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15 May 2015 | Cereal,Crops,News
Sustainable and environmental friendly rice cultivation systems in Europe

The rice crop in Europe is cultivated in 467 000 ha and it is grown under permanently flooded conditions. Under existing production practices rice is ...


15 May 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
EU farming policy is 'too complex', Lochhead says

Scotland’s Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead is calling on the European Union to transform and simplify its farming policy. Speaking ahead o...


Rapeseed production in Europe will fall

EU grains closed mixed, but mostly with little change, save for rapeseed which closed with losses of around EUR2.00-4.00/tonne. The day ended with ...


Global wheat production 'forecast down from last year’s record'

Soycomplex Beans closed sharply lower following the release of the May WASDE report from the USDA. In that they raised their outlook on Argentine p...


13 May 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Don’t under estimate the value of T3 sprays

Relatively low disease pressure so far this spring combined with lower grain prices is leading many to look for potential cost savings, with the T3 sp...


13 May 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News,NFU
CAP simplification 'lacks ambition', farmers warn

CAP simplification was high on the agenda at Commission meetings on Rural Development held in Brussels recently. Agricultural representatives from...


12 May 2015 | Arable,Crops,News
Armure to protect against all key foliar beet diseases

A new sugar beet fungicide, Armure, will help growers and agronomists to tackle all the key foliar diseases this season. Armure, from Syngenta is appr...


12 May 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
New sugar beet varieties offer opportunity

Limagrain UK is announcing the addition of three new sugar beet varieties to the BBRO Recommended List for 2016. All three varieties BTS 470, BTS 340 ...


EU grains close mixed, higher in Paris and lower in London

EU grains closed mixed, mostly higher in Paris and lower in London after the pound rose to its best finish against the US dollar since before Christma...


Tough weeds call for tough action to protect spring cereal yields

Spring cereal crops face a serious challenge from broad-leaved weeds, warns Dow AgroSciences, as recent weather has hardened emerged weeds and encoura...


11 May 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
CAP complexity causing problems for Scottish farmers

Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead has called for the EU to “be ambitious” in efforts to reduce the complexity of farming policy ahead of the Ag...


New Agrovista software on show at Cereals 'will help maximise returns'

Agrovista is launching two online tools at Cereals 2015 to help farmers manage their seed and chemical inputs more effectively to help ensure the best...


Cold slow spring and tough markets prove challenging for student teams

A cold slow start to spring and tough markets have proved challenging for the six student teams fighting it out to grow the most profitable crop of ry...


Wheat market in double digit gains; Midwest suffering from dry field conditions

Soycomplex Beans closed mixed in subdued trade. Stats Canada reported Mar 31 canola stocks at 7.04 MMT, down from 8.68 MMT a year ago and below the...


EU grains close higher; 'consolidation from the last couple of days trade'

EU grains closed mostly higher, with the exception of rapeseed which ended a little lower. I guess you could call that consolidation from the last cou...



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