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23 February 2011
Hulless Oats and Barley in Swine Rations
CANADA - The head of Agriculture Canada's Seed Increase Unit is encouraging swine producers to consider either hulless oats or hulless barley as one way of reducing the potential for mycotoxin...
18 February 2011
Parish Says GM Feed Ban Must Be Lifted
UK - The UK and EU governments must reconsider their stance on GM or risk putting livestock farmers out of business, warned MP Neil Parish. ...
16 February 2011
ABARES Says Winter Crop Up 19 Per Cent
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) has today released its latest Australian crop report, which estimates that the 2010-11 national...
15 February 2011
Barley Futures To Gain On Weak Stocks
INDIA - Barley futures were likely to gain further in trading due to a waning stock position in major mandies along with strong cattle feed demand, reports indiainfoline.com. ...
11 February 2011
Russia Sells Intervention Stores
RUSSIA - The Russian Government has ordered sales of milling and feed wheat, food quality rye and feed barley from the Intervention Fund. ...
20 January 2011
Record Funding for Crop Research
CANADA - Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Bob Bjornerud have announced more than $7.4 million in crop-related research funding from the Saskatchewan...
18 January 2011
Research Awards on Climate and Bioenergy Development
US - Two Coordinated Agricultural Project (CAP) awards have been granted by the USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to the University of California-Davis for projects that...
17 January 2011
US Grain Exports To Continue Despite Korea's FMD
US - US exports to Korea may be slightly affected by a recent bout of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), but not to the point of great concern, the US Grains Council said....
14 January 2011
NAWG Applauds USDA Wheat Research Grant
US - NAWG applauds USDA's announcement Wednesday that the wheat and barley research communities will be awarded a $25 million grant from the National Institute for Food and Agriculture's (NIFA's)...
UC Davis Receives $40m for Ag Research
US - UC Davis has received $40 million in federal grants to develop climate-change-tolerant plants and new bioenergy sources. ...
13 January 2011
German Biofuels Changing Agricultural Landscape
GERMANY - The growing popularity of biofuels and the regulations designed to promote their use are changing the landscape of German grain production. ...
06 January 2011
Canada-China Grain Storage Research Agreement
CANADA - A biosystems engineering professor with the University of Manitoba expects a collaborative grain storage research agreement involving Canada and China to result in improved market access...
04 January 2011
New Barley Pest Wreaks Havoc In South Africa
SOUTH AFRICA - False armyworm (Leucania loreyi) has never before been discovered on barley and wheat in South Africa. ...
30 December 2010
Climate Change in Minnesota Not Good For Barley
US — Minnesota's crop economy, which totaled over $12.7 billion in 2009, depends not only on corn and soybeans but on a variety of other crops, including wheat, sugar beets, dry beans,...
22 December 2010
Researchers Study Benefits of Barley as a Biofuel Crop
US - The benefits of using barley for bioenergy production don't stop at the gas pump, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) studies....
21 December 2010
Cereals and Oilseed Rape Production Estimates: 2010 Harvest Results
UK - The latest statistics produced by Defra from the Cereal and Oilseed Rape Production surveys show estimates are almost unchanged from October, according to the arrangements approved by the...
17 December 2010
Research to Deliver ‘Healthier’ Grains
AUSTRALIA - Four of Australia's research institutions will collaborate over the next three years on the fast-track development of new ‘healthier' varieties of three of the world's most...
14 December 2010
Australia Has Record Yields, But Quality Concerns
AUSTRALIA - Record yields are still expected for winter crops, despite the adverse effect on quality of the recent rain in eastern Australia, according to the latest Australian Government Crop...
23 November 2010
Economics Blamed for Declines in Barley Acres
CANADA - A researcher with the University of Saskatchewan suggests the main reason for recent drops in the number of acres seeded to barley in western Canada is economics, writes Bruce Cochrane....
22 November 2010
Harsh Conditions Limit Cereal Grain Yield Increases
CANADA - A researcher with the University of Saskatchewan suggests harsh western Canadian growing conditions are the biggest factor limiting improvements in cereal grain yields, writes Bruce...
16 November 2010
Increased Barley Yields Identified as Research Priority
CANADA - The general manager of Manitoba Pork Council is calling on government, scientists and industry to set increased feed barley yields as a research priority, writes Bruce Cochrane. ...
15 November 2010
USDA Issues First ACRE Programme Payments
US � The US Department of Agriculture has started issuing an estimated $420 million in 2009 crop Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) payments to producers enrolled in the ACRE programme...
11 November 2010
Cereals Usage by Millers, Brewers and Maltsters - September 2010
UK - In its latest release, Defra has issued the usage of cereals in September 2010 and compares these figures with the same month of the previous year. ...
05 November 2010
Western Barley Production Projected to Fall
CANADA - The Canadian Wheat Board projects the volume of barley produced this year in western Canada will fall to its lowest level in 40 years, Bruce Cochrane writes....
03 November 2010
Locusts 'Could Contaminate Grain'
AUSTRALIA – Experts have voiced fears that the current locust plague affecting parts of the country could result in a reduction of wheat and barley quality....
Ergot a Serious Problem in Feed This Year
ALBERTA, CANADA - Ergot is being found in feed grain at much higher levels than usual. The ergot problem, precipitated by the spring weather conditions, is very widespread across most of Alberta...
EU Releases Cereal Intervention Stocks
EU - The European Commission has decided to release stocks from cereal intervention stores later this month, to curb the increase in feed prices. ...
29 October 2010
Rains Likely To Boost Barley Yields
AUSTRALIA - Recent weather could boost an already bumper malting barley harvest, with beneficial rains expected to cut prices....
22 October 2010
Heavy Downpours Damage Queensland Crops
AUSTRALIA – Grain crops in central Queensland have been damaged by unseasonably wet weather, providing another blow for farmers who previously faced years of drought....
18 October 2010
High Numbers of Wheat Bulb Fly Eggs This Autumn
UK - Results from the latest autumn wheat bulb fly survey by the Home Grown Cereals Authority (HGCA) show the highest infestation for six years. ...
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