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HGCA introduces crop disease projects

Three initiatives have been funded by cereals authority the HGCA to alert the industry to in-season disease pressures and maximise the value of crop-protectant sprays.

GM crop benefits detailed in new study

A major cereals levy board has outlined the benefits of GM crops for both consumers and farmers.

Boosting bread among the young

As part of the #WeLoveBread campaign British Baker filmed a Grain Chain masterclass for teachers.

Schools and business are taking part in Breakfast Week 2015
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Breakfast Week gets under way

Breakfast Week 2015 has kicked off, with bakeries, businesses and schools from around the country holding events to promote breakfasts.

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The UK could hold a surplus of wheat at the end of the season
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Wheat exports low as prices stay higher than Europe

UK wheat prices must fall in order to be more competitive to export to Europe. 

Cereals authority to undergo name change

The HGCA is to rebrand as AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds, following a decision by the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) to simplify its brands.

Wheat:
next year's harvest area could be down
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Wheat harvest area forecast to be lower next year

Areas of wheat for harvest in 2015 will be down in favour of barley and pulses, according to a survey.

Wheat
Wheat: good yield for 2014/2015
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Industry warned to expect ‘complex market’ for wheat

While wheat yield is up this year, bakers should expect a wide price spectrum depending on which type they need. 

Grain markets need broader approach, says analyst

The grain market outlook is booming, but farmers must consider the wider implications, according to a leading market analyst.

Global wheat harvest area set to rise

The global wheat harvest area is forecast to increase by 2.5%, to 224.2 million hectares (Mha), according to the International Grains Council (IGC).

Blog: teachers trying yeast

A couple of years ago a request came from nabim for a baker to give a couple of presentations for a training organisation called Grainchain.

Plantings of winter wheat down 25%

The planted area for winter wheat is down 25% on December 2011, according to the latest data from the ADHB/HGCA Planting Survey.

USDA posts downward revision for maize

US maize production estimates have been revised downwards in the latest United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Grains: World Markets and Trade report.

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