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Friday, May 25, 2012
Western Europe sees bumper corn crop in 2012
May 25, 2012 Western Europe sees bumper corn crop in 2012 Though a weather-delayed sowing campaign may prevent yields from reaching 2011's high levels, Western Europe is on course for another bumper corn crop after farmers planted more than ...
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
EU may order France to remove GMO corn ban
After EU science experts said there was no justification for growing genetically modified (GM) corn, the EU was considering ordering France to lift its ban on growing a strain of GM corn, the EU's executive said on Tuesday (May 22). In Marc ...
Monday, April 23, 2012
Prompt US, Europe corn sowings growth at DuPont
April 23, 2012 Prompt US, Europe corn sowings growth at DuPont In helping the chemicals conglomerate push through price rises while lifting sales volume, DuPont followed rivals in revealing a boost to seed sales from the rapid start to the ...
Friday, April 20, 2012
Japan halts buying of European corn on quality issue
Due to deteriorating quality, most corn buyers in Japan have suspended purchases from Europe and they may resume purchases only after the next harvest in July-October, trading executives said Thursday (Apr 19). Corn exports from Europe, par ...
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Winterkill causes West Europe farmers to switch to corn
March 28, 2012 Winterkill causes West Europe farmers to switch to corn Analysts said that Western Europe farmers, as they re-seed fields which suffered significant crop losses this winter, are turning to corn and spring barley, while dry we ...
Friday, March 2, 2012
France's Vilmorin examines GM corn in Europe
Despite widespread hostility in the region to GM crops, French seed group Vilmorin is testing genetically modified corn in Europe, as it expects the benefits of such varieties eventually to lead to their acceptance, the company said.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
France pushes for Monsanto's GM corn ban in EU
February 22, 2012 France pushes for Monsanto's GM corn ban in EU France has appealed to the European Commission to ban the cultivation of Monsanto's 810 corn crop within EU countries, a spokesman said Tuesday (Feb 21). "France yesterday sen ...
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Japan buys 1.5-million-tonne feed corn from Europe
February 1, 2012 Japan buys 1.5-million-tonne feed corn from Europe In order to cut costs amid higher US prices, Japan has purchased at least 1.5 million tonnes of feed-grade corn for January-March shipment from Europe, trading executives s ...
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
US corn products shipped to EU halt
December 7, 2011 US corn products shipped to EU halt Amid concerns of the presence of unapproved genetically modified organisms (GMOs), US corn product exports to the EU have been virtually cancelled, stated oilseeds analysts Oil World on T ...
Friday, November 18, 2011
Strategie Grains sees EU corn crop up by 16%
November 18, 2011   Strategie Grains sees EU corn crop up by 16%   Strategie Grains, a French analyst, raised on Thursday (Nov 17) EU's 2011 corn crop estimate by one million tonnes to 64.4 million tonnes, 16% higher over the previous year. ...
Saturday, November 5, 2011
EU lifts 2011-12 corn output estimate
November 5, 2011 EU lifts 2011-12 corn output estimate   EU corn harvest this year should reach 63.7 million tonnes, up from previous month's forecast of 60.8 million tonnes and well above 57.2 million tonnes in 2010, data released by the E ...
Monday, October 31, 2011
EU's huge corn crop hints on higher export
October 31, 2011 EU's huge corn crop hints on higher export Corn gathering in the EU's major producing regions is mostly done, signalling a huge harvest that should allow higher EU exports this season. Corn has been boosted by favourable gr ...
Friday, October 21, 2011
EU's 2011-12 corn yield to reach record high
October 21, 2011 EU's 2011-12 corn yield to reach record high EU's 2011-12 corn production estimate has been raised to a record high and the bloc's cereal plantings are also expected to increase further in the following crop year, according ...
Monday, October 10, 2011
EU high court denounces France's failure in GM corn rule
October 10, 2011 EU high court denounces France's failure in GM corn rule The European Union's highest court faulted a French ban on growing GM corn for procedural reasons as France failed to invoke it under the appropriate rule. In an opin ...
Friday, October 7, 2011
European corn harvest expected to increase in France and Romania
October 7, 2011 European corn harvest expected to increase in France and Romania EU corn crop, which makes up about 11% of world production, is said to increase more than predicted in France and Romania, according to a Bloomberg report. The ...

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