All news articles for September 2019

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Downgraded wheat production forecasts for Australia

By Jane Byrne

Most of the Northern Hemisphere grain production is harvested or weeks away, says the AHDB in its most recent reviews of global grain and oilseed markets, and so all eyes are now trained on the weather conditions in the Southern Hemisphere.

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AB Agri profits hit by Vivergo shutdown, lower sugar beet feed sales

By Jane Byrne

Revenues for UK agriculture business, AB Agri, will be well ahead of last year, driven by higher feed volumes and higher feed prices, reflecting an increase in raw material costs, according to a pre-close trading update from parent group, Associated British...

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Amazon fires: Norwegian pension fund demands action

By Jane Byrne

KLP, Norway’s largest pension fund, has begun contacting companies with activities in Brazil and calling on other investors to act, following on from the record number of fires and the environmental damage in the Amazon this year.