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24 June 2013
Kharif Sowing Picks Up; Crosses 109.07 Lakh Hectare
INDIA - As per the latest data available from different States, the following is the status of the sowing of kharif crops compared with the normal sowing trends for this time of the year....
17 June 2013
FAO Forecasts More Balanced Food Markets Ahead
GLOBAL - Food commodity markets, in particular for cereals, are set to be more balanced in 2013/14, according to FAO's 'Food Outlook' report published today....
Agri-food Prices Rise Marginally
CHINA - The price of agri-foods in China rose marginally last week, according to a survey taken by the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) in 36 medium and large sized cities during the week 3-9 June. ...
14 June 2013
CEREALS: Uncertainty Surrounds UK 2013 Rapeseed Crop
ANALYSIS - Current forecasts suggest record grain crops in 2013, but as always at this point, the market is waiting for the clarity of harvest, says Jack Watts, AHDB/HGCA Senior Analyst....
11 June 2013
HGCA Helps Growers Adjust to Restricted Neonicotinoid Insecticide Use
UK - HGCA has published a review of the implications to the cereals and oilseeds sector following a recent decision by the European Commission to restrict the use of some neonicotinoid insecticides....
10 June 2013
Red Oilseed Rape Signals Stop to Pollen Beetle Infestation
UK - In a study published in the Arthropod-Plant Interactions journal, Rothamsted Research scientists have shown that a change in the petal colour of oilseed rape from yellow to red can result...
04 June 2013
Global Food Security Report Argues Against Renewables
UK - MPs on the International Development Committee are calling for concerted action to curb food wastage in the UK as part of wider efforts to improve global food security. ...
03 June 2013
Cherkizovo Completes a Sowing and Plans Increase Grain Harvest
RUSSIA - Integrated and diversified meat and fodder producer, Cherkizovo Group, has completed crop sowing and says that if favorable weather conditions continue there should be a 30 per cent...
US Agricultural Trade Forecast Down but Still Record
US - US agricultural exports for the current financial year are forecast to be $2.5 billion lower than the forecast issued in February. ...
31 May 2013
AccuWeather Summer Forecast: Dry in Eastern Europe; Cool in UK, France
GLOBAL - This summer, the core of the heat will be over western Russia and east of Ukraine, writes Jillian MacMath for AccuWeather. ...
28 May 2013
Cropping Alternatives Crop Budgeting Tool Available Online
CANADA - The 2013 Cropping Alternatives crop budgets are available from Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, to help with any last minute changes to crop plans that may be influencing seeding...
22 May 2013
MHP Looks to Exports for Future Growth
UKRAINE - In its report for the first quarter of 2013, MHP reports chicken production up 15 per cent compared to the same period last year and it predicts a strong harvest this year, weather...
14 May 2013
Bioenergy Conference Highlights NZ Opportunities
NEW ZEALAND - A one-day conference in Rotorua this Thursday (16 May), supported by Federated Farmers, will take land owners through the economics of bioenergy, which could become a big part of...
01 May 2013
2012 Weather Dents Farming’s Bottom Line
UK - Figures released yesterday (30 April) reveal the major impact on farm income, played by terrible weather throughout 2012....
29 April 2013
EU to Ban Neonicotinoid Pesticides
EU - The EU Commission can today impose a two-year restriction on pesticides containing neonicotinoid chemicals, following a vote amongst EU member states, writes Gemma Hyland....
Tomorrow’s Top Crop Varieties on Show at Cereals 2013
UK - Hundreds of new and market-leading combinable crop varieties will be on show in crop plots across the Cereals 2013 site, giving visitors a great opportunity to assess potential winners for...
26 April 2013
China Food Prices Remain Stable
CHINA - The prices of agri-foodstuffs in China remained stable last week (April 15-21) according to the survey of prices in 36 medium and large sized cities by the Ministry of Commerce, MOFCOM. ...
25 April 2013
Romanian Winter Crops Performing Well, Corn Sowing Delayed
ROMANIA - Romanian wheat and barley crops are in good shape, production is expected to increase this year by 22 per cent and 19 per cent, respectively....
23 April 2013
South Africa Oilseed Plantings Set to Reach Record Highs
SOUTH AFRICA - For the 2013/14 market report (MY), post forecasts a seven per cent increase in the area planted with oilseeds later in 2013, to a record 1.14 million hectares, which could produce...
18 April 2013
Food Price Index Up – Meat Prices Down
CHINA - The price of agri-foodstuff s in China rose by small margin last week (8-14 April) after a fall for seven consecutive weeks according to monitoring by the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM)...
10 April 2013
Alberta Farmers Hope for Profitable Growing Season Amid High Crop Prices
CANADA - High crop prices are fuelling the possibility of a profitable growing season as Alberta farmers prepare for spring seeding....
05 April 2013
Chinese Food Prices Keep Falling
CHINA - Prices of agri-foodstuff fell for the sixth consecutive week in 36 medium and large sized cities in China according to monitoring by the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM). ...
03 April 2013
New Technical Workshops Promise Lively Debate at Cereals 2013
UK - A new series of arable technical workshops that will address some of the sector’s key challenges is expected to pack the conference marquee at this year’s Cereals Event, which returns...
25 March 2013
Soybeans Remain Top US Oilseed Export to Malaysia
MALAYSIA - Soybeans remain the top US oilseed product export to Malaysia, with sales averaging around 300,000 tons annually....
22 March 2013
Research Shows India Oilseed Production Increase from 1980s
INDIA - Research shows the production of oilseeds increased from 112.70 lakhs tonnes in 1986-87 to 324.80 lakhs tonnes in 2010-11. ...
19 March 2013
EU Oilseeds Estimates Show Good Recovery
EU - New EU27 oilseeds estimates for the 2012/3 and 2013/4 marketing years released by Copa-Cogeca today show EU-27 oilseeds production is expected to recover this season, rising by 8.5 per cent...
NFU Warns of Renewable Export Dangers
EU - The NFU has warned of the potential for damaging impacts on farmers in England and Wales and on global land use patterns if biofuel production is exported from Europe....
18 March 2013
Victory for British Agriculture on Oilseed Rape Emission Recalculation
UK - Oilseed rape producers will be free to continue to sell their crop for use in the production of biodiesel following successful lobbying by the NFU and industry partners....
15 March 2013
Aphids Forecast to Fly Considerably Later this Year
UK - HGCA’s Aphid News service forecasts that aphids are likely to fly considerably later than normal this year, especially in the south....
14 March 2013
UK Grain Store will Benefit Region’s Farmers
UK - A new, highly-advanced 25,000-tonne grain processing and storage facility planned for a site near Beccles in Suffolk has been granted planning permission....
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