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11 August 2014
Video: What Growers Can Do to Protect Blackleg Resistance Traits
CANADA - A new video from the Canola Council of Canada zooms in on blackleg, showing how the canola disease infects a plant, how it spreads throughout a field and what growers can do to protect...
08 August 2014
FAO Food Price Hits a Six Month Low in July
GLOBAL - Falling grain, oilseed and dairy prices push index to lowest level since January 2014....
04 August 2014
Pressure Remains on Global Grain Prices
GLOBAL - Rising Black Sea crop estimates, good US spring wheat yield potential and near-ideal weather for corn development have all combined to keep the pressure on global grain prices as US...
25 July 2014
India Targets 261 Million Tonnes of Foodgrains Output during 2014-15
INDIA - India has estimated 261 million tonnes of foodgrain output during 2014-15 fiscal year period, Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan, Indian minister of state for agriculture and food processing industries...
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....
15 July 2014
Cereal Harvest To Be Lower For Czechs
CZECH REPUBLIC – A smaller cereal harvest is expected in the Czech Republic this year, according to initial estimates by the Czech Statistical Office....
11 July 2014
India’s Food Grains, Oilseeds Estimates 264.4 MT in 2013-14
INDIA - Indian agriculture sector will see a record production of food grains and oilseeds in the year 2013-14, according to the Economic Survey for 2013-14, released on July 9, 2014....
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...
India’s Oilmeal Exports Down 31 per cent
INDIA - India’s oilmeal exports have posted negative growth of 31 per cent at 592,850 tonnes for the first quarter ended June 30, 2014 (April to June)....
07 July 2014
NFSM Advocates Increased Oilseeds Pulses Output
INDIA - India’s General Council of the National Food Security Mission (NFSM) has advocated the increase of oilseeds and pulses production....
04 July 2014
Canola Plants Underwater?
CANADA - What happens to canola plants that are underwater for a few days? Here’s a detailed explanation from Murray Hartman, oilseed specialist with Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development:...
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...
20 June 2014
Gleadell Market Report: US Markets Continue Decline
GLOBAL - US markets have mainly continued their recent decline, as a bearish USDA report added to the negative sentiment, writes David Sheppard, Gleadell’s Managing Director....
13 June 2014
India’s Oilmeals Export Down by 21 Per Cent
INDIA - India’s oilmeals export during April to May 2014 has recorded a 21 per cent decrease at 390,596 tonnes according to the Solvent Extractors’ Association of India (SEAI)....
29 May 2014
Straw from Oilseed as a New Source of Biofuels
UK - The bright yellow fields of oilseed rape are a familiar sight at this time of year, but for scientists what lies beneath is just as exciting....
27 May 2014
Canola Growers File Level of Service Complaint with Canadian Transportation Agency
CANADA - The Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA) has filed a Level of Service Complaint with the Canadian Transportation Agency, contending that Canadian National Railway and Canadian...
14 May 2014
India’s Oilmeal Exports up 20 Per Cent in April
INDIA - India has recorded a 20 per cent increase in oilmeal exports at 236,835 tonnes for April 2014, as compared to 197,554 tonnes, the Solvent Extractors’ Association of India (SEA) said...
12 May 2014
Farmers Expect to Plant More Oilseeds, Pulses and Fewer Cereals
CANADA - A weather and crop specialist with CWB reports prairie farmers are expecting to plant about the same number of acres this year as last, but more of those acres will be seeded to oilseed...
Stable Outlook to Indian Edible Oil Sector
INDIA - Mumbai based credit rating agency, India Ratings has assigns stable ratings to edible oil sector and the companies within the sector for fiscal year 2014-15 (FY15) from negative....
01 May 2014
High-yielding Forage Rape Ideal for Boosting Grazing Options
UK - New onto the official National List for 2014, Avon forage rape offers a significant uplift in dry matter yields (recording 130 per cent of control varieties in National List trials) for...
30 April 2014
India Oilmeal Exports Down 11 Per Cent
INDIA - India has recorded an 11 per cent drop in oilmeal exports to 4.33 million tonnes for the 2013-14 financial year ended....
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....
07 April 2014
FAO Food Price Index up Sharply for Second Consecutive Month
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 212.8 points in March 2014, up 4.8 points, or 2.3 per cent, from February and the highest level since May 2013....
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....
EU Poultry Meat Sales Help Boost MHP's Results
UKRAINE - A new expansion project, a 17 per cent increase in poultry meat production and 17,000 hectares more arable land all contributed to boost MHP's results for the last financial year. ...
28 March 2014
How Variable Fertiliser Application Can Remove Variability in Crop Yields
ANALYSIS - Variability of soil types in a field will produce variability right through the season and differences in biomass through the season will produce differences in yields....
26 March 2014
Warning to Growers as Light leaf Spot Risk Remains High
UK - Risk of light leaf spot is high according to an updated forecast from Rothamsted Research. The latest forecast takes into account winter rainfall from December 2013 – February 2014 and...
20 March 2014
Winter Crop Areas Up, but Livestock Down
SCOTLAND, UK - A first look towards this year’s harvest shows an increase in winter crop areas but livestock numbers have continued to fall....
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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