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10 June 2014
Cambodia's 2014 Rice Production Forecast Stable
CAMBODIA - Early planting of the 2014 main season paddy crop, accounting for almost 80 per cent of the annual production, is currently underway. Below average rains in the main rice?producing...
Prospects for Bhutan 2014 Cereal Crops Favourable
BHUTAN - Harvesting of the 2014 minor winter season crops, mainly wheat and barley, is currently underway and will continue until the end of July. ...
09 June 2014
Improved Prospects for Haiti 2014 Spring Cereal Season
HAITI - Planting of the main spring cereal season is mostly concluded. After lower-than-normal precipitation in March, remote sensing data indicate well above-average precipitation since mid-April...
South Korea's 2014 Rice Production Forecast Stable
SOUTH KOREA - Planting of the 2014 rice crop has just started and is expected to continue until June. ...
06 June 2014
Prospects for Serbian Winter Cereals Negatively Impacted by Recent Floods
SERBIA - In early May 2014, in Serbia prospects for winter cereal crops (mainly wheat and barley), for harvest from June/July were favourable owing to a mild winter. The wheat crop was forecast...
Good Prospects for Cameroon's Current Crops
CAMEROON - The main season maize crops will be harvested from June in the bimodal centre and south. Satellite-based information and analysis indicate that crop growing conditions from March to...
Focus on Harvesting Efficiency at Cereals
UK - One of the stars of the HGCA stand at Cereals will be a 70 year-old veteran combine harvester....
05 June 2014
Prospects for Winter Cereals Negatively Impacted by Recent Floods
BOSNIA and HERZEGOVINA - Up to mid-May 2014, owing to a mild winter, winter crops for harvest in June/July were reported to be in satisfactory conditions. Planting of spring crops was proceeding...
Significant Moisture Deficit Affecting Yields
RWANDA - Harvesting of the 2014B season (February-July) beans crops is underway, while the cereal harvest is scheduled to begin in June. ...
04 June 2014
Favourable Weather Conditions for Planting of Paddy and Maize Crops
THAILAND - Planting of the 2014 main season cereal crops, including rice and maize, is currently ongoing. Remote-sensed data indicate that rainfall since mid-April has been above average over...
Bangladesh 2014 Wheat Production Estimated Higher
BANGLADESH - Harvesting of the 2014 mostly irrigated small wheat crop was completed by April. FAO’s latest estimates point to a production increase of 2 percent from last year’s good level...
26 May 2014
Feed the Future: Thinking Beyond Crop Harvesting in Africa
US & AFRICA - Purdue University researchers will lead a $5 million, five-year effort to help countries in sub-Saharan Africa reduce hunger and poverty fueled by food waste....
Argentina's 2014 Maize Production Estimated Above Average
ARGENTINA - Harvesting of the 2014 maize crop is well advanced. Preliminary estimates point to a production of 25 million tonnes, better than earlier expected due to a recovery in precipitation...
China's Hubei Province Enters Wheat Harvest Season
CHINA - Wheat farmers in China's Hubei province have begun to harvest the 16.82 million mu (about 1.1 million hectares/ 2.7 million acres) of local wheat fields....
16 May 2014
Documenting Grain Loss in the Brazilian Harvesting Supply Chain
US & BRAZIL - Documenting grain losses at different stages of the supply chain provides an important baseline for measuring improvements of grain quality. Researchers in the Department of Agricultural...
09 April 2014
EU Vote Paves Way for Government Decisions on CAP - NFU
UK - A positive vote by MEPs means the Government is a step closer in making key decisions on implementing the next CAP reform in England and Wales, the NFU said....
31 March 2014
£4 Million Investment for UK Food Production Innovation
UK - Businesses including an urban farm and spin-outs from Universities across the UK have received a share of £4 million of funding from government and industry to develop their innovative...
10 March 2014
FAO Food Price Index Sees Sharpest Rise in Months
GLOBAL - Weather-related events and increased demand came into play as the FAO Food Price Index registered its sharpest increase since mid-2012, averaging 208.1 points in February 2014. The new...
07 March 2014
Crop Yields Have Kept Pace with Population Expansion
GLOBAL - As the world’s population has grown, considerable efforts have gone into boosting crop yields to try and feed these rising numbers. But what if crop yields had not increased in the...
06 March 2014
Latest EU Outlook: Good Harvests; Rising Milk, Meat Output
EU - In its latest short-term agricultural market outlook, the European Commission expects good harvests, rising meat and milk production....
04 March 2014
How Long Will it Take Farmers to Take Advantage of New Technology?
ANALYSIS - Farming in the 21st century is facing new pressures that often cannot be met by techniques, systems and equipment developed over the last 50 year, writes Chris Harris....
Winter Cropping Area in England and Wales up 14 Per Cent for 2014 Harvest
UK - The AHDB/HGCA Winter Planting Survey shows a rebound in winter cropping in England and Wales for harvest 2014, compared with harvest 2013....
25 February 2014
Farming Weathers Recession to Deliver for Nation’s Economy
UK - Farming is delivering for the nation’s economy and bucking the trend as one of the few success stories during the recession, a new NFU report has revealed today (Tuesday)....
24 February 2014
K-State Wheat Variety Continues to Lead Planted Acreage in Kansas
US - For the second year in a row, a variety of wheat developed by Kansas State University, is the leading variety in Kansas....
South Korea Cereal Production Increased in 2013 but Remained Below Average
SOUTH KOREA - In the Republic of Korea, the main staple crop, paddy rice, is planted in May-June and harvested in September-October....
20 February 2014
Record Lao Rice Crop Estimated in 2013
LAO - Planting of the 2013/14 mostly dry season irrigated paddy crop is almost completed, under generally favourable weather conditions....
17 February 2014
Record Harvest of Cambodia 2013/14 Main Season Paddy Crop Anticipated
CAMBODIA - Harvesting of the 2013/14 main wet season paddy crop began in early December and will continue in some areas up to February. ...
Record Bhutan Cereal Harvest Estimated for 2013
BHUTAN - Harvesting of the 2013 main season crops, mainly rice and maize, was completed by December....
07 February 2014
Above Average Libya Domestic Crop Production in 2013
LIBYA - The 2013 winter wheat and barley crops amounted to about 200,000 tonnes, similar to the previous year....
31 January 2014
Ample Grain Stocks, Favourable Weather Dampens Potential Price Rallies
GLOBAL - Markets continue to drift lower, despite severe cold weather entering the US plains. US exports remain routine, although in recent tenders the US has managed to tap into Egyptian business,...
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