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18 February 2011
SunPower Expansion Calls for More Crops
US - SunPower Premium Cold Flow Biodiesel is adding a public, 24-hour biodiesel fueling station at its operation in Cumberland, Wisconsin....
16 February 2011
ABARES Says Winter Crop Up 19 Per Cent
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) has today released its latest Australian crop report, which estimates that the 2010-11 national...
11 February 2011
Benefits of Next Generation Canola Variety Testing
CANADA - A next generation canola variety testing program is moving forward this year to serve the needs of canola growers. ...
25 January 2011
Nitrogen Requirements for Late Season OSR
UK - This year's crop of winter-sown oilseed rape is looking more advanced compared to the same time last year, but that doesn't mean that growers should take their eye off the ball in terms...
20 January 2011
Management Tips for Unseeded Canola Acres
CANADA - Canola growers with excessive moisture in 2010 face many unknowns and issues for 2011. ...
Record Funding for Crop Research
CANADA - Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Bob Bjornerud have announced more than $7.4 million in crop-related research funding from the Saskatchewan...
13 January 2011
New Oilseeds Conference
UK - A new oilseed rape conference is being organised by United Oilseeds in conjunction with the HGCA to provide growers with access to the latest developments in oilseed rape research, establishment...
12 January 2011
Blackleg Risk Rises with Tight Canola Rotations
CANADA - Good returns from canola compared to other crops have encouraged many growers to tighten their canola rotations, says the Canola Council of Canada. ...
07 January 2011
Monsanto Reveils Project Progress in R&D Update
US - Several projects across platforms and crops designed to improve farmers' on-farm productivity and profitability advanced phases on Thursday as part of Monsanto Company's (NYSE: MON) annual...
16 December 2010
Land-Efficient Feed Enables Environmental Benefits
There is an intense ongoing debate regarding the potential scale of biofuel production without creating adverse effects on food supply, according to ncga.com. ...
10 December 2010
New App Assists With Seed Selection Decisions
CANADA - Monsanto Canada is launching a new mobile app under its Genuity® brand. ...
USDA Issues ACRE Programme Payments
US — The US Department of Agriculture will issue an estimated $10 million in Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) payments for the 2009 crop year to producers enrolled in the ACRE programme...
Fewer GHG Emissions With Canola Biodiesel
CANADA - New data from one of the foremost experts on Lifecycle Analysis demonstrates clearly that that the Canadian biofuels industry can count on Canadian canola for sustainable production...
08 December 2010
Cargill To Close Calgary Grain Terminal
CANADA - Cargill plans to shut a near-century-old concrete grain elevator near downtown Calgary. ...
06 December 2010
Grain Insurance In Development To Help Manage Seasonal Risk
AUSTRALIA - The Department of Agriculture and Food is working with the Western Australian grains industry to develop commercial insurance products, allowing growers to better manage seasonal...
30 November 2010
Monsanto to Increase Oilseed Canola Investment
CANADA - Monsanto plans to increase the amount of money it is investing in the oilseed canola, which can be used to create biodiesel. ...
29 November 2010
Limagrain UK Rebrands Seeds Portfolio
UK - Limagrain UK has re-branded its professional seeds portfolio as 'LG' (Limagrain Genetics), reflecting the global nature of its parent company's business. ...
25 November 2010
Dual Protection Against Canola Fungal Disease
CANADA - A researcher with the University of Manitoba says using Pseudomonas chlororaphis to control sclerotinia in canola offers two avenues of defence, writes Bruce Cochrane....
22 November 2010
Bacteria Potential to Protect Canola from Sclerotinia
CANADA - A researcher with the University of Manitoba reports a naturally occurring bacteria is showing potential as a biological agent for controlling fungal disease in plants, writes Bruce...
19 November 2010
Driving Benefits for Farming, Food Security and UK Economy
UK - Researchers have uncovered the genetic basis of remarkable broad-spectrum resistance to a viral infection that, in some parts of the world, is the most important pathogen affecting leafy...
11 November 2010
Excess Moisture Prompts Switch from Canola to Soy
CANADA - A crop production instructor with the University of Manitoba reports this year's excess moisture situation has prompted many farmers to abandon canola in favour of soybeans, writes Bruce...
08 November 2010
Weather Allows Farmers to Complete Harvest
CANADA - A crop production instructor with the University of Manitoba reports a three-week stretch of favourable weather during October has allowed Manitoba farmers to complete this year's harvest,...
Canola Prices Continue Upward Trend
CANADA – Canola prices on the ICE Futures Canada market are continuing to increase, with no apparent sign of the uptrend ending soon....
05 November 2010
Continued Growth for United Oilseeds
UK - United Oilseeds has announced continued financial growth during the company’s financial year to 30 June 2010, with annual turnover increasing by 5.2 per cent to £100.8 million. ...
04 November 2010
New Grower Self-certification Forms Not Justified
UK - The British National Farmers Union says that UK growers should not be pressured into providing any additional information as part of new grain and oilseed schemes. ...
01 November 2010
US Lifts Canola Plant Export Ban
GLOBAL – An export ban against Canadian canola meal from a Bunge Limited plant has been lifted by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)....
20 October 2010
2011 UofI Corn and Soybean Classics
US - As the end of the 2010 harvest nears, it's time to mark the calendar for the 14th annual University of Illinois Corn and Soybean Classics....
Uncertainty Over Drought Impact
AUSTRALIA – A grain handler in Western Australia has said that it is too soon to fully understand the impact of this year's drought conditions on crops in the region....
14 October 2010
Drought Causes Huge Financial Losses
AUSTRALIA – The Australian agricultural minister has warned that drought conditions in Western Australia could have hard-hitting consequences for bush farmers....
Canola Market 'Strong, But Lagging'
CANADA – There has been a great deal of activity in cash markets for canola, experts have said....
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