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01 December 2014
New Farm Bill Offering Disaster Assistance to Farmers
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is helping nearly 2,500 fish, livestock and honeybee farmers through its Emergency Assistance....
John Deere Scores Hat-trick at 2015 SIMA Show
GERMANY - Three innovative John Deere concepts will receive gold and silver innovation awards plus a special mention at the 2015 SIMA show in Paris (February 22-26). ...
Watch Sold Out HGCA Agronomists’ Conference Online
UK - With the sold out 2014 HGCA Agronomists’ Conference just over a week away, HGCA has published details on how to watch the event online....
28 November 2014
Pakistan Raises Sugar Tariff, Allows Exports
PAKISTAN - The Government of Pakistan has increased the tariff on sugar imports from zero to 20 per cent and authorized an export quota of 500,000 metric tons....
Exports are Key to Avoid Major Wheat, Barley Surpluss
UK - Substantial surpluses of wheat and barley have been forecast by Defra as part of their estimates for UK cereals supply and demand, published this week....
Saskatchewan Premier Meets Indian Agriculture Minister
INDIA - In order to increase cooperation in the field of agriculture, a Canadian delegation led by Premier of Saskatchewan Brad Wall met Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh recently....
EU Farmers Reimbursed €868 Million
EU – Farmers across Europe are being reimbursed a total of €868 million in direct aid by the Common Agricultural Policy....
27 November 2014
Land Reform is 'Important Step' to Meet Scotlands Aspirations
SCOTLAND, UK - First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP has just delivered the Scottish Government’s Programme for Government 2014-15. Relevant to the agriculture sector are proposals for the Land...
Winter Planting Survey to Assess Neonicotinoid Restriction Impact
UK - This year, HGCA’s annual winter planting survey includes questions designed to gauge the impact of neonicotinoid restrictions on oilseed rape....
26 November 2014
How Much UK Land Goes Into Bioenergy Production?
UK - An estimated 51 thousand hectares of agricultural land in the UK were used for bioenergy in 2013. ...
Uncertainty for Russia and Ukraine Winter Crops
EU - Planting conditions for winter crops across the EU have been ‘predominantly favourable’....
Argentina Expects Record Maize Production
ARGENTINA - Harvesting of the 2014 maize crop is concluded. Early estimates put this year’s production at 30 million tonnes, marginally above the 2013 harvest and record reflecting high yields...
25 November 2014
Brazil Expects Record Wheat Harvest
BRAZIL - Harvest of the 2014 wheat crop is almost concluded. Early official estimates point to a bumper crop of almost 7.5 million tonnes, or 30 per cent above last year’s good level and record,...
Japan 2014 Cereal Production Forecast to Remain High
JAPAN - Harvesting of the 2014 paddy crop is currently underway and will continue until the end of November....
24 November 2014
Weekly Global Markets Round Up
GLOBAL - US markets have weakened during the past week as the advancing corn/soy harvests and prospect of record supplies weigh on prices, reports David Sheppard, Gleadell’s Managing Director....
Farmers Back Government Draft Report on Future Frameworks
AUSTRALIA – A government draft report set to “underpin” Australian competitiveness for the coming two decades has been welcomed by farmers....
Delay of 2014 RFS Volume Standards a ‘Serious Disappointment’
US - Responding to the news that the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume targets would not be released before the end of the year, NFU President Roger Johnson called the news a 'serious disappointment'....
Angry Reaction to Missed Deadline on Renewable Fuels
US - The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced it will not issue a final 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) until next year, missing its deadline by more than a year, much to...
21 November 2014
Market Analyst: How is Harsh US Weather Affecting the Markets?
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
Are Farmland Values Due for a Slight Decline
US - With crop prices at multiyear lows and interest rates expected to inch up over the next few years, a Purdue University agricultural economist believes the decade-long increase in farmland...
Agricultural Website Now Open to the Public
US - VIVO, a web application used internally by US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists since 2012 to allow better national networking across disciplines and locations, is now available...
20 November 2014
Has Mongolia Wheat Production Recovered from 2013 Levels?
MONGOLIA - Harvesting of the 2014 main season crops, mainly wheat, barley and oats, was completed with a slight delay in mid-October....
Lao 2014 Rice Production Forecast to Decrease
LAO - Harvesting of the 2014 main (wet) season paddy crop is currently underway and will continue until the end of December. ...
19 November 2014
Waiting for the Record US Harvest to Flow
US - A new Rabobank report finds that a late 2014 harvest and strong incentive to store corn has created an early season US corn deficit....
Can Wheat Defend Itself Against Viruses?
US - Wheat diseases could cost producers 5 to 10 per cent or more in yield reductions per crop, but a major advance in developing broad disease-resistant wheat is on the horizon. ...
17 November 2014
SEAI Launches Paid Marketplace for Members
INDIA - To help members to sell and promote thier products, the Solvent Extractors Association of India (SEAI) has lauched a new platform called marketplace to help the members to market their...
ICRISAT Helps Farmers Producer Organisations
INDIA - To make agriclutre profitable to farmers, Hyderabad based United Nations organisation, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has organised a one day...
EuroTier 2014: Farmers Face Their Challenges
GERMANY - EuroTier 2014 has far exceeded expectations, attracting 156,000 trade professionals, around 30,000 of whom came from outside Germany....
November Brings Momentum for Agriculture Investments Worldwide
UK - Agriculture as an asset class has caught the attention of the investment community recently due to the sector’s strong macro fundamentals. ...
14 November 2014
US Soy Exports Hit New Milestones
US - US soybean farmers continue to provide their international customers with reliable, quality products, and those customers have once again rewarded them with big purchases. ...
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