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04 March 2014
Winter Cropping Area in England and Wales up 14 Per Cent for 2014 Harvest
UK - The AHDB/HGCA Winter Planting Survey shows a rebound in winter cropping in England and Wales for harvest 2014, compared with harvest 2013....
19 February 2014
Poland’s Cereal Crops Remain Strong
POLAND - Poland’s 2013 grains production is estimated at 28.4 million metric tons, the second consecutive year of very good cereals crops....
13 February 2014
Below Average Cereal Harvest Gathered in 2013
TUNISIA - Planting of winter grains to be harvested from May 2014 is completed. The northern part of the country, primarily producing cereals, has suffered from lack of rains in December....
10 February 2014
USDA Market Review - Grains Traded Higher
US - The grain markets saw gains most of last week, with wheat and corn posting slight losses on Thursday. ...
Excellent Growing Conditions, Beneficial Rains in Western, South Australia
AUSTRALIA - Excellent growing conditions and beneficial rains in Western and South Australia producing areas are expected to result in significant production increases for Australian wheat in...
07 February 2014
Above Average Libya Domestic Crop Production in 2013
LIBYA - The 2013 winter wheat and barley crops amounted to about 200,000 tonnes, similar to the previous year....
Bumper Global Crops Push Down Prices
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index fell in January for the first time in three months as lower prices of cereals, sugars, oils and meat outstripped gains in dairy values....
06 February 2014
Favourable Egypt Weather Results in Above Average Cereal Crop
EGYPT - Final 2013 wheat production figures are not available yet although owing to favourable weather conditions, preliminary forecasts pointed to an above average cereal harvest....
04 February 2014
Cherkizovo Sales Rise
RUSSIA - Cherkizovo Group (LSE:CHE), Russian integrated meat and fodder manufacturer has seen sales rise across the board for the fourth quarter of the financial year....
29 January 2014
Third Largest Grain Crop Expected for South Australia
AUSTRALIA - South Australian grain growers are on track to record the state's third largest crop on record....
18 January 2014
USDA Grain Market Review - Corn, Soy Higher; Wheat Mixed
US - Compared to last week, grain and soybean bids were higher, with wheat trading mixed. ...
13 January 2014
World Food Prices Stay High, but Steady
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 206.7 points in December, nearly unchanged from the previous month, with a sharp increase in dairy prices and high meat values balancing out a steep...
Rising Input Costs Erode Price Gains for Irish Farmers
IRELAND - The Outlook/Review 2014 undertaken by IFA Economist Kevin Kilcline shows that National Farm Income in 2013 is estimated to have risen by 2.4 per cent on 2012. ...
03 January 2014
What Will Be the Big Ag Issues in 2014?
US - When it comes to the big issues for US agriculture, farmers and ranchers can’t help but hope that Congress gets more done in 2014 than 2013. ...
30 December 2013
Good EU Harvest for 2013 Confirmed
EU - Copa-Cogeca has released final EU-27 cereals estimates for the 2013/14 marketing year, confirming a good 2013 grain harvest and quality, up 4.5 per cent on last years levels....
24 December 2013
Russian Farmers Allowed to Buy Grain Back From Intervention Fund
RUSSIA - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed Order No. 2290-p of December 6, 2013, that allows farmers who sold grain from their 2013 crop into the State Intervention Fund in the...
23 December 2013
Cargill Increasing Rail and Grain Handling Capacity in Alberta
CANADA - Cargill has announced that construction has begun to expand storage and rail at its Viking, AB grain handling facility. ...
18 December 2013
Growers Show Interest in HGCA Monitor Farms
UK - HGCA’s recent call for new Monitor Farms has prompted an enthusiastic response from cereals and oilseeds growers....
09 December 2013
Delayed Onset of Algeria Seasonal Rains at Start of Cropping Season
ALGERIA - Planting of the 2013/14 winter wheat and coarse grains is underway. In some central and western areas a delayed onset of seasonal rains may have affected planting operations....
04 December 2013
Australia Crop Production Increases, with Regional Variations
AUSTRALIA - Winter crop production is forecast to increase by 12 per cent this season to a total of 42.1 million tonnes, according to the December edition of the Australian Crop Report....
29 November 2013
Good Quality Domestic Grain Harvest in 2013 for Finland
FINLAND - The oats harvest in 2013 was the biggest in a decade, but shrivelled grains and mycotoxins impaired its quality. The total yield of winter grains remained low, due to the wet conditions...
05 November 2013
Good UK Summer Buoys Supplies but Balance Remains Tight
UK - With some Member States starting to publish provisional harvest estimates for 2013 and with much improved weather in the summer months, the total market year (MY) 2013/14 EU-28 grain crop...
Project for a Malting Barley with No Chemical Inputs
CANADA - The Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture, and Noëlla Champagne, Member of the Quebec National Assembly for Champlain, on behalf of François Gendron, Deputy Premier and Minister...
31 October 2013
Yields of New Varieties of Agricultural Crops Continue to Increase
NETHERLANDS - Research into varieties of winter wheat, spring barley, potatoes grown for starch and sugar beet which have been introduced in the Netherlands by plant breeding companies between...
30 October 2013
UK Assists Wheat and Barley Production in Syria
SYRIA and LEBANON - The UK Department for International Development (DFID) is donating £10 million to FAO humanitarian projects in Syria and Lebanon which will boost winter wheat and barley...
21 October 2013
Barley Crops Affected by Disease Found on Common Wild Grass
UK - A major fungal pathogen which affects barley crops is also present on a common wild grass according to a new study by leading agricultural researchers including the University of Hertfordshire. ...
18 October 2013
Will Wheat Take over from Maize as Grain Market Driver?
ANALYSIS - Wheat is starting to become a major driver in the world grain market, writes Chris Harris. ...
15 October 2013
Boost for Farmers as Brewer Increases Barley Price
KENYA - East African Breweries Ltd has increased the price with which it buys a 90kg bag of barley by 17 per cent....
11 October 2013
World Cereal Production to Jump Eight Per Cent in 2013
GLOBAL - The outlook for global cereal supply in the 2013/14 marketing season remains generally favourable despite downward adjustments to forecasts for world cereal production and closing stocks,...
Kyrgyzstan to Increase Winter Cereal Crops Cultivation Areas
KYRGYZSTAN - Cultivation areas of winter cereal crops will be increased in Kyrgyzstan, according to the Head of Farming Department of the Agriculture and Land Reclamation Ministry Zhigitaly Zhumaliyev....
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