Tuesday, June 18, 2024
Economic, environmental benefits from integrating cover crops into US livestock production, USDA report finds
Integrating cover crops into livestock operations in the United States presents substantial opportunities for economic and environmental benefits, according to a new USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) report featuring contributions from f ...
Monday, May 20, 2024
Cebu, Philippines, in state of calamity, suffers US$3.1 million in damages to crops, livestock
The governor of Cebu, the Philippines, Gwendolyn Garcia, declared on May 17 the entire province under a state of calamity as 32 of its 50 local governments reported ₱176.8 million (US$3.1 million) in damages to crops and livestock ami ...
Friday, May 17, 2024
Negros Occidental, Philippines implements US$204,000 in agricultural projects to boost crop production
The Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) in Negros Occidental, Philippines, is launching three projects at the Negros First Integrated Agricultural Centre (NFIAC) in Himamaylan city, aiming to enhance the production of corn and othe ...
Tuesday, April 9, 2024
China anticipates record corn crop in 2024, potentially reducing US imports
China is on track to achieve a record-large corn harvest in 2024, surpassing the previous year's record, despite government initiatives aimed at shifting focus towards soybean cultivation at the expense of corn, Reuters reported.
Monday, April 8, 2024
El Nino damage to crops in Antique, Philippines exceeds US$2.4 million
The impact of the El Nino phenomenon on crops, including drought-resistant corn, in Antique province, Philippines, has resulted in damages totalling over PHP 141 million (US$2.4 million), Philippine News Agency reported.
Wednesday, March 20, 2024
Rabobank: Rise in gross margins of Australia's winter crops in 2024-25 with lower production cost
Gross margins for Australia's winter crops in 2024-25 are set to increase on the back of a lower cost of production, according to Rabobank.
Wednesday, March 13, 2024
CSIRO launches US$36.3 million initiative to protect Australian crops, livestock
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia's national science agency, has unveiled an over AUD 55 million (US$36.3 million) initiative, Catalysing Australia's Biosecurity (CAB), which aims to protect ...
Monday, February 26, 2024
CropX and Syngenta collaborate to enhance farming sustainability in US Midwest
CropX Technologies and Syngenta are working together to enhance the sustainability and productivity of Syngenta's seed suppliers in the American Midwest, aiming to revolutionise digital farm management, Business Wire reported.
Monday, December 4, 2023
Heavy rain threatens Australian wheat crops
Heavy rainstorms sweeping through south-eastern Australia are causing substantial damage to wheat crops, with analysts warning of a potential production loss exceeding 100,000 tonnes, Channel News Asia reported
Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Russia's grain crop forecast to be 141.6 million metric tonnes this year
Russian agriculture consultancy IKAR had raised its forecast for Russia's grain crop this year to 141.6 million metric tonnes from 141.2 million metric tonnes, the organisation said.
Friday, September 29, 2023
Major crop trading houses urge Argentina's next president to boost soy production and exports
Leading crop trading giants, including Cargill Inc, Louis Dreyfus Co, and China's state-owned Cofco Corp, have voiced a collective plea to Argentina's upcoming president to boost soy production and exports or risk losing ground to competito ...
Friday, September 8, 2023
Iowa, US crops face decline as heat and dryness persist
The US state of Iowa, a major agricultural hub, is grappling with a significant deterioration in its primary crops over the past two weeks, as relentless heat and dry spells persist, Iowa Capital Dispatch reported.
Tuesday, September 5, 2023
Cherkizovo to engage in crop farming in Tula Region, Russia
Cherkizovo Group is expanding its land bank as part of a grain segment development by acquiring 10ha of agricultural land in Russia's Tula Region.
Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Decline in US spring wheat crop's condition, according to US government
The condition of the US spring wheat crop dropped in the latest week, the US government said on August 21, as forecasts for hot and dry weather continued in the northern US Plains this week.
Friday, August 18, 2023
US crop quality ratings show uplift in corn, soybean
In the latest crop progress report by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), there is improvement in corn and soybean quality ratings across the country after another week of relatively mild and wet weather conditions, Farm Progress repor ...

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