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07 July 2014
NFSM Advocates Increased Oilseeds Pulses Output
INDIA - India’s General Council of the National Food Security Mission (NFSM) has advocated the increase of oilseeds and pulses production....
04 July 2014
Canola Plants Underwater?
CANADA - What happens to canola plants that are underwater for a few days? Here’s a detailed explanation from Murray Hartman, oilseed specialist with Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development:...
30 June 2014
Screen Your Waterhemp for Herbicide Resistance
US - Herbicide-resistant waterhemp populations continue to expand into more areas of Illinois each season, writes Aaron Hager, University of Illinois....
Knowledge Is Key to Strong Canola Crop
AUSTRALIA - “Haddon Rig” farming manager Justin McMillan is a firm believer of the phrase ‘knowledge is power’ after trialing a variety of different canola harvesting techniques, writes...
27 June 2014
Growing Degree Days Reach Levels to Trigger Bertha Armyworm
CANADA - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's map shows the regions where growing degree days (Base 7°C) have reached sufficient levels to trigger emergence of bertha armyworm adults from pupae....
26 June 2014
Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks Resume Next Week in Canada
GLOBAL - Twelve country officials involved in the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations plan to meet in Ottawa from July 3 to 12 to iron out outstanding issues like tariffs and intellectual...
23 June 2014
Canadian Canola Crop Offers China Health and Wealth
CHINA & CANADA – The Canadian canola crop offers China both health and wealth by producing one of the healthiest vegetable oils in the world and being crushed and distributed domestically,...
Falling Agricultural Output Forecast for Australia
AUSTRALIA - A decline of between four and five per cent in agricultural output is forecast in the latest outlook from ABARES, with reductions expected in both the crop and livestock sectors....
11 June 2014
Reduced Rainfall Affects Australia Winter Crop Season
AUSTRALIA - Timely and ample rainfall will be critical to winter crop development, despite an encouraging start to the 2014-15 season, according to the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource...
27 May 2014
Canola Growers File Level of Service Complaint with Canadian Transportation Agency
CANADA - The Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA) has filed a Level of Service Complaint with the Canadian Transportation Agency, contending that Canadian National Railway and Canadian...
20 May 2014
India Food Output Target Up by 1 million Tonnes
INDIA - India is likely to produce 264.38 million tonnes of food grains during 2013-14 (includes kharif 2013 and rabi 2013-14 crops), according to the Indian agriculture ministry, writes Jagdish...
14 May 2014
India’s Oilmeal Exports up 20 Per Cent in April
INDIA - India has recorded a 20 per cent increase in oilmeal exports at 236,835 tonnes for April 2014, as compared to 197,554 tonnes, the Solvent Extractors’ Association of India (SEA) said...
12 May 2014
Stable Outlook to Indian Edible Oil Sector
INDIA - Mumbai based credit rating agency, India Ratings has assigns stable ratings to edible oil sector and the companies within the sector for fiscal year 2014-15 (FY15) from negative....
06 May 2014
What Corn-Canola Comparisons Tell Us about Neonics and Bees – Plenty Actually
ANALYSIS - “Why are there problems for bees associated with the growing corn but not canola, when both are planted using neonic-treated seed?” ...
01 May 2014
New Canada Canola Price Alternatives
CANADA - Farmers with their own futures account may consider buying a put option to lock in a minimum futures price while still being able to take advantage of a higher price should that be available....
30 April 2014
India Oilmeal Exports Down 11 Per Cent
INDIA - India has recorded an 11 per cent drop in oilmeal exports to 4.33 million tonnes for the 2013-14 financial year ended....
24 April 2014
Return to Normal Yields Forecast to Decrease in Total Oilseeds
CANADA - A return to normal yields is forecast to result in a six per cent decrease in total oilseeds (canola, soybeans and sunflowers) for 2014/2015....
17 April 2014
Ag Minister Promotes Canadian Wheat, Canola in South Korea
CANADA - A cooking demonstration has been held in Seoul for 100 guests, showcasing Canadian foods including beef, pork, lobster, canola oil and wheat....
10 March 2014
Meat Prices Stable But Food Price Index on the Rise
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index rebounded in February, up more than two per cent from January as the result of increased prices for sugar, oils, cereals and dairy products; meat prices fell...
04 March 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Risk in Markets Amid Ukraine Unrest
GLOBAL - It appears the situation regarding the Russian military invasion of Crimea and the civil unrest in Ukraine has de-escalated just a bit Tuesday, which has put some risk appetite back...
28 February 2014
Alberta Farmers Learn About New Crop Options, Weed Resistance
CANADA - At the recent Agronomy Update conference held in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, farmers heard presentations on crop pests, weed control, soil fertility, new crop options, grain storage and...
24 January 2014
Agricultural Commodity Prices Expected to Remain Firm
EU - Based on a number of assumptions, a new report from the European Commission forecasts that agricultural commodity prices will remain firm over the medium term, supported by growing global...
16 January 2014
Canada Governments Invest C$7 Million into Crop Research
CANADA - Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart and Member of Parliament Kelly Block (Saskatoon-Rosetown-Biggar), on behalf of Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, has announced nearly...
13 January 2014
Bold Targets for Canada's Canola Sector
CANADA - The Canola Council of Canada (CCC) has announced a new 10-year plan to capitalize on the world’s growing appetite for healthier oils and protein....
New Canola Meal Website, Canolamazing.com, Launched
The Canola Council of Canada has launched of Canolamazing.com, a new website showcasing the facts and firsthand accounts of using canola meal....
10 January 2014
Support for Canada Canola Sector’s Strategic Vision
CANADA - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz has expressed the Government’s support for the Canola Council of Canada’s new strategy to expand production and grow markets....
10 December 2013
Grains Mostly Weaker in Aftermath of USDA Supply and Demand Report
ANALYSIS - Corn futures moved lower at midday Tuesday, after seeing a slight bounce following a mildly bullish USDA supply and demand report for December. ...
06 December 2013
Record Canola Crop Reflects Momentum in Industry
CANADA - News that the 2013 canola harvest reached nearly 18 million tonnes is a sign that the industry is continuing to gain momentum, the Canola Council of Canada (CCC) announced....
04 December 2013
Australia Crop Production Increases, with Regional Variations
AUSTRALIA - Winter crop production is forecast to increase by 12 per cent this season to a total of 42.1 million tonnes, according to the December edition of the Australian Crop Report....
02 December 2013
Investment to Strengthen Agricultural Ties with Vietnam
CANADA & VIETNAM - During a trade mission to Vietnam, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and his counterpart, Vietnamese Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Cao Duc Phat, announced that the...
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