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06 February 2013
Vietnam to Import Staple Foods from Argentina
ARGENTINA - The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of the Nation has reported that the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is now included in the list of countries registered to import...
30 January 2013
Warm Up Your Forecast for 2013 at Commodity Classic
US - Growers who attend Commodity Classic in Kissimmee, Florida, this year will return home armed, not just with memories to last a lifetime, but also with the latest profit-producing information...
18 January 2013
Six New Ethanol Facilities Set for Brazil
BRAZIL - Brazilian biofuels producer Vinema Biorefinarias do Sul (VBS) is planning to build the country’s first ethanol fuel mills that use grain as raw material....
14 January 2013
USDA Grain Review: Markets Mixed Ahead of Reports
US - Compared to last week, grain and soybean bids traded mixed as traders awaited Friday’s USDA reports. ...
06 December 2012
Australia's Crops Stand up to Dry Conditions
AUSTRALIA - Australia’s cropping sector is in positive shape despite dry seasonal conditions, the Australian Crop Report has found....
NFU Applauds Approval of Grain Sorghum Under RFS
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) applauded the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recent announcement that it will qualify ethanol made from grain sorghum as an eligible biofuel under...
01 December 2012
USDA Grain Review: Wheat Leads Markets Higher
US - Compared to last week, grain and soybean bids closed higher with wheat leading the way....
22 November 2012
Major Funding to Help World’s Poorest Farmers
GLOBAL - Over 40 international research organisations are joining forces in a unique £16 million initiative of 11 research projects designed to increase sustainable crop yields for farmers and...
19 November 2012
USDA Grain Review: Markets Moderate to Sharply Lower
US - Compared to last week, grain and soybean bids closed moderate to sharply lower. ...
02 November 2012
APK-INVEST Sees Production and Sales Soar
UKRAINE - Ukrainian integrated pig meat processor APK Invest has seen revenue from sales in the third quarter of the year increase by 60 per cent compared to the same quarter last year....
29 October 2012
Economist: Global Grain Demand - It's All About China
ANALYSIS - Demand from China is currently driving and supporting the global grain market - that was the key message from Richard Pottorff, chief economist for Doane Advisory Services, at Doane's...
26 October 2012
Feedipedia – New Resource on Feed Ingredients
MEXICO – During the Latin American Animal Nutrition Congress in Puerto Vallarta, a new source for evaluating non-conventional feed ingredients for all types of livestock was presented, writes...
23 October 2012
Mexican Sorghum Buyers Look at Texan Sorghum Quality
MEXICO and US - En route to the Export Exchange 2012 conference and trade show, a team of Mexican sorghum feed grain buyers get a first-hand look at the quality of sorghum produced in Texas....
Doane Conference: China, US Farm Bill, Production Agriculture
ANALYSIS - The 2012 Doane Outlook conference focused on global trends, policy and production agriculture, writes Sarah Mikesell, TheCropSite senior editor, live from the conference in St. Louis,...
22 October 2012
USDA Grain Review: Mostly Lower Last Week
US - Compared to last week, grains and soybean bids traded mostly lower. ...
18 October 2012
Expert: Southeast US has Huge Bioenergy Potential
US - Dr Bill McCutchen, Executive Associate Director of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, sees the potential for the southeast to become the ‘Saudi Arabia’ for production of dedicated energy crops....
21 September 2012
What Price of Crude Oil Makes Ethanol Production Profitable?
US - There has been a great deal of interest this summer in the ethanol market, RFS mandates, and corn use for ethanol production, writes Scott Irwin, Department of Agricultural and Consumer...
18 September 2012
Sorghum Eyed as a Southern Bioenergy Crop
US - Sweet sorghum is primarily grown in the United States as a source of sugar for syrup and molasses. But the sturdy grass has other attributes that could make it uniquely suited to production...
Projected 2012 Crop Reporting District Yields Relative to Trend-line Yields
US - USDA’s National Agricultural Statistical Service has released projected 2012 Crop Reporting District (CRD) yields for Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri. These projected CRD...
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...
11 September 2012
USGC to Conduct Global Sorghum Assessment
US - The US Grains Council will be conducting a comprehensive global sorghum assessment over the course of the remaining calendar year. ...
03 September 2012
Agriculture Experts Assess Isaac Damage
US - Even as the remnants of Hurricane Isaac were leaving Mississippi on Friday (31 August), Mississippi State University Extension agents were assessing its impact on crops that were so close...
03 August 2012
Programme to Benefit African Farmers, Enhance Research Capabilities
AFRICA - Africa is the only continent that cannot feed itself. Food production per person is about the same as it was in 1960. One of the reasons is the prevalence of African witchweed, also...
20 July 2012
Biogas Crops Need More Consideration Says Expert
UK - Farmers growing crops for biogas need to pay as much attention to developing a sustainable crop rotation that provides stable, high methane yields as they do to producing the ideal mix of...
NCBiotech Launches Center to Commercialise New Crops
US - North Carolina hog producers and farmers could benefit from the launch of the Biotechnology Crops Commercialisation Center. ...
19 July 2012
Purdue Scientists Working to Make Drought-Resistant Crops
US - Purdue University scientists are working in several areas in the hope that future dry spells don't have the same effects on crops as this year's drought....
Ethanol Industry Struggles Worldwide
ANALYSIS - Excessive rains in Brazil's peak sugarcane crush season have slowed both sugar and ethanol production. The majority of sugar production is expected to be pushed into the second half...
18 July 2012
Few Bright Spots in Texas Crop Situation
US - If it’s true misery loves company, drought-hammered Midwestern farmers should find lots of company in Texas, said a Texas AgriLife Extension Service agronomist....
13 July 2012
NFU Supports Grain Sorghum Biofuel Finding
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson submitted comments today to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the Notice of Data Availability (NODA) Concerning Renewable...
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