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M&G Exclusive Interview: Blair Rutter, executive director of Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association

Wheat growers want a more ‘pro-competition’ Fair Rail Act

By Maggie Hennessy

Late last month, Canada’s Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Transport Minister Lisa Raitt introduced the Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act (click here for full text of the bill), in attempt to move the nation’s record grain crop faster and more efficiently...

Scientists on track to eradicate Australia’s biggest crop pest

Scientists on track to eradicate Australia’s biggest crop pest

By RJ Whitehead

Australian researchers have been combining micro-sensing, sterile insect technology with new insect trapping systems to protect the country’s farms from the Queensland fruit fly, one of Australia's most economically damaging pest.

Saudi must look east for grains

Saudi must look east for grains

By RJ Whitehead

The contribution of agriculture to Saudi Arabia’s gross domestic product was last measured at 2.49% in 2010, according to the World Bank. Moreover, it is set to drop even lower once the country’s cultivation of wheat is phased out by 2016.

'Information gained from the trial will enable evidence-based recommendations to be made on whether the solution should be rolled out nationally or not,' said HGCA's Roz Reynolds, discussing the eGrain passport trial set to begin in the UK.

M&G Exclusive: Q&A with HGCA's head of marketing

UK adoption of eGrain passport ‘not guaranteed’ following pilot: HGCA

By Maggie Hennessy

Last month, HGCA unveiled the five companies that will take part in its eGrain passport pilot to determine the feasibility of moving the current paper grain system online. Roz Reynolds, HGCA’s head of marketing, caught up with Milling & Grains ahead...

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