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09 August 2011
Crop Grazing Shows Promise As Disease Tool
AUSTRALIA - South Coast researchers may have uncovered a new tool to help farmers manage barley powdery mildew - crop grazing. Preliminary results from a Grains Research and Development Corporation...
08 August 2011
Carrs Fertilisers Sold to Origin
UK - Carr's Milling Industries has sold Carrs Fertilisers to Origin Enterprises. ...
05 August 2011
HGCA: Weather Moves Markets
GLOBAL - US grain futures edged higher at the start of the week, climbing to 7-week highs by close of trading on Tuesday as concerns over hot weather threatening to curb U.S. crop yields continued...
04 August 2011
First Autonomous Row Crop Technology Unveiled
US - Kinze Manufacturing, Inc. this week unveiled an innovative solution to increase productivity on the farm—the Kinze Autonomy Project. The technology, which is the first of its kind...
03 August 2011
Rosetta Green: Enhance Crops For Biofuel Production
ISRAEL - Rosetta Green Ltd. which develops improved crop traits for the agriculture and alternative fuels industries using unique genes called microRNAs, announced that it has received a grant...
02 August 2011
Dissecting Genomes To Improve Breeding Potential
UK - Scientists on the Norwich Research Park, working with colleagues in China, have developed new techniques that will aid the application of genomics to breeding the improved varieties of crop...
27 July 2011
EU Harvest Underway; Yields Are Variable
EU - Cereal harvesting is moving ahead in the main producers of Europe. ...
Adapting Crops And ‘Natives’ To A Changing Climate
AUSTRALIA - CSIRO scientists are investigating the potentially damaging effects climate change will have on Australia's agricultural crops and native plants as carbon dioxide concentrations,...
26 July 2011
Crop Conditions as of July 14, 2011
CANADA - Virtually all areas of the province received rain during the past two weeks. In the Southern and Central Regions precipitation ranged from 5 to 60 mm. ...
HGCA: UK Feed Wheat Prices See Stability
UK - Last week, UK feed wheat values were in a period of relative stability with Nov-11 closing prices averaging £163.51/t, down by just 0.95/t on the previous week. ...
25 July 2011
Ukraine Crop Size Forecast Higher
UKRAINE - Ukraine's Farm Minister has today forecast the size of the 2011 grain crop to be higher than previously thought. ...
22 July 2011
Michigan Airports Lease Land For Crops
US - Through collaboration with Michigan State University's Extension office, one million-plus gallons of fossil fuels could someday be produced renewably on the airport's premises....
21 July 2011
Russian Harvest Showing Strong Figures
RUSSIA - The latest figures from the Russian Agriculture Ministry show that so far the country has harvested cereal and pulse crops from 3.9 million hectares producing 14.6 million tonnes of...
Innovative Capacity Key For Grains Industry
AUSTRALIAN - The innovative capacity of grain growers should be lifted if the industry is to boost productivity over the medium term, according to research carried out by the Australian Bureau...
18 July 2011
Russian Grain Forecast to Rebound
RUSSIA - Russian grain production this year is expected to rebound from last year's drought-affected crops, with grain production forecast at approximately 85.5Mt (including legumes) for the...
15 July 2011
Winter Barley Seeing Below Average Yields
UK - Harvest is earlier than normal in Suffolk, but winter barley yields have been below average so far. ...
13 July 2011
To Spray Or Not To Spray?
US - To spray or not to spray may be the question of the season in the garden, said a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator....
12 July 2011
Western Provinces Support Choices For Grain Farmers
CANADA - Agriculture Ministers from Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia welcome the Government of Canada's plan to give producers marketing choice for wheat, durum and barley....
11 July 2011
Combating Superpests: The Battle To Save Our Food
Scientists from Rothamsted Research, which receives strategic funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, are presenting their research at the Royal Society's annual...
08 July 2011
Parliament Paves Way For GMO Crop Bans
The European Parliament this week backed plans to let member states choose whether to ban the cultivation of genetically-modified crops on their territory, giving a detailed list of grounds on...
Drop Forecast for EU Wheat Harvest
EU - The 2011 EU wheat harvest will be down by 3.5 per cent on last year, according to estimates released by European farm organisation Copa-Cogeca....
06 July 2011
HGCA Survey Shows Economic Effect Of 2011 Crop
UK - Wheat and oilseed rape plantings are up according to this year's HGCA Planting and Variety Surveys, with increased arable production overall for 2011, but the lowest planting of winter barley...
04 July 2011
UK Crop Losses Not As Bad As Predicted
UK - The UK is set to lose much fewer crops than initially projected after a month of heavy rainfall repaired some of the damage caused by the driest spring on record....
01 July 2011
USDA Grain Stocks: Corn Down 15 Per Cent
US - USDA released the June 2011 Grain Stocks report today, indicating lower corn and wheat stocks and higher soybean stocks. ...
30 June 2011
HGCA Global Market Update
GLOBAL - The world continues to have economic concerns, stemming partly from Greece, which has led to investors liquidating some of their bought commodity positions. ...
28 June 2011
Canadian Wheat Seen at 9.54Mha
CANADA - By 1st June, Canadian farmers had planted or intended to plant 9.54Mha of wheat for harvest 2011, 12% more than was planted for harvest 2010 but nearly 0.5Mha less than was indicated...
23 June 2011
HGCA Market Update
GLOBAL - CBOT December corn futures have continued to increase since last Thursday on forecasts of hot weather moving into the US Corn Belt, threatening crop prospects at a time when old-crop...
21 June 2011
USDA Crop Progress Report - May 20, 2011
US - Focus of this week's USDA Crop Progress Report shifts to corn emergence at 97 per cent, just 2 per cent under the 5-year average of 99 percent, writes Sarah Mikesell, senior editor of TheCropSite.com....
17 June 2011
Recent Rainfall Not Enough?
U.K - The Country Land and Business Association have today announced that the recent rainfall is not enough to help recover from the recent drought and that sustained rainfall is needed to aid...
Call for Action on Drought
U.K - Shadow DEFRA secretary Mary Creagh has spoken out to increase reassurance from the government to farmers affected by the spring drought....
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