Russian grain production in 2015 to be more reliant than normal on spring weather

Russian winter grain production could fall as much as 40 percent this year according to the Agriculture Ministry via the Interfax news agency. Production of grain from autumn sown crops is forecast at 28-30Mt More »

Crop delivery issues persist, farmers say

Nearly one year after the federal government announced tough new rules to get grain moving, complaints about poor performance by the railways and excessive grain handling charges by the grain companies seem More »

Syngenta shaping the future of agriculture with its Grain Academy

On 24 February 2015, Syngenta the global agricultural business launched its 2015 Grain Academy, a leadership development programme for young commercial growers to equip them to address the challenges the agriculture industry More »

Grains freight blueprint ‘outdated’

A State Government-funded report into the future grains industry has rejected claims from Transport Minister Dean Nalder that a freight blueprint drawn up six years ago remains relevant. The Grain Industry Association More »

UK will need to import over half of its food within a generation, farmers warn

Rising population will hit UK’s self sufficiency if government continues to ignore British food production, say NFU More than half of the UK’s food will come from overseas within a generation, as More »

 

Russian grain production in 2015 to be more reliant than normal on spring weather

Russian winter grain production could fall as much as 40 percent this year according to the Agriculture Ministry via the Interfax news agency. Production of grain from autumn sown crops is forecast at 28-30Mt against 48Mt in...
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Crop delivery issues persist, farmers say

Nearly one year after the federal government announced tough new rules to get grain moving, complaints about poor performance by the railways and excessive grain handling charges by the grain companies seem as prevalent as...
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Syngenta shaping the future of agriculture with its Grain Academy

On 24 February 2015, Syngenta the global agricultural business launched its 2015 Grain Academy, a leadership development programme for young commercial growers to equip them to address the challenges the agriculture industry faces. “In partnership...
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Grains freight blueprint ‘outdated’

A State Government-funded report into the future grains industry has rejected claims from Transport Minister Dean Nalder that a freight blueprint drawn up six years ago remains relevant. The Grain Industry Association of WA report...
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Fortune Magazine Ranks ADM Most Admired Food Production Company

Archer Daniels Midland Company was ranked the world’s most admired company in the food production industry by Fortune magazine for 2015. Considered the definitive report card on corporate reputation, Fortune magazine’s annual list of the “World’s...
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UK will need to import over half of its food within a generation, farmers warn

Rising population will hit UK’s self sufficiency if government continues to ignore British food production, say NFU More than half of the UK’s food will come from overseas within a generation, as a rising population...
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Helen Keller International Wins Global Award for Its Programs Integrating Agriculture and Nutrition

Helen Keller International (HKI) has been selected to receive the 2015 BBVA Foundation‘s Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Development Cooperation for its work in improving nutrition with agricultural programs that help families and villages to raise...
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Meet the Exporter: Open dialogue: mutual understanding

Meet the Exporter is back for a fourth year to provide growers with the opportunity to explore their local port and understand the logistics required to export large amounts of grain. The events will once...
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CHS soybean meal, oil, soy flour and flakes receive Non-GMO Project verified status

CHS Inc., North America’s leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, announced today that a variety of its soy ingredients are now Non-GMO (Genetically-Modified Organism) Project verified by the Non-GMO Project, a non-profit...
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Arkansas Farmers Say Syngenta Tainted Grain Supply To Promote GMO

At least a dozen Arkansas farmers have joined hundreds of farmers in 19 other states in almost 800 lawsuits against Swiss seed maker Syngenta over genetically modified corn seed, a case that has been widely...
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Record US Farmers Switching to Non-GMO Crops in 2015

This is the rising sentiment among farmers of the US as a confluence of factors urges them to become pro-organic. From falling GMO grain prices to a rising tide of public distrust of genetically modified...
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GM crops ‘may lead to lawsuits’

The lifting of bans on genetically modified (GM) canola in NSW and Victoria will trigger a landslide of lawsuits from producers, Australia’s largest organic farming body says. The warning follows concerns from the nation’s largest publicly-listed...
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Ethiopian women cooperative increases incomes thanks to FAO-Eataly partnership

Cactus pear marmalade to join more traditional jams on Italian shelves A cooperative of women in Ethiopia is set to reach the international market thanks to a partnership between Italian gourmet food store Eataly and...
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Colombia: A Growing U.S. Corn Market With Potential for More

“We need more U.S. corn” was the greeting a U.S. Grains Council-escorted team received from Eudoro Acebedo, a Colombian poultry producer. As a growing country that is experiencing dietary shifts toward higher-value calories, Colombians are...
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