November 05, 2012

05/11/12: Ukrainian exports; rice milling Australia; Russian grains

  • The Ukrainian government has softened its plans for a ban on wheat exports, reports Reuters. In October, the government announced that it would halt wheat exports from mid-November due to poor harvest. Now the Agriculture Ministry has said that it will will consider all "necessary measures" if the country's wheat stocks fall to a critical level. Read more...
  • Good news for rice milling in Australia: SunRice is to reopen its third mill in the NSW Riverina this month. The mill was forced to close in 2007 after a big decline in rice production. The reopening marks a return to strong rice production in the area. Read more...

  • Russia has planted of 15.5 million hectares of winter grains, exceeding 2011 planting bu 4000,000 hectares in the Southern federal district and 370,000 hectares in the North-Caucasus federal district. Read more...

English: The Southern Federal District of Russia.
English: The Southern Federal District of Russia. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
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