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Surface ozone or ground level ozone, referred to as "bad" ozone, is released into atmosphere when emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx), Carbon monoxide (CO) and volatile organic compounds (VOC)- all called ozone precursors - react with solar radiation and...
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The Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) has unveiled a new initiative to boost rice production in country by increasing access to quality inputs as well as ensuring quality output from every stakeholder in the value chain, according to local sources.Under...
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rice types grown in France
There are 34 varieties of rice in France available for farming in the Camargue region, the main area in which French rice is grown.Half of these have been developed directly in France. They are Long B Adret, Albaron, Gine, Paty, Rousty, Seyne,...
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The U.S. cash market was weaker today after it was reported that the Iraqi Grain Board asked for an extension for their latest tender until Thursday, November 6.Most analysts see this as a negative sign for the U.S. rice market due to the fact that the...
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Chicago rough rice futures for Jan delivery settled 16.5 cents per cwt (about $4 per ton) lower at $12.210 per cwt (about $269 per ton). Rough rice futures turned lower once again today, after posting a brief gain in morning trading. Today’s action adds...
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Severe tropical cyclone 'Nilofar' is expected to hit India's western state of Gujarat and Lower Sindh in Pakistan today.In India, heavy rain is expected in at isolated places over Saurashtra & Kutch, in the northern Gujarat region and western...
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Chicago rough rice futures for Dec delivery are currently noted 9 cents per cwt (about $2 per ton) lower at $12.285 per cwt (about $271 per ton) during early morning floor trading in Chicago. The other grains are seen trading mostly lower: soybeans are...
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The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has estimated Pakistan to export around 3.5 million tons of rice in 2014-15 (May - April), up about 6% from around 3.3 million tons exported in 2013-14 due to expected increased production this year.The...
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The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has forecasted Vietnam's 2014 rice exports to increase to around 6.5 million tons, down about 2% from around 6.65 million tons exported in 2013 due to increased competition from Thailand, India and...
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India average wholesale rice prices increased sharply in October 2014 after they declined significantly in September 2014, according to official sources. The increase is mainly due to lower prospects for India's rice production in MY 2014-15 (October -...
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Asia rice sellers kept their quotes mostly unchanged today.5% Broken RiceThailand 5% rice is quoted at around $415 - $425 per ton, about $20 per ton discount to Vietnam 5% rice shown at around $435 - $445 per ton. India 5% rice is quoted at around $...
22 hours 26 min ago
A study titled 'Improving Rice Production and Commercialization in Cambodia' by the Asia Development Bank (ADB) has found that Cambodia's rice sector is plagued by lack of efficient irrigation systems, domestic milling facilities and uncertified farm...
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Myanmar rice farmers' associations are planning to hold local rice auctions in December with fixed floor prices mainly to sell their stocks as well as push up prices, according to local sources.The Chairman of a farmers' association told local sources...
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The Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) has signed a 5-year (2014-19) Rice Research Strategy with the Philippines-based International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) to strengthen rice research development program in the country as well as to...
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Japan has bought and sold a total of around 2,213 tons of whole grain/brown rice of the U.S., Italy, India, Pakistan and Thailand origins; and around 616 tons of broken rice of the U.S., Thailand, and China origins in the second SBS (Simultaneous Buy-...
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