Dried fruit production to remain high whereas tree nuts output expected to be low this year

The International Nut and Dried Fruit Council (INC), the global umbrella organisation for the nut and dried fruit sector, has anticipated a decrease in tree nut output and an increase in dried fruit production for 2021-22, according to its media statement. Following the end of the northern hemisphere harvest, global tree nut production for the […]

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U.S. oilseeds production projected up with higher soybean, peanut and cottonseed output – WASDE

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) projected domestic oilseeds production for 2017/18 at 132.8 million tons, up 1.9 million from last month with higher soybean, peanut, and cottonseed production forecasts. Soybean production is projected at a record 4,431 million bushels, up 50 million on a higher yield forecast. Soybean supplies are raised with higher production […]

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Global oilseed monthly output forecast raised by USDA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) raised its monthly forecast for oilseeds, as soybean production was up for Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay. In its latest World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates report, the USDA adjusted rapeseed production for India higher and said sunflowerseed crop projection for Russia and South Africa was also higher. Global […]

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Scientists crack peanut’s gene code, better varieties on the way

Scientists have cracked the first genome code of cultivated peanut, which will lead to better varieties with enhanced pod and oil yield, greater disease resistance, drought and heat tolerance and oil quality, according to ICRISAT. The Hyderabad-based research institution said the breakthrough was made by researchers of The International Peanut Genome Initiative (IPGI) led by […]

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