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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...
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 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...
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...
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...
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 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...
27-06-2014 10:07 AM | Arable, Market Reports, News
A fresh challenge: addressing the volume decline
The value of fresh potato category is growing with a 3.8% rise over the last year, while the volume of fresh potatoes sold has dropped by 8.0% (Kantar...
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...
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 ...
04-06-2014 08:59 AM | Crops, Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal
Hungry crops and high disease pressure prove challenging for student teams
A spring of high disease pressure and hungry crops has provided a challenge for the six student teams fighting it out to grow the most profitable crop...
03-06-2014 09:04 AM | Dairy, Market Reports, News
First Milk cuts price as downward dairy trend continues
From 1 July the milk price for First Milk’s manufacturing pool will be cut by 1.15ppl. First Milk chairman Sir Jim Paice MP said: "Unfortunately th...
02-06-2014 11:13 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Early action vital to beat potential blight epidemic
Potato crops are at very high risk from a serious blight epidemic this season and growers will need to begin control programmes early to keep the dise...
02-06-2014 10:17 AM | Market Reports, News, Sheep
New high for UK sheep meat exports to non-EU markets
Export volumes of UK sheep meat to non-EU markets in the first quarter of 2014 have hit a new record high. Shipments to these markets increased by ...
02-06-2014 10:07 AM | Market Reports, News, Sheep
Lamb prices hold firm as new season gets underway
The number of new season lambs reaching the market has increased due to the good weather in many parts of the UK this spring, according to the latest ...
30-05-2014 05:55 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
US wheat crop may be lower this year
Soycomplex Beans closed higher, in what you might call "Turnaround Tuesday" trade, a day later than normal due to Monday's Memorial Day holiday. Th...
29-05-2014 03:44 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
US wheat is still being priced out going forward
Soycomplex Beans finished sharply lower, on anticipated strong progress with US plantings this past week under good sowing conditions. Talk of Chin...
20-05-2014 09:10 AM | Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal, Crops
Russian and Ukraine corn exports 'are records'
Soycomplex Beans closed with decent gains. Weekly export inspections came in at 167,953 MT, which was towards the top end of the expected 80-175,00...
16-05-2014 09:50 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Corn market crashes to losses of 8-11 cents
Soycomplex Beans closed lower in what looked like "buy the rumour, sell the fact" trade. The monthly April NOPA crush came in right on expectations...
15-05-2014 09:36 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
Traders 'shy away' from long term Ukraine grain contracts
Soycomplex Beans closed mostly a little higher, save for expiring front month May 14 which went off the board 6 cents lower. This was due to a late...
14-05-2014 09:13 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
Canadian wheat areas 'set to see better weather'; Corn market ends higher
Soycomplex Beans finished higher in "Turnaround Tuesday" style, with tight and technical old crop the greatest beneficiary. Prospects for significa...
13-05-2014 10:31 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
US to lose place as world's largest wheat exporter to Europe
Soycomplex Beans closed sharply lower, with fund money said to have been a net seller of around 6,000 contracts on the day. Weekly export inspectio...
13-05-2014 10:21 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Ukraine winter crop conditions 'better than last year'
EU wheat markets finished the day sharply lower, with May 14 London wheat closing down GBP2.45/tonne at GBP159.00/tonne, with new crop Nov 14 London w...
13-05-2014 09:43 AM | Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal, Crops
Distance dictates 2014 grain haulage costs
Results from AHDB/HGCA’s UK Grain Haulage Survey 2014 show a 1.2 per cent decline in average journey costs, compared with last year’s survey. The ...
13-05-2014 09:39 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Potatoes emerge to perfect storm of blight pressure
Many potato crops are now emerging well - straight into conditions that pose a high risk of blight. There is a ‘perfect storm’ of blight risk building...
12-05-2014 09:53 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
London and Paris wheat 'starting to look weak'
EU grains closed mixed ahead of the release of today's important USDA WASDE report, which will give us a first glimpse into their take on crop product...
09-05-2014 10:11 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
US winter wheat conditions 'mixed'
Soycomplex Beans closed with decent gains heading into tomorrow's USDA report. Maybe the trade was enthused by news that China had imported 6.5 MMT...
09-05-2014 02:31 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU wheat markets closed mostly lower
EU wheat markets closed mostly lower, on what looks like profit-taking and book-squaring ahead of tomorrow's USDA report and an easing of tensions in ...
08-05-2014 13:05 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
India wheat crop expected to be record; corn market closed weaker
Soycomplex Beans closed weaker on talk that the US will import around 500 TMT per month of Brazilian soybeans in each of May, Jun and Jul. There we...
06-05-2014 10:50 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
European wheat crop 'looking in far better shape' than US counterpart
The French grain markets closed with wheat and corn higher and rapeseed slightly lower. London wheat was closed for the May Day bank holiday. Chica...
06-05-2014 10:46 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
US winter wheat crop continues to face adverse weather conditions
Soycomplex Beans closed lower, with the current planting delay problems in the Midwest perceived as being more of an issue for corn. Indeed, it cou...
02-05-2014 09:47 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Corn and wheat markets close lower
General New month, new money is what they say. This was more like new month, no money. Pretty much everything, bar Kansas wheat, took a pasting tod...
02-05-2014 08:14 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
EU grain market report - 2nd May 2014
French markets were closed today for the May Day holiday, along with much of the rest of the world, although London and Chicago stumbled on. That brou...
02-05-2014 04:34 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Pulse Crop Update - 2nd May 2014
Insect pests Pea aphid Pea aphids are present at low levels in pea and bean crops following a mild winter and spring. Several aphid-transmitted ...
02-05-2014 04:24 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Last chance saloon for broad-leaved weed control in spring cereals
Grab the last opportunity to get on top of broad leaved weeds in spring cereals, says Stuart Jackson, herbicide specialist at Dow AgroSciences, as spr...
02-05-2014 00:27 AM | News, Pigs, Market Reports
Thompson’s tip: Transport hygiene vital
The role of transport in the potential spread of diseases such as swine dysentery, and PED in the United States, emphasises the need to pay very close...
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