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09 August 2011
Russian Grain Harvest Increasing
RUSSIA - The latest figures from the Russian Agriculture ministry show that 13.3 million hectares - about a third of the planted area of the Tyumen region of the Urals - has been harvested, producing...
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....
08 August 2011
Farmers Wait for Rain to Save Crops
AUSTRALIA - Farmers in New South Wales are growing concerned about the amount of rainfall they are experiencing and hoping for more rain this week. ...
05 August 2011
Cereal Rust Infects Crops Early in Season
AUSTRALIA - Grain growers throughout the southern cropping region are being warned of the potential for yield losses from cereal rusts following early reports of infections in crops in Victoria,...
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...
26 July 2011
Crop Conditions as of July 14, 2011
CANADA - Virtually all areas of the province received rain during the past two weeks. In the Southern and Central Regions precipitation ranged from 5 to 60 mm. ...
21 July 2011
Innovative Capacity Key For Grains Industry
AUSTRALIAN - The innovative capacity of grain growers should be lifted if the industry is to boost productivity over the medium term, according to research carried out by the Australian Bureau...
20 July 2011
Herbicides Can Add Set Back to Stressed Crops
CANADA - Herbicides are designed to help crops but they can also hurt them when they're under stress as many are this year....
01 July 2011
Biodiesel Hits 2 Per Cent Content Milestone
CANADA - Canada's canola industry is celebrating a milestone in the development of Canada's biodiesel industry as the two percent renewable content requirement in diesel fuel sold in Canada comes...
30 June 2011
HGCA Global Market Update
GLOBAL - The world continues to have economic concerns, stemming partly from Greece, which has led to investors liquidating some of their bought commodity positions. ...
28 June 2011
Canadian Wheat Seen at 9.54Mha
CANADA - By 1st June, Canadian farmers had planted or intended to plant 9.54Mha of wheat for harvest 2011, 12% more than was planted for harvest 2010 but nearly 0.5Mha less than was indicated...
24 June 2011
Wet Weather Leaves Millions of Hectares Unseeded
CANADA - Last year was bad for some western farmers but another soggy spring has set the stage for one that could even be worse, sucking an additional $1.5 billion to $2.5 billion out of the...
22 June 2011
Slow Growth to Impact Crop Yield and Quality
CANADA - A plant science instructor with the University of Manitoba says the ongoing cold wet weather that delayed planting this spring has slowed crop development and will reduce crop yields...
21 June 2011
Combine Clinic Helps Growers Pick Up Profits
CANADA - Research and in-field evaluations have shown that canola growers lose up to five bushels per acre out the back of their combines. ...
17 June 2011
Recent Rainfall Not Enough?
U.K - The Country Land and Business Association have today announced that the recent rainfall is not enough to help recover from the recent drought and that sustained rainfall is needed to aid...
16 June 2011
Herbicide Carryover Can Stop Canola Emergence
CANADA - Seedlings that curl up and start to brown off before emergence could be infected with seedling disease. But they could also be damaged by herbicide carryover. ...
Significant Drop in Wheat and Oilseed Yields Forecast
UK - Wheat and oilseed rape yield is likely to be significantly down on the five year average, according to NFU members in a survey run between May and early June this year....
14 June 2011
USDA Crop Progress Report - June 13, 2011
US - There is little surprise in this week's USDA Crop Progress Report with corn up 5 percentage points to 99 per cent planted as of June 12, writes Sarah Mikesell, senior editor of TheCropSite.com....
09 June 2011
Did You Walk Your Fields Today?
CANADA - Canola growers are encouraged to walk their fields a couple times a week — or more — until plants are firmly established and growing strong....
The What, Where, Why of White Mold
US - Caused by the fungus Sclerotinia sclerotiorum, white mold is an important yield limiting disease of soybeans in the North Central United States. ...
08 June 2011
CCC Welcomes $50 Million for Research
CANADA - The Canola Council of Canada (CCC) welcomes the commitment made in the federal budget of an additional $50 million over two years for agriculture research and innovation. ...
03 June 2011
Is It Too Late To Plant?
US - It's inevitable when corn and soybean acreages remain unplanted on June 1 to hear the question, "When is it too late to plant?" ...
02 June 2011
Canola Crop and Weather Update
CANADA - Canola seeding is 90 to 95 per cent complete in Peace (B.C. and Alberta), according to the Canola Council of Canada. ...
23 May 2011
EU Council Debated on Cereal Prices, Sugar Quotas
EU - The proposal on increasing the intervention price of cereals and sugar production quotas was debated by agricultural ministers in Brussels. No decision was taken on the negotiations on a...
Viterra Trials New XCEED Canola Varieties
GLOBAL - Viterra is pleased to announce it will be conducting trials this year to test several new XCEED® canola hybrid varieties. ...
20 May 2011
Record Canola Crop Forecast
AUSTRALIA - Australia has been forecast to produce its biggest canola crop on record this harvest. ...
16 May 2011
Dow's Hyland Seeds Expands Nairn Cereal Research Lab
CANADA - In a move that cements its commitment to growth and expansion, Hyland Seeds, a division of Dow AgroSciences, has purchased the Thompsons Limited facility located on Ross Side Road....
13 May 2011
Canadian Canola, Barley Stocks Down, Corn Up
CANADA - Canadian stocks of barley and canola at the end of March were down from year earlier levels, Statistics Canada reported Friday. ...
10 May 2011
Future For Manitoba Oilseed Production Looks Bright
CANADA - An oilseed specialist with Manitoba Agriculture Food and Rural Initiatives says the future looks bright for oilseed production in Manitoba, writes Bruce Cochrane. ...
09 May 2011
Genetic Research Key to Controlling Blackleg
CANADA - A plant pathologist with the University of Manitoba suggests the development of canola varieties resistant to new strains of blackleg holds the most promise for controlling the disease...
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