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10 September 2014
Do 1 September Corn Stocks Estimate Matter?
US - Corn prices continue to be dominated by expectations of a very large US harvest, writes Darrel Good. ...
04 September 2014
Allendale Crop Survey: Farmers Report Higher Corn, Soybean Yields
ANALYSIS - The Allendale Inc. Nationwide Producer Yield Survey suggests a projected US corn crop of 14.409 billion bushels and a soybean crop of 3.884 billion bushels....
03 September 2014
Above-average Yields for Tanzania Crops
UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA - In southern and central uni?modal rainfall areas, harvesting of the 2014 main season “msimu” crops was completed in July. ...
02 September 2014
Ukrainian Poultry Meat Company Reports Rising Sales
UKRAINE - The new CEO of MHP S.A. reports strong performance by the company in the first half of 2014 as it increased overall output and sales of poultry – both in Ukraine and for export –...
Crop Residue Offers Sustainable, Global Solutions
ANALYSIS - Farmers are finding that removing crop residue can improve their soil conditions and increase their yield, reports Sarah Mikesell live from the Farm Progress Show held in Boone, Iowa,...
01 September 2014
Indian Soybean 2014 Kharif Cultivation Down 9 Per Cent
INDIA - Indian soybean kharif cultivation has recorded a drop of 9 per cent during 2014 at 10.90 million hectares....
29 August 2014
China Produces Slightly Less Early Rice in 2014
CHINA - China produced 34.01 million tonnes of early rice in 2014, a decrease of 125,000 tonnes, or 0.4 per cent, from a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Friday in a...
28 August 2014
Georgia’s Corn Acreage Expected to Shrink
US – Some Georgia corn growers won’t cover costs this year if harvest yields meet US Department of Agriculture expectations....
Significant Moisture Deficit Affects Rwanda's Crops
RWANDA - Harvesting of 2014B season crops was concluded in July and production is estimated at below average levels. In some eastern agro-pastoral areas, where moisture deficits have been significant,...
Indian Soybean 2014 Kharif Cultivation Down
INDIA - Indian soybean kharif cultivation has recorded a drop of nine per cent during 2014 at 10.90 million hectares....
27 August 2014
Below-average Cereal Harvest Gathered in 2014
MOROCCO - The 2014 grain harvest is concluded. Being largely rainfed, cereal production in Morocco is highly variable. Dry conditions in autumn 2013 slowed down wheat planting. Compared to previous...
22 August 2014
Warm Weather Pushes Alberta Crops Towards Maturity
CANADA - The warm, dry weather during the past week continued to rapidly enhance crop development toward maturity. Outside of spotty showers, the Central and North East Regions reported some...
20 August 2014
Reforms Needed to Hike Yields, says Chamber of Commerce
INDIA - PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI), an industry body has called for amendment to Land Ceiling Act and abolition of agriculture produce marketing committee (APMC) Act to draw...
18 August 2014
Good Prospects for Haiti Crops
HAITI - Harvesting of the 2014 main season crops is currently underway and will be concluded by the end of September. ...
Spain's Severe Drought Threatens Olive Harvest
SPAIN - Spain is currently experiencing its worst drought since records began, with olives bearing the brunt of continued heat and lack of moisture....
14 August 2014
Make This a Healthy Harvest at Drilling Time
UK - Oilseed rape drilling is now well underway. With some seed treatment products restricted this year and others under threat, it’s critical that we look after those we have, keeping good...
12 August 2014
Video: How is Dry Weather Affecting Crop Production Across China, Russia and Ukraine?
ANALYSIS - Dry, hot weather is prevalent across China, causing growing conditions to fall behind average....
Keep Track of Mycotoxin Risk Right Up to Harvest
UK - With the winter wheat harvest well underway, HGCA is reminding growers to keep track of rainfall for their mycotoxin risk assessment following the onset of more unsettled weather including...
NFU to Evaluate 2014 Harvest with Annual Member Survey
UK - The first source of published data on UK crop production levels for this year will be generated by NFU members who are encouraged to complete the annual harvest survey of 2014. ...
08 August 2014
Ryan Martin: How is the Corn, Soy Crop Progressing?
ANALYSIS - As corn pollination rounds up and soybeans move into the crucial development stages, what do we need to look for? ...
04 August 2014
Lesotho Average Cereal Harvest Estimated in 2014
LESOTHO - The 2014 cereal crop, which was harvested in May-June, is estimated at a comparable level to the previous year’s near-average output....
Updated Expected Price Distributions for Corn and Soybeans in 2014
US - Crop price expectations have generally trended downward throughout the growing season as conditions have been very favorable for large production of corn and soybeans, writes Bruce Sherrick....
25 July 2014
Biomass Investment Slashes Grain Drying Costs by 70 Per Cent
SCOTLAND, UK - With harvest underway, the good news for one Arbroath farmer is that investment in two batch boilers has slashed any potential grain drying costs by around 70 per cent....
India Targets 261 Million Tonnes of Foodgrains Output during 2014-15
INDIA - India has estimated 261 million tonnes of foodgrain output during 2014-15 fiscal year period, Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan, Indian minister of state for agriculture and food processing industries...
18 July 2014
USDA Issues Bearish Crop Report
GLOBAL - The release of a bearish USDA report at the end of last week kept market sentiment firmly in a negative tone, with increased US/global wheat stocks and bigger US corn stocks, writes...
16 July 2014
German Farm Economics 'Significantly Worse' than March
GERMANY – German agriculture is suffering from a downturn in grain, dairy and cattle prices, while a drop in input costs and improving pork markets are benefiting some producers....
30 June 2014
Wheat Maturity, Disease Potential Must be Monitored
Later harvest dates and disease concerns merit additional management considerations for this year’s wheat crop, writes Greg Roth, Penn State Professor of Agronomy....
24 June 2014
EU-28 Cereals Estimates Released with Promising Outlook
EU - Copa-Cogeca released new EU-28 cereals estimates for the 2014/15 marketing year today, showing a good crop this year, up 2.3 per cent on last years levels....
20 June 2014
Pakistan 2014 Wheat Production Estimated at Near-record Level
PAKISTAN - Harvesting of the 2014, mostly irrigated, winter wheat crop began in late March in Sindh Province in the south and is currently nearing completion in the main producing northern Punjab...
18 June 2014
Record Global Soybean Year Forecast
GLOBAL – Analysts are predicting another record global soybean crop for 2014/15....
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