French wheat, corn output revised up on good summer

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PARIS (Commodity Online): The good summer growing conditions has raised the expectations of the Wheat and Cornoutput in France. In August, the forecast for the wheat crop had been raised to 500,000 tons and further raised to 1 million tons on Wednesday by farm ministry; now the total estimates has touched 33.5 million tons. The…


US corn output climbs even as area under production remains unchanged

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The chart below plots the US acreage of Corn harvested vs.production. Green lines plot the production in tons all the way from 1967 to 2009, where as red lines plot the area of corn harvested. From the chart, it is evident that corn area harvested has remained little changed even as corn production has fluctuated…


India’s fruit, vegetable output rises 3.7% to over 213 mn tonnes in 2010-11

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NEW DELHI: Country has witnessed a increase of 3.7 per cent in fruit and vegetable output to over 213 million tonnes in the financial year 2010-11. The rise is boosted by the increase in the area under cultivation. In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Agriculture Mr Harish Rawat has…


Astarta spurs hopes for Ukraine sugar output jump

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Ukraine looked on track for its first sugar surplus in five years, after top producer Astarta, terming its early beet harvest of the "highest level", said it was on track to lift by 75% output of the sweetener. Astarta said that the average beet weights, from a harvest which began late last month, were coming…


Sea fish output set to hit 260,000 tonnes by 2020

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(MARD) has approved a plan for developing breeding sea fish through 2015, with orientations for 2020. Under the plan, the output of sea fish raised in salt water and shrimp ponds is expected to reach 61,000 tonnes by 2015 and 98,000 tonnes by 2020. Sea fish raised in small cages is estimated to hit 44,000…


China early season rice output hits 32.76 million tons

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BEIJING (Commodity Online) : World’s largest Rice producer China said its annual output of early-season rice hit 32.76 million tons this year. In a statement issued here country’s National Bureau of Statistics said the early-season rice, which is harvested every July after a 90-to-120-day maturity period and is mainly planted for reserves and industrial use,…


Rice output likely to fall sharply in South Korea

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SEOUL (Commodity Online): Fast growing industrialization in South Korea is likely to its agriculture as country’s Rice production is likely to hit to ten year low this season. According to Korea Rural Economic Institute, South Korea’s rice production is forecast to hit a 10-year low this year due to shrinking farm land and lower yields…


World corn output lowered, IGC says

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LONDON (Dow Jones)–World corn production is expected to fall by 10 million metric tons to 849 million tons in 2011-12 due to sharp cuts in the U.S. crop forecast, the International Grains Council said Thursday. "But production prospects in the southern hemisphere have improved and the 2011-12 corn crop is still projected to be the…


Ukraine. Grain output 48-50 million tons in 2011/2012 MY

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Grain output in Ukraine in 2011/2012 marketing year will be 48-50 million tons, oil-bearing culture – 11-12 million tons, this forecast was made by Kernel agroholding analysts. With such a production level, an export potential this season will be 20 million tons of grain crops, 3 million tons of rape and soya and 3 million…


Domestic Seafood Output To Reach 2.5-2.6 Million Tonnes by 2015

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The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) said that to realize the 1.6-1.7 million tonne seafood export target set for 2015, seafood processing plants will need 3.2-3.5 million tonnes of raw materials, of which 2.5-2.6 million tonnes will be produced domestically and the remainder will be imported. The output targets set for the…


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