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13 February 2013
Meteorologist: 2013 Forecast for India, China, Australia, Europe
ANALYSIS - Drew Lerner, meteorologist and president of World Weather, Inc. told US farmers at the Allendale Ag Leaders Conference that the weather anomalies occurring around the world will continue,...
14 January 2013
Canadian Governments Invest C$6.5 Million Into Crop Research
CANADA - Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart have announced C$6.5 million in funding for 38 crop-related research projects....
09 January 2013
Scientists Learn How Multiple-genome Plants Reproduce
US - A study out of Harvard and Purdue universities is starting to unravel the genetic mechanisms that allow some plants to duplicate their entire genomes and continue to reproduce....
21 December 2012
Canadian Canola Promoted to India
CANADA - Canadian food, drink, and tourism will be showcased to the world as millions of viewers tune in to a popular Indian cooking and travel show this month....
05 December 2012
Canadian Wheat Board Ships First Load of Canola Overseas
CANADA - CWB recently dispatched its historic first shipload of canola from the Port of Prince Rupert. The cargo of 42,000 tonnes of Prairie canola is now travelling aboard the vessel Tai Health,...
29 November 2012
The Need for Phosphate Fertiliser in Alberta
CANADA - Phosphate (P2O5) fertiliser is the second most widely used fertiliser for crop production in Alberta. Phosphate fertiliser response depends on a number of factors including crop grown,...
21 November 2012
Canola Storage Considerations in November
CANADA - An Alberta Agriculture specialist says that November is a good time to ensure canola is stable going into winter....
15 November 2012
Solutions to Production Plateau
UK - Addressing shortcomings in current agronomic practice is one of the first steps needed to tackle the UK’s yield plateau in winter wheat and oilseed rape, according to a major new study...
09 November 2012
Palm Oil Production Peaks, Soybean Sector Turns to South America
ANALYSIS - Prices for palm oil on the global market are falling away from other oilseed prices because of a recent rapid growth in production, writes Chris Harris....
Harper Government Creates Trade Opportunities for Farmers
CANADA - The Harper Government is opening markets and creating more trade opportunities for the benefit of farmers and the food industry, outlined in a report issued by Agriculture Minister Gerry...
11 October 2012
Trans-Pacific Partnership Entry Good News for Canola
CANADA - The Canola Council of Canada welcomes the announcement today that Canada has entered into the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)....
10 October 2012
Markets Signal Rationing; Focus on South America
GLOBAL - World grain markets are showing signs of rationing after a series of poor harvests pushed commodity prices to a high level, according to a leading market analyst....
02 October 2012
Cargill to Build Canola Crush Plant near Camrose, Alberta
CANADA - Cargill has announced plans to build a canola processing facility near Camrose, Alberta. Subject to receiving all required approvals, construction is expected to be completed in time...
24 September 2012
Russia Loses 4.3m Grain Hectares to Drought
RUSSIA - The latest figures from the Russian agriculture ministry show that grain crops on 4.3 million hectares that had been planted this have been lost because of the drought. ...
21 September 2012
Harper Government Investing Strategically In Canola Sector
CANADA - Canada's canola sector will benefit from a targeted research and development plan to promote the industry's strategic growth. Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced support for the...
18 September 2012
Improved Price Outlook for SA Harvest
AUSTRALIA - This year’s crop could translate to a farm-gate value of around A$1.6 billion with further rain, according to the latest Crop and Pasture Report released by Primary Industries and...
Cargill to Build Canola Refinery in Saskatchewan
CANADA – Cargill has announced plans to build a world scale canola refinery at its Clavet, Saskatchewan, canola processing facility....
15 September 2012
Weekly US Grain Market Review
US - For the week of September 14, grain and soybean bids traded mixed compared to last week....
12 September 2012
Corn Ethanol vs Big Oil - Who Will Win?
ANALYSIS - Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, urged corn farmers to vocalize their opinions about the value of ethanol in order to counter the deep pockets and loud voice of big oil companies in...
Farm Produce Prices Begin to Fall
CHINA - The price of farm produce monitored by MOFCOM began to fall in 36 medium-and-large sized cities last week according to the Chinese Ministry of Commerce and price of material for production...
30 August 2012
GrainCorp Expands into Canola Processing
AUSTRALIA - Australian bulk grain handler GrainCorp is set to start producing and exporting edible oils....
29 August 2012
European Summer Crops Hit by Drought
EU - The summer crops in South and East Europe have been hit by drought with high temperatures and a lack of rainfall according to the latest Europe Mars Bulletin. ...
21 August 2012
Cargill Presents Canola Growers with Specialty Canola Contract
CANADA - Cargill Limited has announced the launch of their most aggressive Specialty Canola Oil (SCO) contracting programme offered to growers since 2005. ...
13 August 2012
USDA Forecasts Sharply Reduced Corn, Soybean Crops
US - The Agriculture Department’s first survey-based measure of crop yield potential for 2012 lowered production forecasts for both corn and soybeans dramatically, due to the continuing drought....
10 August 2012
Australia Rainfall Welcomed - Focus Shifts to Nitrogen Application
AUSTRALIA - Average to above average July rainfall in the eastern states has alleviated rainfall deficiencies in western New South Wales and has increased upper layer soil moisture in most areas....
09 August 2012
Researchers Rethink Strategy for Canola Aphids
AUSTRALIA - Winter weather does a good job of keeping insects such as aphids to a minimum, but with the coming warmer weather aphids will become more noticeable in crops....
03 August 2012
Australia Rains Expected to Help Winter Crops
AUSTRALIA - In the coming week up to 20mm of rain is forecast for cropping areas of Western Australia and south east Australia. The rain should provide timely moisture for the growth of winter...
27 June 2012
Canada Wheat Down, While Corn at Record Levels
CANADA - Canadian canola and wheat stocks down while total stocks of corn and soybeans at record levels....
20 June 2012
Control Blackleg Early to Minimise Canola Yield Losses
AUSTRLIA - Growers are encouraged to inspect young canola crops now for signs of blackleg disease, and apply a registered foliar fungicide if necessary....
13 June 2012
Purdue Expert to Speak at Bioeconomy Conference
US - A Purdue University expert in public policy issues involving biofuels will be a keynote speaker at a conference in Canada assessing the social, environmental and economic implications of...
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