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New Research Identifies Machinery as the Largest Global Agri-Tech Sector

New Research Identifies Machinery as the Largest Global Agri-Tech Sector
22-07-2014 12:43 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU grains close lower; UK weather favourable for spring crops
EU grains closed lower again, with London and Paris wheat slumping to fresh 4 year lows. The day ended with new crop Nov 14 London wheat closing GB...
22-07-2014 12:37 PM | Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal, Crops
Wheat market concerned over US export business
Soycomplex Beans closed lower. Weather forecasts call for a couple of days of Midwest heat followed by a relatively cool and non-threatening start ...
New Research Identifies Machinery as the Largest Global Agri-Tech Sector
A new report outlining the state of global agri-technology has been released today. The report produced by UK Agri-Food & Drink (UKAFD) Ltd, is the f...
21-07-2014 11:52 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Protect maize before it gets too tall
Heavy rain and thunderstorms across southern and eastern England could trigger the onset of foliar diseases in maize crops. Cool wet or humid conditio...
18-07-2014 10:08 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Wheat market jumps following Ukraine news
General News broke in late afternoon trade (London time) that a Malaysian passenger plane en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur had apparently be...
17-07-2014 10:14 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Corn market recovers most losses; EU barley estimate raises
Soycomplex Beans closed higher, consolidating recent losses - last night's close had been the lowest for a front month since Jan 2012. The USDA ann...
17-07-2014 08:55 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News, NFU
Scottish farmers remain frustrated over lack of CAP clarity
With combines starting to roll, thousands of Scottish farmers remain frustrated at the lack of information on how they will be required to meet the gr...
16-07-2014 14:16 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Feed and Forage, News
Seven steps for forage success
Poor optimisation of forage yields through simple losses in field, clamp and at feeding out could be causing dry matter (DM) declines upwards of 40%, ...
16-07-2014 10:28 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Russia grain harvest 'progressing well'; corn market closes around 5-7 cents lower
Soycomplex Beans closed mixed, lower nearby to flat further forward. The USDA announced the sale of 120,000 MT of US beans sold to China for 2014/1...
16-07-2014 10:26 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
USDA raises forecast for the UK wheat crop
EU grains closed mostly lower, as the fall out from last Friday's bearish USDA report continues. New crop Nov 14 London wheat finished GBP0.90/tonn...
15-07-2014 14:52 PM | Cereal, Crops, News, Arable
The double life of a genome
Early maize farmers selected for genes that improved the harvesting of sunlight, a new detailed study of how plants use 'doubles' of their genomes rev...
15-07-2014 12:03 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU grains markets finish mostly lower again
EU grains markets finished mostly lower again, extending the recent theme. Nov 14 London wheat set a fresh contract lifetime low, and also finished at...
15-07-2014 11:02 AM | Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal, Crops
China may reject new types of GMO corn due to safety concerns
Soycomplex Beans closed higher, with the best grains on the deferred positions. This could probably be attributed to a correction from Friday night...
14-07-2014 14:59 PM | Produce, Property News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
More pasture-fed producers wanted
The Pasture-Fed Livestock Association, which certifies farmers producing beef and lamb solely on pasture and conserved forage, is looking for more sup...
UK farming policy needs overhaul to tackle future problems, report says
Major changes are needed to the UK's food and farming policy if it is to combat food poverty, obesity and environmental problems of the future, accord...
14-07-2014 11:01 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops
European Commission signs memorandum over agricultural development
Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Dacian Ciolos and Vice President of the European Investment Bank (EIB) Wilhelm Molterer signed toda...
14-07-2014 10:07 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Farmers are advised to pause before harvesting wholecrop
Farmers considering harvesting cereals for wholecrop this week are advised to pause and consider their winter feeding stocks before filling another cl...
11-07-2014 15:24 PM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
EU grains close mixed following recent rout
EU grains closed mixed, attempting a bit of light consolidation/profit-taking following the recent rout ahead of tomorrow's USDA WASDE report. New ...
11-07-2014 12:24 PM | Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal, Crops
US could see final corn yields 'close to a record'
Soycomplex Beans closed closed 4 to 10 cents lower. Weekly export sales of 56,300 MT of old crop and 526,500 MT of new crop were towards the top en...
10-07-2014 12:18 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
London wheat sets 'lifetime closing low'
EU grains markets finished lower again, in a continuation of the recent theme. Nov 14 London wheat set a fresh contract lifetime closing low, and also...
10-07-2014 12:14 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Wheat market slumps to 'fresh lows'
Soycomplex Beans closed mixed, but mostly lower save for the front end. Non threatening US weather and the outlook for a record large by some consi...
10-07-2014 12:01 PM | Arable, Cereal, CLA, Crops, Finance, News
Growth deal announcement 'must benefit rural economy', says CLA
Government allocations from the national growth pot 'must benefit all sections of the economy', the Country Land and Business Association have said. ...
10-07-2014 11:39 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Season extension to boost beet
Lincolnshire sugar beet grower and contractor, Richard Ivatt, has completed the first stage of his fungicide programme this week, with an application ...
10-07-2014 10:36 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Finance, News
Farmers to protest 'threatening' US-EU trade deal
Farmers and growers will protest in London calling for the free trade negotiations between the EU and the US to be scrapped. The Transatlantic Trad...
09-07-2014 11:39 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Ukraine may harvest record corn crop; US weather 'non-threatening'
Soycomplex Beans crashed lower for a seventh straight session, with the front end bearing the brunt of losses. Jul 14 beans have now fallen more th...
09-07-2014 10:31 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Fight resistance in the crop fields, AIC warns
A better approach is needed to crop protection to avoid the threat of significantly reduced food and animal feed, according to the Agricultural Indust...
09-07-2014 10:09 AM | News, Shows and Events, Arable, Cereal, Crops
CLA highlights sharing as key for future of farming
A wider uptake of share farming could enable thousands of young people to get their first foot on the farming ladder according to the CLA. The CLA...
07-07-2014 10:40 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
International collobration aims to protect world's crops
Experts from the UK and India are working together to identify and develop novel environmentally-sustainable strategies to control plant pests, known ...
04-07-2014 16:11 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Groups disappointed by Syngenta oilseed rape decision
The Agricultural Industries Confederation has said it is disappointed that Syngenta has withdrawn its emergency use application for Cruiser OSR on oil...
04-07-2014 15:07 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Dairy, News
More farmers keen to boost protein value of crops
As the annual cereal harvest looms, alkasystem feed and forage specialist FiveF is reporting a surge of interest from dairy farmers keen to boost the ...
04-07-2014 09:42 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
US wheat yields expected to be down due to drought
EU grains closed mixed, with some light consolidation from recent heavy losses in evidence. The day ended with the thinly-traded and soon to expire...
04-07-2014 09:37 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
FAO raises outlook on global wheat crop
Soycomplex Beans closed a holiday-shortened session lower. Weekly export sales came in at 40,600 MT of old crop and 431,200 MT for new crop. Trade ...
03-07-2014 14:14 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Arable farmers warned over CAP greening measures
Arable farmers are being warned about the financial consequences of failing to abide by the Ecological Focus Area (EFA) requirement under next year's ...
03-07-2014 14:06 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
China attempt to auction off state-owned corn stocks
Soycomplex Beans closed lower in what looks like consolidation ahead of the long weekend. The market will also only operate a holiday-shortened ses...
02-07-2014 13:40 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
New guide from Germinal Seeds provides advice on forage options
A new booklet providing guidance on how to grow, manage and use a wide range of alternative forage crops has been launched by Germinal Seeds at the 20...
02-07-2014 12:32 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU grains markets 'ended the day almost universally lower'
EU grains markets ended the day almost universally lower, in follow through trade after last night's bearish USDA stocks/acreage data. The day fini...
02-07-2014 10:45 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Corn trade relaxed over US Midwest rains
Soycomplex Beans closed virtually unchanged on front month Jul 14, and up to 10 cents down further forward. Fund selling in beans was estimated at ...
23-06-2014 08:10 AM | Arable, Cereal, News, Shows and Events
Farmer wins prize for spotting illegal pesticide
Lincolnshire farmer David Revill was the winner of the The Voluntary Initiative (VI) “Right One!” quiz run at Cereals 2014. The quiz, sponsored b...
23-06-2014 06:53 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
CAP reform process can reduce compliance burden
Scotland’s CAP decision-making process can deliver simplification and reduce the red tape burdens at both farm and competent authority levels. With...
23-06-2014 01:51 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Heavy rain on the Plains is slowing winter wheat progress
Soycomplex Beans ended mixed, lower on old crop and higher on the new. The CFTC's Commitment of Traders report shows managed money significantly cu...
23-06-2014 01:45 AM | Crops, News, Arable, Cereal
Black-grass testing
With black-grass now flowering above wheat crops, it is easy to see where this weed has got the upper hand this season. In the next couple of weeks bl...
Nutrition and welfare key components of improved performance on expanding Lancashire dairy unit
A Lancashire dairy herd has set in motion several changes to its management strategy to prepare for a likely doubling in cow numbers in two years time...
18-06-2014 02:40 AM | Crops, Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal
EU grains closed mostly a little lower in a subdued session
EU grains closed mostly a little lower in a subdued session. The day ended with the Jul 14 London wheat contract down GBP0.50/tonne at GBP138.75/to...
18-06-2014 02:29 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
US record corn production 'could be on the cards'
Soycomplex Beans ended a little lower, despite a supportive NOPA crush number for May. That came in at top end of trade estimates at 128.8 billion ...
17-06-2014 04:32 AM | Crops, News, Arable, Cereal
The role robotics could play in future food production
A team of computer scientists from the University of Lincoln, UK, is co-organising an international workshop on recent advances in agricultural roboti...
16-06-2014 07:19 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Take every option to tackle grassweeds this autumn
With the current season, one of the worst ever for blackgrass infestations, growers should be planning to take advantage of every option available to ...
13-06-2014 10:26 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Slug threat very real concern
The mild winter, twinned with a season that’s so far been conducive to high slug numbers, was a key area for discussion on the Certis stand at Cereals...
13-06-2014 05:10 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
GM crops could be planted in the UK next year
The European Union Environment Council have voted yes on a proposal that could see GM crops planted in UK fields next year. The UK Government stron...
12-06-2014 09:23 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Bayer CropScience announces new wheat testing in the UK
Bayer CropScience has announced it will commence wheat variety testing in the UK. Andrew Orme, Managing Director of Bayer CropScience in the UK sai...
12-06-2014 03:08 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
CAP statement 'signals way ahead for support'
New regulations that give farmers flexibility over how they implement EU rules have been announced today by Environment Secretary Owen Paterson. Un...
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