November 16, 2015

16/11/2015: Oilseed & Grain News

A ‘wave’ of crop selling to come in early 2016 – Bunge CEO
Shifting global market and political factors are indicating that there could likely be a ‘wave’ of commodities reaching the market in early 2016 as farmers begin selling hoarded crops.

DuPont opens world's largest cellulosic corn ethanol plant
DuPont has opened its US$225 million cellulosic corn ethanol plant in Nevada, Iowa, which is being labelled the largest cellulosic plant in the world.

Bay State Milling announces leadership reorganisation
Bay State Milling has announced multiple organisational changes to its management and scientific leadership.
Image: Bert Kaufmann
India’s rapeseed sowing delayed by scorching heat
Scorching heat in India’s top producing regions is delaying sowing and curtailing the expansion of acreage.  

ADM earnings fall on lower North American exports
A strong dollar, weak real, high global inventories, and bumper grain crops have cut into ADM’s third quarter performance.

China’s Nidera buys full control of Queensland-Based PentAg
Australia’s PentAg plans to expand its operations, becoming a nationwide grain trader after gaining the backing of China’s Nidera.

Drought threatening to shrink Ukraine’s 2016 wheat harvest
Ukraine’s winter planting has been seriously affected by drought across the country’s major wheat growing regions leading to forecasts of a lower 2016 harvest.

GRDC targets heat-tolerant crops
Heat shock is the single most common factor constraining Australian grain production, costing farmers approximately Aus$1.1 billion per year in yield losses. 
Image: Andrew
Also heard: 
Rats are particularly attracted to the high quality grain that breweries have stored, and after exterminators proved not able to eradicate the problem, Chicago-based breweries have gone back to basics and are now employing feral cats supplied through Tree House Humane Society's Cats at Work program to guard their grain stores.

2nd Annual Practical Short Course on Fermentation and Separation for the Food & Drug Industries: Principle, Process, Recovery and Product - February 21-25, 2016.
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