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08 May 2013
Taiwan Remains Reliable US Grain Customer
TAIWAN - Echoing sentiments expressed last fall at the US Grains Council's Export Exchange 2012, the Taiwanese feed industry reaffirmed their preference for US corn during meetings held in Taiwan...
29 April 2013
Barley Bred in Alberta is a Win for Prairie Growers
CANADA - The first malt barley bred by Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development is now to be commercially contracted for malt. Canterra Seeds and Canada Malting made the announcement that Alberta-bred...
10 April 2013
Brazil Faces Looming Transport Fuel Shortfall
BRAZIL - A new report concludes that Brazil will be unable to meet its domestic light vehicle demand for fuel as soon as 2017 if recent trends continue....
03 April 2013
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Eurozone Inflation Slowest for Two Years
In overnight news, there were new developments on the Cyprus banking crisis front Wednesday. The island nation reached an agreement with the IMF for an additional 1 billion Euro “lifeline”...
02 April 2013
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: EU Unemployed at Record Levels
GLOBAL - In overnight news, there was more dour economic data coming out of the European Union Tuesday. The number of Euro zone unemployed workers rose to a record level in February, which...
26 March 2013
South Korea's Price-driven Market Ready to Rebound
SOUTH KOREA - US Grains Council's talks with major South Korean importers send one message loud and clear: Korea has a strong preference for US corn provided that it is competitively priced....
21 March 2013
Importance of Sustainability Growing for Food Industry
ANALYSIS - Sustainability is becoming a major item for the food industry around the world, as resources become more restricted and demand grows....
20 March 2013
Syngenta Rebrands Corn Seed Brands Under Golden Harvest
US - Syngenta has announced a new approach within its dealer channel that focuses on growing and strengthening its network of Seed Advisors. Syngenta Seed Advisors combine their knowledge of...
22 February 2013
Brazil, Russia Agree Soybean Marketing Rules
BRAZIL - Brazil and Russia have signed an agreement that allows trade in products, mainly soybeans, between the two countries. ...
06 February 2013
Vietnam to Import Staple Foods from Argentina
ARGENTINA - The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of the Nation has reported that the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is now included in the list of countries registered to import...
05 February 2013
CME: Transition of Kansas City Wheat Futures to Chicago Trading Floor
US - CME Group has announced it will transition open outcry trading of Kansas City Board of Trade (KCBT) hard red winter (HRW) wheat futures and options to its Chicago trading floor beginning...
30 January 2013
Argentina Increases Import Tariff Rates on 100 products
ARGENTINA - Argentina increased import duties under the Common External Tariff (CET) of Mercosur for 100 products including agricultural products....
29 January 2013
China's Rice Imports Won't Endanger World Food Security: Ministry
CHINA - China's rising rice imports last year will not alter the supply and demand balance in the domestic rice market or threaten global food security, the Ministry of Agriculture has said....
28 January 2013
RFA, Growth Energy 'Outraged' by EU Proposed Ethanol Duties
GLOBAL - In reaction to the European Commission's recent proposal to impose duties on ethanol imported from the United States, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and Growth Energy released...
CME Group to Conduct Outreach on Expanded CBOT Grain, Oilseed Hours
US - CME Group has announced it will begin the process of conducting outreach to customers, producer groups and other market participants on expanded CBOT grain and oilseed trading hours....
25 January 2013
Writing and Presenting Scientific Papers
GLOBAL - What is the point of researching issues of animal health, welfare or production practices if the results and the message are not delivered to the public at large?...
24 January 2013
Significant Progress on European Sugar Talks
EU - Members of the European Parliament’s Agriculture Committee have voted to support an extension of the EU’s sugar regime until the 2019/2020 marketing year in a move backed by the NFU....
24 December 2012
Grain Hedge: Report Sends Wheat Spiraling Lower, Corn Finds Support
US - The USDA Supply/Demand report of Tuesday shocked the wheat market sending the grain sharply lower the last few sessions. ...
GeoGrain: Basis Levels Inch Higher
US - Basis levels were up modestly last week with sluggish demand keeping cash markets mostly quiet. ...
21 December 2012
No Storage Deficit Areas for 2012 Cotton Marketing Loan Program
US - The Department of Agriculture's Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) has announced that no storage deficit areas have been determined for the 2012-crop cotton marketing year....
Canadian Canola Promoted to India
CANADA - Canadian food, drink, and tourism will be showcased to the world as millions of viewers tune in to a popular Indian cooking and travel show this month....
12 December 2012
CFIA Delays Implementation of Proposed Import Requirements for Crops
CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has delayed the implementation of new import requirements on crops entering Canada....
30 November 2012
Indian Government Releases 70.00 Lac Tons Sugar for Open Market
INDIA - The Central Government has decided to allow 70.00 lac tons of non-levy sugar for open market sale, for the months of December 2012 to March 2013....
26 November 2012
Growing Populations and Wealth Changing Food Demand
ANALYSIS - The growth of the global population to reach over nine billion by 2050 is expected to change global consumption, supply and demand patterns for food, writes Chris Harris....
Minister Announces £3.6Million Boost for Agri Food Sector
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill has announced awards of £3.6 million to 19 companies under the Processing and Marketing Grant Scheme....
19 November 2012
Ag Survey Shows Decline in Farm Income; Land Values Rising
US - While the drought of 2012 continues to dampen expectations of farm income potential across much of the Midwest and Mid-South, agricultural lenders expect crop insurance and higher crop prices...
16 November 2012
China, India to Triple Consumption by 2020
GLOBAL - China and India will triple their domestic consumption to 10 billion in 2020, according to a study by Boston Consulting Group (BCG). ...
08 November 2012
P-Noy Proclaims 2013 as ‘National Year of Rice’
PHILIPPINES - President Benigno S Aquino III has declared 2013 as ‘National Year of Rice’ (NYR) and directed the Department of Agriculture (DA) to lead its celebration, as per Proclamation...
04 November 2012
US Corn Demand Would Drop Significantly Without Ethanol
ANALYSIS - How important is the US ethanol demand growth? Without it, total US corn demand will drop like a rock, writes Sarah Mikesell, TheCropSite senior editor. ...
02 November 2012
China Invests Over Six Trillion Yuan Into Agriculture
CHINA - To promote the development of its agricultural sector, China invested more than six trillion yuan ($930 billion) during the decade from 2003 to 2012, the highest in the country's history,...
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