Mitsubishi Corporation acquires stake in Olam International

Move to shore up global procurement network for sustainable food products Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is pleased to announce an agreement reached with Olam International (Olam or the Company) of Singapore for subscribing More »

Viterra to strengthen value added processing capabilities through acquisition of TRT-ETGO

Viterra is pleased to announce that it has signed a purchase agreement to acquire the shares of Twin Rivers Technologies Holdings Entreprises De Transformation De Graines Oleagineuses Du Quebec Inc. (TRT-ETGO). The More »

Late-season irrigation decisions more difficult this year, expert says

This year’s record rainfall across parts of the Midwest could make it more difficult for grain producers to determine a late-season irrigation strategy, a Purdue and Michigan State Extension irrigation specialist says. Turning More »

New fungi behind emerging wheat disease

Researchers have unravelled the mystery cause of the emerging wheat disease White Grain Disorder. Scientists at the Wheat Biosecurity Laboratory in the Research School of Biology identified the cause of the disease when they isolated three More »

UK GM wheat ‘does not repel pests’

A strain of genetically modified wheat developed in the UK has failed to repel pests as intended in field trials. Scientists had wanted to engineer a variety with an odour that deterred aphids, More »

 

Mitsubishi Corporation acquires stake in Olam International

Move to shore up global procurement network for sustainable food products Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is pleased to announce an agreement reached with Olam International (Olam or the Company) of Singapore for subscribing to 332.73 million...
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Viterra to strengthen value added processing capabilities through acquisition of TRT-ETGO

Viterra is pleased to announce that it has signed a purchase agreement to acquire the shares of Twin Rivers Technologies Holdings Entreprises De Transformation De Graines Oleagineuses Du Quebec Inc. (TRT-ETGO). The acquisition includes a...
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Late-season irrigation decisions more difficult this year, expert says

This year’s record rainfall across parts of the Midwest could make it more difficult for grain producers to determine a late-season irrigation strategy, a Purdue and Michigan State Extension irrigation specialist says. Turning off the tap...
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New fungi behind emerging wheat disease

Researchers have unravelled the mystery cause of the emerging wheat disease White Grain Disorder. Scientists at the Wheat Biosecurity Laboratory in the Research School of Biology identified the cause of the disease when they isolated three previously undiscovered fungi...
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UK GM wheat ‘does not repel pests’

A strain of genetically modified wheat developed in the UK has failed to repel pests as intended in field trials. Scientists had wanted to engineer a variety with an odour that deterred aphids, nicknamed “whiffy wheat“....
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Anpario CEO and Finance Director invited to Buckingham Palace

Anpario, a leading manufacturer of high performance natural feed additives, has received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade. The products that Anpario produce are designed to protect and improve the health of animals...
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Purdue University: Existing crop models can forecast yield in uncertain climate conditions

A study led by Indiana State Climatologist Dev Niyogi of Purdue University has determined that existing crop models can reliably forecast corn yields during times of climate variability, specifically the El Niño and La Niña...
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Syngenta comments on Monsanto announcement

The Board of Syngenta confirms that it received a verbal proposal from Monsanto to acquire the company at a price of CHF245 in cash and a fixed ratio of 2.229 Monsanto shares per Syngenta share....
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IFEEDER Funds Three-year University Research Project

The Institute for Feed Education and Research, the American Feed Industry Association’s 501(c)(3), announces its selection of a recipient for its first research grant chosen through a competitive process to help further education and research...
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GLOBALG.A.P. launches sustainability module for Feed Mills

The Responsible Operations Standard (ROS), A New Add-on for GLOBALG.A.P.’s Compound Feed Manufacturing Standard, Puts Feed Mills at the Forefront of Sustainability GLOBALG.A.P. is proud to announce the publishing of a new voluntary GLOBALG.A.P. Add-on....
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Baker hopes new mill sparks Minneapolis flour power

Inspired by the growing market for small-batch, locally crafted foods, a local baker wants to open a small-scale grain mill in Minneapolis. There’s one problem: Milling is currently illegal in most parts of the Mill...
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Grain Market Outlook Conference

What’s happening to the oilseeds market? After another year of relatively low rapeseed prices, AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds Grain Market Outlook Conference this October will explore in detail what’s in store for the oilseeds markets....
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Iran to forgo wheat import for first time

For the first time, Iran will not import wheat this year thanks to satisfactory state purchases of the crop from local farmers and decent harvest, the country’s deputy agriculture minister says. The Agriculture Ministry has...
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Growers see higher yields in wheat crop

With farmers moving into their wheat crops having harvested barley and oilseed, reports from around the region confirm the trend of higher yields as seen in barley is continuing, writes Paul Crump. Although weather is...
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