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01 December 2012
USDA Grain Review: Wheat Leads Markets Higher
US - Compared to last week, grain and soybean bids closed higher with wheat leading the way....
29 November 2012
The Need for Phosphate Fertiliser in Alberta
CANADA - Phosphate (P2O5) fertiliser is the second most widely used fertiliser for crop production in Alberta. Phosphate fertiliser response depends on a number of factors including crop grown,...
UK Winter Cereals and Oilseeds Down?
UK - An ‘early bird’ survey of cropping intentions has suggested a significant decline in cereals and oilseeds plantings this autumn compared to last year. ...
Jordanian Cereal Production Negligible
JORDAN - The country's total wheat, barley, corn and rice imports are forecast to reach 720,000 MT, 600,000 MT, 500,000 MT and 140,000 MT respectively. The low imports are mainly due to inflation...
19 November 2012
USDA Grain Review: Markets Moderate to Sharply Lower
US - Compared to last week, grain and soybean bids closed moderate to sharply lower. ...
16 November 2012
National Australia Bank's Commodity Watch: Cost of Production Critical
AUSTRALIA - Australian farmers are experiencing price volatility (of around $100 per tonne in recent months) following a significant dry spell in the US Midwest. So, how can they adopt hedging...
World Barley Production Forecast Down at 130.8 Mt
World barley production is forecast down to 130.8Mt from last year's 134.3Mt, according to the latest USDA report. ...
15 November 2012
Proposal from ADM Shot Down by GrainCorp
ANALYSIS - GrainCorp Ltd., the largest grain handler in eastern Australia, has shot down an ADM proposal offering A$2.7 billion ($2.8 billion), citing that the ADM offer "materially undervalues...
13 November 2012
No Action on Ukraine Wheat Export Threat
UKRAINE - During the July-October 2012 period, Ukraine exported about four million metric tons of wheat, almost 2.7 million metric tons of corn and a mere 1.5 million metric tons of barley....
12 November 2012
Smaller than Forecast EU Harvest Means Balance Tight
EU - With Member States starting to publish provisional harvest estimates for 2012, the total market year (MY) 2012/13 EU27 grain crop is now expected to reach 270.8 MMT. This is 1.8 MMT less...
09 November 2012
Creation of Bilateral Group for Jobs and Growth
EUROPE - A report from the British National Farmers Union expected by the end of the year is expected to call on the EU and US to step up trade talks and move towards a form of free trade agreement....
FAO Food Price Index Falls Slightly in October
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index fell one per cent in October 2012, and for the first 10 months of the year food prices were on average eight per cent lower than in the same period in 2011....
06 November 2012
Hurricane Sandy - Impact on Agriculture not as Bad as Expected
US - As if 2012 hadn’t been tough enough on farmers because of the severe drought that parched much of the US, Mother Nature thought she’d have one more go at it before calling it a year....
Teagasc Assess Progress and Impact of 'Change' Programme
IRELAND- According to a TEAGASC annual report, farming and the agri food industry made steady progress during 2011, generating important economic activity in rural area and valuable export earnings...
02 November 2012
APK-INVEST Sees Production and Sales Soar
UKRAINE - Ukrainian integrated pig meat processor APK Invest has seen revenue from sales in the third quarter of the year increase by 60 per cent compared to the same quarter last year....
30 October 2012
Farm Produce Prices Show Small Rise
CHINA - The price of major farm produce in 36 medium and large sized cities in China in the week to 21 October remained basically stable with a slight increase compared with that of the previous...
26 October 2012
Feedipedia – New Resource on Feed Ingredients
MEXICO – During the Latin American Animal Nutrition Congress in Puerto Vallarta, a new source for evaluating non-conventional feed ingredients for all types of livestock was presented, writes...
23 October 2012
Barley Enters Genomics Age
FRANCE - Higher yields, improved pest and disease resistance and enhanced nutritional value are among potential benefits of an international scientific research effort that has resulted in an...
22 October 2012
USDA Grain Review: Mostly Lower Last Week
US - Compared to last week, grains and soybean bids traded mostly lower. ...
17 October 2012
First Estimate of Scotland Cereal, Oilseed Rape Harvest 2012
UK - Scotland's Chief Statistician has published the First Estimate of the Cereal and Oilseed Rape Harvest 2012. Showing Overall, cereal production is expected to decrease between 2011 and 2012...
16 October 2012
Poor Weather Hits Scotlands Harvest
SCOTLAND, UK - Bad weather across much of Scotland has had an adverse effect on this year’s harvest, statistics published yesterday have shown....
10 October 2012
Markets Signal Rationing; Focus on South America
GLOBAL - World grain markets are showing signs of rationing after a series of poor harvests pushed commodity prices to a high level, according to a leading market analyst....
Helping Barley Industry Tap New Markets
CANADA - Three of Canada's leading malting barley organizations will collaborate on a long-term international strategy and a unified brand to highlight Canada's world-class malt and barley industry...
08 October 2012
USDA Review: Grains Higher Except Soybeans
US - Compared to last week, grain bids closed higher with soybeans trading moderately lower....
01 October 2012
Irish Growers Face Huge Losses Due to Weather
IRELAND - IFA National Grain Committee Noel Delany has said that many growers face significant financial losses this year as weather took a huge toll on crop yields: “It has been one of the...
27 September 2012
Defra: UK Crop Area Up 1.9 Per Cent
UK - The total area of UK crops increased by 1.9 per cent in 2012 to just over 4.0 million hectares, according to the latest National Statistics produced by Defra from the June Survey of Agriculture...
25 September 2012
Rothamsted Scientists Identify Growing Threat to Cereal Crops
UK - Scientists at the world-renowned Rothamsted Research, which receives strategic funding from the BBSRC, have identified a growing threat from the grain aphid (Sitobion avenae), a major crop...
18 September 2012
Improved Price Outlook for SA Harvest
AUSTRALIA - This year’s crop could translate to a farm-gate value of around A$1.6 billion with further rain, according to the latest Crop and Pasture Report released by Primary Industries and...
15 September 2012
Weekly US Grain Market Review
US - For the week of September 14, grain and soybean bids traded mixed compared to last week....
14 September 2012
Russian Grain Exports May Not be Restricted
RUSSIA - The situation in the grain market in Russia remains challenging according to Russian Deputy Prime Minister, Igor Sechin, following a meeting with the Russian Agriculture Minister Nikolay...
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