Spain, France, Morocco and northwestern Algeria are struggling for moisture this season, and some of the longer range computer forecast models have suggested some of this dryness will continue through the balance of autumn, raising question about 2018 production.
IGC estimates total grains production in 2017-18 at 2.075 billion tonnes.
The Grain and Grain Processing Information Site – http://www.world-grain.com, October 25, 2017 – by Susan Reidy ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA – Australian researchers have discovered a gene that could help in the breeding of high-yielding hybrid wheats and radically change the way wheat is bred. The research by the University of Adelaide, in collaboration with DuPont Pioneer, was published […]
With acknowledgement to http://igtcglobal.org/ The 15 government members of the GLI have endorsed a statement on “practical approaches” to LLP in the supply chain, following the acceptance “ad-ref” of the statement at the June 2017 GLI meeting in Rome (document here). The title of the statement is “Principles, Criteria and Practical Approaches for Addressing Low […]
SACOTA Secretariat – The following Directors were elected to the SACOTA Board during the AGM that took place on 12 October 2017: Konrad Keyser (Brisen Commodities), Brendon de Boer (Cargill South Africa), Cornelius Odendaal (Unigrain), Johan Steyn (Seaboard Overseas Limited) and Anton Wienand (ETG World). Konrad Keyser and Brendon de Boer have respectively been elected […]
The Grain and Grain Processing Information Site – http://www.world-grain.com, LexisNexisArticle, 10 October 2017 Countryman (Western Australia) – The head of a major Ukrainian global grain exporter has issued a warning to Australian wheat producers – his country’s grain will expand its footprint across global markets in years to come. Konstantin Litvinsky, chief executive officer of […]
The Grain and Grain Processing Information Site – http://www.world-grain.com, October 2, 2017 – by Eric Schroeder LONDON, ENGLAND — The International Grains Council (IGC) on Sept. 28 raised its forecast for total grains production in 2017-18 to 2.069 billion tonnes, up from 2.049 billion tonnes in August, but down from 2.133 billion forecast for 2016-17. […]
The Grain and Grain Processing Information Site – http://www.world-grain.com August 16, 2017 – by Holly Demaree BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – Farmers, citizens and other interested parties are invited to share their views on the functioning of the food supply chain through an online consultation that runs until Nov. 17. There are indications that the added value […]
The Grain and Grain Processing Information Site – http://www.world-grain.com August 8, 2017 – by Holly Demaree BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – In light of an ample supply and low prices for maize, the automatic mechanism calculating import duties was triggered, setting as of Aug. 8 an import duty on maize, sorghum and rye at €5.16 per […]
The Grain and Grain Processing Information Site – http://www.world-grain.com 7/23/2017 – Mehr News Agency (MNA) – TEHRAN Deputy agriculture minister said the world’s largest grain suppliers have been invited to develop exports of bread and durum wheat produced in Iran. Yazdan Seif, who heads Iran’s Government Trading Corporation (GTC), noted that the approach taken by GTC […]