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Pork leads Philippine meat imports in 2017

Pork leads Philippine meat imports in 2017

Pork accounted for the bulk of the Philippines’ meat imports in 2017 at 305,479 tonnes, posting a 10.65% increase from the 2016 figures, according to the Bureau of Animal Industry ...

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Leading Rice Producer Wants Gov’t to Empower Local Producers

Leading Rice Producer Wants Gov’t to Empower Local Producers

President George Weah has announced that after two meetings with Liberia’s major rice importers, the importers agreed to reduce the price of rice. However, a leading local produce ...

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Philippine chicken imports up 4% in 2017

Philippine chicken imports up 4% in 2017

The Philippines’ chicken imports increased by 4% to 244,104.419 tonnes in 2017, over the previous year. According to the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI), the US remained the bigge ...

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US weekly corn net export sales up 23% on week, above market expectations

US weekly corn net export sales up 23% on week, above market expectations

US net export sales of current and next crop corn totaled 1.882 million mt in the week that ended January 25, up 23% from 1.531 million mt in the previous week, Department of Agri ...

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UN highlights wheat vs coarse grains rivalry, as it hikes world grain stocks estimate

UN highlights wheat vs coarse grains rivalry, as it hikes world grain stocks estimate

Food prices made a soft start to 2018, the United Nations said, even as it hiked its estimate of world grains production – and inventories - to record highs, talking of “ample” an ...

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China to cut 2018 rice acreage by 2.2pc amid bulging stocks

China to cut 2018 rice acreage by 2.2pc amid bulging stocks

China will curb planting of rice, its most important food grain, the agriculture ministry said on Tuesday, in a major step towards reducing a growing mountain of unsold stocks. Th ...

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Palm oil production increased by 18 percent in 2017

Palm oil production increased by 18 percent in 2017

Palm oil production increased by 18 percent in 2017: Palm oil association Workers oof state-owned plantation company PT. Perkebunan Nusantara XIII sort oil palm fresh fruit bunche ...

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Farm Dog and John Deere Launch Joint Project to Develop Variable Rate Spray Technology

Farm Dog and John Deere Launch Joint Project to Develop Variable Rate Spray Technology

Farm Dog and John Deere have launched a joint development project to develop variable rate spray technology for pest and disease management.  The project is supported in part by a ...

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Corn commentary: Corn dragged higher as grains complex jumps

Corn commentary: Corn dragged higher as grains complex jumps

Prices across the grains complex moved upwards at the start of the week, corn dragged along in the wake of a weaker US dollar and resurgent soybean prices, which at one point had ...

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Ag market: Wheat futures hit multi-month highs, as US crop deteriorates

Ag market: Wheat futures hit multi-month highs, as US crop deteriorates

So much for Turnaround Tuesday. In wheat, at least. Chicago lore has it that a strong trend in the first session of the week is followed by something of a reversal in the second, ...

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