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14 March 2011
Crop Insurance Options in 2011
US - The following points address questions that have arisen during the 2011 crop insurance decision season: ...
02 March 2011
Providing Bakers with a Recipe for Success
UK - Overseas buyers rolled up their sleeves and put this year's harvest to the test at the HGCA Bread Baking Workshop 2011. ...
UK Attacked for Not Backing Organic
UK - The Soil Association, the UK's organic farming body, has called on the British government to wake up to what Europe can teach the UK about backing organic food and farming. ...
01 March 2011
American Ethanol Sponsors RAB Racing in NASCAR
US - RAB Racing with Brack Maggard has signed American Ethanol as an associate sponsor on the No. 09 Toyota Camry driven by Kenny Wallace for the 2011 NASCAR Nationwide season. ...
23 February 2011
USGC Keeps Japan Informed About Corn Supply
JAPAN - The US Grains Council's 2011 Japan Corn Outlook Conference brought together an "A-list" of customers from Japan's feed, starch, and snack companies for the latest updates on US corn quality,...
17 February 2011
New Arable Monitor Farmers Named
UK - HGCA has announced the selection of two arable Monitor Farms for the Borders and Aberdeenshire. ...
14 January 2011
John Deere Joins Open Farm Sunday Sponsors
UK - John Deere has accepted an invitation to become the exclusive machinery sponsor for Open Farm Sunday, which this year takes place on 12 June. ...
24 December 2010
National Corn Yield Contest Winners for 2010
US - Advanced production techniques, informed growing practices and improved seed varieties helped corn growers achieve high yields in the National Corn Growers Association 2010 National Corn...
20 December 2010
Cargill Invests in New Feed Mill in Ukraine
UKRAINE - Cargill has announced plans to invest $7 million in Ukraine to construct a new animal feed mill that could be operational by the end of 2011. ...
NCGA and Pioneer Offer Social Media Training to Farmers
US - The National Corn Growers Association and Pioneer Hi-Bred are offering training to equip farmers to represent corn grower interests and counter misinformation using social media. ...
09 December 2010
USDA Holds Workshop on Margins in Supply Chain
US - Today a public workshop to explore the appropriate role for antitrust and regulatory enforcement in American agriculture was held by USDA and the US Department of Justice. ...
08 December 2010
Cargill To Close Calgary Grain Terminal
CANADA - Cargill plans to shut a near-century-old concrete grain elevator near downtown Calgary. ...
06 December 2010
Grain Insurance In Development To Help Manage Seasonal Risk
AUSTRALIA - The Department of Agriculture and Food is working with the Western Australian grains industry to develop commercial insurance products, allowing growers to better manage seasonal...
03 December 2010
Another First: USGC Work Produces DDGS Sale to Jordan
JORDAN - As a result of US Grains Council DDGS educational efforts, Jordan’s largest dairy producer contracted for the country’s first imports of US distiller’s dried grains with solubles...
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...
01 December 2010
New UK Opportunity to Provide Ecofuel Wheat
UNITED KINGDOM - Farmers in Lincolnshire can sell their wheat to a state-of-the-art local ecofuel plant. ...
29 November 2010
Limagrain UK Rebrands Seeds Portfolio
UK - Limagrain UK has re-branded its professional seeds portfolio as 'LG' (Limagrain Genetics), reflecting the global nature of its parent company's business. ...
19 November 2010
USGC - Its Role in a Year of Competitiveness
US - With global demand for food, fuel and fibre increasing at a rapid pace due to the growing economies like China and India, now is the time for US producers to capitalise on the opportunities...
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....
18 October 2010
Taiwan: Growing Market for US Barley
TAIWAN - Interest in US barley as a food product is growing amongst Taiwanese women. ...
06 October 2010
US Distillers Grains Arrive in Tunisia
TUNISIA - A 12,000-ton shipment of US distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) arrived in Tunisia on 19 September, just a couple of days ahead of a one-day DDGS conference held in Sfax,...
27 September 2010
US Soybean Export Council Hires New CEO
US - The US Soybean Export Council (USSEC) has announced the hiring of Jim Sutter as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). ...
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...
13 September 2010
'Orange Maize' A Good Source Of Vitamin A
US – New research conducted by scientists at Iowa State University (ISU) in the US has found that corn bred to contain increased levels of beta-carotene – dubbed 'orange maize' – is a good...
02 July 2010
Opposing Mercosur Talks
IRELAND - The President of the Irish Farmers Association John Bryan and the newly-elected President of the Ulster Farmers Union John Thompson have committed to working together to oppose the...
05 May 2010
Illinois Planting Ahead on Last Year
US - Planting in Illinois so far this year has been quicker than 2009 levels, it has been reported....
Breeding Improves Health Benefits of Wheat
EU - Wheat products, and in particular, wholegrain products, are important sources of dietary fibre, vitamins, minerals and other components which are beneficial for human health....
12 April 2010
Sorghum Crops Promoted
US - The Sorghum Checkoff and US Grains Council are sponsoring an international sorghum food use team visiting the US in a bid to create new markets for the crop....
19 March 2010
Deal Will Create New Corn Variety
GLOBAL – Evogene Ltd and Biogemma SAS are to develop and commercialise hybrid corn lines, displaying improved yield and drought tolerance....
18 March 2010
US Official to Promote Exports in Japan
US - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will be wisiting Japan from 5-9 April to promote US agricultural exports, as part of President Obama's efforts to expand US exports. ...
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