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11 September 2012
Aussie Barley Exports to Korea Back on Track
AUSTRALIA - Exports of barley to the Republic of Korea are back on track with Korea’s acceptance of new biosecurity clearance procedures proposed by Australia....
07 September 2012
FAO Food Price Index Holds Steady
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 213 points in August 2012, unchanged from July. ...
06 September 2012
German Grain Harvest Better Than Predicted
GERMANY - The German grain harvest has been much better than initially predicted. Given the current tight grain market, this is good news for many areas of the world....
Russia Grain Forecast Lowered
RUSSIA - The FAS/Moscow forecast for Russia’s grain crop is lowered to 73 million metric tons (MMT), compared to 94 MMT for 2011 and 61 MMT in drought-impacted 2010. This total includes 41...
30 August 2012
MHP Sees Income Soar
UKRAINE - Mironovskiy Hleboproduct SA (MHP S.A.), one of the leading agro-industrial companies in Ukraine, focusing on the production of poultry and the cultivation of grain, has reported a 24...
29 August 2012
European Summer Crops Hit by Drought
EU - The summer crops in South and East Europe have been hit by drought with high temperatures and a lack of rainfall according to the latest Europe Mars Bulletin. ...
27 August 2012
Grain Yield Not Related to Test Weight
US - Don’t confuse grain yield with test weight, cautions North Dakota State University Extension Service agricultural engineer Ken Hellevang. ...
23 August 2012
Losses Increase as Weather Deteriorates
IRELAND - Irish Farmers Association (IFA) National Grain Committee Chairman Noel Delany said that many growers are facing significant financial losses as the incessant wet weather continues to...
21 August 2012
NFU Launches 2012 Harvest Survey
UK - The NFU is calling on its members to help answer important questions about the 2012 harvest by taking part in a new online survey....
16 August 2012
Czech Republic Grains, Rapeseed Forecast Lower
CZECH REPUBLIC - Farmers in the Czech Republic so far have harvested approximately 25 per cent of all grains and over 60 per cent of rapeseed crops. Yields vary among different regions, however,...
13 August 2012
USDA's Crop Production, WASDE Reports as Expected
ANALYSIS - USDA's recently released Crop Production Report and World Agricultural Supply and Demand reports were, for the most part, as expected, but Indiana's reduced corn yield estimate surprised...
10 August 2012
World Feed Prices Encourage Australia Exports
AUSTRALIA - 2011/12 grain estimates were revised in line with official Government of Australia statistics and in response to the changing world grain market outlook. Exports of rain-affected...
Australia Rainfall Welcomed - Focus Shifts to Nitrogen Application
AUSTRALIA - Average to above average July rainfall in the eastern states has alleviated rainfall deficiencies in western New South Wales and has increased upper layer soil moisture in most areas....
09 August 2012
FAO Food Price Index up Six Per Cent
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index climbed six per cent in July 2012 after three months of decline....
07 August 2012
Favourable Greece Weather Brings Back Normal Yield
GREECE - Starting with fickle weather conditions which recovered due to rainfall received during the last months and supporting temperatures and solar radiation realised the good yield values...
03 August 2012
Mixed Weather Takes Its Toll on EU Crops
EU - Contrasting weather conditions in the EU27 are presenting some challenges for the grain crop. While the north and west have experienced unusually wet weather, in the south and east, the...
Syrians Need Food, Crops, Livestock Assistance
SYRIA - Close to three million people are in need of food, crops and livestock assistance, according to a recent assessment carried out by the United Nations and the Syrian government....
02 August 2012
Persistent Dry Conditions Affects Spain, Portugal Yields
SPAIN & PORTUGAL - Absence of precipitation during the last month limited yields of winter and spring cereals, currently being harvested. The outlook for sunflower is negative as well, reports...
01 August 2012
Good Results Expected for France Winter Cereals
FRANCE - Winter cereals harvest is on-going in the south and will start in the next few weeks in the centre and north with good expectations. Meteorological conditions depict a positive outlook...
Grain Filling of German Winter Cereals Benefitted from Rain
GERMANY - Rainfall assures adequate grain-filling for cereals and partly compensates for the dry spring. Yield forecasts are revised up for winter cereals now at five years average level. Rapeseed...
31 July 2012
UK Mycotoxin Risk Assessment 2012: Update
UK - With rain forecast this week, and pundits prematurely questioning UK wheat crop quality, understanding the process of Mycotoxin risk assessment will be important for 2012....
30 July 2012
Harper Government Delivers Producer Check-off for Grain Farmers
CANADA - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz has announced that a producer check-off will be in place for August 1, 2012, to fund research, market development, and technical assistance for the western...
27 July 2012
Canadian Government Invests in Green Pest Management Technology
CANADA - New wireless integrated pest management technology will give farmers timely information on insect activity in their crops, allowing them to more efficiently use biopesticides and reduce...
British Farming Delivers for the Olympics
UK - British farming will be at the forefront of the largest ever peace-time catering operation in the world as 14 million meals are set to be served during the Olympic Games, the NFU said....
26 July 2012
Good Prospects for Denmark, Sweden Winter Crops
DENMARK & SWEDEN - Wet conditions and temperatures close to seasonal values allowing favourable growth conditions, but drier weather is needed to maintain the positive forecast for winter and...
25 July 2012
Increasing Costs of Production Eating Farm Profits
IRELAND - Rising production costs and difficult weather conditions are having a significant impact on Irish agriculture this year. At a briefing attended by agri-food industry representatives,...
Grain, Corn Prices Reach High - But Not in Crisis Yet
US - The future of corn prices and the impact on fed livestock continues to be an unfolding, tumultuous situation, but some degree of clarity should be coming to the story in the next few weeks,...
23 July 2012
Study Released on Future of Grains, Biofuels and Feed
US - Today, feed costs account for 50 to 70 per cent of livestock and poultry production. What factors are driving these costs and how are scarce resources for food, feed and fuel going to be...
Harper Government Helps Grain Farmers Grow for the Future
CANADA - British Columbia (BC) grain producers will be able to better select the most promising new grain varieties to suit growing conditions in the Peace River region, thanks to an investment...
20 July 2012
UK Trade and Export Figures Decline
UK - Wheat exports to end-May were 2.312 million tonnes (Mt), compared with 2.527Mt at the same point in 2010/11. On a country level, wheat exports to France were notably lower this season, down...
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