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28 July 2014
Armenia 2014 Cereal Production Expected to Decline
ARMENIA - Harvest of the 2014 winter crops (mainly wheat) is nearing completion. Although planting was completed under favourable weather conditions, cold and dry weather during the growing season...
25 July 2014
Biomass Investment Slashes Grain Drying Costs by 70 Per Cent
SCOTLAND, UK - With harvest underway, the good news for one Arbroath farmer is that investment in two batch boilers has slashed any potential grain drying costs by around 70 per cent....
23 July 2014
Staying Safe and Legal This Harvest
UK - The oilseed and winter barley harvest has come early to many areas - and the NFU is reminding members about the importance of safety and staying legal on the roads....
Prospects for Belarus 2014 Cereal Production are Favourable
BELARUS - Harvest of the 2014 winter cereal crops, mainly wheat, is underway, while spring barley is maturing....
21 July 2014
Recommended List Responds to Changes in Winter Barley Market
UK - The Recommended List for winter barley will take two key steps to make sure it provides the best possible information to growers. ...
15 July 2014
Global Diets Are Changing, Increasing in Protein
GLOBAL - Cereals are still at the core of what people eat, but diets are becoming higher in protein, fats and sugar in many parts of the world as incomes rise and urbanisation increases, with...
10 July 2014
Planting Survey Shows a Return to Pre-2012 Winter Planting Levels
UK - The annual AHDB/HGCA Planting and Variety Survey estimates the total GB area planted to cereals and oilseed rape for harvest this year at 3.91 million hectares (Mha), up six per cent from...
09 July 2014
How to Get Higher Yielding Barley with Greater Black-grass Suppression
UK - Black-grass is a major problem in autumn sown arable rotations where winter wheat is the primary crop....
08 July 2014
EU Expects Good Cereal Harvest Increased Meat Milk Production
EU - The prospects for 2014 indicate an above average EU cereal harvest for the second year in a row and record level of cereal exports for marketing year 2013/14, according to the Commission's...
07 July 2014
Favourable Prospects for 2014 Kazakhstan Cereal Production
KAZAKHSTAN - Planting of the 2014 cereal spring crops, mainly wheat, accounting for over 95 percent of annual cereal production, was completed in June. ...
03 July 2014
Barley Scald Risk Depends on Seasonal Conditions
AUSTRALIA - A new GRDC fact sheet is aimed at helping growers in the southern grain-growing region prevent grain losses caused by the fungal disease barley scald, writes Rebecca Barr....
26 June 2014
Two Million Hectare Shortfall in UK Land Possible by 2030
UK - A University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) study has revealed that by 2030, the UK could require up to seven million hectares of additional land to meet a growing...
24 June 2014
Importance of Disease Resistance Ratings on Show
UK - Visitors to HGCA’s open day at Duchy College, Cornwall, got a vivid reminder about the value of varietal resistance when dealing with crop diseases....
EU-28 Cereals Estimates Released with Promising Outlook
EU - Copa-Cogeca released new EU-28 cereals estimates for the 2014/15 marketing year today, showing a good crop this year, up 2.3 per cent on last years levels....
23 June 2014
Falling Agricultural Output Forecast for Australia
AUSTRALIA - A decline of between four and five per cent in agricultural output is forecast in the latest outlook from ABARES, with reductions expected in both the crop and livestock sectors....
20 June 2014
Pakistan 2014 Wheat Production Estimated at Near-record Level
PAKISTAN - Harvesting of the 2014, mostly irrigated, winter wheat crop began in late March in Sindh Province in the south and is currently nearing completion in the main producing northern Punjab...
16 June 2014
MillerCoors Saves 1.1 Billion Gallons of Water in Supply Chain
US - From 2011 to 2013, MillerCoors saved more than 1.1 billion gallons of water as a result of its use of short interval controls and improved efficiencies throughout its brewing and packaging...
13 June 2014
Cherkizovo 2014 Sowing Completed
RUSSIA - Cherkizovo Group, Russia’s largest meat and fodder manufacturer, has completed its 2014 sowing....
11 June 2014
Reduced Rainfall Affects Australia Winter Crop Season
AUSTRALIA - Timely and ample rainfall will be critical to winter crop development, despite an encouraging start to the 2014-15 season, according to the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource...
29 May 2014
Australian Cereal Researcher Wins Award, Targets Wheat, Barley Development
AUSTRALIA - A University of Adelaide plant scientist Jana Phan has won the 2013 SARDI Science Bursary. The PhD student will use the A$1500 bursary to continue her research into the composition...
19 May 2014
EU Ends Customs Duties for Ukrainian Meat, Cereals
EU & UKRAINE - As a result of talks on enhanced bilateral cooperation and trade with agricultural products between the EU and Ukraine this week, duty-free tariff rate quotas have been granted...
21 April 2014
Catch Up with the Latest Arable Thinking at Cereals 2014
UK - HGCA will again be one of the major exhibitors at Cereals 2014, with a large stand containing both established favourites and exciting new features for 2014....
16 April 2014
How is Ukraine Unrest Affecting Grain Markets?
ANALYSIS - Unrest and uncertainty in Ukraine and in the Black Sea region as a whole is having a sharp impact on European grain prices and prospects, writes Chris Harris....
10 April 2014
Russian Grain Exports Soar
RUSSIA - Russia has exported nearly 50 per cent more grain in the first three months of the year than for the same period last year....
Overall Moroccan Grain Crop in Good Condition
MOROCCO - The overall grain crop for MY 2014/2015 season is reported to be in good condition with an average yield of 79.5 kg/HA compared to national standard of 77 kg/HA, with very low impurity...
03 April 2014
Research Ramps Up Vegetable Oil Production in Global Food Fight
UK - Vegetable oils are a major global commodity. World production exceeds 150 million tons per annum and has risen by ~50 per cent in just ten years....
Crops in Most Tunisian Regions Reportedly in Good Condition
TUNISIA - The planted area for winter wheat and barley in 2013 is estimated at about 1.47 million HA, compared to 1.13 million HA planed in 2012. Most regions received sufficient and well distributed...
01 April 2014
Early Prospects for 2014 Winter Cereal Crops are Favourable
UKRAINE - According to official information, winter wheat for 2014 harvest was planted on 6.3 million hectares and winter barley on 1.2 million hectares compared to 6.7 million and 1.1 million...
17 March 2014
HGCA Welcomes Cereal Buyers from Morocco and Algeria
GLOBAL - HGCA’s exports division, BCE, last week hosted a visit to the UK for the main buyers from the state purchasing agencies of Morocco and Algeria....
10 March 2014
Meat Prices Stable But Food Price Index on the Rise
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index rebounded in February, up more than two per cent from January as the result of increased prices for sugar, oils, cereals and dairy products; meat prices fell...
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