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Computers to protect crop harvests

Computers to protect crop harvests
21-08-2014 09:51 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Confusion still reigns over Ukraine grain crop
EU grains closed mostly lower, with London and Paris wheat again testing support at GBP120/tonne and EUR170/tonne respectively. At the close of pla...
20-08-2014 10:02 AM | Crops, Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal
Wheat market closed firmer, although well off the day's highs
Soycomplex Beans closed mostly lower save for the front end, as too did meal. The one point improvement in last night's crop ratings was seen as a ...
20-08-2014 09:56 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
London and Paris wheat 'struggling to keep their heads above water'
EU grains closed mixed, with both London and Paris wheat struggling to keep their heads above water. Support at GBP120/tonne and EUR170/tonne only jus...
20-08-2014 05:49 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Computers to protect crop harvests
Computer scientists are devising new and more efficient ways to spot diseased crops to help boost harvest yields. Researchers are developing image...
19-08-2014 10:25 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
New satellite data will help farmers facing drought
About 60 percent of California is experiencing “exceptional drought,” the U.S. Drought Monitor’s most dire classification. The agency issued the same ...
19-08-2014 09:56 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Brazil to re-instate tariff on wheat imports
Weather "A fundamental shift in weather in the weather is expected this week with increasing heat and humidity in the Midwest and Great Plains. Hea...
19-08-2014 07:59 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News, Produce, Supermarkets
Co-op announces £5m boost for producers
The Co-operative has announced a £5m boost for British farmers who supply its own-brand fresh meat, poultry and milk. The premiums will go to membe...
19-08-2014 05:18 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Blackgrass leads to 10% jump in plough sales at auction
Sales of ploughs at auction are up 10% on this time last year, according to agricultural and machinery auctioneers Cheffins. At the latest machiner...
19-08-2014 05:13 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Grassland, News
Make a small change to organic this September, Soil Association urges
The Soil Association is today launching 2014’s Organic September campaign – the UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic, which takes place in a...
19-08-2014 04:42 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Guidance on CAP compliance for cereals and oilseeds growers
Defra has released important information on how the new Common Agricultural Policy will be implemented in England, including how the new ‘greening’ re...
19-08-2014 02:12 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
For feed wheat in particular, bad news is stacking up
EU grains closed mostly lower. There wasn't a lot of bullish news around to start the week, as tensions in Ukraine seem to have eased a little over th...
18-08-2014 04:47 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
English wheat area up 19% for this year's harvest
EU grains closed mostly higher, although rapeseed finished in the red, on an uptick in tensions between Ukraine and Russia. At the close of play Nov ...
18-08-2014 04:42 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Wheat market jumps on heightened Russian/Ukraine tensions
Weather "A few showers have developed this morning in Iowa, Minnesota and Nebraska, the beginning of stormy period in the Midwest. The atmosphere i...
15-08-2014 06:10 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
EU member states meet over Russian sanctions
The European Commission held an exchange of views with Member States this morning on the potential impact of the Russian sanctions announced last week...
14-08-2014 06:08 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Truss announces new details on CAP implementation
Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss has today announced further details of what the new CAP greening rules will mean for English farmers, whilst cal...
13-08-2014 12:02 PM | Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News, Arable
Wheat market tanks as USDA puts wheat production higher
Soycomplex Beans closed lower, with the new crop Nov 14 contract hitting lifetime lows following the release of the much anticipated USDA report. T...
13-08-2014 09:54 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU grains market report 13 August 2014
EU grains closed mostly lower, with London wheat ending the day within 5 pence of the recent 4-year closing low of GBP122/tonne. Paris wheat finished ...
12-08-2014 10:10 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
2014 UK harvest 'one of the earliest in recent years'
EU grains closed mostly lower to start the week, consolidating ahead of tomorrow's world supply and demand report from the USDA. The day ended with...
12-08-2014 10:07 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
US corn production at record levels; wheat market closes lower
Soycomplex Beans closed lower, save for the thinly traded, highly technical and about to expire Aug 14 contract. Weekly export inspections came in ...
12-08-2014 03:34 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Keep sugar beet crops clean for maximum return this harvest
Sesvanderhave’s trials reflect the good health of sugar beet across the region, and with good prices secured for this harvest year, growers should aim...
11-08-2014 01:22 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU grains closed mostly lower on the day
EU grains closed mostly lower on the day, although wheat was generally a little higher for the week. The gains all came earlier in the week on concern...
11-08-2014 01:15 AM | Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News, Arable
US corn crop in record yields
Soycomplex Beans closed mixed, with strong gains nearby, but the ever present weight of a potentially monster US crop around the corner weighing on...
09-08-2014 05:53 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
Traders debate implications for grain after Russian ban
EU grains closed mixed, but with wheat mostly lower, in light consolidation following yesterday's decent gains. The day finished with Nov 14 London w...
09-08-2014 05:51 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
USDA likely to increase yield estimate; wheat market reverses trend
Soycomplex Beans closed higher on old crop and a bit lower on the new. Weekly export sales of 94,900 MT for 2013/14 and just over 1 MMT for 2014/15...
09-08-2014 03:51 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News, Shows and Events
AD Conference focuses on optimising plant productivity
‘Building an AD plant is just the start of operating a productive and profitable facility’ was a key message to delegates from all sectors of the indu...
08-08-2014 03:10 AM | Arable, Cereal, News, Produce, Supermarkets
UK 'not self-sufficient' in food production, NFU warns
Britain would run out of food if it relied only on home-grown produce, the National Farmers' Union have warned. In 2013 the UK was 55 per cent self...
08-08-2014 03:06 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Wheat market closes higher on Russian tensions
Soycomplex Beans closed higher, reversing the overnight trend, on what looks like short-covering ahead of next week's USDA report. "Fresh sabre rat...
08-08-2014 03:01 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Turnaround in wheat market after 4-year lows?
EU grains closed mostly higher on nervousness over a build up of Russian troops on the Ukraine border and continued reports of quality issues with the...
07-08-2014 11:07 AM | Cereal, News
DHL responds to anticipated bumper harvest volume
DHL Supply Chain, the UK’s leading logistics provider, is collaborating with more than 300 TASCC-approved third party hauliers to coordinate grain mov...
01-08-2014 01:05 AM | Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News, Arable
4 year lows for London and Paris wheat
EU grains closed mostly lower with Nov 14 London wheat down GBP2.50/tonne at GBP122.10/tonne, Nov 14 Paris wheat was down EUR5.00/tonne to EUR170.50/t...
01-08-2014 00:51 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Brazil weather slows harvesting; wheat market ends higher
Soycomplex Beans closed lower as mid-day weather forecasts re-iterated a welcome rain event for the Midwest next week after a couple of weeks of dr...
31-07-2014 02:13 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Grassland, News
Financial impact of poor grassland management revealed
Figures calculated by Barenbrug UK – a leading supplier of agricultural grass – reveal that farmers who are not reseeding their grassland regularly co...
30-07-2014 09:46 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU wheat futures slump to 4-year lows
EU wheat futures slumped to fresh 4-year lows on harvest pressure and rising production estimates coming out of Russia and Ukraine. The day ended w...
30-07-2014 09:42 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Confidence high over US corn record
Soycomplex Beans closed lower as the latest weather forecasts for the Midwest adopted a wetter outlook for the beginning of August, the key month f...
30-07-2014 02:44 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Finance, News
Investment in rural economy to rise as UK sees positive growth
Employment and investment will rise next year as the rural economy continues to benefit from a more positive UK economy, according to a survey by the ...
29-07-2014 10:01 AM | Crops, Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal
Dry weather damage to Australian wheat; corn market closes higher
Soycomplex Beans closed with strong gains. Weekly soybean export inspections came in at 112,345 MT versus 97,160 MT last week. That takes the 2013/...
29-07-2014 09:30 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU grains closed mixed with trade 'subdued'
EU grains closed mixed with Nov 14 London GBP0.80/tonne lower at GBP125.50/tonne, Nov 14 Paris wheat was down EUR1.50/tonne to EUR178.25/tonn, Aug 14 ...
29-07-2014 05:58 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Don't let black-grass through the gate
Farmers without black-grass have heard enough stories by now to know it won’t be a welcome addition to their rotation plans, nor would those with susc...
28-07-2014 09:26 AM | Arable, Bees and Beekeeping, Cereal, Crops, News
Accept neonicotinoid ban, Defra warned
The government's draft National Pollinator Strategy needs to be transparent if it is to command public confidence, the Environmental Audit Committee h...
28-07-2014 02:16 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Northern wheats looking good
As one of the highest yielding soft Group 4 wheats on the Recommended List, Limagrain UK’s Myriad, was launched last year as a high yielding option fo...
28-07-2014 02:03 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Biomass investment slashes drying costs by 70 percent
Angus unit opens its gates next week to show impact of biomass, wind and solar on farm business. With harvest underway, the good news for one Arbro...
28-07-2014 01:41 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Quality problems with EU wheat
EU grains markets closed lower on the day, although mixed on the week. The day finished with Nov 14 London wheat down GBP1.45/tonne at GBP126.30ton...
US corn yields at record; Damage to European crop quality
Soycomplex Beans closed mixed, a little stronger nearby and a touch weaker further forward. The USDA announced 360,000 MT of US beans sold to China...
US corn yields at record; Damage to European crop quality
Soycomplex Beans closed mixed, a little stronger nearby and a touch weaker further forward. The USDA announced 360,000 MT of US beans sold to China...
23-07-2014 15:54 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Maris otter barley, the secret plot for quality
It may not have a preservation order, but a particular plot of North Norfolk farmland is, to many brewers, sacred. Four acres in size and bounded by t...
23-07-2014 11:47 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Farmers 'optimistic for future growth' despite falling prices
The second in a series of agricultural surveys conducted this year reveal that the majority of farmers are optimistic about future growth and are plan...
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 | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
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 ...
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...
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