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03 December 2014
India’s Rabi Area Coverage Down to 36.09 Million Hectare
INDIA - India has recorded a drop in rabi area coverage at 36.09 million hectares as oF November 28, as per rabi crops data released by directorate of economics and statistics, Indian agriculture...
27 November 2014
Winter Planting Survey to Assess Neonicotinoid Restriction Impact
UK - This year, HGCA’s annual winter planting survey includes questions designed to gauge the impact of neonicotinoid restrictions on oilseed rape....
24 November 2014
Weekly Global Markets Round Up
GLOBAL - US markets have weakened during the past week as the advancing corn/soy harvests and prospect of record supplies weigh on prices, reports David Sheppard, Gleadell’s Managing Director....
17 November 2014
ICRISAT Helps Farmers Producer Organisations
INDIA - To make agriclutre profitable to farmers, Hyderabad based United Nations organisation, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has organised a one day...
14 November 2014
How Are the Wheat Markets Faring?
GLOBAL - Despite a forecast rise in global stocks, US markets have resumed their upward trend, supported by strength from neighbouring soy and corn markets, writes David Sheppard, Gleadell’s...
13 November 2014
Light Leaf Spot Disease Risk High for UK
UK - The HGCA-supported light leaf spot (LLS) service forecasts a very high disease infection risk in all regions of the UK for the 2014­–15 season....
07 November 2014
Pest Encyclopaedia is Essential Tool for Crop Bug Spotters
UK - The Encyclopaedia of pests and natural enemies in field crops details both the major and minor pests commonly associated with cropping rotations....
30 October 2014
Chinese Farm Produce Prices Continue to Fall
CHINA - The prices of major farm products in China fell slightly last week according to a survey of 36 large and medium-sized cities carried out by the Ministry of Commerce....
28 October 2014
MHP Reports Strong Performance Across all Sectors
UKRAINE - Integrated chicken, meat processing and grain company, MHP has reported good performance in the third quarter and first nine months of 2014 despite the economic-political challenges...
24 October 2014
India’s Vegetable Oil Imports up 21 Per Cent in September
INDIA - India has recorded a 21 per cent increase in vegetable oil imports for September 2014 at 1.04 million tonnes....
22 October 2014
Winter Crop Planting Almost Complete in Ukraine
UKRAINE - After earlier delays, 88 per cent of the forecast winter crop area for 2014/15 has been planted in Ukraine (as of 20 October), writes Anna Lockwood, Trainee Analyst, AHDB/HGCA Market...
21 October 2014
Editors Comment: Europe, Ukraine Leading Cereals Harvest
ANALYSIS - This year’s cereal harvest has generally been strong in Europe and Ukraine. Performance in the region was critical to counter some smaller cereals crops in Northern America and look...
17 October 2014
Historically High Yields for UK Cereals Confirmed by Defra
UK - Following last week’s release of the provisional UK production figures for wheat and barley, Defra have today published the oat and oilseed rape production figures, as well as provisional...
15 October 2014
New ‘Grain Market Daily’ Update Announced
UK - The AHDB/HGCA Cereals and Oilseeds Market Intelligence team has announced a new market product providing daily markets information....
10 October 2014
Chinese Farm Produce Prices Rise
CHINA - Chinese farm produce prices rose slightly according to the latest survey of 36 large and medium-sized cities carried out by the Ministry of Commerce....
Cabbage Stem Flea Beetle Oilseed Losses Estimated at 2.7 Per Cent
UK - Cabbage stem flea beetle (CSFB) damage has contributed to estimated losses of 2.7 per cent of the winter oilseed rape (WOSR) area in England and Scotland, according to a ‘snapshot assessment’...
07 October 2014
UK Reports Winter Oilseed Rape Losses due to Beetle
UK - Cabbage stem flea beetle (CSFB) damage has contributed to estimated losses of 3.2 per cent of the winter oilseed rape (WOSR) area in England and Scotland, according to a ‘snapshot assessment’...
01 October 2014
Emergency Insecticide Use May be Too Late for Some
UK - Emergency use of the crop protection product Insyst has been authorised to protect winter oilseed rape from further damage by cabbage stem flea beetle following growing pressure from farmers...
29 September 2014
Help for Farmers Selecting New Farm Bill Programs
US - Farmers across the country making important decisions on new Farm Bill created safety net programs can consult a new online resource from this week....
2014 China Cereal Harvest Forecast At Record Level
CHINA - Harvesting of the 2014 early double rice crop was completed at the end of July, while that of single and late double crops will be concluded by November....
23 September 2014
HGCA: Largest UK Cereals Stocks Since 2008/09, French Wheat 'Finding its Demand'
GLOBAL - Grain markets ended last week on a very bearish note, partly as production estimates continue to grow, according to the latest HGCA Market Summary Report. ...
17 September 2014
India’s Oilmeals Export down 36 Per Cent
INDIA - India’s oilmeals export has posted a 36 per cent negative growth during April to August at 864,929 tonnes....
10 September 2014
Path Opens to Oil Quality
UK - Steps to improve rapeseed oil quality have been taken as a result of HGCA-supported research....
08 September 2014
Chinese Food Prices Rise
CHINA - The prices of farm produce in China rose slightly in the last week of August. According to a survey of prices in 36 large and medium sized cities by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce....
02 September 2014
Ukrainian Poultry Meat Company Reports Rising Sales
UKRAINE - The new CEO of MHP S.A. reports strong performance by the company in the first half of 2014 as it increased overall output and sales of poultry – both in Ukraine and for export –...
26 August 2014
Is CAP Info to Farmers Lacking Vital Details?
SCOTLAND, UK - Growers in Scotland have begun planting crops that will be harvested under the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) regime yet they still have not been told what all the rules...
19 August 2014
CAP Compliance Advice for Cereals and Oilseeds Growers
UK - Defra has released important information on how the new Common Agricultural Policy will be implemented in England, including how the new ‘greening’ requirements will work in practice....
18 August 2014
Small Fall in Chinese Food Prices
CHINA - The prices of major farm produce in China fell slightly last week despite rises in meats and fish according to a survey of prices in 36 medium and large cities by the Ministry of Commerce...
14 August 2014
Make This a Healthy Harvest at Drilling Time
UK - Oilseed rape drilling is now well underway. With some seed treatment products restricted this year and others under threat, it’s critical that we look after those we have, keeping good...
12 August 2014
NFU to Evaluate 2014 Harvest with Annual Member Survey
UK - The first source of published data on UK crop production levels for this year will be generated by NFU members who are encouraged to complete the annual harvest survey of 2014. ...
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