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08 March 2012
Biosecurity Underpins Export Trade
AUSTRALIA - Delegates at Australia’s premier forecasting event will hear how Australia’s enviable biosecurity system is enabling access to new markets and increasing agricultural trade opportunities....
HGCA-AHDB Winter Planting Survey Results Available
UK - Based on more than 3,000 responses from a representative sample of farm businesses across England and Wales, results show the total area planted to cereals and oilseeds in England and Wales...
07 March 2012
New Technology Offers Barley Digestible Energy Analysis
CANADA - A new Near Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy calibration is providing barley growers and their customers a quick and accurate analysis of the digestible energy content of barley....
06 March 2012
Broadacre Industries to Perform Well
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) is projecting strong average farm cash income performance for all broadacre industries in 2011-12....
Cargill Becomes First Grain Handler to Enter Strategic Alliance with CWB
CANADA - Cargill has announced they have entered into a strategic alliance with the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) - making Cargill the first grain handler in Canada to enable the CWB to offer its...
01 March 2012
Grain, Oilseed Markets Strengthened in February
GLOBAL - Grain and oilseed markets mostly strengthened in the past month, the IGC daily index (GOI) up 6 per cent to nearfour- month highs. The upturn reflected concerns in early February about...
29 February 2012
Frost Nurseries Identify Tolerant Grain Varieties
AUSTRALIA - Breeding new wheat and barley varieties with improved frost tolerance is the ultimate solution to minimise economic losses due to frost....
27 February 2012
Australian Barley Growers Warned to Prepare for Disease Risk
AUSTRALIA - Barley growers, particularly those in southern high rainfall zones, have been warned to prepare for a high risk of diseases to their crops this growing season....
24 February 2012
Food Security on the Agenda at Dubbo Grains Update
AUSTRALIA - The latest on global food security and the implications for the Australian grains industry will be presented to advisers and growers at the upcoming Grains Research and Development...
23 February 2012
Texas: Rains Green Things Up; Hay, Grazing Still in Short Supply
US - Most of the state received rain the third week of February, further greening up pastures and winter wheat, according to reports from Texas AgriLife Extension Service personnel....
Hermetic Bags Save African Crop, but Not How Experts Once Thought
US & AFRICA - The hermetic grain storage bags that cut off oxygen to weevils and have saved West and Central African farmers hundreds of millions of dollars by putting the brakes on the insects'...
22 February 2012
Global Coarse Grain Use Prospects Little Changed, Ending Stocks Lower
GLOBAL - World coarse grain use in 2011/12 is projected to reach 1,149.9 million tons, up 0.3 million this month. Global corn use is forecast down 0.4 million tons to 867.6 million, but barley...
Cargill to Close Manitoba Grain Elevator and Crop Facility
CANADA - Cargill Limited yesterday announced that it is ceasing production at its Winnipeg East facility effective March 1, 2012. ...
21 February 2012
Philippines Third Largest Market for US Soybean Meal
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines was the 3rd largest market for US soybean meal (SBM) and the world's largest coconut oil (CNO) exporter in both 2010 and 2011. ...
Russian Agricultural Development: February 2012
RUSSIAN FEDERATION - On February 8, 2012, Yelena Skrynnik, the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation reported to the State Duma on the results of development of agriculture and related...
18 February 2012
USDA: Weekly National Grain Market Review
US - Compared to last week, grain bids were mostly lower with soybeans trading moderately higher. ...
10 February 2012
WASDE: Wheat Exports Up, Grains Predicted Lower
GLOBAL - US wheat exports are raised supported by the stronger-than-expected pace of sales and shipments, according to the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates. ...
09 February 2012
Seed Destructor on Course for Commercial Production
AUSTRALIA - The Harrington Seed Destructor is edging closer towards commercial production, offering an additional strategy in the grains industry’s battle against herbicide resistance in weeds....
08 February 2012
French Farmers Unhappy with 'Lack of Respect'
FRANCE - The annual meeting of the French arable sector this January in Dijon found farmers feeling undervalued and discontented, writes NFU policy director Martin Haworth. ...
01 February 2012
Expert Presents 2012 Global Weather Outlook
ANALYSIS - Drew Lerner, president and senior agricultural meteorologist of World Weather, recently presented global weather expectations for 2012 to US grain farmers and livestock producers at...
31 January 2012
Australian GM Trials a Success According to Researchers
AUSTRALIA - The first year of salt-tolerant genetically modified barley trials near Corrigin have been hailed a success by researchers from the Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics...
25 January 2012
Barley Adapts to Climate Change
SPAIN - The upsurge in droughts is one of the main consequences of climate change, and affects crops in particular. However, Anabel Robredo, a biologist at the University of the Basque Country...
16 January 2012
Australian Grain Variety Trials Results Online
AUSTRALIA - The latest results from the National Variety Trials (NVT) are now being released to assist southern region grain growers and their advisers in preparing for this year's sowing programs....
Argentinian Barley Harvest Greatest in Ten Years
ARGENTINA - The Grain Exchange of Buenos Aires last week reported that the harvest of malting barley, with a backlog of 3.65 million tonnes, was higher than the previous cycle of 2.50 million,...
13 January 2012
China Seeks to Enhance Food Security
CHINA - China will significantly improve logistics in its grain production industry by 2015 as part of the country's efforts to tackle the challenges they currently face to ensure food security,...
USDA: Higher Estimated Corn Production Improves Feed Supplies
US - US feed grain supplies for 2011/12 are projected higher as an increase in estimated corn production more than offsets a reduction for sorghum. Corn production is estimated 48 million bushels...
12 January 2012
Brazil Harvests Largest Grain Crop in 2011
BRAZIL - Brazil says it has had the biggest grain harvest in its history, of nearly 160 million tonnes in 2011, and has forecasted a further rise for 2012....
10 January 2012
Countdown Begins for Lamma 2012
UK - There's just over a week to go before Lamma kicks off next week at the Newark and Nottinghamshire Showground on the 18 and 19 of January....
Australian Crop Residues: Asset or Liability?
AUSTRALIA - As better crop production practices boost yields in Australia's high rainfall zones (HRZ), stubble management has emerged as a double-edged sword for the region's growers....
09 January 2012
Alpcot Agro: Final Harvest Report 2011
GLOBAL - Alpcot Agro reports the final harvest figures for 2011. The total harvest of crops for sale in 2011 amount to about 279,800 tons gross weight across 91,400 harvested hectares....
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