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03 October 2011
Great Harvest for Wheat and Barley in Canada
CANADA - The Canadian Wheat Board raised its 2011-12 outlook for wheat and barley on Friday, as a warm, dry summer looks to produce bigger harvests than a year ago....
Survey Reveals Value to Agchem Manufacturers of UK Farms
UK - A series of in-depth annual surveys of UK farmers conducted by the Kleffmann Group have indicated that the area of winter wheat, spring barley and winter oilseed rape all increased last...
30 September 2011
USDA Stocks Report Is a Bearish Surprise For Corn
US - USDA's quarterly grain stocks report Friday morning estimated corn stocks at 1.13 billion bushels at the end of the marketing year and soybean stocks at 215 million at the end of the marketing...
USGC: Chinese Malting Barley Outlook
CHINA - Chinese demand for malting barley is expected to total 3.9 million metric tons (179 million bushels) in 2011. ...
Final Defra 2010/11 Supply and Demand
UK - The final 2010/11 UK cereal supply and demand balance sheet, published on the 27 September, saw changes to the usage and stocks data for the completed 2010/11 season, confirming that...
29 September 2011
Defra UK 2010-11 Supply and Demand Estimates
UK - The final 2010/11 UK cereal supply and demand balance sheet, published this week, saw changes to the usage and stocks data for the completed 2010/11 season. ...
Spring Dry Bites into NSW Crops
AUSTRALIA - Dry and warm spring weather is eating into the State's winter crop yields, with the estimated harvest now down 27 per cent on what it was at the same time last year, Minister for...
27 September 2011
Spotlight on CQ Cropping Research
AUSTRALIA - Central Queensland was the centre of attention for some of Australia's key cropping research, development and extension funding decision-makers earlier this month....
26 September 2011
A Look into China’s Future Grains Trade
CHINA - Here is a look at China's self-sufficiency rate for grains and oilseeds (other than rice) with soybeans and corn also shown separately. ...
22 September 2011
Russia Grain Harvest Expected to Reach 90 Mln Tonnes
RUSSIA - In the current year the general grain production volumes in Russia are expected to reach 90 mln tonnes, sunflower production - nearly 8 mln tonnes, declared press-service of the Ministry...
15 September 2011
Destructive Grain Beetle Passed Through Canada
CANADA - One of the world's most destructive grain pests has made its way undetected in imports that have passed through Canada, says a Canadian Food Inspection Agency official. ...
13 September 2011
HGCA: Profit Taking Last Week Ahead of USDA Report
UK - Grain markets declined last week due to profit taking ahead of Monday's USDA report. ...
Farmers Vote to Keep Canadian Wheat Board
CANADA - The votes are in and farmers are in favor of preserving their 76-year-old system, but Canada's Conservative government has vowed to press ahead with plans to dismantle the Canadian Wheat...
12 September 2011
Spring Frost Biggest Risk to Yields in WA Wheatbelt
AUSTRALIA - Most of the Australian wheatbelt received adequate rainfall in August. Some waterlogging is present in far western shires and above average temperatures during August have accelerated...
UK Farmers’ Crop Input Survey Preview
UK - A series of in-depth annual surveys of UK farmers conducted by the Kleffmann Group have indicated that the area of winter wheat, spring barley and winter oilseed rape all increased last...
09 September 2011
Survey Reveals the Value to Agchem Manufacturers of UK Farms
UK - A series of in-depth annual surveys of UK farmers conducted by the Kleffmann Group have indicated that the area of winter wheat, spring barley and winter oilseed rape all increased last...
03 September 2011
Russian Grain Deliveries Stopped Due to Backlog
RUSSIA - Russian Railways stopped grain deliveries this week to the Black Sea port of Novorossiysk, during Russia's return to global wheat markets after it ended an export ban. ...
02 September 2011
Manipulating Plants Circadian Clock May Make All-Season Crops Possible
US - Yale University researchers have identified a key genetic gear that keeps the circadian clock of plants ticking, a finding that could have broad implications for global agriculture....
29 August 2011
World Class Export Grains Innovation Centre for WA
AUSTRALIA - The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) today announced that it will partner with the WA State Government to establish a new Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre...
25 August 2011
Bringing the Best of Europe to Australia’s HRZ
AUSTRALIA - Australian crop researchers are looking over the shoulders of scientists in Britain and New Zealand for effective strategies in dealing with diseases such as cereal rust in our high...
20 August 2011
Canadian Wheat, Barley Harvest Underway
CANADA - Harvest is underway in Western Canada, with approximately 2 per cent of all crops harvested by 15 August compared with an average of 3 per cent complete, according to a report by the...
17 August 2011
Avadex Granules: Key In Black-Grass Control
UK - With a recorded level of UK farms with herbicide resistant black-grass populations and a continuing decline in the performance of certain chemistry; farmers need to continue to look for...
16 August 2011
DEFRA Provisional Crop Area Estimates
UK - The latest National Statistics produced by Defra from the June Survey of Agriculture and Horticulture were released on 11 August 2011 according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics...
HGCA: US, EU Grain Crop Forecasts Lowered
GLOBAL - The release of the USDA report last Thursday confirmed that the fundamentals for key agricultural commodities are still tight which then helped to insulate grain and oilseed markets...
Authorities Join Forces to Counter Mouse Plague
AUSTRALIA - A national working group has been established to co-ordinate preparations for and response to what is expected to be a continuation of Australia's worst mouse plague amongst crops...
11 August 2011
Scientists Make Breakthrough In Protecting Crops
UK - In research published today, a team of scientists from Africa and the UK have made a breakthrough that will help in developing novel and ecologically sound approaches to controlling destructive...
Protect Barley Crops From Powdery Mildew
AUSTRALIA - Western Australian barley growers are urged to monitor crops now for signs of powdery mildew and apply effective fungicide protection. The advice comes following reports that barley...
10 August 2011
Research Aims To Cut Root Disease Costs
AUSTRALIA - Which farm management practices foster the ‘good' micro-organisms that reduce the impact of cereal root diseases? Western Australian researchers are a step closer to answering...
09 August 2011
Russian Grain Harvest Increasing
RUSSIA - The latest figures from the Russian Agriculture ministry show that 13.3 million hectares - about a third of the planted area of the Tyumen region of the Urals - has been harvested, producing...
More Than 1,000 New Farmers Markets Across US
US - More than 1,000 new farmers markets have been recorded across the country, according to results released today in the U.S. Department of Agriculture's 2011 National Farmers Market Directory....
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