'The [hybrid rye] yields are going up progressively each year. We are seeing a 1.5% increase on an annual basis,' says KMS agronomist Jacob Nymand © istock.com/Riverlim

Special Edition: Crop Science

Hybrid rye feed sector flourishing in Denmark

By Jane Byrne

Higher yielding hybrids as an alternative feed grain are proving popular with pig producers in Denmark, says crop breeding company, KWS.

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USDA raises global wheat stocks

By Aerin Curtis

Global wheat stocks were revised upwards from last month’s forecast by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Maize output lowered in the EU

Maize output lowered in the EU

By Jane Byrne

In the latest cereals supply and demand balance sheet from the EU Commission, production and stocks have been increased for wheat and barley, but it is a different story for maize.

Amidst projections for a bumper wheat crop globally, EU wheat production forecasts have been revised downwards.

Rain damage drives EU wheat onto feed market

By Lynda Searby

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has raised its forecast for projected EU feed wheat supplies for 2014/15 by 2.5 million ton in its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE), which were published this week.