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17 June 2011
Small Barley Crops Increase Beer Prices
CANADA - High beer prices are brewing in Canada after smaller barley crops than expected mean a hike in the average price for a pint....
$403 Million to Increase Small Farms Production
AFRICA - Over the next five years Sierra Leone is set to spend $403 million to help small scale farmers....
16 June 2011
Worthington's Achieves Red Tractor Certification
U.K - Worthingtons Ale recieved the Red Tractor Assurance stamp of approval yesterday at Cereals 2011....
14 June 2011
USDA Crop Progress Report - June 13, 2011
US - There is little surprise in this week's USDA Crop Progress Report with corn up 5 percentage points to 99 per cent planted as of June 12, writes Sarah Mikesell, senior editor of TheCropSite.com....
13 June 2011
UK Crop Development and Yield Prospects
UK - The very dry spring in many parts of the country is expected to have had some impact on the national average yields of cereals given the smaller crop canopies and reduced tillers although...
Malting Barley Prices Up Amid Drought
EU - The EU malting barley market has shot higher as brewers finally realized that the drought conditions are in fact real, ongoing and will seriously impact the malting barley supply for crop...
07 June 2011
UDSA Crop Progress Report - June 6, 2011
US - In-line with trader expectations, the USDA Crop Progress Report showed corn jumped 8 percentage points to 94 per cent as of June 5, writes Sarah Mikesell, senior editor of TheCropSite.com....
01 June 2011
USDA Crop Progress Report - May 31, 2011
US - The USDA Crop Progress Report edged higher for corn planting this week moving 7 per cent from 79 per cent (week of May 23) to 86 per cent as of May 31, which is just under trader expectations...
20 May 2011
UK Harvest 2011 – Forecast Survey
UK - Following the dry weather during the first four months of 2011, which has continued into the first half of May, many NFU members have grown concerned about the potential impact on yields...
16 May 2011
Dow's Hyland Seeds Expands Nairn Cereal Research Lab
CANADA - In a move that cements its commitment to growth and expansion, Hyland Seeds, a division of Dow AgroSciences, has purchased the Thompsons Limited facility located on Ross Side Road....
13 May 2011
Canadian Canola, Barley Stocks Down, Corn Up
CANADA - Canadian stocks of barley and canola at the end of March were down from year earlier levels, Statistics Canada reported Friday. ...
Wheat, Barley 2011 Variety Guides Available
AUSTRALIA - Wheat and barley 2011 variety guides for Queensland's winter cereal growers can now be accessed online or are available in print from the Department of Employment, Economic Development...
12 May 2011
Virulent Fusarium Most Prevalent in Western Canada
CANADA - A plant pathologist with the University of Manitoba reports a new more virulent strain of fusarium head blight has become the dominant strain in western Canada....
06 May 2011
Export Demand Likely to Boost Barley Prices
INDIA - Barley is now gaining prominence among an increasing number of health-conscious individuals and malt makers. ...
Canadian Spring Planting Underway
CANADA - Canadian farmers have commenced planting however progress is slow....
03 May 2011
USDA Crop Progress Report - May 2, 2011
US - As expected, the USDA Crop Progress Report didn't show much new planting progress from last week, writes Sarah Mikesell, senior editor of TheCropSite.com. ...
02 May 2011
Tracking US Grain Exports in a Year of High Prices
US - As of April 21, US exports of barley, corn and sorghum are tracking close to 2009/2010 export levels despite increases in grain prices. ...
29 April 2011
ADAS Crop Development Report
UK - Conditions are very dry across the country, but particularly in the eastern and southern counties. ...
27 April 2011
Canadian Planting Intentions - Record Canola Acres
CANADA - In 2011, Canadian prairie farmers anticipate planting a record area of canola, and expect to plant more durum wheat, barley and oats compared with 2010, according to Statistics Canada....
25 April 2011
Leatherjackets Bring Risk to Barley and Sugar Beets
UK & SCOTLAND - The focus for Pestwatch moves from wheat bulb fly to leatherjackets and starts with a warning of variable risk of this pest in different parts of the country plus advice to assess...
13 April 2011
WA Barley Mildew Control Compromised
AUSTRALIA - Curtin University scientist and research leader, Professor Richard Oliver, said powdery mildew disease, caused by the fungus Blumeria graminis f. sp. hordei (Bgh), was a major disease...
12 April 2011
Affects of Winter Now Showing in Crops
SCOTLAND, UK - Winter sown cereal and oilseed rape are reaching the stage where early protective treatments are needed, SAC consultants report. Meanwhile there is good progress with sowing spring...
11 April 2011
Ukraine Export Restrictions Sow Uncertainty
UKRAINE - Like Russia, Ukraine imposed restrictions on grain exports last year and has now extended its export quota system at least through the end of June. ...
Australia's Wheat Sowings Stronger Than Expected
AUSTRALIA - Australian farmers' clamour to cash in on high wheat prices may turn out even stronger than had been thought, with seedings potentially to set a record - at the expense of barley...
04 April 2011
WA Uses Mutual Structure for Crop Insurance
AUSTRALIA - Grain co-operative CBH Group has formed a mutual company with broker Willis to offer multi-peril crop insurance in WA. ...
23 March 2011
Teagasc Crops Report Highlights Increased Cereal Area
IRELAND - The first Teagasc Crop Report of 2011, just published, highlights the increase in winter cereal area this year, the frost damage to winter sown oat crops and the attacks on oilseed...
21 March 2011
VFF Argues for Better Rail Network
AUSTRALIA - Victoria's record harvests provide farmers with the perfect opportunity to argue for a better rail network, the Victorian Farmers Federation says. ...
USGC Keeps Keen Eye on Valued US Customer
JAPAN - The US Grains Council is keeping a close eye on its largest corn and second-largest barley and sorghum market as it begins its recovery process from the earthquake and subsequent tsunami...
09 March 2011
Experts Recommend Field Checks after Ice Storms
US - Farmers should examine winter wheat and forages as the crops emerge from dormancy to determine if they have been damaged from the recent sleet and ice storms, two Purdue Extension specialists...
02 March 2011
Ethanol and Global Food Prices at GrainWorld 2011
CANADA - The effect of US ethanol policy on global commodity markets and food prices weee the focus of a keynote speech at GrainWorld 2011, Canada's leading annual grain-industry conference. ...
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