TheCropSite.com- news, features, articles and disease information for the crop industry

Crop Industry News

30 September 2013
Crop Industry News from European Union How Much Closer Are We to European Reform?
EU – Europe’s farmers now know where they stand on payment changes, following the completion of the political negotiations on the common agricultural policy reform....
25 September 2013
Crop Industry News from United States Farmer's Voice Brought to International Climate Change Discussion
US - This week, National Corn Growers Association President Pam Johnson joined world leaders from business and government and America's top faith, military, agriculture and health representatives...
19 September 2013
Crop Industry News from India The Right Time to Invest in Indian Grain Storage?
INDIA - Demand for grain warehousing in India is expected to grow in the coming five years, according to a new report by Rabobank, driven by an envisaged grain-storage deficit, inadequate storage...
18 September 2013
Crop Industry News from United States Is 2013 a Transition Year for Grain Farmers?
US - Last year's drought is having far-reaching consequences on the demand for and prices of agricultural inputs for the 2014 crop, according to Purdue Extension agricultural economist, Alan...
16 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Grain & Hay Report: International Wheat Prices Down
GLOBAL - International wheat prices are down for the week; futures came back as harvest progresses in the northern hemisphere and their corn crop hits the market. CBOT December 13 wheat futures...
06 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Feed Price Decline Forecast
GLOBAL - The Agri Commodity Market Research team at Rabobank is bearish on most agri-commodity prices, predicting further falls in grain and oilseed prices to the end of 2014....
02 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Global Food Security at Risk from Spreading Crop Pests
GLOBAL - Global warming is resulting in the spread of crop pests towards the North and South Poles at a rate of nearly three km a year, concludes a new study by researchers at the University...
30 August 2013
Crop Industry News from United States Farmers Eye More Soybeans and Wheat, Less Corn In 2014
US - The stressful 2013 growing season has farmers pondering significant changes to crop rotations next spring, according to Farm Futures first survey of 2014 planting intentions. ...
16 August 2013
Crop Industry News from United States GeoGrain: Rising Barge Rates Limit River Basis
US - Cash market volatility continued this week as tight near-term supplies combined with an outlook for ample production in the coming months keep buyers moving basis erratically....
15 August 2013
Crop Industry News from United States CME: Jury Still Out on Zilmax
US - More information is required before evidence based conclusions can be drawn around the suitability of feeding cattle Zilmax, according to Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
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....
06 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Gleadell Market Report: Wheat Will Sink or Swim
GLOBAL - After testing recent lows, markets again have bounced as supportive quality issues have surfaced. Sprouting in US soft red winter wheat, frost damage in Brazilian wheat and various crop/export...
04 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Report: China's Demand Is Not Driving Up Commodity Prices
GLOBAL - A new report debunks the commonly accepted notion that demand from China is driving global commodity prices. ...
02 August 2013
Crop Industry News from United States USDA Weekly Grain Update: Corn, Soy See Sharp Declines, Wheat Higher
US - Compared to last week, grain and soybean bids closed lower with wheat trading higher....
31 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Should 'Hazardous' Pesticides be Phased out in Developing Countries?
GLOBAL - The tragic incident in Bihar, India, where 23 school children died after eating a school meal contaminated with monocrotophos, is an important reminder to speed up the withdrawal of...
29 July 2013
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Who Should Set Food Safety, Health, Welfare Rules in the EU?
UK - A new government report of the roles of the EU and the national government in legislating for animal health and welfare and food safety indicates overall support for the current balance,...
26 July 2013
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Survey Shows A Mixed Picture for UK Crops
UK - The total cereals and oilseeds harvest area in Great Britain has fallen by an estimated four per cent on 2012 to just over 3.68 million hectares, according to the 2013 AHDB/HGCA Planting...
19 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Syria Four Million Syrians Unable to Produce or Buy Enough Food
SYRIA - Syria's food security situation has significantly deteriorated over the past year and domestic agricultural production will further decline over the next 12 months if the present conflict...
17 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Global World Cereal Production Set to Reach Historic High in 2013
GLOBAL - World total cereal production is forecast to increase by about 7 percent in 2013 compared to last year, helping to replenish global inventories and raise expectations for more stable...
12 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Kenya Maize Disease Creating Poverty Trap for Farmers in Eastern Africa
KENYA - Spreading from Kenya across the rest of East and Central Africa, the Maize Lethal Necrosis Disease (MLND) is a serious risk to food security in the region. ...
10 July 2013
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom University Research Reveals True Cost of Farming to UK Economy
UK - The British landscape is not being used to its best advantage, according to a new report from environmental economists from the University of East Anglia (UEA)....
07 July 2013
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Sustainable Intensification in Agriculture: How To Produce More
UK - A policy known as sustainable intensification could help meet the challenges of increasing demands for food from a growing global population, argues a team of scientists in an article in...
28 June 2013
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom John Deere Showcase FarmSight Precision Solutions
UK - A number of new John Deere products and services were shown on the company’s stand at Cereals 2013 in Lincolnshire in June, covering precision farming, tractors and the latest Gator utility...
Crop Industry News from Madagascar Locust Plague Threatens to Trigger Severe Food Crisis in Madagascar
MADAGASCAR - Locusts have already infested over half of the island nation’s cultivated land and pastures...
27 June 2013
Crop Industry News from United States Allendale: Quarterly Grain Stocks, Planted Acreage June 2013 Estimates
US - Allendale Inc has released their estimates for USDA's Planted Acreage report, a survey taken of farmers during the first two weeks of June that reflects their responses for that particular...
26 June 2013
Crop Industry News from United States Midwest is Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot
US - Hit-or-miss showers and thunderstorms dotted the northern tier of the West and areas from the Plains to the East Coast, causing minor fieldwork delays but maintaining generally favorable...
25 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Wheat Rust Diseases Remain Constant but Neglected Threat
GLOBAL - FAO warns this year’s strong wheat output could be hampered by wheat rusts....
21 June 2013
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Owen Paterson: 'GM Crops Offer Real Prospects'
ANALYSIS - Environment Secretary Owen Paterson has described genetically modified (GM) crops as vital to supporting our future food chain, writes TheCropSite Editor, Gemma Hyland....
19 June 2013
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Trimble Greenseeker Showcased at Cereals 2013
ANALYSIS - The last 12 months have presented multiple challenges for UK farmers, including the wettest summer in 100 years. Peter Robinson, Product Manager for Trimble, says farmers need to make...
13 June 2013
Crop Industry News from United States How Do We Anticipate the Size of US Corn Production?
US - The corn market appears to be having difficulty anticipating the likely size of the 2013 US crop. Over the past three weeks, December 2013 corn futures have traded from a low of $5.12 to...
 3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12 

News By Advertiser

News By Country

News By Crop

News By Category


Our Sponsors

Partners


Seasonal Picks

Country Dance