Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Nigeria suspends import duties on wheat and maize
Nigeria's Minister of Agriculture, Abubakar Kyari, has confirmed the suspension of duties, tariffs, and taxes on the importation of major commodities like maize and wheat under the Tinubu administration, Premium Times reported.
Monday, January 15, 2024
NutraMaize secures US$460,455 grant for research on combatting heat stress in egg-laying hens
United States agriculture company NutraMaize has been awarded a three-year, US$460,455 grant by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), part of the US Department of Agriculture to fund research into how xanthophyll carotenoid ...
Tuesday, May 16, 2023
FAO Cereal Price Index: Decline for wheat, maize prices in April
The FAO Cereal Price Index averaged 136.1 points in April, down 2.4 points (1.7%) from March and as much as 33.5 points (19.8%) below its value one year ago.
Thursday, April 27, 2023
Belgium's farmers planted more spring grains, maize last year; pig inventory shrunk
Higher grain prices prompted farmers in Belgium to grow more spring grains and maize in 2022.
Thursday, September 22, 2022
Sri Lanka to permit imports of soybean and maize on open account terms
Sri Lanka President Ranil Wickremesinghe permitted maize and soybean imports on open account terms for poultry feed producers, and has extended the time given to import other foods on comparable terms, Economy Next reported.
Monday, March 28, 2022
India's poultry production affected by rising maize and soy prices
Vignesh Soundararajan, managing director of major Indian poultry firm Suguna Foods, said rising prices of maize and soy has resulted in increased production costs for the poultry sector this year, The Hindu reported.
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Kenya's animal feed price reaches all time high as maize cost continues increase
The price of animal feeds in Kenya has increased by KSh100 (US$0.88) to reach an all-time high as the cost of maize continues to rise amid a stalemate on the import of yellow grain that is touted to soften the cost.
Friday, May 21, 2021
Perspectives on global mycotoxin issues and management from the MycoKey Maize Working Group
Our perception of the role of mycotoxins in food and feed safety has evolved continuously since the 1960s when mycotoxins were first explicitly recognized. Hundreds of toxic fungal metabolites now have been described and many of them occur ...
Monday, April 5, 2021
CPF expresses commitment to buy maize from environmentally responsible growers
Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) maintains its policy to buy maize only from growers who do no harm to the environment, in line with its emphasis on a responsible supply chain and traceability, the company said.
Thursday, December 3, 2020
Nigerian poultry association calls for suspension of maize and soybean exports
The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) has called on the federal government to immediately stop the export of soybean, soymeal and maize.
Thursday, August 13, 2020
EU reinstates tariff for maize imports
The European Union has brought back a maize import tariff at EUR 5.48 (US$6.42; EUR 1 = US$1.18) per tonne, Reuters reported.
Friday, June 26, 2020
South Africa's maize crop to increase 38% in 2019 / 2020 season
According to a Reuters survey, maize farmers in South Africa are expected to harvest 38% more maize in the current 2019 / 2020 season compared to the season prior thanks to favourable weather conditions, Nasdaq reported.
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Adisseo Spain presents its 2019 survey of mycotoxins in maize
The survey aims to determine the quality of Spain's maize harvest in 2019 in terms of mycotoxin contamination.
Wednesday, January 1, 2020
ADISSEO Brazil 2019: Survey of mycotoxins in maize
The term "mycotoxins" defines secondary fungal metabolites that cause biochemical, physiologic, and/or pathologic changes in other species, which include vertebrates, other animal groups, plants, and microbes. Mycotoxins have low molecular ...
Monday, November 18, 2019
Kenyan feed association calls for duty-free imports of yellow maize
November 18, 2019 Kenyan feed association calls for duty-free imports of yellow maize The Association of Kenya Animal Feed Manufactures (Akfema) wants the Kenyan government to allow duty-free imports of yellow maize in order to avoid a pric ...

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