Pulses added to IGC grain definition

Pulse crop seeds such as lentils, dry peas, chickpeas, dry beans and seeds of other pulses will be included in the definition of “grain” or “grains” under Article 2(1)(e) of the Grains Trade Convention, 1995 from November 1st 2021,...

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Crop technologies head for Agrii

Agronomy services provider Agrii has appointed Dr Ruth Mann as its head of integrated crop technologies. Dr Mann’s appointment follows Clare Bend’s promotion to the post of head of product innovation and sustainability at parent...

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New arrivals at CHAP

UK agri-tech centre Crop Health and Protection (CHAP) has appointed three new team members to its innovation team led by innovation director Dr Ruth Bastow. They are Dr Andreea Stroia, Dr Katja Maurer and Dr Victoria Woolley....

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Rapeseed market breaks price records

Rapeseed is more expensive than ever in a market driven up by factors ranging from palm oil demand to high crude oil prices which leads to mean greater biodiesel production. All build on fundamentally tight supply and demand. John...

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