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08 December 2014
Bumper Canola, Wheat Crops for Canada
CANADA - The latest crop production report from Statistics Canada, published last week, pegged Canadian canola (rapeseed) production for harvest 2014 at 15.6Mt....
05 December 2014
Market Analyst: How Are Markets and Weather Affecting Grains?
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
04 December 2014
FAO Food Price Index Broadly Stable
GLOBAL - Food and Agriculture Organisation's monthly food price index was stable in November, as vegetable oil and grain prices inched up and offset ongoing declines in dairy prices....
03 December 2014
New Month, New Concerns for Global Wheat Crops
GLOBAL - Much of the focus in the grain markets in the last 24 hours has concentrated on concerns of reductions to international supplies of wheat. ...
India’s Rabi Area Coverage Down to 36.09 Million Hectare
INDIA - India has recorded a drop in rabi area coverage at 36.09 million hectares as oF November 28, as per rabi crops data released by directorate of economics and statistics, Indian agriculture...
02 December 2014
UK, India Collaborate on Crops of the Future
UK & INDIA - Seven new research projects involving collaborations between researchers in the UK and India aim to provide crops suitable for a changing climate and to produce more food with fewer...
28 November 2014
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....
27 November 2014
Much to be Thankful for, but Challenges Remain for Farmers
US - Texas farmers, ranchers and growers have a lot to be thankful for this November, but they still face many challenges, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert....
26 November 2014
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....
Water Stewardship Seminar Brings Value Chain Together
ANALYSIS - A sustainable water supply is vital for agriculture, which uses 70 per cent of the total freshwater withdrawn from surface water and groundwater. ...
21 November 2014
Market Analyst: How is Harsh US Weather Affecting the Markets?
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
20 November 2014
Will Snow Decrease the US Winter Wheat Area?
US - Winter wheat planting progress in the US is now behind last year’s pace, and at around the slowest pace seen since 2009, writes Jack Watts, Lead Analyst, AHDB/HGCA Market Intelligence....
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....
19 November 2014
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. ...
18 November 2014
Dry Spring Affects Australia Wheat - But How Much?
AUSTRALIA - The implications of a particularly dry spring in some parts of Australia are now coming to light in terms of crop production; however it appears that things aren’t as bad as once...
14 November 2014
Market Analyst: USDA Fails to Meet Trade Expectations
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
How Are the Wheat Markets Faring?
GLOBAL - Despite a forecast rise in global stocks, US markets have resumed their upward trend, supported by strength from neighbouring soy and corn markets, writes David Sheppard, Gleadell’s...
13 November 2014
Average Yemen Cereal Crop Forecast for 2014
YEMEN - Harvesting of the 2014 main season wheat crop was concluded in September while that of sorghum is ongoing and will continue until the end of November. ...
12 November 2014
Several Years of Lower Crop Prices Predicted
INDIA - Grain producers should consider cutting costs to prepare for what could be several years of lower crop prices, Purdue University agricultural economists say....
07 November 2014
Record Volumes of Wheat Milled by UK Millers
UK - A record 641.9kt of wheat was milled in the UK in September, according to DEFRA data, up 112kt from the previous month and 16kt higher than the previous record set in September 2012 (which...
Market Analyst: Grains Find Support Towards End of Week
ANALYSIS - Grains find their support towards the end of this week, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
04 November 2014
What Challenges Face Ukraine?
ANALYSIS - The trouble-torn country of Ukraine is facing more challenges than the political unrest that is being seen on televisions and in news reports around the world, writes Chris Harris....
03 November 2014
Comeback for Russian Wheat into Export Market
RUSSIA - After being conspicuous in it’s absence from the export market for several weeks, Russia has returned to the world wheat market, writes Brenda Mullan, Analyst, AHDB/HGCA Market Intelligence....
Tajikistan Cereal Levels Decline from Last Year's Levels
TAJIKISTAN - Harvesting of 2014 winter and spring crops, mainly wheat, barley and maize was completed by the end of September....
31 October 2014
Market Analyst: Rallying Continues in US Markets
ANALYSIS - Difficulty sourcing soybeans has caused rallying to continue in the US grains markets this week, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
Bangladesh Rice Production Forecast at Record High
BANGLADESH - Harvesting of the 2014 Aman season rice crop is expected to start in early November and continue until mid-December....
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