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12 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Taiwan Increase in US Corn Import Share in Taiwan
TAIWAN - From October 2013 – June 2014, Taiwan imported over 1,600 TMT of US corn, exceeding Post estimates. US corn share expanded to 45 per cent, compared to 13 per cent from the same period...
02 July 2014
Crop Industry News from Taiwan Taiwan Millers Get Seed-to-Ship Look at US Wheat Industry
TAIWAN & US — Flour millers in Taiwan have relied for years on US farmers to supply most of the wheat they import, but with the competitive global market, US wheat growers are keeping the Taiwan...
23 April 2014
Crop Industry News from Taiwan Taiwan's Demand for Soybean Meal Continues to Drive Demand for Imported Soybeans
TAIWAN - Taiwan’s demand for soybean meal continues to be the driving force behind Taiwan’s demand for imported soybeans....
16 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Taiwan Taiwan to Purchase $4 Billion in US Corn in Next Two Years
TAIWAN- The Taiwanese Agricultural Goodwill Mission signed a letter of intent with the US Grains Council, committing to purchase 5 million metric tons (197 million bushels) of US corn in 2014...
08 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Taiwan Taiwan Remains Reliable US Grain Customer
TAIWAN - Echoing sentiments expressed last fall at the US Grains Council's Export Exchange 2012, the Taiwanese feed industry reaffirmed their preference for US corn during meetings held in Taiwan...
05 April 2012
Crop Industry News from Taiwan Taiwan Soy Exports Expected to Decrease
TAIWAN - Taiwan typically ranks among the top five export markets for US soybeans, but marketing year 2011/12 imports are expected to fall to 2.2 million metric tons due to reduced livestock...
13 March 2012
Crop Industry News from Taiwan Building an Industry with New Standards
TAIWAN - Taiwan's Council of Agriculture is under pressure from feed millers and poultry producers to establish national mycotoxin standards for grains and feedstuffs....
21 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Taiwan Taiwan Feed Millers, USGC Sign Purchase Letter of Intent
TAIWAN - Leaders from Taiwan's Feed Industry Association (TFIA) have signed a formal letter of intent today announcing plans to purchase from 7.7 million metric tons to as much as 10.5 million...
19 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Taiwan USGC Consultant Boosts Mycotoxin Understanding
TAIWAN - A Kansas State microbiology expert has completed an intense schedule of briefings in Taiwan in an outreach effort to update industry and government officials on mycotoxins, reported...
18 October 2010
Crop Industry News from Taiwan Taiwan: Growing Market for US Barley
TAIWAN - Interest in US barley as a food product is growing amongst Taiwanese women. ...
24 December 2009
Crop Industry News from Taiwan MEMC Acquires Stake in Eversol
TAIWAN - MEMC Electronic Materials, a provider of silicon wafers and North American solar energy services provider, has taken an ownership interest in Eversol Corporation, a solar wafer manufacturer...
23 December 2009
Crop Industry News from Taiwan Solar Plant Opens in Taiwan
TAIWAN - Taiwan's largest high-concentration photovoltaic (HCPV) solar power plant was inaugurated by Kaohsiung County Commissioner Yang Chiu-hsing and former premier Liu Chao-shiuan this week....
20 November 2009
Crop Industry News from Taiwan Taiwanese Nutritionists Learn About DDGS
TAIWAN - The US Grains Council (USGC) has held a series of worskshops for nutritionists in formulating feeds with distillers dreid grains with solubles (DDGS). ...
27 October 2009
Crop Industry News from Taiwan UK and Taiwan Enter into Wind Power Partnership
TAIWAN - A leading British renewable energy development company has entered into a partnership with a Taiwanese firm to further develop wind power in Taiwan....
25 September 2009
Crop Industry News from Taiwan Taiwan Set on Purchasing US Corn and DDGS
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese Agricultural Goodwill Mission signed a letter of intent Thursday, 24 September, with the US Grains Council, committing to purchase 7.7 to 10.5 million metric tons, or 303...
03 September 2009
Crop Industry News from Taiwan Oil Firm Signs MoU to Produce Biofuels in Indonesia
TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Taiwan's state-run Chinese Petroleum Corp (CPC) signed an agreement yesterday to plant 100,000 hectares of crops for biofuels in Indonesia. ...
15 July 2009
Crop Industry News from Taiwan Green Energy to Build Solar Farm in Spain
TAIWAN - Taiwan-based silicon solar panel manufacturer, Green Energy Technology Inc, is to join forces with a Spanish company to build a solar farm in Spain., according to Green Energy's filing...
03 July 2009
Crop Industry News from Taiwan Taiwan to Increase Wind Power
TAIWAN - Taipower is to erect 50 wind turbines to add to the 106 already in operation and 56 under construction....
26 June 2009
Crop Industry News from Taiwan Auria Achieves Mass Production of Solar Technology
TAIWAN - Auria Solar is the first manufacturer to reach the mass production stage with Oerlikon Solar's end-to-end manufacturing technology for high efficiency Micromorph thin film silicon solar...
10 June 2009
Crop Industry News from Taiwan CPC in Talks to Plant Jatropha for Biofuel
TAIWAN - CPC Corp., the state-owned Taiwanese oil refiner, said it's in talks to plant jatropha trees in either Indonesia or Cambodia for biofuel at a cost of "billions" of Taiwan dollars over...
22 May 2009
Crop Industry News from Taiwan Taiwan's Largest Solar Plant Planned
TAIWAN - State-owned Taiwan Power Co is to build the country's largest solar power plant in Kaohsiung County....
06 January 2009
Crop Industry News from Taiwan Taiwan Power to Invest NT$3.57 Billion in Solar Power
TAIWAN - Government-owned electric power companyTaiwan Power Co, is to invest NT$3.57 billion to expand its solar power generating capacity by 10 megawatts by 2011....
27 October 2008
Crop Industry News from Taiwan Taiwanese Trade Team Explores Possibilities of DDGS
TAIWAN - Taiwan is looking at the benefits of high protein dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) feed, a co-product of corn-based ethanol, made in Ohio....
03 September 2008
Crop Industry News from Taiwan Bioethanol Plants for Taiwan
TAIWAN: Three Taiwanese companies are expected to establish bioethanol plants in the country with the help of grants from the local government....
02 June 2008
Crop Industry News from Taiwan Balance - The Key to Energy
TAIPEI - Fuel prices have increased, and real estate and commodity prices are likely to follow suit. Many now think that developing energy autonomy can reduce import dependence and even resist...
27 May 2008
Crop Industry News from Taiwan Biomass Production Needn't Hazard Food Sources
TAIPEI - Michael Nobel, a great grand nephew of Alfred Nobel, founder of the Nobel Prize, said Wednesday that the quest for alternative energy should not overshadow the need for food production....
23 April 2008
Crop Industry News from Taiwan Taiwan: Government Likely to Abandon Biofuel Project
TAIPEI - According to the China Post, the incoming government of President-elect Ma Ying-jeou is expected to shift the existing policy of encouraging farmers to grow crops for production into...
20 December 2007
Crop Industry News from Taiwan Taiwan to focus on ethanol crop cultivation
TAIPEI - The government's energy crops policy will focus on planting crops for the production of ethanol gasoline, also known as gashol, after efforts to grow crops for the production of bio-diesel...

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