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01 April 2013
Battling Climate Change with Tried and True Methods
US - US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and their partners are providing guidance to growers in Montana and the Dakotas on how they can use some tried-and-true agricultural practices...
25 March 2013
USDA Grain Review: Grain Bids Higher
US - Compared to last week, grain and soybean bids were higher and wheat saw support from the higher grains....
21 March 2013
Chinese Agrifood Prices Continue to Fall
CHINA - The price of agri-foodstuff in 36 medium and large sized cities in China fell for the fourth consecutive week last week (11-17 March) according to monitoring by the Ministry of Commerce....
15 March 2013
Aphids Forecast to Fly Considerably Later this Year
UK - HGCA’s Aphid News service forecasts that aphids are likely to fly considerably later than normal this year, especially in the south....
14 March 2013
UK Grain Store will Benefit Region’s Farmers
UK - A new, highly-advanced 25,000-tonne grain processing and storage facility planned for a site near Beccles in Suffolk has been granted planning permission....
13 March 2013
Early Prospects for 2013 Cereal Production are Favourable
GLOBAL - FAO’s latest forecast for world cereal production in 2012 has been revised upward by four million tonnes since the February figure to two 306 million tonnes (including rice in milled...
12 March 2013
Renewable Fuel Mandate Expected to Spark Heated Debate
US - A study using data from the US Departments of Commerce, Labor and Agriculture conducted by FarmEcon LLC which looked at food affordability in the United States from 1950 to 2005, when the...
11 March 2013
AHDB-HGCA Winter Planting Survey Results Published
UK - Results from the AHDB/HGCA Planting Survey for England and Wales, conducted in December 2012 – January 2013 by AHDB Market Intelligence, are now available. For Scotland, the Scottish Government...
USDA Grain Review: Support from Lower Dollar, Dow Jones
US - Compared to last week, grain bids were lower with soybeans trading higher. Early support for grains came from the lower dollar and the DOW JONES hitting an all-time high....
08 March 2013
Increasing Australia's Barley Yield with Biodiversity
AUSTRALIA - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Joe Ludwig, has congratulated the winners of the 2013 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries...
06 March 2013
Croatia Barley Unlikely to Meet Domestic Demand
CROATIA - Market year (MY) 2013/2014 (July/June) barley area is forecast at 50,000 hectares (ha) or about the same as last year. ...
Australia's Total, Export Earnings Forecast to Rise
AUSTRALIA - The latest forecasts from ABARES indicate rising output in both the crop and livestock sectors in 2013-2014. Exports earnings are expected to rise for a number of products including...
23 February 2013
USDA 10-Year Projections: Increased Production, Huge Export Boost to China
GLOBAL - Irrational weather and an ever-increasing global population raises many questions about the future predictions of staple crops. A USDA report projects steady economic growth and increased...
22 February 2013
Direct Seeding Improves Soil Fertility
CANADA - Many prairie farmers have adopted direct seeding, also referred to as no-till cropping, which has improved soil organic matter levels and soil quality. Increased soil organic matter...
15 February 2013
Minister Ritz Highlights Barley Importance
CANADA - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz addressed the members of both the Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers, and the Western Barley Growers Association yesterday at their respective annual...
13 February 2013
Meteorologist: 2013 Forecast for India, China, Australia, Europe
ANALYSIS - Drew Lerner, meteorologist and president of World Weather, Inc. told US farmers at the Allendale Ag Leaders Conference that the weather anomalies occurring around the world will continue,...
11 February 2013
Eyre Peninsula Grain Growers Asked for Views on Fund
AUSTRALIA - Eyre Peninsula grain growers are encouraged to have their say on best way to use excess funds from the Eyre Peninsula Grain Growers Rail Fund through an online survey....
10 February 2013
American Agriculture Gets Super Bowl Boost
ANALYSIS - All of American agriculture has been a buzz about the third-most viewed TV commercial that aired during the 2013 Super Bowl football game - Dodge Ram's tribute to American agriculture...
06 February 2013
Vietnam to Import Staple Foods from Argentina
ARGENTINA - The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of the Nation has reported that the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is now included in the list of countries registered to import...
30 January 2013
Young Arable Farmers to Meet with Secretary of State
UK - Secretary of State for Defra Owen Paterson will meet with some of the country’s brightest young arable farmers next week as part of an NFU scheme to support the emergence of industry leaders...
21 January 2013
USDA Grain Review: Grains Higher Off Bullish Reports
US - Compared to last week, grain and soybean bids traded higher as the markets got a boost early on from USDA's recent bullish report. ...
18 January 2013
Bacteria Pitted Against Fungi to Protect Wheat and Barley
US - Soil-dwelling bacteria that depend on wheat and barley roots for their "room and board" could soon prove themselves helpful to the plants in return. US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists...
14 January 2013
USDA Grain Review: Markets Mixed Ahead of Reports
US - Compared to last week, grain and soybean bids traded mixed as traders awaited Friday’s USDA reports. ...
Ukraine Increases Agricultural Export
UKRAINE - In 2012, Ukrainian agricultural export increased by nearly 40 per cent, reaching USD 17 billion, according to the Ukrainian Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food Mykola Prysyazhnyuk....
09 January 2013
Pre-budget Roundtable Held with Canada Farmers
CANADA - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz met with farmers in the Saskatoon area to get their input on agriculture policies and to discuss ideas to generate future growth and economic prosperity....
08 January 2013
Event: Follow Grain Through the Chain
UK - Growers are being invited to visit mills and maltings as part of HGCA’s Meet the Processor 2013 initiative in a bid to get a commercial and practical insight into what happens to grain...
28 December 2012
Eurostat Publishes Annual Pocketbook
EU - Eurostat has published its pocketbook, 'Agriculture, Fishery and Forestry Statistics: Main results – 2010-11', detailing a wide range of statistics from the 27 Member States. ...
20 December 2012
Spring-sown Herbage Seed Offers Attractive 2013 Cropping Option
UK - Spring-sown herbage seed undersown with a companion crop such as spring barley offers arable farmers the significant advantage of three valuable harvests for a single cultivation and drilling...
10 December 2012
Harper Government Supports Canadian Barley Industry
CANADA - Agriculture minister Gerry Ritz has addressed the Alberta Barley Commission’s Annual General Meeting and underscored the Government’s support for the western Canadian barley industry,...
05 December 2012
Prioritising Rather than Canvassing Plant Genome May Lead to Improved Crops
US - A new study may help scientists produce better climate-resistant corn and other food production plants by putting a spin on the notion that we are what we eat....
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