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09 October 2013
What’s the Picture for EU Crops Post-harvest?
ANALYSIS - Protein crops are suffering throughout the EU, but favourable conditions in 2013 encouraged more spring planting to replace failed areas of winter crops, according to the latest EU...
08 October 2013
GrainCorp Foreign Takeover to Test Coalition Government’s Resolve
US & AUSTRALIA - Farmershave likened selling off Australia’s largest agribusiness GrainCorp to a US buyer, to putting all of Telstra’s infrastructure under foreign control....
04 October 2013
FAO Food Price Index Continued to Fall
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 199.1 points in September 2013, 2.3 points (one per cent) below its August value and down 11 points (or 5.4 per cent) since the beginning of the year....
20 September 2013
Excellent Cereal Crop Yields Reported by Manitoba Farmers
CANADA - Manitoba Agriculture Food and Rural Initiatives reports, for the most part, cereal crop yields across the province this year have been excellent....
16 September 2013
South Korean Cereal Harvest Forecast to Increase in 2013
SOUTH KOREA - In the Republic of Korea, the main staple crop, paddy rice, is planted in May-June and harvested in September-October. ...
12 September 2013
Variable Winter Crop Outlook Across Australia
AUSTRALIA - The outlook for Australia’s winter crop production remains positive, with the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) forecasting production...
11 September 2013
Cherkizovo Harvest Figures Beat Last Year
RUSSIA - Russian meat and fodder manufacturer, Cherkizovo Group, had harvested approximately 117,000 tonnes of grain, by 10 September, beating last year’s total harvest of 115,000 tonnes. ...
10 September 2013
Dry Harvest Conditions Deliver Good Quality
UK - Dry conditions at harvest have resulted in some of the highest Hagbergs recorded in the past few years in provisional AHDB/HGCA Cereal Quality Survey estimates. ...
06 September 2013
Almost 20 Per Cent of China's Grain Wasted from Field to Fork
CHINA - A comprehensive new review of food waste in the People's Republic of China has concluded that about 19 of every 100 pounds of grain produced in the country go to waste, with related losses...
FAO Food Price Index Continued to Fall
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 201.8 points in August 2013, nearly four points (1.9 per cent) below its July value and 11 points (or 5.1 per cent) less than in August 2012. ...
05 September 2013
Black Isle Growers New East Highland Monitor Farms
UK - Black Isle growers Brian and Caroline Matheson from Ballicherry Farm in Balblair have been selected as the new Arable East Highland Monitor Farm in a new joint venture project between HGCA...
04 September 2013
German Harvest: Better than Expected
GERMANY - The 2013 autumn harvest for many crops is predicted to be better than expected....
Trade Agreement with Ukraine Offers Opportunities to Dutch Agriculture
NETHERLANDS - Ukraine is continually increasing its focus on the EU. At present, a ‘Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement’ (DCFTA) between the Ukraine and the Netherlands is being assessed...
03 September 2013
Line Up Announced for HGCA Grain Market Outlook Conference 2013
UK - An inside view on Chinese grain markets and the resilience of the UK cereals industry are just two of the topics tackled at the year’s Grain Market Outlook Conference....
02 September 2013
Improved Grain Prospects Brighten Outlook for Pork Producers
CANADA - The chair of Manitoba Pork Council says the prospects of increased grain production this year and improved hog futures prices have dramatically brightened the outlook for western Canadian...
29 August 2013
Technology Investment to Reduce Waste in Grain Bins
CANADA - Canadian grain farmers will benefit from an investment in imaging technology that will help them reduce waste in their grain bins and improve their profitability, Parliamentary Secretary...
27 August 2013
Above Average Cereal Harvest Gathered in 2013
ALGERIA - The 2013 grain harvest is concluded. Favourable rainfall in the spring of 2013 more than compensated for dry conditions during the planting season in autumn 2012. ...
Tunisia to Import 1.6 Million Tonnes of Grain
TUNISIA - Tunisia is expected to import 1.6 million tonnes of grain, mostly wheat and barley, as a result of drought. ...
23 August 2013
Manitoba Farmers Pleased with Crop Development
CANADA - Manitoba Agriculture Food and Rural Initiatives says considering this year's slow start the province's farmers are pleased with the progress of crop development so far....
Saskatchewan Harvest Well Underway
CANADA - The Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture reports, despite the slow start to this year's growing season, the majority of the province's farmers are satisfied with the development of this...
HGCA Investment to Update Nutrient Management Recommendations
UK - HGCA is investing £700,000 in research to help update nutrient management recommendations....
20 August 2013
Grain & Hay Report: BIG Grain Crop Expected in Northern Hemisphere
AUSTRALIA - For the week ending 16 August 2013, USDA confirmed that there's a BIG grain on the way in the northern hemisphere for 2013/14 - which more than likely will drive grain prices lower...
17 August 2013
USDA Weekly Grain Update: Demand, USDA Report Offer Support
US - Compared to last week, grain and soybean bids closed mixed, but the market saw support from the bullish USDA report. ...
16 August 2013
Early Year Weather Conditions Delay French Harvest
FRANCE - The French harvest has been delayed by between 10 and 15 days because of bad weather conditions earlier in the year. ...
Questions Surround Viability of Irish Grain Production
IRELAND - IFA National Grain Committee Chairman, Noel Delany said that the viability of Irish grain production is in question as a result of the relentless increase in costs over the last few...
09 August 2013
Argentine Wheat Production for MY 2013/14 Lowered
ARGENTINA - Post projects Argentine wheat production for marketing year (MY) 2013/14 at 12.0 million metric tons (MMT), 1 million tons lower than USDA official estimate....
08 August 2013
DuPont Acquires Pannar Seed
SOUTH AFRICA - US developer of advanced plant genetics DuPont Pioneer has acquired majority ownership in Pannar, a South Africa-based seed company with operations throughout Africa and in other...
07 August 2013
Above Average Iran Wheat Production Forecast in 2013
IRAN - The 2013 wheat harvest is nearing completion. The final production estimates are not yet available, however, preliminary forecast puts the 2013 wheat production at 14.5 million tonnes,...
Cargill Australia to Buy Joe White Maltings
AUSTRALIA - Cargill Australia Limited has confirmed that Glencore International has accepted its offer to buy Joe White Maltings. ...
06 August 2013
Ukrainian Grain Harvest Highest in Decade
UKRAINE - As of 29 July, farmers in Ukraine harvested close to 27 million tons of grain. This represents a 21 per cent annual increase on 9 million hectares of land, Dragon Capital told investors....
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