• Спецпроекты
  • Weather forecast
    • Exchange Rates
    • 429.83
    • 515.14
    • 5.6
  • SEND YOUR NEWS TO US WhatsApp +7 (777) 001 44 99

site.news_by_theme grain

Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©REUTERS
President Nazarbayev calls to shift from wheat growing to fodder cropping

When we have oversupply of grain, we don’t know where to sell it: President Nazarbayev.

President Nazarbayev calls to shift from wheat growing to fodder cropping
Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Fire burnt 300 hectares of crops in Kostanai oblast

A field with grain crops caught fire in Bannovka village of Kostanai oblast.

Fire burnt 300 hectares of crops in Kostanai oblast
©RIA Novosti
Food Corporation to buy 5 million tons of new harvest grain

Wheat will be mainly purchased from small and medium-sized producers who have no access to international markets: Chairman.

Food Corporation to buy 5 million tons of new harvest grain
Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Kazakhstan mulls exporting 3 million tons of grain to China in 2011

Sky-high grain harvest estimate stood at about 22 million tons as of the end of July, according to Kazakhstan’s Research Institute for Environmental and Climate Studies.

Kazakhstan mulls exporting 3 million tons of grain to China in 2011
©RIA Novosti
500 thousand tons of grain to be transported from northern parts of Kazakhstan

500 thousand tons of grain will be transported from grain yielding northern parts to the west and south of the country.

500 thousand tons of grain to be transported from northern parts of Kazakhstan
Agriculture Minister Assylzhan Mamytbekov. flickr.com
Grain exports potential stands at over 10 million tons

According to Agriculture Minister, the government plans to subsidize grain supplies towards Black and Baltic sea ports “to balance the market”.

Grain exports potential stands at over 10 million tons
Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Kazakhstan expecting a bumper grain harvest

With favorable weather conditions in August and September the grain harvest can exceed the expectations, breaking the 2009 record: Kazakhstan’s Research Institute for Environmental and Climate Studies.

Kazakhstan expecting a bumper grain harvest
Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Kazakhstan raises grain harvest estimates once again

According to regional governors, gross grain harvest is expected at 18.9 million tons: Agriculture Minister.

Kazakhstan raises grain harvest estimates once again
Tengrinews.kz stock photo
No more subsidies to wheat production starting from 2012

We believe subsidies to wheat growing are not effective: KazAgro National Company Vice Chairman of the Board Kairat Aituganov.

No more subsidies to wheat production starting from 2012
Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Kazakhstan raises grain harvest estimates

According to President Nazarbayev, a total of $1.2 billion was earmarked out of the state budget to support the agriculture sector this year.

Kazakhstan raises grain harvest estimates
Karim Massimov is holding a meeting on agrilculture. © Photo courtesy of flickr.com
Massimov held a meeting on crop production

Considered measures included guaranteed purchase of grain and making agricultural equipment leasing cheaper for end costumers.

Massimov held a meeting on crop production
Kazakhstan’s grain export potential should not fall against 2010-2011 marketing year

The only problem for Kazakhstan is that Russia and Ukraine are expecting bumper crop this year: Agriculture Ministry official.

Kazakhstan’s grain export potential should not fall against 2010-2011 marketing year
Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Grain harvest expected at 16-17 million tons: Agriculture Ministry

At the moment 96-98% of all the lands under grain crops are either in good or satisfactory condition, according to the Ministry’s officials.

Grain harvest expected at 16-17 million tons: Agriculture Ministry
©RIA Novosti
Kazakhstan starts grain harvesting

Kazakhstan exported 5.9 million tons of grain in the 2010-2011 marketing year.

Kazakhstan starts grain harvesting
Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Kazakhstan’s grain exports in 2010-2011 marketing year stands at 5.9 million tons

According to the Agriculture Ministry, the grain was traditionally exported to Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan and Kyrgyzstan.

Kazakhstan’s grain exports in 2010-2011 marketing year stands at 5.9 million tons
Rusagrotrans and Kaztemirtrans to establish a JV to jointly transport grain

The JV with a capital of $90 million will be established on a parity basis. The railway car fleet will make up 10 000 railway cars.

Rusagrotrans and Kaztemirtrans to establish a JV to jointly transport grain
Kazakhstan to complete grain sowing campaign before the end of the week

According to the Government’s web-site, grain harvest in 2010 totaled 12.2 million tons (net weight).

Kazakhstan to complete grain sowing campaign before the end of the week
Berik Kamaliyev. By Yaroslav Radlovsky ©
Saudi Arabia interested in grain imports from Kazakhstan

When the railway link Uzen – Turkmenistan border is completed, Kazakhstan will get an access to the Persian Gulf. This will cut down the transportation route to Saudi Arabia: Minister of Transport and Communications Berik Kamaliyev.

Saudi Arabia interested in grain imports from Kazakhstan
Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Kazakhstan’s Agriculture Ministry has no plans to ban grain exports

Kazakhstan can export 5.5. million tons of grain in the 2010-2011 marketing year: Agriculture Ministry.

Kazakhstan’s Agriculture Ministry has no plans to ban grain exports
RIA Novosti ©
Kazakhstan can make a substantial contribution to global food security: Dr Jacques Diouf, Director-General UNFAO

Thanks to its resources, the nation has a vast potential in boosting its agricultural produce. This could bring Kazakhstan’s contribution to global food security to a higher level: Dr Jacques Diouf.

Kazakhstan can make a substantial contribution to global food security: Dr Jacques Diouf, Director-General UNFAO