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Crop Industry News: Saudi Arabia

06 December 2013
Crop Industry News from Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia to Diversify Sources for Wheat Imports
SAUDI ARABIA - Saudi Arabia announced that it will diversify its sources for wheat imports and will not rely on a particular supplier. ...
20 March 2013
Crop Industry News from Saudi Arabia Saudi Livestock Feed Imports to Reach 2.4 Million Tonnes by 2016
SAUDI ARABIA - More than 2.4 million tonnes of livestock forage will be imported into Saudi Arabia by 2016 if it is to keep up with the booming dairy and poultry industries, a leading agriculture...
07 June 2012
Crop Industry News from Saudi Arabia UN Welcomes $66 Million for Saudi Arabia Ag Projects
SAUDI ARABIA - The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has welcomed Saudi Arabia’s contribution of $66 million to implement its technical assistance projects in the country,...
12 April 2012
Crop Industry News from Saudi Arabia US DDGS Gains Foothold in Saudi
SAUDI ARABIA - In a country largely dependent on oil exports, the ethanol industry is often maligned and a large target of contention and discomfort in Saudi Arabia. However, as Venezuela overtook...
03 April 2012
Crop Industry News from Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Wheat Production Could Decline by Nine Per Cent
SAUDI ARABIA - In MY (market year) 2012/2013, Saudi Arabia wheat production is forecasted to decline by 9 per cent to one million metric tons (MMT) compared to 1.1 MMT of MY 2011/2012 level....
22 December 2011
Crop Industry News from Saudi Arabia Almarai Acquires Fondomonte For Feed
SAUDI ARABIA - Almarai Company this week acquired 100 per cent of the shareholding of Fondomonte Saudi Arabia, a company that owns and operates three farms in Argentina....
02 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Saudi Arabia Saudi Foods Company Rapidly Expanding
SAUDI ARABIA - Saudi-based integrated dairy foods company Almarai is rapidly expanding into the poultry production and processing business, resulting in new career opportunities. ...
23 June 2011
Crop Industry News from Saudi Arabia Saudia Arabia Builds Wheat Stock
SAUDI ARABIA - Saudi Arabia's state grains buyer has purchased 360,000 tons of wheat from the US and Europe as it looks to build strategic reserves....
11 May 2011
Crop Industry News from Saudi Arabia Saudia Arabia Imports SR4 Billion per Month in Food
SAUDIA ARABIA - The Minister of Agriculture has said that Saudi Arabia imports food products at a cost of about SR4 billion every month. ...
28 February 2011
Crop Industry News from Saudi Arabia US Sorghum Trials Begin in Saudi Arabia
SAUDI ARABIA - Three containers, or about 60 tons, of US sorghum are in Saudi Arabia and ready for the commercial poultry feeding trial that the US Grains Council is helping set up this week. ...
11 January 2011
Crop Industry News from Saudi Arabia Saudi Urged to Boost Food Reserves
SAUDI ARABIA - Saudi Arabia needs to build up its strategic food reserves as a buffer against rising global prices for basic commodities, reported gulfdailynewsonline.com. ...
22 July 2009
Crop Industry News from Saudi Arabia Saudi Importers Cast an Eye on U.S. Sorghum, DDGS
SAUDI ARABIA - US Grains Council Consultant John Miller, Southwest Agribusiness Consulting Inc., and USGC Regional Director in the Middle East and Subcontinent Joe O'Brien travelled to Saudi...

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