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11 October 2010
Heat Wave Decimates Crops
AUSTRALIA – Farmers in Western Australia have seen their crops shrivelled by a heat wave this weekend, raising concerns for crop output....
07 October 2010
North Dakota Harvest Disrupted By Rain
US – Specialist cutters have been drafted in to harvest crops in North Dakota, but their progress has been hampered by wet weather in the region....
05 October 2010
Farmers Given Cash Advance Extensions
CANADA – Crop farmers who have been affected by flooding and poor weather conditions have been granted more time to repay government cash advances....
04 October 2010
Canola Prices Expected To Fall
CANADA – Canadian Canola futures are expected to fall in price, following annual highs over the past week of trading....
Farmer Opposes Locust Spraying Programmes
AUSTRALIA – A farmer in Victoria, Australia, is voicing his opposition to the widespread locust spraying programmes that have been instigated in four of the country's states....
01 October 2010
More Rapeseed, Fewer Cereal Acres in Scotland
SCOTLAND, UK - Scotland's Chief Statistician has published Provisional Results From The 2010 June Agricultural Census on land use, crop areas and livestock....
30 September 2010
Farmers Hoping for Improved Harvest Conditions
CANADA - Farmers in Southern Manitoba are hoping that positive weather conditions will allow them to push ahead with cereal and canola crop harvests....
27 September 2010
Economist Recommends Selling Crops Early
US - An economist has advised that farmers should consider selling at least half of their corn crops before the end of the harvest season....
23 September 2010
Frost Threatens High-Yield Grains
CANADA – Farmers in the Canadian province of Alberta are hoping that improved weather conditions over the next week will allow them to harvest their grains and take advantage of the current...
16 September 2010
Victoria Floods See Canola Crops Written Off
AUSTRALIA – Oilseed farmers in south-western parts of the Australian state of Victoria have reportedly decided that their canola crops are worthless – and will begin operations to spray them...
14 September 2010
Cold Weather Threatens Canola Crop
CANADA – Soybeans have enjoyed a second day of gains, amid concern that freezing weather in parts of north-east China and the Canadian prairies will dent the world's oilseed output, threatening...
07 September 2010
Hybrid Canola Proving Popular With Farmers
AUSTRALIA – Significant increases in the adoption of hybrid canola varieties have led to transgenic species of the oilseed accounting for 40 per cent of Australian seed sales this year, it...
26 August 2010
Insecticide Approved For Canola Moths
AUSTRALIA – Farmers of canola on the Lower Eyre Peninsula in the South Australia state have been granted a permit to use horticultural insecticides on their crops. ...
23 August 2010
Feral GM Canola 'Running Wild'
US – Transgenic canola plants are growing wild across much of the US state of North Dakota, according to scientists, with new varieties developing that have never before been seen in nature...
17 August 2010
Dry Weather Cuts WA Canola Hopes
WESTERN AUSTRALIA, AUSTRALIA – Oilseeds analysts have trimmed estimates for the canola crop of the country's most important farming state, citing persistent dry weather for their cautious approach,...
16 August 2010
Mouse Plague Moving to Victoria
AUSTRALIA – The invasion of mice in fields across South Australia is reported to be easing but the problem may now have moved to Victoria, according to one news supplier....
09 August 2010
Canola Could Help Mining Industry
AUSTRALIA - A biofuels company is hoping that a new variety of canola can be used to supplement the mining sector's increasing demand for diesel....
06 August 2010
GM Crops Established In The Wild
US – Scientists in the US have uncovered new evidence that genetically modified (GM) plants can survive - and potentially thrive – in the wild, with a chance of lasting for decades. ...
29 July 2010
More Staff For Manildra Canola Mill
AUSTRALIA – A canola processing plant in west-central New South Wales is set to increase its workforce by up to 25 per cent, an Australian news source has revealed....
27 July 2010
Canola Growers Seek Insecticide For Grub
AUSTRALIA – Farmers of canola on South Australia's Eyre Peninsula are calling for an emergency permit to use insecticide, as they battle to control the potentially devastating diamondback moth...
22 July 2010
Prairie Farmers' Woes 'Could Benefit Alberta'
CANADA – Farmers in the Canadian state of Alberta could soon be reaping benefits as poor weather in other provinces boosts prices for wheat and canola....
19 July 2010
Locusts A Major Concern For Grain Farmers
AUSTRALIA – Grain growers in Australia are concerned that their produce could be rejected come harvest time, because of the number of locusts making it into the final output....
16 July 2010
Canola Growers Fighting Mystery Disease
CANADA – Farmers with fields of canola in Canada have been urged not to throw expensive treatments at unexplained ailments or strange growths without first understanding the cause of the problem....
Monsanto Expands Alberta Seed Facility
CANADA – Monsanto Canada has revealed its plans to spend $14 million to expand and upgrade its seed manufacturing plant in Lethbridge, Alberta....
15 July 2010
The Rise Of The Grubs
AUSTRALIA – Growers of canola in South Australia are battling persistent pests which threaten to decimate this season's crop. ...
12 July 2010
Canada Growing its Commitment to Canola Industry
CANADA - The Canadian Government is investing in the growth of Canada’s canola crop in international markets....
07 July 2010
Canola 'Progressing Well'
CANADA – Producers of the rapeseed variant canola in Canada have seen their crops thriving over the last week, as temperatures in the country have soared....
Trade Mission Advances Access to China
CANADA - Canadian Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz has completed his third successful trade mission to China in less than a year. ...
EuroTier 2010: 1,700 Exhibitors from 46 Countries
GERMANY - The top event for expert animal farmers, EuroTier 2010, is being held for the ninth time at the Exhibition Grounds in Hanover from 16 to 19 November 2010....
05 July 2010
Wheat Growers Switch To Oilseeds
US – Many farmers across the US state of Oklahoma have moved away from their familiar crops to explore more lucrative options, it has been revealed....
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