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28 May 2012
Canadian Government Help Gluten-free Grain Development
CANADA - The Harper Government is helping to boost the availability of gluten-free foods to meet growing market demand. Member of Parliament Ron Cannan (Kelowna-Lake Country), on behalf of Agriculture...
25 May 2012
CME Expand CBOT Grain, Oilseed Trading During USDA Reports
US - CME Group, today (25 May) announced it will offer expanded floor trading hours in its CBOT grain and oilseed futures and options during major United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)...
Global Grains Uncertainty Increases Price Volatility
GLOBAL - Uncertainty about the outlook for global grains and oilseeds production dominated market activity during May, resulting in heightened price volatility, also partly reflecting deepening...
Tunisian Cereals Production Leaps Forward
TUNISIA - Tunisia’s cereal production for the 2011/2012 season is projected to exceed 2.5 million MT, about eight per cent larger than production in the previous year, and about 50 per cent...
23 May 2012
Marketing Freedom Train on Track to Boost Research, Innovation
CANADA - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz has announced that a new producer check-off will be set up to support vital research, market development and technical assistance for the western Canadian...
22 May 2012
Moroccan Grains Struggle with Lack of Rain
MOROCCO - Morocco’s wheat and barley crops development in the 2011/2012 season is behind schedule with rain absence during a critical growth period....
A$4 Million in Fee Rebates to Grain, Fish and Egg Exporters
AUSTRALIA - Transitional funding of more than A$4 million will start flowing to the grain, fish and egg export industries next month after regulations underpinning new export certification arrangements...
21 May 2012
US Barley Production Advances in 2012/13
US - The 2012/13 US barley crop is projected at 200 million bushels, up from last season’s 156 million due to higher acreage moderated by slightly lower expected yields....
Weather Damage to Bulgarian Crops Assessed
BULGARIA - Bulgaria experienced challenging weather this past autumn and winter that stymied seeding operations and brought record low temperatures, snowfall and extensive winterkill. ...
17 May 2012
Record Feed Grain Production Projected for 2012/13
US - Feed grain production for 2012/13 is projected at 390 million metric tons, up from 324 million the previous year. ...
10 May 2012
New Tool for Tracking a Voracious Pest
US - Since it first appeared in Texas in 1986, the Russian wheat aphid has cost US wheat growers an estimated $200 million each year. But US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have developed...
09 May 2012
Tunisian Cereals Revised Down Due to Unpredictable Rainfall
TUNISIA - Estimate of total area planted to cereals in Tunisia in the 2011/12 season was revised down to 1.3 million hectare, including 800,000 HA of wheat and 500,000 HA of barley. The downward...
08 May 2012
Argentinian Wheat, Barley Exports Up, Rice, Corn Lower
ARGENTINA - Wheat exports for 2011/12 are forecast up at 10 million tons as ending stocks are expected to drop. Barley production in 2011/12 is up at 4.4 million tons as result of a larger harvested...
02 May 2012
Economist: US Farm Bill Shifts to Risk Management, Reduces Overlap
ANALYSIS - Karl Zulauf, agricultural economist and professor at The Ohio State University, said with the elimination of direct payments, creation of ARC, and enhancements to crop insurance, the...
01 May 2012
Barcoding Insects as a Way to Track and Control Them
US - Barcodes may bring to mind the sales tags and scanners found in supermarkets and other stores. But US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are using "DNA barcodes" to monitor insects...
26 April 2012
Crop Model Simulations Predict Europe Forecasts
EU - As the season advances, crop model simulations are more and more used to forecast winter cereals. In northern Europe and the Baltic States, forecasts are still based on the trend analysis....
24 April 2012
Science, Industry Club Together to Deliver Better Crops
UK - Today, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) is announcing nine new industry-relevant crop science projects as part of the Crop Improvement Research Club (CIRC)....
20 April 2012
EU-27 Grain and Feed: All Eyes on the Weather - Again
EU - In 2012, despite challenging weather, EU27 farmers are expecting another sizeable grain harvest of 284 MMT. If realized, this will be on a par with 2011 but still 29 MMT below the record...
17 April 2012
Forages Thriving; Website Offers a Place to Buy & Sell Them
US - Indiana's forage crop is thriving after an extremely mild winter, and a new Purdue University website offers growers and livestock producers a place to buy and sell it....
16 April 2012
Russia's Grain Production Forecast Down
RUSSIA - Assuming average weather during the growing season, FAS/Moscow forecasts Russia’s 2012 grain production at 88 million metric tons (six per cent) below last year, but close to the 5...
12 April 2012
Irish Sowings Ahead of Schedule
IRELAND - This year has seen one of the earliest planting seasons in recent years due to excellent conditions over the last month, according to Irish Farmers Association National Grain Chairman...
Wheat, Barley, Oats, Corn Production Forecast Up in 2012/13
CANADA - 2012-2013 heralds a new era of wheat and barley marketing for western Canadian grain producers....
04 April 2012
Copa-Cogeca Release Cereals Figures. Call For Urgent Drought Measures
Copa-Cogeca released new EU-27 cereals estimates for the 2012/13 marketing year this week, claiming EU production is expected to remain quite stable this year, but in view of drought and frost...
03 April 2012
Saudi Arabia Wheat Production Could Decline by Nine Per Cent
SAUDI ARABIA - In MY (market year) 2012/2013, Saudi Arabia wheat production is forecasted to decline by 9 per cent to one million metric tons (MMT) compared to 1.1 MMT of MY 2011/2012 level....
29 March 2012
Japan Grain, Feed Markets Thrive Despite Earthquake Damage
JAPAN - The Great East Japan Earthquake of March 11, 2011 devastated, both physically and emotionally, a country that had already been suffering from a stagnant economy. The so-called “triple...
28 March 2012
Despite Ideal Planting Conditions, Australian Wheat Expected to Decline
AUSTRALIA - Despite near ideal planting conditions for the 2012/13 crop, area planted to wheat and barley is expected to decline relative to last year as growers shift production into canola...
26 March 2012
Abnormally Early Spring Melt Offers Opportunity to Plant Early
CANADA - A plant science instructor with the University of Manitoba is encouraging farmers to take advantage of this year's early spring melt by planting some of their more cold tolerant, less...
21 March 2012
Moroccan Farmers Face Difficult Time Ahead
MOROCCO - Morocco’s cereal crop has entered a precarious period, with farmers and government officials bracing for a difficult time ahead....
19 March 2012
Premier Wen Inspects Agriculture in China
CHINA - Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao visited Central China's Henan province over the weekend to inspect the country's major farming base and rally efforts for this year's grain harvest....
16 March 2012
NFU Outlines More Effective Farm Bill Plan During Senate Committee Hearing
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson testified yesterday before the US Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry to discuss risk management and commodities...
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