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11 February 2015
Scientists Find Potential Way of Controlling Leaf Blotch Disease in Wheat
UK - Scientists have found a genetic mechanism that could stop the spread of a "devastating" disease threatening wheat crops....
06 February 2015
FAO Food Price Index Falls Again
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 182.7 points in January 2015, down 3.6 points (1.9 per cent) from its revised* (reduced) December 2014 value....
04 February 2015
'Meet the Exporter' Events Provide Growers with Market Perspective
UK - HGCA is collaborating with exporters across the country to deliver a series of events that aim to help growers understand more about the exports market and how this could benefit their business....
03 February 2015
Is There a Risk of Winter-kill for EU Cereal Crops?
UK - The latest EU crop monitoring (MARS) report points to low levels of winter kill across the EU so far this winter....
Several Factors Cause Markets to Ease
GLOBAL - All markets continue to ease as the reality of ample supplies, reports of improved weather and general bearish fundamentals weigh on values, writes David Sheppard, Gleadell’s managing...
02 February 2015
Feed Outlook: Arable Output to Break Records By 2018
GLOBAL – World grain stocks will tighten over the coming years but, after a small contraction, harvests will rise back to record breaking levels, predicts a grain market monitoring body....
30 January 2015
All-Round Improved Sales for Cherkizovo Group in 2014
RUSSIA - Cherkizovo Group, Russia’s largest meat and feed producer, has announced its operational results for the fourth quarter of 2014 and full year 2014....
29 January 2015
Will Falling UK Wheat Futures Against US Maize Encourage Exports?
UK - UK May-15 wheat futures closed firmly below the £130/t support level yesterday (28 January), settling at £127.05/t, trading lower again as of yesterday morning. ...
20 January 2015
Mostly "Good" Ukrainian Winter Crops After Big Export Year
UKRAINE – Crop production and exports from Ukraine increased last year and present winter crop progress is good, reports the Ministry of Agriculture Policy and Food....
Yield Limitations to be Explored at Farm Meeting
UK - What are the factors constraining yield? This is the question to be addressed at the next HGCA Monitor Farm meeting near Winchester....
19 January 2015
Why is McDonald's Passionate about Sustainability?
ANALYSIS - Francesca DeBiase, VP Strategic Sourcing, Sustainability at McDonald's, said McDonald's vision is to source all of their food and products sustainably....
13 January 2015
India’s Rabi Sowing Down at 56.61 Million Hectares
INDIA - India’s rabi sowing has recorded a drop of over 3.09 million hectares at 56.61 million hectares as on January 9, 2015, as per the data released by Directorate of Economics and Statistics,...
12 January 2015
CME: Minor Revisions Expected in WASDE Report
US - Analysts polled ahead of the release of the USDA WASDE report (Jan 12) expect only minor revisions to the supply/demand tables for major grain crops, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Food Price Index Declines in December 2014
GLOBAL - 2014 is third consecutive year of falling prices as all commodity groups except for meat decline....
09 January 2015
Cargill’s Karnataka Milling Unit to Open in June
INDIA - In order to tap huge potential of maize grown in the stateof Karnataka, Cargill’s milling plant is expected to start operations from June 2015....
06 January 2015
India’s Rabi Sowing Down at 55.28 Million Hectares
INDIA - India has recorded a drop in rabi sowing as on January 2, 2015 at 55.28 million hectares, as per the data released by the directorate of economics and statistics, agriculture ministry....
05 January 2015
Wheat Yield Losses Predicted Due to Rising Temperatures
GLOBAL - For the first time, an international consortium of researchers have used a systematic multi-model test to exploit data from field and artificial heating experiments to focus on the responses...
31 December 2014
IFES 2014: Crop and Livestock Price Prospects for 2015
US - As indicated a year ago, the transition from the extremely high prices resulting from the drought of 2012 to lower prices now being experienced has occurred differently for corn, soybeans,...
30 December 2014
Model Shows Wheat Harvest May Fall with Global Warming
GLOBAL - New research in the UK using models predicts a six per cent reduction in global wheat harvest for each 1°C of global warming....
Lower US Maize, Wheat Areas Anticipated for 2015
US - US agricultural supply, use and price projections, published as part of an early release of the tables for the USDA’s Agricultural Projections to 2024, suggest that crop areas for the...
29 December 2014
Cargill to Pursue Feed Acquisitions But Not Nutreco
GLOBAL - Cargill says it is no longer pursuing the acquisition of Nutreco. ...
17 December 2014
EU Grain Storage 'Insufficient'
EU - Research by Rabobank and Copa-Cogeca shows investment must be stepped up to improve infrastructures and storage capacity in the EU grain and oilseeds sector....
What is the Nutritive Value of Wheat for Broilers?
UK - A new study has been initiated at the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) to develop a more accurate means of predicting the nutritive value of wheat for broilers. ...
16 December 2014
Cereals Forecast Down for 2015, Concerns Over Lack of Crop Protection
EU - New figures for 2015 EU cereals harvest released by Copa-Cogeca show slight drop for next year and concern rising over lack of crop protection products....
15 December 2014
Russian Export Concerns Diminish
GLOBAL - Markets have re-traced off the recent high as concerns over the threat of Russian export restrictions diminish, writes David Sheppard, Gleadell’s managing director....
No Ban on Bonus on Purchase Price of India Wheat
INDIA - The Government has not put any ban on bonus on purchase price of wheat, but has decided that a surplus under decentralised mode of procurement (DCP) State gives bonus to farmers for wheat...
12 December 2014
Market Analyst: Wheat Use, Corn Exports Fall
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
11 December 2014
Russia Snow Impacts Markets
RUSSIA - Fears around winter crop condition in parts of Russia and Ukraine look to be subsiding for now as forecasters project less harsh temperatures and greater snow cover in the coming days....
UK Finally Becomes Net-exporter of Wheat
UK - The latest data from HMR&C shows that in October the UK exported more wheat than it imported – the first time since May 2012....
World Cereal Production to Surpass Last Year's Record
GLOBAL - World cereal production in 2014 is forecast at a new record of 2,532 million tonnes (including rice in milled terms), 10 million tonnes higher than last month’s forecast and 7 million...
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