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18 October 2011
Bill to Kill Canadian Wheat Board Due Today
CANADA - Legislation to end the Canadian Wheat Board's single desk marketing powers on western Canadian wheat and barley will be introduced by the federal government today, Agriculture Minister...
04 October 2011
Viterra Accredited to Export Bulk Wheat for Next Three Years
AUSTRALIA - As a major exporter of bulk wheat from Australia, Viterra has announced it has today received renewal of its existing accreditation to export bulk wheat for the next three years,...
30 September 2011
One Year to Save Australia’s Reputation for Quality Wheat
AUSTRALIA - Grain growers are worried Australia's reputation as a provider of high quality wheat will be tarnished when Wheat Exports Australia [WEA] is dismantled on this day next year....
29 September 2011
Government Reforms to Improve Wheat Export Marketing Arrangements
AUSTRALIA - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Joe Ludwig, has announced the Government's response to Productivity Commission recommendations regarding wheat export market...
23 September 2011
Government Reforms to Wheat Export Marketing
AUSTRALIA - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Joe Ludwig, has today announced the Government's response to Productivity Commission recommendations regarding wheat export...
12 September 2011
Kit and Knowledge at Tillage-Live
UK - One of the year's biggest cultivation demonstration show runs on Wednesday near Abingdon, in Oxfordshire. ...
05 September 2011
US Sorghum Potential in Southeast Asia
VIET NAM, MALAYSIA & INDONESIA - Sorghum is exceptionally well-suited for the tropical conditions in Southeast Asia because of its low vulnerability to molds and mycotoxins and physical characteristics...
02 September 2011
USGC Promotes US DDGS Use to Colombia
COLOMBIA - Earlier last month, the US Grains Council conducted a series of workshops in Colombia to promote US distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS) use to the poultry and swine sectors...
26 August 2011
US Corn Faces a New Competitor in Colombia
US, CANADA & COLUMBIA - With the implementation of the free trade agreement (FTA) between Colombia and Canada on August 15, U.S. corn exports will be facing a new competitor - Canadian feed wheat....
22 August 2011
Farmers Use Social Media to Boost Profits
UK - Farmers are turning to social media as a way to promote their business and boost profits, a survey has revealed....
18 August 2011
USGC Works to Smooth the Way for DDGS Exports
US & CHINA - China's regulatory requirements for imports of distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS) are complex, stringent, and a serious burden for US ethanol plants, but the US Grains...
15 August 2011
USDA Scientist Says Research Important to Growth
US - The chief scientist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture said last week that agricultural research being conducted in Kansas will have a "payoff for everybody."...
09 August 2011
CME: Corn Futures Closed Lower
US - September Corn finished down 17 3/4 at 675 1/4, 15 3/4 off the high and 4 3/4 up from the low. December Corn closed down 17 at 686. This was 5 1/2 up from the low and 15 off the high....
More Than 1,000 New Farmers Markets Across US
US - More than 1,000 new farmers markets have been recorded across the country, according to results released today in the U.S. Department of Agriculture's 2011 National Farmers Market Directory....
Corn And Soybean Production Prospects
US - The 2011-12 corn and soybean marketing year officially begins on Sept. 1. The 2010-11 marketing year is ending with a slowdown in the consumption of both corn and soybeans, suggesting that...
29 July 2011
Harper Government Helps Canada’s Canola Industry
CANADA - China has agreed to grant Canadian canola producers and exporters continued market access to the lucrative Chinese market while governments and industry continue to work towards finding...
08 July 2011
Food Labels to be Clearer for Consumers
EU - Food shoppers will be able to make better informed, healthier choices as the result of new EU food labelling rules approved by MEPs on Wednesday, according to the European Parliament. ...
16 June 2011
Oxfam's Phil Bloomer to Attend CropWorld Global 2011
U.K - Oxfam's Growing A Better Future report suggests factors affecting food pricing....
Cash Advice to Farmers Following Drought
UK - Cereal growers who anticipate a need for additional short term finance to overcome the impact of drought-restricted yields and high input prices should discuss their requirements with their...
Worthington's Achieves Red Tractor Certification
U.K - Worthingtons Ale recieved the Red Tractor Assurance stamp of approval yesterday at Cereals 2011....
15 June 2011
Entrepreneur Recognised in Grampian Awards
UK - A young entrepreneur who developed a cooking oil at the family farm and put it on the shelves of leading supermarkets is in the running for a coveted business award....
13 June 2011
MAP, FMD Funding Boost USGC Efforts in S Korea
SOUTH KOREA - US grain farmer checkoff investments in international market development, combined with USDA Foreign Market Development (FMD) and Market Access Programme (MAP) funds, have helped...
09 May 2011
Latest Varieties on Show at Cereals 2011
UK - Hundreds of cereals, oilseed and root crop varieties will be on show at this year's Cereals Event, including the latest additions to the various Recommended Lists vying for a place in growers'...
25 April 2011
Biotech Rice To Defeat Vitamin A Deficiency
BANGLADESH - Agriculture scientists in Bangladesh have plans to develop a genetically-engineered variety of rice enriched with Vitamin A in five years. ...
22 April 2011
Participatory Wheat Breeding Program
CANADA - A researcher with the University of Manitoba is calling on wheat growers to consider participation in a program aimed at developing new lines of wheat, writes Bruce Cochrane. ...
07 April 2011
China Viewed as Critical Long-term Trade Partner
CHINA - During his visit to China last week, US Grains Council President and CEO Thomas C. Dorr heard from Chinese sources that state corn reserves are 10-12 million metric tons (390-472 million...
05 April 2011
Programmes Advance Morocco's Importing Savvy
MOROCCO - One of Morocco's leading grain importers is beginning to shift its buying status from C&F (cost and freight) to FOB (freight on board), a change with important implications for US export...
01 April 2011
Georgia to Export Corn
GEORGIA - Georgia will export corn and products made of it, according to Business Georgia with reference to the statement of the Georgian Press Speaker Manana Mandzhgaladze made at a traditional...
22 March 2011
Farmers Show Support for Homegrown Biodiesel
CANADA - The Canadian Renewable Fuels Association in partnership with the Grain Farmers of Ontario, Koch Farms and Koch Logistics, and biodiesel blender and marketer FS PARTNERS, have launched...
14 March 2011
Crop Insurance Options in 2011
US - The following points address questions that have arisen during the 2011 crop insurance decision season: ...
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