Brazil’s grain output forecast to decrease in 2017-18


Conab predicts decline in both corn and soybean production.

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Myanmar allows import of U.S. corn
USDA APHIS, USGC and other industry partners worked with the country to meet the needs on the technical requirements of the new regulations.
INTL FCStone economist: U.S. wheat acreage seen down 4% to 6%
Final harvested area will depend on dryness across key regions.
Officials forecast increase in Bulgarian rapeseed production
2017-18 output revised upward by 6% to 460,000 tonnes.
AFIA makes leadership changes
Wilkinson will move up to lead the association’s Legislative and Regulatory department starting in 2019.
High-fiber wheat variety becomes available to U.S. farmers
The variety contains more than 10 times the amount of resistant starch found in conventional wheat.
CHS elects three new directors
Eligible directors must be full-time farmers or ranchers to be eligible for election to the 17-member board.
BayWa to acquire Premium Crops Ltd.
Transaction will increase German-based company’s presence in the United Kingdom.
Brazil decree opens door to Russian wheat imports
May only be used for consumption, not as seed.

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