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22 February 2011
Growing Fuel and Food Could Reduce Poverty
GLOBAL - Producing food and energy side-by-side may offer one of the best formulas for boosting countries' food and energy security while simultaneously reducing poverty, according to a new FAO...
Grains Council Egypt Office Open
EGYPT - The US Grains Council's office in Cairo has re-opened and programmes continue following the dramatic demonstrations over the last month. ...
11 February 2011
Restrictions Tighten on Ukraine Grain Exports
UKRAINE - The Government of Ukraine announced now requires all export contracts to be registered at the State designated Exchange starting. ...
10 February 2011
CFE Survey for Farmers to Make Every Acre Count
UK - Make every acre count is the message from the Campaign for the Farmed Environment (CFE) to thousands of farmers and land managers ahead of the Campaign's second annual survey. ...
27 January 2011
Optimizing Potassium Critical for Top Yields
Soil test trends coupled with environmental factors indicate applying potassium (K) fertilizer may be more important than ever for optimum crop yields. ...
05 January 2011
Pioneer Hi-Bred Acquires Two Regional Seed Companies
US - DuPont finalized the aquisition of Seed Consultants, Inc., Washington C.H., Ohio, and Terral Seed, Lake Providence, La., as part of its Pioneer Hi-Bred PROaccess business strategy. Terms...
23 December 2010
2011 Wheat, Corn Acres May Rise with Commodity Prices
US - Rising commodity prices for grain may mean more corn and sorghum acres in the south in 2011. ...
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. ...
08 December 2010
Climate Change Could Reshape Crop Agriculture
US - Midwest farmers could get a permanent dose of southern-style weather if future climate change projections are accurate, says a Purdue University agricultural economist. ...
03 December 2010
USGC Team Promotes Sorghum, DDGS at Conference
SWITZERLAND - The US Grains Council built on its long-standing presence at the Global Grains Conference to promote US sorghum and distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) to almost 900...
15 November 2010
USDA Issues First ACRE Programme Payments
US � The US Department of Agriculture has started issuing an estimated $420 million in 2009 crop Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) payments to producers enrolled in the ACRE programme...
12 November 2010
Non-Tannin Sorghum Tested for Egyptian Market
EGYPT - The US Grains Council (USGC) has introduced non-tannin sorghum to the Egyptian broiler market by carrying out feeding trials there....
03 November 2010
Developing Sorghum Crop Varieties Feed India
INDIA - New varieties of sorghum are bred to better meet the needs of India’s 208 million livestock farmers for animal feed, as well as to feed its growing human population, says the 2009 annual...
01 November 2010
Timing Right for US Sorghum Exports to Asia
GLOBAL - End-users and feed millers in Indonesia and Viet Nam are quickly learning the benefits of utilising US sorghum in their animal feed rations....
18 October 2010
Mozambique Has Potential as Major Sugar Exporter
MOZAMBIQUE - Strong production growth is predicted for sugar, poultry, maize and sorghum in the next five years, according to a new market report. ...
14 October 2010
Reinvention of Agriculture to Meet Global Challenges
GLOBAL - World renowned scientists speaking at the World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue have called for a radical transformation in the agriculture sector to cope with climate change, food security...
24 September 2010
EU Levy Limits Feed Grain Options
EU - Disruptions and price distortions in global grain markets following Russia’s grain export ban in August have influenced global grain prices and for some feed grains buyers, alternatives...
National Sorghum Foundation Awards Scholarships
US - The National Sorghum Foundation has announced the recipients of the 2010 Sorghum Challenge Scholarship and the Darrell T. Rosenow Memorial Scholarship....
23 September 2010
K-State Crop Scientists Honoured
US - Kansas State University scientists Jianming Yu and Mary Beth Kirkham will be honoured by the Crop Science Society of America at its annual meeting in Long Beach, California at the end of...
22 September 2010
Tunisia Grain Crop Update 2010
TUNISIA - Tunisia cereal production for 2009/2010 is estimated at 1.1 million metric tonnes, about 56 per cent lower than cereal production in the 2008/2009 campaign....
20 September 2010
Five Major Risks for World Grain Markets
GLOBAL - In a report entitled Where Next for Grains? Rabobank Food and Agri analysts outline five major risks facing world grain markets in the coming months....
17 September 2010
USGC Efforts Pay Dividends for Potential Market
SOUTHEAST ASIA - Thanks to over a year’s worth of legwork by the United Sorghum Checkoff Programme and the US Grains Council, US grain sorghum may soon be making inroads into key markets in...
16 September 2010
Future Soybean, Sorghum Growth Under Higher CO2 Levels
US - Crops responded positively to future levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2), but soil tillage practices had little effect on this response, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture...
14 September 2010
USGC Efforts Paying Dividends in SE Asia
US - Thanks to more than a year’s worth of legwork by the United Sorghum Checkoff Program and the US Grains Council, US grain sorghum may soon be making inroads into key markets in Southeast...
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