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Crop Industry News: Peru

31 March 2014
Crop Industry News from Peru Peru's Drought Could Boost Demand for US Rice
PERU - Peru has been a small importer of US rice but that could change in the next few months due to drought conditions in a major rice-producing region....
17 March 2014
Crop Industry News from Peru MY 2014/15 Soybean Meal Imports Forecast to Rise Slightly
PERU - Peru’s fishmeal production in marketing year (MY) 2014/15 (January-December) is forecast to reach 950,000 metric tons (MT), a volume largely unchanged from the MY 2013/14 estimate. Fishmeal...
05 March 2014
Crop Industry News from Peru Growing Demand from Poultry Industry to Drive Corn Production
PERU - FAS Lima forecasts Peru’s wheat production in MY 2014/15 (July/June) to reach 230,000 metric tons (MT), down 3,000 MT or one per cent from its MY 2013/14 estimate of 233,000 MT....
14 November 2013
Crop Industry News from Peru Good 2013 Cereal Production Estimated for Peru
PERU - Harvesting of the 2013 main season rice and maize crops was completed in August and official estimates for the rice crop have been revised upward to 3 million tonnes (2 million tonnes...
05 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Peru Peru Cereal Production in 2013 Close to Last Year’s Record
PERU - Harvesting of the main season rice and maize crops is currently underway. The 2013 aggregate cereal production is forecast to decrease slightly from the record level of the previous year...
08 March 2013
Crop Industry News from Peru 2013 Grain Markets Impacted by Peruvian Poultry Sector
ANALYSIS - The Peruvian poultry industry will have a direct impact on the growing corn and soybean oil markets in 2013, according to two recent reports from USDA GAIN. Fishmeal production, on...
05 February 2013
Crop Industry News from Peru Peru Production Boom Announced
PERU- The national gross value of agricultural production in 2012 grew by 5.1 per cent over the year 2011, thus surpassing the sector target of 5 per cent annual growth, the Office of Economic...
05 December 2012
Crop Industry News from Peru Agricultural Output Increases by 4.4 Per Cent
PERU - So far livestock sectors are growing with rice and yellow corn production up on previous years in 2012. ...
07 November 2012
Crop Industry News from Peru Agricultural Production Sees Increase of 4.6 Per Cent
PERU - Agricultural production between January-September this year recorded an increase of 4.6 per cent compared to the same period of 2011, driven by growth in the livestock sub-sector by 5.2...
30 October 2012
Crop Industry News from Peru Peru Minister Presents New Hybrid Corn
PERU - The Minister of Agriculture, Milton von Hesse La Serna has announced a new hybrid yellow corn called "INIA 619 - Megahíbrido", which has a wide adaptation to the coast and the forest...
05 July 2012
Crop Industry News from Peru Peru Ramps Up Ethanol Production
PERU - Ethanol production in CY (calendar year) 2012 is expected at 220 million litres, increasing 22 per cent compared to the previous year. ...
03 July 2012
Crop Industry News from Peru Agricultural Figures Boosted by Grain, Rice Production
PERU - In the first five months of this year, agricultural production grew 3.4 per cent compared with the same period last year, said the Office of Economic and Statistical Studies (EEO ) of...
05 June 2012
Crop Industry News from Peru Peru Makes Progress With Demands of Rice Producers
PERU - The Ministry of Agriculture (MINAG) said the sector has been serving in the care of the demands made by rice producers represented by the Association of Rice Producers (Spear) and the...
09 May 2012
Crop Industry News from Peru Peru Cotton Production Expected to Fall
PERU - Cotton production in Peru is expected at 38,500 MT in CY 2012. Cotton imports in CY 2011 reached 66,571 MT, of which 66,080 MT were imported from the United States....
20 April 2012
Crop Industry News from Peru Peru Sugar Cane Production Expected to Rise
PERU - Cane sugar production for CY2012 is estimated at 1.15 MMT, up from 1.076 MMT in CY2011....
23 May 2011
Crop Industry News from Peru US DDGS Sales to Peru Revived
PERU - Peru's San Fernando poultry company bought 5,000 metric tons of US distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS), valued at $1 million, the first Peruvian DDGS purchase since 2007. ...
16 May 2011
Crop Industry News from Peru Peru Agriculture Minister Resigns Amid GMO Debate
PERU - Rafael Quevedo resigned Friday from his position as the Minister of Agriculture, according to Living in Peru. ...
04 March 2011
Crop Industry News from Peru Successful Seminar Expands DDGS Outreach in Peru
PERU - The US Grains Council's distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS) Promotion Seminar in Lima, Peru attracted more than 80 representatives of the fast-growing Peruvian poultry sector....
25 February 2011
Crop Industry News from Peru Peru Resumes DDGS Imports
PERU - For the first time since 2007, Peru has resumed importing distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS), the US Grains Council reports....
31 January 2011
Crop Industry News from Peru US Ag Companies Explore Opportunities in Peru
PERU - USDA's Acting Under Secretary Michael Scuse will lead 20 US companies on an Agribusiness Trade and Investment Mission to Lima, Peru, Jan. 31-Feb. 3, 2011, to meet with 150 Peruvian and...
16 December 2009
Crop Industry News from Peru $25 million for Peru Biofuels Project from IDB
PERU - The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a $25 million loan to support an innovative private biofuels project currently being developed in the department of Piura, Peru....
23 September 2008
Crop Industry News from Peru Maple Energy Increase Peru Ethanol Project Spend
PERU - Maple Energy has announced that it is to increase its investment in its ethanol project in the Piura Region to around $222 million...
18 August 2008
Crop Industry News from Peru Peru: the Next Big Biodiesel Producer?
US - As South American nations rush to achieve energy independence and become the next Venezuela, oil exploration and treasure hunts for profitable and reliable energy sources have increased...
16 May 2008
Crop Industry News from Peru Greenpeace: "Save the Forest, Save the Planet"
LIMA - The environmental organization Greenpeace protested biofuel production at the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, in south- eastern Peru on Thursday, claiming ethanol will have a severe impact...
25 April 2008
Crop Industry News from Peru Are Biodiesels More Viable?
PERU - Massive biofuel production may put region's food security at risk. ...

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