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19 November 2010
Crop Industry News from Korea, South USGC Consultants Promote US Advantage in Korea
SOUTH KOREA - The US Grains Council recently sent two consultants to a feed grain trade seminar in Korea to talk about issues relating to US corn supply and demand as well as how to price distiller’s...
06 July 2010
Crop Industry News from Korea, South Surplus Rice To Become Animal Feed
SOUTH KOREA – Authorities in South Korea will allow rice produced five years ago to be used as feed for livestock in a bid to reduce the country's surplus....
24 June 2010
Crop Industry News from Korea, South Wheat Area 'Doubles In 2010'
SOUTH KOREA – Estimates for wheat planting in South Korea, Asia's second-biggest importer of grains, have more than doubled this season, exceeding government forecasts....
29 March 2010
Crop Industry News from Korea, South Govt Should Reduce Rice Subsidies
SOUTH KOREA – A growing amount of unsold rice in South Korea means that the government needs to reduce subsidies for the crop, a minister said....
30 December 2009
Crop Industry News from Korea, South More Biodiesel to be Added to Regular Fuel
SOUTH KOREA - Korea plans to increase the amount of biodiesel in its regular diesel next year to help cut back on carbon dioxide emissions and reduce dirt released into the atmosphere as a result...
24 August 2009
Crop Industry News from Korea, South Company to Increase Biodiesel Output
KOREA, SOUTH - SK Chemicals Co. plans to increase production of biodiesel as it expects the renewable energy sector to grow and competition to increase in its core business of making chemicals,...
24 June 2009
Crop Industry News from Korea, South LG Display Focuses on Thin-Film Solar Cell Business
SOUTH KOREA - LG Display, a leading innovator of thin-film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) technology, is planning to focus its R&D capabilities on a thin-film type solar cell and...
12 June 2009
Crop Industry News from Korea, South Acciona Completes Wind Farm in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - Spanish wind energy company Acciona has completed the grid connection of the 61.5MW Yeong Yang wind farm in South Korea....
23 April 2009
Crop Industry News from Korea, South Korea to Plant Seaweed Forests
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean government is to establish seaweed forests on the east and south coasts over the next 10 years to grow edible seaweed and to produce bio-ethanol....
04 March 2009
Crop Industry News from Korea, South SK Chemicals Starts Biodiesel Production
SEOUL - South Korea's SK Chemicals has started commercial production at its biodiesel plant with an annual production capacity of 120,000 tonnes....
02 February 2009
Crop Industry News from Korea, South Hyundai to Build Wind Turbine Plant
SOUTH KOREA - Shipbuilder, Hyundai Heavy Industries, is to start building wind turbines....
22 January 2009
Crop Industry News from Korea, South Biofuels from Marine Algae
SOUTH KOREA - A group of researchers from the Korean Institute of Industrial Technology has lodged a patent application for a method of producing biofuel from marine algae....
14 January 2009
Crop Industry News from Korea, South Darby Invests in Korea's Largest Wind Farm
SOUTH KOREA - Darby Overseas Investments, the private equity arm of Franklin Templeton Investments, has acquired a 32.4 per cent stake in Gangwon Wind Power in South Korea, through its subsidiary...
02 January 2009
Crop Industry News from Korea, South Korea Sets New Power Goals
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean government has allocated 18.3 trillion won (about $ 14.2 billion) for an energy efficiency initiative that will run until 2012 and save 34.2 million tonnes of oil...
23 October 2008
Crop Industry News from Korea, South Sun-Tracking Solar Plant Comes On Line
SOUTH KOREA - The world's largest sun-trailing solar power plant is to come on line on Friday (24 October) in Jido Village, Shinan County, South Jeolla Province, South Korea....
29 September 2008
Crop Industry News from Korea, South Solar Power for Samsung
SOUTH KOREA - Samsung Everland has started an 18-megawatt solar power station in Gimcheon, North Gyeongsang Province following a trial run....
24 September 2008
Crop Industry News from Korea, South Shipbuilder Turns to Wind Power
SOUTH KOREA - Shipbuilder, Hyundai Heavy Industries, is to invest 102 billion won (US$880 million) in a plant that makes wind-power generators....
28 July 2008
Crop Industry News from Korea, South Fresh Backing Hoped for Ethanol Plant
PAPUA NEW GUINEA - A cassava biofuel project at Launakalana in Papua New Guinea's Central province could attract fresh investment from the giant Korean company, LG International Corporation....
03 June 2008
Crop Industry News from Korea, South The Biodiesel and Ethanol Scenario in Korea
SOUTH KOREA - Korea is known to be one of the major importers of oil, besides its other forms of energy, and the government has been nothing but industrious in its endeavor to expand energy supplies....
26 December 2007
Crop Industry News from Korea, South Ethanol Demand Driving Up Grain Prices
SOUTH KOREA - No morsel of food will likely be spared on the groaning tables of Americans this holiday. ...
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