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06 August 2013
Harper Government Celebrates Success of Wheat and Barley Check-Offs
CANADA - Ted Menzies, Member of Parliament for Macleod, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, highlighted the success of wheat and barley check-offs over the past year....
02 August 2013
USDA Weekly Grain Update: Corn, Soy See Sharp Declines, Wheat Higher
US - Compared to last week, grain and soybean bids closed lower with wheat trading higher....
29 July 2013
Algeria's Wheat, Barley Production Forecast to Improve in 2013
ALGERIA - With the cereal harvest nearing completion, most indications are that Algeria’s wheat and barley production will be ‘as good’ if not ‘better’ than last year’s crops....
26 July 2013
Survey Shows A Mixed Picture for UK Crops
UK - The total cereals and oilseeds harvest area in Great Britain has fallen by an estimated four per cent on 2012 to just over 3.68 million hectares, according to the 2013 AHDB/HGCA Planting...
25 July 2013
Cherkizovo Increases Meat Output
RUSSIA - Sales volumes in the grain division of Russian integrated meat and fodder processor, Cherkizovo Group, decreased by 43 per cent year on year to 12,149 tonnes in the first half of 2013...
18 July 2013
Jordan Cereal Import Requirements to Remain High
JORDAN - Jordan’s domestic cereal production is negligible owing to climatic and geographic conditions....
17 July 2013
World Cereal Production Set to Reach Historic High in 2013
GLOBAL - World total cereal production is forecast to increase by about 7 percent in 2013 compared to last year, helping to replenish global inventories and raise expectations for more stable...
12 July 2013
Below Average Temperatures in Late Spring Help Spanish Cereal Crop
SPAIN - Good yields are expected for most of Spain’s grain growing regions. Official and industry sources concur in the production increase compared to last season....
11 July 2013
Harper Government Invests in Barley Industry Growth
CANADA - Barley farmers will benefit from key investments in science and innovation that will improve the competitiveness of the barley sector, with the support of the Harper Government. ...
02 July 2013
Australia Farm Exports to Ease, but Remain Strong
AUSTRALIA - Australia’s farm exports are forecast to be around A$35.8 billion in 2013-14, 3.2 per cent lower than the estimated A$37.0 billion in 2012-13, according to the Australian Bureau...
27 June 2013
Saddle Gall Midge Larvae on the Move
UK - HGCA has received a report of relatively high numbers of newly hatched saddle gall midge larvae at a site in Suffolk....
26 June 2013
Midwest is Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot
US - Hit-or-miss showers and thunderstorms dotted the northern tier of the West and areas from the Plains to the East Coast, causing minor fieldwork delays but maintaining generally favorable...
14 June 2013
Worrying Emergence of Insecticide Resistance in Crop Pests
UK - Scientists at Rothamsted Research have today highlighted the worrying emergence of resistance to pyrethroid insecticides in grain aphids and the implications this may have for controlling...
11 June 2013
HGCA Helps Growers Adjust to Restricted Neonicotinoid Insecticide Use
UK - HGCA has published a review of the implications to the cereals and oilseeds sector following a recent decision by the European Commission to restrict the use of some neonicotinoid insecticides....
03 June 2013
How Will Flooding, Saturated Soils Affect Crops?
US - Recent and forecasted rain events across the Midwest will lead to many fields with saturated and flooded soils. ...
Favourable Weather Boosts Prospects for 2012/13 Winter Crops
ALGERIA - Weather conditions remain favourable for the wheat and barley crops that are being harvested. Some eastern regions experienced periods of drought but good rains in May offset the rainfall...
Cherkizovo Completes a Sowing and Plans Increase Grain Harvest
RUSSIA - Integrated and diversified meat and fodder producer, Cherkizovo Group, has completed crop sowing and says that if favorable weather conditions continue there should be a 30 per cent...
31 May 2013
AccuWeather Summer Forecast: Dry in Eastern Europe; Cool in UK, France
GLOBAL - This summer, the core of the heat will be over western Russia and east of Ukraine, writes Jillian MacMath for AccuWeather. ...
22 May 2013
MHP Looks to Exports for Future Growth
UKRAINE - In its report for the first quarter of 2013, MHP reports chicken production up 15 per cent compared to the same period last year and it predicts a strong harvest this year, weather...
17 May 2013
Rain Delays US Planting, Topsoil Loss Could Cost Farmers Yield
ANALYSIS – As rainfall increases, the amount of topsoil decreases. So does the amount of grain the land can produce, writes Linda Geist, University of Missouri Extension. ...
02 May 2013
Tunisia Wheat, Barley Revised Downwards
TUNISIA - The Tunisian Ministry of Agriculture has revised total planted area for wheat and barley for market year (MY) 2013/14 down to 1.13 million hectare, including 662,000 hectares (HA)...
29 April 2013
Barley Bred in Alberta is a Win for Prairie Growers
CANADA - The first malt barley bred by Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development is now to be commercially contracted for malt. Canterra Seeds and Canada Malting made the announcement that Alberta-bred...
Tomorrow’s Top Crop Varieties on Show at Cereals 2013
UK - Hundreds of new and market-leading combinable crop varieties will be on show in crop plots across the Cereals 2013 site, giving visitors a great opportunity to assess potential winners for...
25 April 2013
Romanian Winter Crops Performing Well, Corn Sowing Delayed
ROMANIA - Romanian wheat and barley crops are in good shape, production is expected to increase this year by 22 per cent and 19 per cent, respectively....
20 April 2013
USDA Grain Review: Bids Mixed on Weather, Lower Chinese Growth, Bird Flu
GLOBAL - Compared to last week, grain and soybean bids traded mixed. ...
10 April 2013
Alberta Farmers Hope for Profitable Growing Season Amid High Crop Prices
CANADA - High crop prices are fuelling the possibility of a profitable growing season as Alberta farmers prepare for spring seeding....
Cargill Earnings Down 42 Per Cent, Pressured by Drought-inflated Feed Costs
GLOBAL – US-based Cargill reported net earnings of $445 million in the fiscal 2013 third quarter ended Feb. 28, down 42 percent from $766 million in the same period a year ago. ...
04 April 2013
March Rains Cause Problems For Thousands of Farmers
SPAIN - Widespread heavy rainfall has plagued farmers with many producers unable to access fields and carry out crop work....
03 April 2013
New Technical Workshops Promise Lively Debate at Cereals 2013
UK - A new series of arable technical workshops that will address some of the sector’s key challenges is expected to pack the conference marquee at this year’s Cereals Event, which returns...
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