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18 October 2010
Taiwan: Growing Market for US Barley
TAIWAN - Interest in US barley as a food product is growing amongst Taiwanese women. ...
05 October 2010
Scottish Wheat, Rapeseed Crops Up, Barley Down
SCOTLAND, UK - Scotland's Chief Statistician has published the First Estimate of the Cereal and Oilseed Rape Harvest 2010....
04 October 2010
Final Harvest Survey Results In
UK - Growers of combinable crops have enjoyed mixed fortunes this year according to the NFU’s annual harvest survey. ...
28 September 2010
Ireland Achieves EU's Highest Wheat Yield
IRELAND - Irish farmers produced the highest wheat yield in Europe this season, with the UK also faring well....
21 September 2010
Hungarian Cereal Harvest Fell 12.1 per cent
HUNGARY – The amount of cereals harvested in 2009 by Hungary actually fell by 12.1 per cent from 2008, new figures have shown....
13 September 2010
Does Normal Exist in Grain Markets?
UK - Recent events have again proved that there is no such thing as a ‘normal season’ in international grain markets. ...
07 September 2010
Queensland Barley Growers 'On Rust Alert'
AUSTRALIA – The state government for Australia's Queensland has urged the region's barley farmers to scout their crops for signs of rust, warning that they could face the risk of serious yield...
Russia's Grain Export Ban Extended to 2011
RUSSIA - Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended his country's export ban on grain until at least the end of 2011, prompting further increases in wheat prices and fresh concerns about...
19 August 2010
Russian Export Ban Boosts Barley Prices
AUSTRALIA – Prices of barley, along with other cereal grains, have spiked as a result of Russia's ban on exports...
17 August 2010
Growing Opportunities for US Barley in Japan
GLOBAL - Following a week-long trip to the US, a team of Japanese barley industry leaders confirmed Japan's long-term interest in purchasing US barley. ...
12 August 2010
Ukraine Considers Grain Export Quota
UKRAINE – The world's largest exporter of barley, Ukraine, may soon follow recent events in Russia, by imposing a restriction on grain exports in a bid to cap domestic prices after harvests...
11 August 2010
High Barley Prices a Threat to Brewers
RUSSIA – Brewing firms across Russia look set to be hit worse than their overseas competition by rallying prices of barley, which unusually, have taken feed varieties of the grain to around...
09 August 2010
Yeast Licensed for Use against Scab Disease
US - A beneficial yeast that tolerates fungicide may offer a 'one-two punch' against Fusarium graminearum, the fungal culprit behind Fusarium head blight ('scab')....
06 August 2010
Export Exchange 2010
US – Registration is now available for the Export Exchange 2010, an international trade conference focused around the export of US distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and coarse grains....
Take Action To Curtail Speculation On Cereals Market
EU - The quotations for wheat on the EU market have increased by 40 per cent as from the beginning of July 2010 and there is no indication where and when this will stop....
04 August 2010
Drought Hits Russian Crops
RUSSIA - Severe drought in European Russia has affected grain and other crops....
29 July 2010
Drought To Damage Grain Exports and Output
RUSSIA & POLAND - The worst drought experienced by Russia in more than 130 years will force its grain exports down by almost a half, according to analysts. Poland's wheat crop has also been affected....
19 July 2010
International DDGS And Coarse Grains Conference
US - The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and the US Grains Council are pleased to announce the Export Exchange 2010, an international trade conference focused around the export of US distillers...
13 July 2010
Heat Destroys Portugal-Sized Grain Area
RUSSIA – Persistent hot weather and unfavourable growing conditions across major farming regions of Russia have ruined an area of grain sowings the size of Portugal, an industry group has warned....
09 July 2010
Drought To Cut Crop Yield By 30 per cent
KAZAKHSTAN – Officials in Kazakhstan have confirmed speculation that, like its neighbouring country Russia, its crops are currently facing a significant risk of damage from an ongoing drought...
07 July 2010
EuroTier 2010: 1,700 Exhibitors from 46 Countries
GERMANY - The top event for expert animal farmers, EuroTier 2010, is being held for the ninth time at the Exhibition Grounds in Hanover from 16 to 19 November 2010....
24 June 2010
Beer Slump Affects Barley Sales
US – As consumption of beer in the US continues its decline, the country's barley producers have witnessed damage to their sales of the grain....
16 June 2010
Wheat Hopes Lifted, Barley Forecast Down
AUSTRALIA – Wheat growers in Australia are braced for the best harvest in at least five years, as long as rains continue and locusts are kept under control, official forecasters have said,...
09 June 2010
Grain Harvests Set To Rise
TURKEY – Wheat and barley yields in Turkey, the Middle East's largest grain producer, are likely to rise this year due to above-average rainfall, a UN agency has said....
02 June 2010
Fibre Contained in Barley Improves Glycemic Response
CANADA - Research being conducted by the University of Manitoba indicates the fibre contained in barley has the ability to improve glycemic response when included in food products, writes Bruce...
Wynnstay Acquires Woodhead Seeds
UK - Yorkshire-based seed processing and supply business Woodheads Seeds Ltd (Woodheads) has been acquired by the agricultural and retail group Wynnstay. ...
28 May 2010
Farmers Choose Barley Over Wheat
ZIMBABWE – Many of Zimbabwe's wheat farmers have this year switched to growing barley due to increased backing from contractors and the authorities....
27 May 2010
Higher Oilseed-Lower Wheat and Barley Production Projected
CANADA - The Canadian Wheat Board expects increased global grain production and depressed markets to result in increased oilseed production this year and slightly lower wheat and barley production,...
25 May 2010
Barley Growers 'On Powdery Mildew Alert'
AUSTRALIA - Farmers planning to grow barley in the Lower Great Southern this season have been advised to protect their crop after signs of a serious fungal disease were detected....
20 May 2010
Mutant Fungus Ug99 'A Threat to World Crops'
US - A mutant strain of fungal disease is destroying crops across the entire world, according to reports in today's Minneapolis Star Tribune....
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