UN agencies warn of escalating food crisis in South Sudan

Rise in hunger at harvest time; harsh and prolonged 2016 lean season approaching South Sudan is facing unprecedented levels of food insecurity, as 2.8 million people — nearly 25 percent of the More »

ADM to buy Moroccan corn wet mill

Move will boost company’s sweetener footprint in market U.S. agribusiness Archer Daniels Midland on Monday said it would buy a Moroccan corn wet mill from Tate & Lyle in its latest effort More »

AHDB: Take control of business risks

Risk management is a well-used phrase when discussing farming but, like many other familiar phrases, it sometimes gets used without considering what it really means for individual businesses. The AHDB Monitor Farm More »

New UK distribution arrangement for RDS Technology Ltd

RDS Technology distributors for the South East and the South West have announced a merger and the creation of a new distribution company. The Managing Directors of RDS North Eastern (Mr Tony More »

Industry experts lead introduction to flour milling course

IGP Institute holds annual Introduction to Flour Milling course. Kansas State University’s IGP Institute hosted the eighth annual Introduction to Flour Milling course, January 11-15, 2016. The course brought participants from around the More »

 

UN agencies warn of escalating food crisis in South Sudan

Rise in hunger at harvest time; harsh and prolonged 2016 lean season approaching South Sudan is facing unprecedented levels of food insecurity, as 2.8 million people — nearly 25 percent of the country’s population — remain...
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ADM to buy Moroccan corn wet mill

Move will boost company’s sweetener footprint in market U.S. agribusiness Archer Daniels Midland on Monday said it would buy a Moroccan corn wet mill from Tate & Lyle in its latest effort to boost its...
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AHDB: Take control of business risks

Risk management is a well-used phrase when discussing farming but, like many other familiar phrases, it sometimes gets used without considering what it really means for individual businesses. The AHDB Monitor Farm at Huntingdon attempted...
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New UK distribution arrangement for RDS Technology Ltd

RDS Technology distributors for the South East and the South West have announced a merger and the creation of a new distribution company. The Managing Directors of RDS North Eastern (Mr Tony Heath and Mrs...
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Industry experts lead introduction to flour milling course

IGP Institute holds annual Introduction to Flour Milling course. Kansas State University’s IGP Institute hosted the eighth annual Introduction to Flour Milling course, January 11-15, 2016. The course brought participants from around the world to the...
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Vietnam passes food fortification decree

The Prime Minister of Vietnam signed a decree on January 28, 2016 to mandate food fortification as a means of improving people’s vitamin and mineral intake. The legislation requires adding iodine to salt, vitamin A...
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Cimbria leading manufacturers in the processing, handling and storage of grain and seeds Address Cimbria Faartoftvej 22 7700 Thisted Denmark Tel: +45 9617 9000 Email: holding@cimbria.com Web: www.cimbria.com Follow us on:   Products Services • Grain cleaning...
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USDA awards more than $30 Million in grants for Food Safety and Plant Health improvements

President’s 2017 Budget Request Will Propose to Fully Fund USDA’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative, Doubling Amount That Was Available in 2016. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the award of $30.1 million in competitive grants...
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International alliance MAIZALL Sets Priorities for 2016

The board of directors for MAIZALL, the international maize alliance, reaffirmed the organisation’s commitment to strategic cooperation in addressing market access issues related to biotechnology and other agricultural technologies last week during a meeting in Uruguay....
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Grain council of Uganda kick starts construction of grain silos country wide

We are aiming at serving 10,000 smallholder farmers. Currently we stand at 6000 farmers in three groups, Kalagala, Nakaseke and processors association. Some of the storage facilities in Kiryandongo which the grain council hope to expand...
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ADM enhances plant protein, gluten-free ingredient portfolio with purchase of Harvest Innovations

New capabilities build on and complement ADM’s wide range of ingredients to meet growing demand for organic, expeller-pressed, gluten-free and non-GMO food Combination will create industry’s broadest, most vertically integrated soy protein company, and only...
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ChemChina cash offer to acquire Syngenta at a value of over US$43 billion

Cash offer at US$ 465 per share plus special dividend of CHF 5 – offer equivalent to CHF 480 per share1 – proposed ordinary dividend of CHF 11 to be paid in addition New shareholder...
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Ramularia resistance ratings issued for winter barley

Ramularia resistance ratings for winter barley varieties have been published for the first time by AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds. The new ratings have been included in a revised Ramularia leaf spot in barley Information Sheet which was...
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FAO Food Price Index starts 2016 dropping to nearly 7-year low

While El Niño casts shadow on crop prospects, prices of all commodities declined in January The FAO Food Price Index fell in January, slipping 1.9 percent below its level in the last month of 2015, as prices...
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