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Thailand to complete sugarcane crush two months early — S&P Global Platts

Thailand's sugarcane crushing operations for the October 2020-September 2021 marketing year are expected to end by early March, two months ahead of a typical season. It is reported by S&P Global Platts. The country's sugar cane crush usually begins in December and ends by early May, but a second consecutive year of dry weather conditions has led to...

 
In Great Braitain neonic seed treatment will not be used on 2021 sugar beet

Sugar beet growers will not be able to use neonicotinoid-treated seed this spring after cold weather reduced the risk of virus yellows disease. It is reported by Farmers Weekly. Low temperatures during February mean that only 8,37% of the national sugar beet area is forecast to be affected by virus yellows by the end of August 2021. This i...

 
Britain to introduce greener gasoline at petrol stations

Britain is set to introduce E10 gasoline, a motor fuel blended with 10% renewable fuels, by September this year, a move that could cut annual CO2 emissions by 750,000 tonnes, the government announced on Thursday. It is reported by Reuters. Current gasoline blends in Britain contain no more than 5% ethanol (E5), but the introduction of the E10 grade could cut transport emissions equivalent to removing 350,00...

 
Container shortage slows Indian sugar exports

India’s sugar exports could fall by 12% to 5 million tonnes this year as a shortage of containers slows trade and threatens to drive up global prices that are already at four-year highs. It is reported by Reuters. The lower exports from the world’s second biggest sugar producer, especially during the first half of 2021, could also allow rival Brazil to increase shipments in t...

 
Britain's sugar beet sector needs gene-edition

Gene-editing could play a key role in England's sugar beet sector, Britain's farming and environment minister George Eustice said on Tuesday, reiterating his support for easing regulations covering the technology. It is reported by Reuters. Eustice told the annual conference of the National Farmers Union that the sugar beet sector has faced major problems this year with virus yellows which is spread by aphid...

 
India exported 2,5 million tonnes of sugar — ISMA

About 2,5 million tonnes of sugar have been contracted for exports so far during the 2020-2021 sugar season, according to the Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA). It is reported by The Hindu. In a statement, the association, quoting market reports, said about seven lakh tonnes had been physically exported between October 1, 2020 and January 31, 2021. This in...


In the UK, the need for derogation for the neonicotinoids ban decreased

Significant cold weather in January and February has increased the likelihood that the emergency derogation for the use of a neonicotinoid seed treatment to control virus yellows in sugar beet will not be triggered this season. It is reported by Farmers Weekly. The derogation is based on a Rothamsted virus model predicting that over 9% of the sugar beet crop will be infected with virus yellows by the end of August. It use...

 
In Britain, heavy rainfalls flooded sugar beet fields

Two months of heavy rainfall has left farmers lifting waterlogged sugar beet in Lincolnshire. It is reported by Farmets Weekly. Beet lifted by contractor Richard Ivatt yielded 48 t/ha at 15,5% sugar content, compared with 85 t/ha and more than 17% sugar in an average year at Deeping St Nich...

 
India 2020/2021 sugar output will drop almost 3% — ISMA

India is likely to produce 30,2 million tonnes of sugar in 2020/21, nearly 2,6% lower than previously forecast, after cane field yields and the rate of sugar extracted fell in key states, a leading trade body said on Thursday. It is reported by Reuters. Uttar Pradesh, India’s top sugar producer, is expected to churn out 10,5 million tonnes in the 2020/21 marketing year, which started on Oct. 1, down from a previous...

 
Thai sugar output dropped almost 3%

Thailand’s manufacturing output in December dropped a bigger- than-expected 2.44% from a year earlier as a fresh wave of COVID-19 infections hit business activity, the industry ministry said on Wednesday. It is reported by Reuters. However, the manufacturing production index (MPI) should turn positive in January as the government has quickly taken action to contain the new spread and exports are exp...

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