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28 October 2013
US Soy Harvest Delivers Better-than-expected Results
GLOBAL - The US soybean harvest continues to deliver better-than-expected yields and was rated as 63 per cent complete last Monday (21 October). The crop rating of good to excellent was increased...
15 October 2013
Pest Management, Cultivation Options and Grain Markets Focus of Event
UK - HGCA and NFU Cymru have joined forces once again to bring the latest arable information to cereal and oilseed farmers in Wales....
11 October 2013
World Cereal Production to Jump Eight Per Cent in 2013
GLOBAL - The outlook for global cereal supply in the 2013/14 marketing season remains generally favourable despite downward adjustments to forecasts for world cereal production and closing stocks,...
09 October 2013
What’s the Picture for EU Crops Post-harvest?
ANALYSIS - Protein crops are suffering throughout the EU, but favourable conditions in 2013 encouraged more spring planting to replace failed areas of winter crops, according to the latest EU...
04 October 2013
Can Science and Technology Meet Global Food Production Needs?
ANALYSIS - Future demand for food will define the shape of the livestock, agriculture and farming sectors and their support industries, writes Chris Harris. ...
02 October 2013
Texas Rain Spurs Wheat Planting; Slows Cotton Harvesting
US - Though much of the state remained under severe drought, rainfall during the last two weeks shrank the areas of extreme drought, according to the US Drought Monitor and reports from Texas...
Green Stem Syndrome Present in Some Indiana Soybean Fields
US - Some Indiana soybean fields are showing symptoms of green stem syndrome, a Purdue Extension soybean specialist says....
Haiti's Cereal Production Recovers from Poor 2012
HAITI - The harvest of the 2013 main (spring) cereal season was completed in September. ...
26 September 2013
More Rice Expected as Philippine Harvest Season Peaks
PHILIPPINES - The Antique Provincial Agriculture Office expects an increased rice sufficiency level as the harvest season peaks this month. ...
25 September 2013
Potential Changes in Corn, Soybean Acreage Estimates
US - As the Midwest corn and soybean harvest accelerates, most of the production attention is focused on yield reports. Still, last week's report of planted acreage from the USDA's Farm Service...
23 September 2013
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Forecast: Markets A 'Mixed Bag'
ANALYSIS - The marketplace is a bit of a mixed bag as the week kicks off, according to grains analyst Jim Wyckoff, with soybeans under pressure due to harvest progress....
Canada Winter Cereals Yield Better Than Expected
CANADA - The executive director of Winter Cereals Canada reports the yield and quality of the 2012-2013 winter cereal crop has been far better than had been expected....
20 September 2013
Excellent Cereal Crop Yields Reported by Manitoba Farmers
CANADA - Manitoba Agriculture Food and Rural Initiatives reports, for the most part, cereal crop yields across the province this year have been excellent....
18 September 2013
Growers Encouraged to Take NFU Harvest Survey
UK - The NFU is inviting members to help gauge the impact of another year of extremes in the 2013 Harvest Survey. ...
Mexico 2013 Maize Production Firm at Last Year’s Strong Levels
MEXICO - Harvesting of the 2013 autumn-winter maize crop was completed in August and the output is estimated at about 4.8 million tonnes, about 13 per cent below the good crop of the same season...
Is 2013 a Transition Year for Grain Farmers?
US - Last year's drought is having far-reaching consequences on the demand for and prices of agricultural inputs for the 2014 crop, according to Purdue Extension agricultural economist, Alan...
16 September 2013
South Korean Cereal Harvest Forecast to Increase in 2013
SOUTH KOREA - In the Republic of Korea, the main staple crop, paddy rice, is planted in May-June and harvested in September-October. ...
13 September 2013
Gambia Anticipating Good Cereals Harvest in 2013
GAMBIA - Good crop harvests are expected in 2013 for Gambia and the food supply situation has improved in 2012/13 compared to the previous year....
12 September 2013
Special Report: Monthly USDA Data Bearish for Corn, Mildly Bullish for Soybeans
ANALYSIS - Corn futures slumped to a four-week low Thursday in the wake of a bearish slight rise in the US corn production figure from USDA's latest monthly supply and demand report for September,...
Variable Winter Crop Outlook Across Australia
AUSTRALIA - The outlook for Australia’s winter crop production remains positive, with the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) forecasting production...
11 September 2013
Cherkizovo Harvest Figures Beat Last Year
RUSSIA - Russian meat and fodder manufacturer, Cherkizovo Group, had harvested approximately 117,000 tonnes of grain, by 10 September, beating last year’s total harvest of 115,000 tonnes. ...
10 September 2013
Dry Harvest Conditions Deliver Good Quality
UK - Dry conditions at harvest have resulted in some of the highest Hagbergs recorded in the past few years in provisional AHDB/HGCA Cereal Quality Survey estimates. ...
09 September 2013
Drought Returns to Northwest Indiana
US - Drought has crept back into part of Indiana, reflecting weeks of dry conditions following a wet winter and spring that eliminated the remnants of the devastating drought of 2012....
06 September 2013
Texas Cotton Harvest Running ‘Hot and Heavy’
US - From the Gulf Coast to Dallas, cotton harvesting. or preparations for it, were going “fast and furious,” according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert....
CME: FCStone Releases Corn and Soybean Yield Estimates
US - The prediction season continued yesterday with the release of corn and soybean yield estimates by FCStone and a yield survey by Reuters. ...
04 September 2013
German Harvest: Better than Expected
GERMANY - The 2013 autumn harvest for many crops is predicted to be better than expected....
29 August 2013
Save Food Campaign Asia-Pacific Kicked Off
THAILAND - Denouncing the huge amount of food that goes to waste, FAO Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific, Hiroyuki Konuma, announced a new initiative...
Prospects for 2013 Liberia Rice Crop Unfavourable
LIBERIA - Satellite imagery indicates erratic rains with below average precipitation and poor vegetative growth in several parts of the country....
23 August 2013
Saskatchewan Harvest Well Underway
CANADA - The Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture reports, despite the slow start to this year's growing season, the majority of the province's farmers are satisfied with the development of this...
20 August 2013
Indications Good for Yield in Russian Harvest
ANALYSIS - The prospects for Russia’s grain harvest this year are good, with the main grain producing areas reporting large harvests, fulfilling predictions earlier this year that the wheat...
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