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15 November 2011
Positive Outlook For Grains Industry
AUSTRALIA - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Joe Ludwig, has welcomed the release of the Australian Grains 11.2: Grains outlook 2011-12 and industry productivity report,...
14 November 2011
South Korean Trade Access Critical to Canadian Exports
CANADA & SOUTH KOREA - Grains and oilseed producers, maltsters and canola crushers are calling on the Government of Canada to re-engage South Korea in free trade talks immediately, to ensure...
ADM Offers Premium, Low-Risk Canola Production Contracts
US & CANADA - Archer Daniels Midland Company has announced contracts for high oleic Nexera® canola that offer premiums over commodity canola with "Act of God" (AOG) protection....
Canola Tumbles $15 as EU Debt Issues Rattle Market
CANADA - Canola futures and other crops fell last week, pressured by slow exports of US grains and worries about Italy's debt problems. ...
11 November 2011
Analyst Sees Canada, Australia Hiking Canola Sales
GLOBAL - A growing global rapeseed import requirement following poor crops in the European Union and China will open the door to larger sales of canola by Australia and Canada, Hamburg-based...
10 November 2011
Signs Good for Barley, Canola
AUSTRALIA - Harvest has begun and the weather this week is shaping up as critical for quality and access to important markets....
04 November 2011
Is Tillage Really Helping?
CANADA - Growers have made great strides in advancing no tillage and conservation tillage practices....
31 October 2011
Wheat Slump: Good Grain Crops, But World Prices Falling
AUSTRALIA - As grain growers in the northern Victorian Mallee and Millewa prepare to harvest one of their best wheat crops in a decade in three or four weeks time, they are watching wheat prices...
Winter Canola’s Potential as a Dual-Purpose Crop
US - Winter canola can be a valuable alternative crop for many producers in Kansas. It would be even more valuable to some producers if they could utilize winter canola as a dual-purpose forage...
27 October 2011
Government is Helping Farmers, Says Report
CANADA - The Harper Government is helping farmers to access more markets and a better bottom line, according to a new report. Beef, pork, canola, wheat, pulses and animal genetics were singled...
26 October 2011
Winter Canola’s Potential as a Dual-Purpose Crop Being Assessed
US - Winter canola can be a valuable alternative crop for many producers in Kansas. It would be even more valuable to some producers if they could utilise winter canola as a dual-purpose forage...
19 October 2011
Asia-Pacific Leading Global Glyphosate Market Growth
GLOBAL - The global market for glyphosate is forecast to reach 1.35 million metric tons by the year 2017. Major factors driving growth in the global glyphosate market include lack of a substitution...
17 October 2011
Got Canola with Green Seed?
CANADA - Growers waiting for green seed levels to drop before combining should weigh the risks. If the crop does happen to get enough rain and high humidity to lift canola moisture back above...
07 October 2011
Clubroot Intensified In Canola; Growers To Check Fields
CANADA - Growers in fringe areas where clubroot is at low levels or has not yet been detected are encouraged to check their fields. Noticing the disease before it gets serious is an important...
05 October 2011
Weather Boosts Crop Production as Harvest Begins
CANADA - Harvest is underway and with good mid-summer weather conditions behind them, Western farmers are anticipating increased production of canola, along with higher volumes of barley and...
04 October 2011
Ministry Seeks to Ease GM Food Safety Fears
GLOBAL - The Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) on Thursday pledged to ensure safety of genetically modified (GM) crops amid scientists' appeals for caution in commercialising such products. ...
29 September 2011
Spring Dry Bites into NSW Crops
AUSTRALIA - Dry and warm spring weather is eating into the State's winter crop yields, with the estimated harvest now down 27 per cent on what it was at the same time last year, Minister for...
28 September 2011
Hope Greek Crisis Progress Lifts Markets, Canola
CANADA - Hope that European leaders are acting to forcefully address the Greek debt crisis lifted most commodities on Tuesday, including canola. ...
26 September 2011
Bunge Expands Canadian Canola Processing Plant
CANADA - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited, announced that it plans to increase the capacity at a second of its four canola processing plants in Western Canada,...
23 September 2011
Cargill to Rebuild, Expand West Fargo Facility
US — Reaffirming its commitment to the region, Cargill will rebuild and expand its oilseed processing plant in West Fargo. Completion of the engineering plans will determine the project's...
20 September 2011
GM Crops Add $65 Billion Net Farm Income
GLOBAL - The biotech industry boosted farming across the globe to the tune of almost $65 billion during the period 1996 to 2009, according to the latest analysis published in the International...
19 September 2011
Winter Canola Planting 2011 Window is Open in Southwest
US - The window of opportunity to plant the 2011 canola crop is began Saturday, Sept. 10 2011 but continuing drought conditions may delay early seeding....
14 September 2011
ABARES: Favourable Conditions Lead to Large Crop
AUSTRALIA - Generally favourable winter growing conditions are expected to lead to a large 2011 12 national winter crop, according to the latest edition of the Australian Crop Report....
09 September 2011
CCC: Canola Performance Trial Data Available Soon
CANADA - The new Canola Performance Trials (CPT) 2011 is approaching the harvest phase, with data expected to be available to farmers in early November, the Canola Council of Canada (CCC) announced...
05 September 2011
Assessing Risks of Swathing Canola Too Early
CANADA - Some growers anxious about the calendar and the typical date of first killing frost are swathing canola early, at around 10-15 per cent seed colour change, says the Canola Council of...
29 August 2011
World Class Export Grains Innovation Centre for WA
AUSTRALIA - The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) today announced that it will partner with the WA State Government to establish a new Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre...
26 August 2011
Hot July-August Weather Helps Crops Catch Up
CANADA - The Canadian Wheat Board reports hot dry weather during July and August has helped crops throughout the eastern prairies catch up after a late start to spring planting and delayed early...
22 August 2011
Canada Launch FTA Promoting Agro-Trade
CANADA - The Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement which took effect last week is Canada's fourth bilateral trade deal with a Latin American country and eliminates tariffs on a range of goods...
Biotech Crops Gain Ground in Canada
CANADA - The area seeded to biotech crops in Canada has increased in recent years, reaching roughly eight million hectares (19.8 million acres) in 2011, according to a report from the U.S. Foreign...
Canola Growers Urged To Look Out For DBM
AUSTRALIA - Canola growers should be vigilant and monitor crops for diamondback moths (DBM), which are in unusually high numbers in parts of the northern agricultural region and near Esperance....
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