German farmers have planted less wheat and more rapeseed than previously thought, meaning 2016's wheat crop will fall by 3.7 percent on the year to 25.57 million tonnes, Germany's farm cooperatives association said on Tuesday.
Africa spends $15 billion every year to import wheat as its countries cannot produce enough to meet domestic requirements, experts attending the on-going four day Support to Agricultural Research for Development of Strategic Crops (SARD-CS) wheat annual review and planning meeting have said.
One of the most fearsome and intractable wheat diseases in recent decades is wheat blast. Experts had feared the possible spread of blast from Latin America to regions of Africa and Asia where conditions are similar. A severe outbreak of blast in key wheat districts of southwestern Bangladesh in early 2016 has confirmed the truth of these predictions.
While wheat has been much maligned recently for it's gluten content, and new suspicions casted about as to its nutritional value, scientists have been eager to trace the evolutionary history of wheat to better understan
Argentine wheat exports more than doubled in the first quarter, government data showed, as farmers rushed to sell stockpiles ahead of an expected jump in plantings spurred by the open-market policies of new President Mauricio Macri. The surge in Argentine supply is hitting an oversaturated world market and putting downward pressure on wheat prices already near their lowest levels in six years.
Lake Chad Research Institute, LCRI, Maiduguri, Borno State, has said the activities of the Boko Haram insurgents stalled the cultivation of over 400 hectares of wheat in Marte Local Government Area and some parts of the north east.
Read more about Private traders far more active in wheat procurement on Business Standard. Wheat is being bought at a premium of Rs 25-50 a quintal in MP, UP and Rajasthan, curtailing availability for govt agencies
Owners of combine harvesters in Haryana are facing losses this year due to an increasing competition from their counterparts pouring in from the neighbouring state of Punjab. But farmers as rejoicing as, thanks to the tug-of-war of sorts, the cost on harvesting wheat has fallen by Rs 400. Harvesting wheat on an acre in the region now costs Rs 1,000.
Purple Straw is the only heirloom wheat to have been cultivated continually in the South from the colonial period into the last quarter of the 20th century. It remained a crop wheat until the 1970s, when it was abandoned and replaced by more productive modern hybrids. Now only a few seeds remain of this tasty, nutritious and hardy winter grain. But they're in good hands.
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