture Facilities Damaged After Hurricanes Hit Mexico
MEXICO - Around 381 aquaculture facilities in Mexico have been damaged after hurricane Manuel and hurricane Ingrid hit the Mexican state Sinaloa. ...
18 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Mexico Mexico 2013 Maize Production Firm at Last Year’s Strong Levels
MEXICO - Harvesting of the 2013 autumn-winter maize crop was completed in August and the output is estimated at about 4.8 million tonnes, about 13 per cent below the good crop of the same season...
13 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Mexico Record Agriculture Production Expected for 2013
MEXICO - The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) announced that there will be record agricultural production in 2013, exceeding 184.7 million...
09 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Mexico Structural Changes Emerging In Mexico's Corn Market
MEXICO - Rabobank has published a new report identifying structural changes that are emerging in the Mexican corn market, resulting from constraints in the growth of corn production....
22 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Mexico Mexico Facing Severe Drought Again in 2013
ANALYSIS - With Mexico facing severe drought conditions again this year, the federal government has announced stringent conservation measures to preserve already tight water supplies, particularly...
27 February 2013
Crop Industry News from Mexico Slim, Gates Donate Millions for Global Food Security Research in México
MEXICO - Billionaires Carlos Slim and Bill Gates have joined efforts to promote long-term global food security by providing millions of dollars to fund research for improved varieties of corn,...
30 January 2013
Crop Industry News from Mexico Mexico Genetically Engineered Corn Pilot Tests Approved
MEXICO - The Government of Mexico (GOM) has announced the results of nine pilot permit requests for genetically engineered (GE) corn. Six pilot permits have been granted in a total area of...
29 January 2013
Crop Industry News from Mexico Mexico Sugarcane Workers Protest Falling Prices
MEXICO - Groups of sugarcane workers throughout Mexican producing regions have occupied sugar mill warehouses over the past few days in protest of low prices. These actions have been non-violent...
15 November 2012
Crop Industry News from Mexico Plan to Increase Wheat Yields by 50 Per Cent
MEXICO - Through joint research efforts to improve photosynthesis and increase total plant biomass, it is expected that over the next 20 years wheat yields will rise by 50 per cent, said the...
02 November 2012
Crop Industry News from Mexico Irregular Weather Pushes Mexico Feed Production Down
MEXICO - New marketing year (MY) 2012/13 corn production estimate has been revised downward from USDA/Official forecast due to smaller than previously estimated planted area and irregular weather...
26 October 2012
Crop Industry News from Mexico Feedipedia – New Resource on Feed Ingredients
MEXICO – During the Latin American Animal Nutrition Congress in Puerto Vallarta, a new source for evaluating non-conventional feed ingredients for all types of livestock was presented, writes...
23 October 2012
Crop Industry News from Mexico Mexican Sorghum Buyers Look at Texan Sorghum Quality
MEXICO and US - En route to the Export Exchange 2012 conference and trade show, a team of Mexican sorghum feed grain buyers get a first-hand look at the quality of sorghum produced in Texas....
01 October 2012
Crop Industry News from Mexico Biotech Corn Faces More Hurdles in Mexico
MEXICO - On July 20, 2012, the Government of Mexico (GOM) published a controversial new draft agreement to determine the “Centers of Origin and Centers of Genetic Diversity of Corn” in Mexico,...
31 August 2012
Crop Industry News from Mexico SAGARPA Delivers Millions to Boost Agricultural Development
MEXICO - The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) has delivered 2,632 million pesos to the 31 entities and the Federal Districts to promote programmes...
29 August 2012
Crop Industry News from Mexico Agriculture, Fisheries Exports Grew 12.5 Per Cent in July
MEXICO - In July 2012, the value of agricultural and fisheries exports of Mexico reported annual growth rate of 12.5 per cent, which represents $636.6 million....
Crop Industry News from Mexico MasAgro Advances R&D for Climate Change Resistant Seeds
MEXICO - The Modernisation Programme for Sustainable Traditional Agriculture (MasAgro) is conducting research to identify genes of maize and wheat which can adapt to climate change and its impacts,...
27 August 2012
Crop Industry News from Mexico Improved Corn Projections for Mexico
MEXICO - A new report on corn production in Mexico has put the country's food-security prospects in a more positive light for the near term, but strong concerns remain about the negative impact...
06 August 2012
Crop Industry News from Mexico Sugar Beet Cultivation Studied to Increase Biofuels
MEXICO - Research is underway at the National Institute for Forestry, Agriculture and Livestock (INIFAP) to increase sugar beet cultivation technology, in order to increase biofuel production....
30 July 2012
Crop Industry News from Mexico Mexico Exports Increased 10.7 Per Cent in First Half of 2012
MEXICO - Agricultural sales reached $12,518 million during the first half of 2012, representing a growth of 4.5 per cent compared with the same period last year....
23 July 2012
Crop Industry News from Mexico Mexico is Sixth Largest Producer of Feed
MEXICO - The Information Service Food and Fisheries (SIAP) department has reported that in 2011, Mexico recorded 28.3 million tons of feed intended for consumption by livestock and pets. ...
16 July 2012
Crop Industry News from Mexico Genetically Enhanced Corn Events Approved for Pilot Stage
MEXICO - On June 29, 2012, the Government of Mexico (GOM) announced the approval of three pilot permits for genetically enhanced (GE) corn to be grown on 1,006 hectares in the state of Tamaulipas....
15 June 2012
Crop Industry News from Mexico Genetically-Enhanced Soybeans Approved for Commercial Use
MEXICO - On June 6, 2012, the Government of Mexico (GOM) announced that it had approved genetically enhanced (GE) soybeans for commercial use in Mexico for up to 253,500 hectares (ha). GE soybeans...
 
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