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IGC lowers forecast for world wheat output

By Jane Byrne

Last week saw the IGC amend its projections for global wheat production in 2021-22 to 782m tons, that is 6m tons lower than its July forecast but still an increase of 1.2% from 773m ton in 2020-21.

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WASDE: Large cuts to US corn production estimates

By Jane Byrne

US corn production estimates were downgraded further in the January WASDE, lowered to 360.25MT from 368.49MT in the December report, according to CRM AgriCommodities in its analysis of the latest USDA data.

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WASDE: USDA takes cautious approach

By Jane Byrne

The mildly bearish June World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) contained few surprises with the USDA taking a cautious approach as ever with incremental changes, reports CRM AgriCommodities.

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US set for bumper corn crop

By Jane Byrne

The latest WASDE report from the USDA put the US 2020/21 corn crop at the highest level for over 30 years.

Aller Aqua phases out the use of South American soy

Aller Aqua phases out the use of South American soy

By Jane Byrne

Danish fish feed manufacturer, Aller Aqua, says it will cease sourcing the soy it needs for its formulations from South America, with its European manufacturing bases privileging regional purchasing of soy products instead.

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Market expansion top of mind for US Grains Council in 2020

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The US Grains Council (USCG) is focusing on supporting trade in current markets and expanding into others over the coming 12 months. The US soy sector, among other priorities, is looking to address infrastructure challenges.

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The big read: Greening the UK feed industry

By Jane Byrne

We talk to UK feed and ag inputs representatives, AIC, about the trade group's efforts to further the sustainability agenda with its members, who are responsible for some £9bn (US$11.8bn) of farm trade,

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US: Agricultural cooperative partners to expand

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Superior Ag, a feed producing and grain merchandising cooperative active in parts of Indiana, Kentucky and along the border of Illinois, seeks to expand its regional grain market and feed footprint with a Kentucky-focused partnership, says CEO.

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Soybeans provide rich pickings for Indian farmers

By Lynda Searby

Whilst there is unlikely to be any relief from high feed prices in the short term for the soymeal-reliant poultry industry, an increase in soybean plantings in India in 2019 is “highly likely,” according to an analyst.