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Tuesday, December 18, 2012
EU corn crop forecast down 16% this year
December 18, 2012 EU corn crop forecast down 16% this year After Italy's crop fell on drought and a heat wave, the EU corn harvest is forecast to fall by 16% this year, with production lower than expected in September. According to an e-mai ...
Monday, December 17, 2012
EU corn imports may hit second-highest on record
Following a surge in wheat exports curbed domestic grain supply and drought parched crops, EU corn imports may be the second-highest on record this season. The EU issued licenses to import 3.6 million tonnes of corn since the marketing year ...
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
European Food Safety Authority maintains assessment of GM insect resistant corn Bt11
December 12,  2012 European Food Safety Authority maintains assessment of GM insect resistant corn Bt11 The Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA GMO Panel) stands by its previous risk assessmen ...
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Ukraine may become leading corn supplier to the EU
In 2012-13 the EU countries can significantly increase the import volumes of corn with Ukraine taking the first place among the main suppliers of corn to the EU. According to the latest forecast of analysts of the USDA, the specified region ...
Thursday, November 29, 2012
EU despises French report connecting GM corn to cancer
November 29, 2012 EU despises French report connecting GM corn to cancer   The French report linking genetically modified (GM) corn to cancer was rejected by the EU's food safety agency on Wednesday (Nov 28), saying it failed to meet "accep ...
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Ensus imports EU corn due to poor UK wheat quality
November 14, 2012 Ensus imports EU corn due to poor UK wheat quality Ensus, bioethanol producer, has confirmed it has begun to buy EU corn within the last week to compensate for the poor quality of the UK wheat crop. "We are committed to us ...
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Rain slows EU corn harvest, import need arises
November 7, 2012 Rain slows EU corn harvest, import need arises   EU's final stages of corn harvest are being delayed by rain and a smaller crop is boosting expectations Europe will face higher import needs and prices in the coming months. ...
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
EU approves import of Syngenta's GMO corn
October 23, 2012 EU approves import of Syngenta's GMO corn   The import of a variety of genetically modified corn produced by Syngenta for use in food and animal feed has been approved by the EU. The approval of Syngenta's MIR 162 variety c ...
Thursday, October 4, 2012
EU experiences poor corn crop this summer
October 4, 2012 EU experiences poor corn crop this summer EU buyers may be forced to purchase more of the animal feed ingredient on the world market in the coming months, as the EU is facing a poor corn crop this summer, at a time global pr ...
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
EU 2012 corn yield forecast down 20%
Unfavourable weather conditions in southern and south eastern Europe have caused a decline in the estimated average corn yield across the EU's 27 member states to 6.05 tonnes/hectare, down 20% from last year. According to the European Commi ...
Monday, August 20, 2012
France's corn may provide relief to drought-hit EU crop
After drought shrank yield prospects in Italy, the corn crop in France is developing well and could provide a buffer for this year's western European harvest. The good state of corn crops currently in Spain could also offer some relief for ...
Monday, July 30, 2012
Reduced US corn, soy production increases Europe meat prices
July 30, 2012 Reduced US corn, soy production increases Europe meat prices The current US drought has reduced the country's harvest expectations, pushing grain and soy prices to record highs and making meat more costly in Europe, as the pri ...
Monday, July 30, 2012
Europe's corn crops grow healthy on warm weather's return
July 30, 2012 Europe's corn crops grow healthy on warm weather's return   After a hot spell which could cut yields in Italy, corn crops in Western Europe are mostly developing well, with the return of warm, sunny weather this week helping c ...
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
EU soft wheat crop forecast down, corn up
July 4, 2012 EU soft wheat crop forecast down, corn up An updated forecasts from the 27-nation bloc stated that EU's soft wheat production outlook will be lesser than a month ago, while the projections for barley and corn harvest were raise ...
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
European Foods Safety Authority rejects France's GM corn ban
June 5, 2012 European Foods Safety Authority rejects France's GM corn ban The European Foods Safety Authority (EFSA) has overruled the efforts of France to prohibit genetically modified (GM) corn across member states. French efforts to ban ...

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