Significant Potential to boost Global Crop Production

Therefore Bullish Markets are not a Given

Will the global agricultural system be able to respond to increasing demand for raw material in the mid-term? This question was one of the key topics of this year’s agri benchmark Cash Crop Conference.

From June 9th to June 15th the network of leading farm economists, which is coordinated by Thünen Institute and DLG (Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft), held its annual meeting in Pilanesberg, South Africa. Invited by the South African partner organizations BFAP (Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy) and NAMC (National Agricultural Marketing Council), 38 experts from 23 different countries came together to discuss recent developments and perspectives in global crop production.

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Tags: wheat, arable land, oilseed production, commodity price, Global Forum, nitrogen, rice production, corn


Innovations-Report, 2012-07-06.


Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań
Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy (BFAP)
Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft (DLG)
Iowa State University
Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut (vTI)
National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC)