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28 December 2011
Russia Exports 17MT of Grain To-Date
RUSSIA - Russia has exported 17 million tonnes of grain to date, Russia's Agriculture Minister Elena Skrynnik said with reference to data from the Federal Customs Service (FCS)....
21 December 2011
Investment in Cereal Genomics to Breed Better Varieties
UK - Two new research projects announced today aim to make an important contribution to global efforts to breed improved cereal crops....
19 December 2011
Australia, China Sign Bilateral Export Protocols
CHINA & AUSTRALIA - The Australian and Chinese Governments have today signed key bilateral protocols that enable Australia to export wheat, barley and certain bovine genetic material....
16 December 2011
Viterra's Positive Grain Outlook
AUSTRALIA - Positive harvest conditions in both South Australia and Western Canada should provide strong volumes for Viterra's grain handling and marketing operations in fiscal 2012. ...
14 December 2011
FAO: Food Prices Unchanged; Record Cereal Harvest Forecast
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index in November was virtually unchanged from its October level....
Ukraine Increases Farm Product Exports in 2011 by 30 Per Cent
UKRAINE - Ukraine has increased exports of agricultural products in 2011 by 30 per cent, Minister of Agricultural Policy and Food Mykola Prysiazhniuk said this week....
09 December 2011
Ukrainian Agrarians Abandon Sowing Barley In Favor of Maize
UKRAINE - According to data received by APK-Inform Agency during realizing of polling of agricultural producers, to date Ukraine faces the situation when many agricultural producers abandon sowing...
08 December 2011
Australia Harvests Bumper Crop, But Quality A Concern
AUSTRALIA - Australia is harvesting more wheat, canola and barley than expected. The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences released its December crop report on...
07 December 2011
Government Broke Law By Denying Farmer Vote on Canadian Wheat Board
CANADA - The chair of the CWB's farmer-controlled board of directors is calling on the federal government to respect today's federal court ruling that the Minister for the CWB acted illegally...
05 December 2011
Rabobank Report: Outlook 2012 ‘Down, but not Out’
GLOBAL - Rabobank sees agri commodity prices down, but not out in 2012. ...
01 December 2011
Adjust Rotations To Reduce Harvesting Risk, Scottish Growers Urged
UK - Following the third difficult harvest in five years, arable farmers across Scotland have been urged to do everything possible to reduce the serious risks imposed by a combination of late-harvesting...
29 November 2011
Farmers Closer to Much-Deserved Marketing Freedom
CANADA - Canada's Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz was joined by Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Bob Bjornerud and Alberta Agriculture Minister Evan Berger yesterday to welcome Third Reading...
25 November 2011
EU Could Extend Import Duty on Feed Wheat, Barley
EU - The European Union's cereals management committee may vote on Thursday to extend the suspension of the bloc's import duties on feed wheat and barley until June 30 2012, a draft agenda of...
Barley Acreage Up 47 Per Cent in Rajasthan
RAJASTHAN, INDIA - Area under barley has increased in Rajasthan by 47 per cent to one million hectares in the ongoing rabi season so far on good monsoon, according to a report by commodity exchange...
New Malting Plant will Encourage More Barley Crops
AUSTRALIA - The demand for malting barley from Queensland and northern NSW has doubled with the opening of a new plant in Brisbane....
24 November 2011
Harper Govt Increases Opportunities for Grain Industry
CANADA - Grain farmers and the entire grain industry reaped the rewards of added market opportunities and competition, said Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz at the 2011 Grain Industry Symposium...
14 November 2011
Rabobank: Australia's Wheat, Barley Proteins Expected Down
AUSTRALIA - Australia has begun its winter crop harvest in some areas with central Queensland almost complete and Geraldton in Western Australia just commenced, according to the Rabobank Agribusiness...
South Korean Trade Access Critical to Canadian Exports
CANADA & SOUTH KOREA - Grains and oilseed producers, maltsters and canola crushers are calling on the Government of Canada to re-engage South Korea in free trade talks immediately, to ensure...
10 November 2011
Signs Good for Barley, Canola
AUSTRALIA - Harvest has begun and the weather this week is shaping up as critical for quality and access to important markets....
01 November 2011
BCPC Medals Awarded at CropWorld Global
UK - BCPC has awarded its highest accolade, the BCPC Medal to William (Bill) J. Angus, Dr. Peter J.W. Lutman, Dr. John Fisher and Dr. Richard (Dick) J. Godwin FREng. ...
31 October 2011
Where to Sell Grain Post-Canadian Wheat Board?
CANADA - The new Canadian Wheat Board is going to have a difficult time attracting the business of farmers. Let's put the passion and vitriol aside for a moment. Barring some surprise in the...
21 October 2011
Canadian Wheat Board Dismantled
CANADA - The Canadian Federal Government tabled legislation this past Thursday which will bring the end to Canadian Wheat Board (CWB), the ‘single desk' marketer of Canadian wheat since...
ICE Plans New Wheat, Barley Contracts for October 2012
CANADA - Winnipeg's commodity exchange expects to have new contracts listed for milling wheat, durum and barley for October 2012 delivery if the Canadian Wheat Board's single marketing desk ends...
19 October 2011
Struthers: Legislation to Dismantle CWB Hurts Farmers
CANADA - Agriculture Food and Rural Initiatives Minister Stan Struthers said today he is speaking out on behalf of all prairie farmers because the federal government is planning to take away...
18 October 2011
Bill to Kill Canadian Wheat Board Due Today
CANADA - Legislation to end the Canadian Wheat Board's single desk marketing powers on western Canadian wheat and barley will be introduced by the federal government today, Agriculture Minister...
12 October 2011
India's Wheat Production Expected to Exceed Target
INDIA - Wheat production is expected to touch an all-time high of 86 million tons this rabi season as crop prospects look bright on account of a good monsoon. ...
11 October 2011
HGCA Market Report
UK & GLOBAL - Cereal production in the UK in 2011 is estimated at 21.8Mt, 3.9 per cent higher than in 2010 despite concerns from the dry spring in SE England. ...
Market Report Forecasts No Growth for Wheat and Barley
UK - Wheat and barley output has been revised downwards, while some growth is forecast for poultry meat and milk production and pork is flat, according to a new market report....
05 October 2011
Weather Boosts Crop Production as Harvest Begins
CANADA - Harvest is underway and with good mid-summer weather conditions behind them, Western farmers are anticipating increased production of canola, along with higher volumes of barley and...
04 October 2011
NFU: Wheat Harvest Results Published
UK - The 2011 cereal and oilseed harvest has not been as bad as first feared despite this year's extremely dry weather. Final results from the NFU's 2011 member survey have revealed a wide variation...
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