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- Foot and Mouth, Beef Trade, BSE, Growth Hormones, etc.
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By date of publication, 2010
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- October 6 2010: Closing the European Book on BSE - The European Union is stealthly inching toward that. (522 words)
- September 21 2010: Failed Forecast - It was the Funds that done it. (745 words)
- September 1, 2010: Canadian Crop Update - Western Canadian major crop production is currently estimated lower than in 2009 but above average yields are forecast for most crops.
- August 17, 2010: Ocean Freight Rates - for grain have been more stable over the last 12 months than they have been for several years. Future trends will be dictated by general economic conditions.
- May 25, 2010: North American Crop Update - planting and early crop development conditions have been good and the US winter wheat crop is in exceptionally good condition.
- May 11, 2010: Canadian Seeding Intentions - show an increase in spring wheat, oats and canola area while intended durum, barley and field pea plantings are expected lower.
- April 14, 2010: US Prospective Plantings and Supply - continuation of a long established trend in US crop areas, namely increases for maize and soyabeans and decreases for wheat with export availability of maize and soyabeans likely increasing while that of wheat likely declining slightly.
- March 9, 2010: 2010 USDA Baseline Projections - highlight relatively favourable long term prospects for maize, soya beans growth in output matched by increased domestic crush and exports but less favourable Wheat prospects.
- March 2, 2010: USDA Outlook Forum Supply and Demand Forecasts - indicate a rise in supply surplus to domestic needs for wheat, maize and soyabeans, despite a small forecast decline in overall planted areas and yields below last year's record levels.
- January 19, 2010: USDA Maize and Soyabean Crop Estimates - record maize and soyabean crops as of late November / early December, but farmers with unharvested crops at that time will be re-surveyed and a further revision possible.
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