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Thursday, September 22, 2022
Argentina focuses on GM wheat as drought and war affect global crops
Backers for the genetically modified (GM) wheat strain called HB4, developed by Argentinian company Bioceres and state scientists, said it could help prevent food shortages at a time when severe droughts have been brought on by climate chan ...
Friday, September 16, 2022
Wheat farmers in Argentina abandon some lots because of drought
The major Buenos Aires grains exchange said wheat farmers in Argentina have begun to abandon lots of wheat because of the protracted drought in the country, a concern as growers cope with poor rainfall, Reuters reported.
Friday, September 9, 2022
Argentina's wheat crop affected by frosts in the last two weeks
The Buenos Aires grains exchange said Argentina's 2022/2023 wheat crop is affected by frosts in the last two weeks, causing some damage, Reuters reported.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Forecast for Argentina's wheat planting area revised downwards
The Buenos Aires grains exchange said that the forecast for Argentina's wheat planting area for the coming season had been reduced, as the South American nation deals with the effects of unfavourable weather, Reuters reported.
Monday, May 16, 2022
Argentina the first country to authorise GMO wheat planting
Argentina has become the first country in the world to authorise the planting of GMO wheat as it approved the Bioceres-developed HB4 GMO wheat variety for national commercialisation, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Good rain forecast and cool weather to help Argentina's 2022/23 wheat crop
The Buenos Aires grains exchange said upcoming rains and cool weather during the austral autumn season in the country will help the 2022/23 wheat crop at key farm belt growing areas ahead of sowing that begins mid-May 2022, Reuters reported ...
Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Argentina's wheat production could drop 25% in its central producing region
Argentina's Rosario grains exchange said wheat production could drop 25% in the country's central producing region during the 2022/23 season because of dry weather and increasing input costs, Reuters reported.
Monday, March 7, 2022
Argentina to control domestic wheat prices
Argentina said it will control domestic wheat prices and mitigate food inflation as global prices soar to 14 year highs due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Reuters reported.
Monday, September 6, 2021
Argentina's wheat sown area to rise 3.7% in 2021/22
In the 2021/22 season, the total sown area of wheat in Argentina will be 6.95 million hectares, while barley will cover 1.3 million hectares, representing increases of 3.7% and 4%, respectively, compared to the previous season, according to ...
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Reduced wheat sowing in Argentina due to Chinese demand for barley
Wheat sowing in Argentina is set to drop this year as farmers are concerned over the risk of state intervention in the market, while new growing demand from China for barley may persuade some farmers to switch crops, Reuters reported.
Sunday, June 28, 2020
Argentina's dry weather puts wheat sowing estimate at risk
Dry weather conditions affecting various wheat growing regions in Argentina were putting its estimate for the planting of 6.7 million hectares of the cereal at further risk, the Buenos Aires grains exchange stated, Reuters reported.
Thursday, May 7, 2020
Argentina eyes increase in wheat sown area
According to Bahia Blanca Grains Exchange, the wheat planted area of Argentina is predicted to climb 1.5% from the previous season to 6.7 million hectares thanks to favourable weather, Reuters reported.
Monday, December 16, 2019
New Argentina government increases export taxes for beef, soybeans, corn and wheat
December 16, 2019 New Argentina government increases export taxes for beef, soybeans, corn and wheat Argentina's President Alberto Fernandez rose soybeans, soyoil and soymeal export levies to soybeans, soyoil and soymeal by 5% to 30%, boost ...
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Argentina's reforms to benefit corn, wheat exports but at expense of soy
January 6, 2016   Argentina's reforms to benefit corn, wheat exports but at expense of soy Soybean plantings in Argentina could be overshadowed by rising cultivations of wheat and corn in light of the end of the country's restrictions – kno ...
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Argentina's wheat harvest for 2015-16 affected by floods
Floods have hit major wheat-producing regions in Argentina and could impact harvest for the 2015-16 season, crop and weather experts warned.

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