Tag: oilseeds

More rapeseed meal in compound feeds despite declining production

More rapeseed meal in compound feeds despite declining production

March 22, 2020 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that whereas the use of oilseed meals from rapeseed and soybeans in feed production has dwindled over the past four years, the share of rapeseed meal has increased. The use of oilseed meals in compound feeds has declined continuously over the past four years. Whereas the share of soybean meal sagged […]

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US and Ukraine dominate EU oilseed imports, but overall imports down 6% year-on-year

US and Ukraine dominate EU oilseed imports, but overall imports down 6% year-on-year

March 1, 2020 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that the Ukraine has become more important for EU rapeseed supply, the US supplied large amounts of soybeans over the past months, and that the EU-28 has received around 8.7 million tonnes of soybeans from overseas in the 2019/20 season to date. This is down just about 6 per cent year-on-year. […]

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Oilseeds and European biodiesel crushing only bright spots to Cargill’s Q2 losses

Oilseeds and European biodiesel crushing only bright spots to Cargill’s Q2 losses

January 3, 2019 |

In Illinois, Reuters reports that oilseeds were Cargill’s bright spot for fiscal Q2 following reporting that saw net earnings fall 20% on the year. Biodiesel production in Europe was one of the company’s highlights in addition to strong crushing in both Europe and North America along with grain exports from North America. With soybeans at […]

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EU-28 oilseed crop expected to be larger than previous year

EU-28 oilseed crop expected to be larger than previous year

April 16, 2017 |

In Germany UFOP reports that 2017/18 oilseed output in the EU-28 could clearly exceed last year’s production, an EU Commission report indicates. Especially rapeseed and sunflower crops are estimated larger. The European oilseed associations Copa and Cogeca disagree with the Commission’s forecast. The EU Commission pegged the 2017 EU-28 oilseed harvest at around 34.2 million […]

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Prices of GMO-free oilseed meals on the rise

Prices of GMO-free oilseed meals on the rise

March 26, 2017 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that asking prices for oilseed meals clearly reflect the difference in availability. Rapeseed meal on nearby positions is scarce and, as a consequence, expensive. Climbing demand for rapeseed meal for GMO-free dairy feeding has also contributed to pushing the situation further. GMO-free soybean meal is also in short supply at the […]

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Germany’s 2015 rapeseed crop hit hard by pests after pesticide ban

Germany’s 2015 rapeseed crop hit hard by pests after pesticide ban

October 6, 2014 |

In Germany, following the European-wide ban on a predominant neonicotinoids pesticide used in oilseeds, the country’s rapeseed crop has suffered unusually high levels of infestation and damage. Production is expected to fall in 2015 as a result but estimates of the damage have not yet been released. Seedlings may have a difficult time passing the […]

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Twin Rivers Technologies set to purchase 1 million MT of local soybean and canola

Twin Rivers Technologies set to purchase 1 million MT of local soybean and canola

May 14, 2014 |

In Canada, oilseeds crushing and refining plant Twin Rivers Technologies-ETGO plans to purchase nearly 450,000 metric tons (MT) of soybean from Quebec and Ontario and 500,000 MT of canola seed from Quebec and Western Canada.  Owned and operated by FELDA Global Ventures Holdings (FGVH), the plant has a daily crushing capacity of 3,000 MT and […]

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