Thursday , 19 October 2017

Drought to Cost Agriculture $1.84B in 2015: Study

Drought to Cost Agriculture $1.84B in 2015: Study

alifornia drought will cost state agriculture $1.84 billion in 2015, researchers estimated in a study Tuesday from the University of California at Davis. The biggest chunk of that ...

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Farmers get early start on harvest, thanks to dry, hot weather

Farmers get early start on harvest, thanks to dry, hot weather

This year’s hot, dry weather has enabled farmers to get an early start on harvest operations, with four per cent of the 2015 crop already in the bin, well ahead of the five-year a ...

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Argentina: Corn harvest goes over 70% of the area

Argentina: Corn harvest goes over 70% of the area

The corn harvest advanced to 72 percent of the total planted surface in Argentina, according to a new report from the Rosario Board of Trade. Most of the crop is being considered ...

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Seed, fertilizer scrimping to curb Ukraine grains harvest

Seed, fertilizer scrimping to curb Ukraine grains harvest

Ukraine's production of its three main grains – barley, corn and wheat - will fall by more than 10%, as financing constraints limit farmers appetite for spending on inputs such as ...

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Rains to impede advance of soybean harvest in Brazil

Rains to impede advance of soybean harvest in Brazil

The soybean harvest in Brazil advanced last week to nearly 14.6 percent of the total surface and it is still delayed compared to previous years. The regular pace is to reach 21 pe ...

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Use of machinery dropped 30% on wheat harvest in Argentina

Use of machinery dropped 30% on wheat harvest in Argentina

Farmers from Argentina have used 30 percent less  of the machinery available in the country compared to the average of the wheat harvest in the previous years, says the Federation ...

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Corn Harvest Catches Up to Normal Pace as Winter Weather Hits

Corn Harvest Catches Up to Normal Pace as Winter Weather Hits

Now that the end is in sight for most farmers -- and fortunately so on account of the Arctic blast of freezing temperatures and snow that have moved into the nation's center this ...

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