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12 January 2022
Brazilian soybean production forecast lowered
Drought is causing crop stress ...
07 January 2022
Heatwave in Argentina to further stress corn, soybean crops
Crops are already suffering under adverse conditions ...
UK gene-editing legislation to focus on crops, not farm animals
Ethical concerns on livestock are harder to address...
04 January 2022
US growers expand cover crops, eye low-carbon future
Bayer, Land O'Lakes and Cargill Inc have all launched carbon farming programs in recent years...
08 November 2021
USDA 10-year crop, livestock projections: less corn, more wheat and soy for 2022/23 season
US farmers are likely to reduce corn acreage while expanding soybeans and wheat acres for the upcoming crop marketing year, the USDA said on Friday....
28 October 2021
ADM’s profits more than double on strong crush margins and demand for vegetable oil
Grain trading giant Archer-Daniels-Midland Co (ADM) says its third-quarter profit more than doubled, as strong oilseed crushing margins and rising vegetable oil demand boosted its core agricultural services and oilseeds unit....
26 October 2021
New report identifies poor soil health as national security threat
Soil health should be formally recognised by government ministers as a critical asset for maintaining food and societal security, according to a new report by the Food & Global Security Network. ...
25 October 2021
US Government expects drought to continue or worsen this winter
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) winter outlook forecasts that the current drought across the western US and northern plains will continue this winter....
11 October 2021
How to safely graze frosted sorghums
The first light frosts are only weeks away in the US Midwest. However, planning for these events should be considered by producers grazing plants in the sorghum family. ...
01 October 2021
US trade chief Katharine Tai to unveil Biden's China trade strategy on 4 October
US Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai will unveil the Biden administration's long-awaited strategy for the troubled US-China trade relationship in a speech on Monday at a Washington think tank, her office said....
China's farmers face more pain as power crunch drives up feed costs
China's huge livestock sector is facing a hike in feed costs as the country's worst power outages in years forces soybean crushing plants to close, diving down supplies and sending prices higher, analysts and industry participants said....
29 September 2021
China takes additional efforts to stabilize agri-food sector
Rabobank's Food & Agribusiness Bimonthly for China shows that the surge of the Delta variant and recent floods are clouding the country's consumption picture during Q3 of 2021....
08 September 2021
Power outages slash US Gulf Coast grain exports even as river reopens
Grain exports from US Gulf Coast terminals in southern Louisiana remained severely limited on 7 September, even after the US Coast Guard reopened the lower Mississippi River to shipping traffic over the weekend....
06 September 2021
Global soybean shortage could mean a surge in non-GM food prices
French feed makers are warning that shortages of suitable soybeans could raise prices for meat, eggs and milk labelled GM-free by up to 10%....
03 September 2021
Global food prices surge in August as the FAO cuts cereal harvest outlook
World food prices jumped in August after two consecutive months of decline, pushed up by strong gains for sugar, vegetable oils and some cereals, the United Nations food agency says....
Brazil’s soy farmers are hoarding their crops in hopes that prices will rise
Brazilian soybean farmers are keeping their crops instead of selling them because they expect prices to rise further as global supplies tighten, according to brokers, buyers and sellers in the world’s largest producer and exporter of the oilseed....
02 September 2021
Argentine farmers consider grains strike over beef export cap
Argentina’s farming associations are discussing a potential grains trade strike to protest extended limits on beef exports, ramping up tensions with the government over the restrictions....
Hurricane Ida damages more grain terminals in the Southern US, stalling exports
Grain shippers on the US Gulf Coast have reported more damage to their export terminals from Hurricane Ida as power outages across Louisiana persist....
Extreme heat and drought threatens $500 billion in new US costs by 2050
Worsening extreme heat is likely to significantly boost economic and public health costs in the United States without a major course correction on climate change, researchers said in a report published on 31 August....
31 August 2021
Hurricane Ida damages Louisiana grain terminal and disrupts exports after making landfall
Hurricane Ida damaged a grain export elevator owned by global grain trader Cargill Inc, and rival shipper CHS Inc warned on 30 August its grain facility may lack power for weeks after the storm tore though the busiest US grains port....
US ag exports continue to set blistering pace for FY 2021
The US Department of Agriculture's Quarterly Trade Forecast shows US agriculture exports continuing their record setting pace for the rest of 2021 and sustain their growth into 2022....
30 August 2021
Drought-struck Brazil expects September rainfall well below average
Rainfall in key energy-producing regions of drought-struck Brazil is likely to remain well below average in September....
26 August 2021
La Nina events could hurt Argentina's corn and soy crops
Argentina's corn and soy crops and subsequent export logistics could come head to head with dry La Nina weather, analysts say. ...
25 August 2021
Additional 2.8 million acres of US farmland go to the Conservation Reserve Program
The US has accepted 2.8 million acres in offers from agricultural producers and private landowners for enrollment into the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in 2021....
16 August 2021
“Once in 100 years” drought seen affecting Argentine grains exports into next year
A once-a-century drought has lowered the water level of Argentina's main grains transport river, reducing farm exports and boosting logistics costs in a trend that meteorologists said will likely continue into next year....
16 July 2021
Brazil sees spate of corn contract washouts, threatening exports, traders say
Weather-related problems with Brazil's second corn crop have sparked a spate of companies exiting their contracts on washout clauses....
Positive projections for EU agriculture in latest short-term outlook
Europe's agriculture sector is expected to flourish as restaurants and food services come back online and COVID-19 vaccination ramps up across the trading bloc. ...
15 July 2021
European Commission releases its Fit for 55 plan to reach climate goals
The European Commission has adopted a package of proposals to make the EU's climate, energy, land use, transport and taxation policies fit for reducing net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030, compared to 1990 levels....
 
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