Milling & Grains

'Long-term sustainable high crop yields require integrated management practices, including the application of K fertilizers,' say researchers

Potassium holds promise for maize in China

By Nicola Cottam

 Alleviating potassium (K) deficits in China requires an integrated approach of K fertilization and re-planting potassium-rich maize stover, researchers say.

“This is a real step forward in unblocking the dysfunctional EU process for approving GM crops, which is currently letting down our farmers and stopping scientific development,

"Environment Council has just broken the deadlock on the GMO cultivation proposal": Commission

European Commission reaches ‘political agreement’ on GM cultivation proposal

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

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.

HGCA UK milling wheat classification: The UK export market was small and disjointed before, says export manager

UK milling wheat exports on the up, says HGCA

By Nicola Cottam

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).

Ardent Mills CEO: 'We know we have to be competitive across the agrifood chain'

M&G Exclusive: Interview with Ardent Mills CEO Dan Dye and COO Bill Stoufer

Ardent Mills: Even though we’re big, we have to think small

By Maggie Hennessy

Ardent Mills is ready to be competitive, connect with customers and stimulate innovation in the flour sector, it's two executive heads say.

£1M business opportunity for Bacheldre Watermill

Waitrose’s flour supplier for sale

By Nicholas Robinson

Niche flour milling operation Bacheldre Watermill is being sold for £1.4M, with a £1M business plan and the potential to create around 20 jobs.

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