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UK Winter Cereals and Oilseeds Down?
UK - An ‘early bird’ survey of cropping intentions has suggested a significant decline in cereals and oilseeds plantings this autumn compared to last year. The AHDB/HGCA survey aims to provide the industry with a brief, early snapshot of nation
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First Estimate of Scotland Cereal, Oilseed Rape Harvest 2012
UK - Scotland's Chief Statistician has published the First Estimate of the Cereal and Oilseed Rape Harvest 2012. Showing Overall, cereal production is expected to decrease between 2011 and 2012 by 354,000 tonnes or 12 percent to 2.5 million tonnes.
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Alleged Oilseed Rape Contamination
UK - The NFU has learned of an alleged incident of contaminated oilseed rape being delivered for processing in the South of England. This has resulted in a grain merchant commencing an investigation of all the deliveries of oilseed rape into their s
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Turkey Oilseed Production Increases, but Hampered by Weather
TURKEY - Market year (MY) 2012 sunflowerseed area and production is now estimated at 490,000 hectares and 1 MMT. Despite the increase in planting area, a lack of rain adversely affected Turkish sunflowerseed yield in the Thrace and Cukurova region
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High Risk of Disease in UK Oilseed Rape Pedicted for This Season
UK - Rothamsted Research has updated its oilseed rape online disease risk forecasts for light leaf spot and phoma leaf spot for the 2012/13 growing season. They suggest that disease pressure will be high, as might be expected due to the dreary and we
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Fatty Acid Issue Hits Scottish Oilseed Rape
UK - To compound a difficult growing season and problematic harvest, many Scottish oilseed rape growers may be facing deductions to the payment for their crops as a result of exceptionally high levels of free fatty acids being found in some samples.
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Biofuels Approval Boost to Scottish Oilseeds
UK - NFU Scotland and Scottish Quality Crops (SQC) have welcomed the announcement that the European Commission has accepted SQC into the sustainability certification scheme for biofuels. That recognition is a huge boost ahead of the Scottish oilseed
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Global Weather Conditions Hitting Grain, Oilseed Production
ANALYSIS - The prospects for global grain stocks and prices for 2012/2013 could be bleaker than some analysts are already predicting, writes editor-in-chief Chris Harris. In May and then this month, the International Grains Council, cut its product
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EU Cereal Harvest Expected to Increase, Oilseeds Decline
EU - The 2012 cereal harvest in the EU is expected to be slightly higher than in 2011, with the usable production reaching 286 million tonnes (up 0.6 per cent), thus leaving the cereal balance tight for the marketing year 2012/13. During 2011/12 c
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Copa Cogeca Releases New EU-27 Oilseeds Figures, Production Drops
EU - Copa-Cogeca released new EU-27 oilseeds estimates for the 2012/13 marketing year this week (2 July), showing a 3.2 per cent drop in production, compared to last year, mainly as a result of lower yields. The need for increased research and innova
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CME Expands CBOT Grain, Oilseed Open Outcry Trading Hours
US - CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced it will extend open outcry trading hours for CBOT Grain and Oilseed futures and options to 2 p.m. CT, Monday to Friday. Daily settlements will move fro
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Biological Stress Affects Malaysian Oilseeds
MALAYSIA - The Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) reported that total crude palm oil (CPO) production rose five per cent to 1.3 million tons in April 2012. Peninsular Malaysia’s production increased seven per cent, while East Malaysia’s output was
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CME Expand CBOT Grain, Oilseed Trading During USDA Reports
US - CME Group, today (25 May) announced it will offer expanded floor trading hours in its CBOT grain and oilseed futures and options during major United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Crop Reports, pending CFTC certification. The major USD
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Research: Increased Sclerotinia Risk for Oilseed Crops
UK - This is a time when oilseed rape growers are nervous about crop disease. High prices mean many more vulnerable hectares have been planted, so warnings of increased risk from the fungus disease sclerotinia will not be welcome. The warnings come f
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With Favourable Weather, India Oilseed Production Likely to Grow
INDIA - Assuming normal monsoon rains and favourable growing conditions, total oilseed production in MY 2012/13 (Oct-Sep) is likely to grow three per cent to 35.6 million tons. With competition from summer planted coarse cereals and winter plant
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EU-27 Oilseeds Production Forecast Looks Stable
EU - Expectations for total EU-27 oilseeds production in MY 2012/13 are for fairly stable production reaching about 29 MMT. Total oilseeds crush is forecast to fall by 0.6 per cent to 40.8 MMT, which is in line with flat oilseed production and a
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Mexico Oilseed Production Expected to Increase in 2012/13
MEXICO - The Post/New MY (market year) 2012/13 total Mexican oilseed production forecast is increased slightly to 298,000 metric tons (MT) based on assumed normal weather conditions and an increase in harvested area stimulated by a governmental domes
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Russia's Oilseed Production Forecast Down
RUSSIA - Assuming normal weather, Russia’s production of its three main oilseeds (sunflowerseeds, soybeans and rapeseeds) in 2012 is forecast at 11.2 MMT, a 10 per cent decrease from the bumper crop of 2011, but still the second largest oilseeds
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Vietnam's Oilseed Production Falling but Demand High
VIETNAM - Vietnam’s oilseed production continued to fall well below demand from the food industry, the livestock and aquaculture feed sectors, and the vegetable oil industry. Although plans have been set to expand growing areas for major oilseed
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Oilseed Production Forecast is Up Eight Per Cent
PAKISTAN - MY 2012/13 oilseed production is forecast at a record 5.8 MMT, up eight per cent from the estimated 5.7 MMT harvested in MY 2011/12. Pakistan is a net importer of oilseeds and edible oils. Domestic production of edible oils is sufficient t
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Soy Leading US Oilseed Export to Malaysia
MALAYSIA - Soybeans are the leading US oilseed product export to Malaysia, and increased usage of full-fat soymeal continues to favor US soybean imports. Despite expectations for a decline in soybean imports in 2011/12 due to a weaker feed demand fro
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Strong Outlook for Korea Oilseed Production
KOREA - Soybean consumption in market year (MY) 2012/13 is forecast to remain steady at 1.3 million MT, of which 920,000 MT will go for crushing and 370,000 MT for food processing. MY 2012/13 soybean meal consumption is projected to expand 50,000 MT
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Strong Prospects for China Oilseeds
CHINA - Market year (MY) 12/13 total oilseed production is forecast at 56 million metric tons (MMT), a slight adjustment of one percent from last year's estimated 56.6 MMT. Total oilseed demand will stay strong, particularly for soybeans, with MY 12/
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Poor Weather Hits India Winter Oilseeds
INDIA - Poor winter rains and lower oilseed area in Rajasthan have not only reduced rabi (winter sown) oilseed planting to 8.1 million hectares, but also reduced the net availability of oilseeds for crushing into edible oils. Total edible oil imports
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Tunisia Oilseeds, Soybean and Products Annual
TUNISIA - Tunisia’s olive harvest for MY (market year) 2011/12 totaled 900,000 MT, an increase of more than 60 percent over last year’s harvest. Olive oil production is projected to be 180,000 MT, up from 110,000 MT in MY 2010/11. Tunisia’
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