The control of weeds in the cultivation of corn

The University of Lleida has published an article on the control of poor techniques in the cultivation of corn, which addresses the solutions and guidelines to end them.

The American David Hula beats again a new world record in corn production

The National Association of Corn Producers (NCGA) made public last December 18 the result of its production contest of 2017, proclaiming the victory of David Hula. With a harvest of 542 bushels per acre at 16% humidity (equivalent to 33,444 kg / ha at 14% humidity, according to European parameters) the farmer of the state of Virginia broke the record that he himself held since 2015.

ACCOE denounces the CyL Board for encouraging discrimination among farmers and going against free competition

The Trade Association of Cereals and Oilseeds of Spain (ACCOE) has filed a complaint with the National Commission of Markets and Competition against the Castilla y León Junta, to encourage discrimination between Castilian-Leonese farmers and alter free competition in the markets.Junta de Castilla y León, to encourage discrimination between Castilian-Leonese farmers and alter free competition in the markets.

A cereal campaign marked by climatology

Opinion article written for ECA in which the general secretary of the Association of Grain and Oilseeds in Spain (ACCOE), José Manuel Álvarez, makes an assessment of the current cereal campaign.

APROSE advises certified seed as a guarantee of profitability and quality

Faced with the bad forecasts for the upcoming cereal season,…

The Government of Aragon enables up to 50M € to mitigate drought damage

The Department of Rural Development and Sustainability of the Government of Aragon will support the creation of a specific line of loan of up to 50 million euros for farmers and ranchers affected by the drought that need to resort to financing their expenses. The aid will consist of financing the interest to which the banks perform these operations trying to get as close as possible to zero.

La Mancha cooperatives expect the cereal harvest to fall by 40%, due to the lack of rainfall and record figures last year

Agro-food cooperatives in Castilla-La Mancha estimate that the cereal harvest will be reduced by 40%, mainly due to the scarcity of rain and the record production of last season. A forecast that has been released in the course of the Sectoral Commission of Herbaceous Crops that the organization has recently held to address the first results of the campaign in the region and the current situation of the sector.

Argentina: grain harvest will exceed 130Mt despite floods

Argentina's grain production will exceed 130 million tonnes, despite the latest floods in different parts of the country, particularly in the northwestern regions of Buenos Aires, southern Santa Fe and southeast Córdoba, according to the latest estimates made by the Ministry of Agro-industry of the Republic of Argentina, through the Direction of Agricultural Estimates, under the Agriculture Subsecretary.

Globalization in the field of R & D & I in cereals

By Ignacio Solís Martel, technical director of Agrovegetal S.A. Cereals…

Stability in grain prices following a downward trend

The current trend in the grain market is characterized by price stability, after the first few months of the campaign in which the trend has been downward, according to statements for ECA of Secretary General of the Association of Commerce Grains and Oilseeds of Spain (ACCOE), Jose Manuel Alvarez. He has stated that the estimate for the rest of the campaign is that prices will not fall more than they have already done and are maintained stable, thanks to cyclical ups like that have been occurring at certain times.