Australian wheat producers hedge their bets on exports, sustainability study criticized by NCGA, Cargill splashes out in Russia, Chinese policy document focuses on grain security, and crop scientist scoops major prize.
As wheat continues to lose acreage and R&D investment to corn and soybeans, the time has come to support the eventual commercialization of biotech wheat, says the immediate past president of the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG).
"Environment Council has just broken the deadlock on the GMO cultivation proposal": Commission
The European Commission’s Environmental Council has “broken the deadlock” on GM crop cultivation proposals with a political agreement around how member states can restrict or ban such crop production on their soil.
Support for UK milling wheat is growing as disclosures about quality, consistency and integrity spread, particularly across North Africa and the Middle East, says the export manager of the UK’s Home Grown Cereals Authority (HGCA).
M&G Exclusive: Interview with Ardent Mills CEO Dan Dye and COO Bill Stoufer
Wheat groups support commercial biotech wheat, Canadian National Railway moving record grain ahead of regulatory moves, LCI secures ethical trade certification, USDA crop updates, and Austria approves use of IM 9500.
In January, Oldways and the Whole Grains Council submitted a letter to the US Food & Drug Administration urging it to complete its guidance on whole grain labeling, with particular emphasis on the inconsistencies of reconstituted grain and how to...