Cereal
01-08-2014 01:05 AM | Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News, Arable
4 year lows for London and Paris wheat
EU grains closed mostly lower with Nov 14 London wheat down GBP2.50/tonne at GBP122.10/tonne, Nov 14 Paris wheat was down EUR5.00/tonne to EUR170.50/t...
01-08-2014 00:51 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Brazil weather slows harvesting; wheat market ends higher
Soycomplex Beans closed lower as mid-day weather forecasts re-iterated a welcome rain event for the Midwest next week after a couple of weeks of dr...
31-07-2014 02:13 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Grassland, News
Financial impact of poor grassland management revealed
Figures calculated by Barenbrug UK – a leading supplier of agricultural grass – reveal that farmers who are not reseeding their grassland regularly co...
30-07-2014 09:46 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU wheat futures slump to 4-year lows
EU wheat futures slumped to fresh 4-year lows on harvest pressure and rising production estimates coming out of Russia and Ukraine. The day ended w...
30-07-2014 09:42 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Confidence high over US corn record
Soycomplex Beans closed lower as the latest weather forecasts for the Midwest adopted a wetter outlook for the beginning of August, the key month f...
30-07-2014 02:44 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Finance, News
Investment in rural economy to rise as UK sees positive growth
Employment and investment will rise next year as the rural economy continues to benefit from a more positive UK economy, according to a survey by the ...
29-07-2014 10:01 AM | Crops, Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal
Dry weather damage to Australian wheat; corn market closes higher
Soycomplex Beans closed with strong gains. Weekly soybean export inspections came in at 112,345 MT versus 97,160 MT last week. That takes the 2013/...
29-07-2014 09:30 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU grains closed mixed with trade 'subdued'
EU grains closed mixed with Nov 14 London GBP0.80/tonne lower at GBP125.50/tonne, Nov 14 Paris wheat was down EUR1.50/tonne to EUR178.25/tonn, Aug 14 ...
29-07-2014 05:58 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Don't let black-grass through the gate
Farmers without black-grass have heard enough stories by now to know it won’t be a welcome addition to their rotation plans, nor would those with susc...
28-07-2014 09:26 AM | Arable, Bees and Beekeeping, Cereal, Crops, News
Accept neonicotinoid ban, Defra warned
The government's draft National Pollinator Strategy needs to be transparent if it is to command public confidence, the Environmental Audit Committee h...
28-07-2014 02:16 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Northern wheats looking good
As one of the highest yielding soft Group 4 wheats on the Recommended List, Limagrain UK’s Myriad, was launched last year as a high yielding option fo...
28-07-2014 02:03 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Biomass investment slashes drying costs by 70 percent
Angus unit opens its gates next week to show impact of biomass, wind and solar on farm business. With harvest underway, the good news for one Arbro...
28-07-2014 01:41 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Quality problems with EU wheat
EU grains markets closed lower on the day, although mixed on the week. The day finished with Nov 14 London wheat down GBP1.45/tonne at GBP126.30ton...
US corn yields at record; Damage to European crop quality
Soycomplex Beans closed mixed, a little stronger nearby and a touch weaker further forward. The USDA announced 360,000 MT of US beans sold to China...
US corn yields at record; Damage to European crop quality
Soycomplex Beans closed mixed, a little stronger nearby and a touch weaker further forward. The USDA announced 360,000 MT of US beans sold to China...
23-07-2014 15:54 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Maris otter barley, the secret plot for quality
It may not have a preservation order, but a particular plot of North Norfolk farmland is, to many brewers, sacred. Four acres in size and bounded by t...
23-07-2014 11:47 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Farmers 'optimistic for future growth' despite falling prices
The second in a series of agricultural surveys conducted this year reveal that the majority of farmers are optimistic about future growth and are plan...
22-07-2014 12:43 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU grains close lower; UK weather favourable for spring crops
EU grains closed lower again, with London and Paris wheat slumping to fresh 4 year lows. The day ended with new crop Nov 14 London wheat closing GB...
22-07-2014 12:37 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Wheat market concerned over US export business
Soycomplex Beans closed lower. Weather forecasts call for a couple of days of Midwest heat followed by a relatively cool and non-threatening start ...
21-07-2014 11:52 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Protect maize before it gets too tall
Heavy rain and thunderstorms across southern and eastern England could trigger the onset of foliar diseases in maize crops. Cool wet or humid conditio...
18-07-2014 10:08 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Wheat market jumps following Ukraine news
General News broke in late afternoon trade (London time) that a Malaysian passenger plane en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur had apparently be...
17-07-2014 10:14 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Corn market recovers most losses; EU barley estimate raises
Soycomplex Beans closed higher, consolidating recent losses - last night's close had been the lowest for a front month since Jan 2012. The USDA ann...
17-07-2014 08:55 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News, NFU
Scottish farmers remain frustrated over lack of CAP clarity
With combines starting to roll, thousands of Scottish farmers remain frustrated at the lack of information on how they will be required to meet the gr...
16-07-2014 14:16 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Feed and Forage, News
Seven steps for forage success
Poor optimisation of forage yields through simple losses in field, clamp and at feeding out could be causing dry matter (DM) declines upwards of 40%, ...
16-07-2014 10:28 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Russia grain harvest 'progressing well'; corn market closes around 5-7 cents lower
Soycomplex Beans closed mixed, lower nearby to flat further forward. The USDA announced the sale of 120,000 MT of US beans sold to China for 2014/1...
16-07-2014 10:26 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
USDA raises forecast for the UK wheat crop
EU grains closed mostly lower, as the fall out from last Friday's bearish USDA report continues. New crop Nov 14 London wheat finished GBP0.90/tonn...
15-07-2014 14:52 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
The double life of a genome
Early maize farmers selected for genes that improved the harvesting of sunlight, a new detailed study of how plants use 'doubles' of their genomes rev...
15-07-2014 12:03 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU grains markets finish mostly lower again
EU grains markets finished mostly lower again, extending the recent theme. Nov 14 London wheat set a fresh contract lifetime low, and also finished at...
15-07-2014 11:02 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
China may reject new types of GMO corn due to safety concerns
Soycomplex Beans closed higher, with the best grains on the deferred positions. This could probably be attributed to a correction from Friday night...
14-07-2014 14:59 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News, Produce, Property News
More pasture-fed producers wanted
The Pasture-Fed Livestock Association, which certifies farmers producing beef and lamb solely on pasture and conserved forage, is looking for more sup...
UK farming policy needs overhaul to tackle future problems, report says
Major changes are needed to the UK's food and farming policy if it is to combat food poverty, obesity and environmental problems of the future, accord...
14-07-2014 11:01 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
European Commission signs memorandum over agricultural development
Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Dacian Ciolos and Vice President of the European Investment Bank (EIB) Wilhelm Molterer signed toda...
14-07-2014 10:07 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Farmers are advised to pause before harvesting wholecrop
Farmers considering harvesting cereals for wholecrop this week are advised to pause and consider their winter feeding stocks before filling another cl...
11-07-2014 15:24 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU grains close mixed following recent rout
EU grains closed mixed, attempting a bit of light consolidation/profit-taking following the recent rout ahead of tomorrow's USDA WASDE report. New ...
11-07-2014 12:24 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
US could see final corn yields 'close to a record'
Soycomplex Beans closed closed 4 to 10 cents lower. Weekly export sales of 56,300 MT of old crop and 526,500 MT of new crop were towards the top en...
10-07-2014 12:18 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
London wheat sets 'lifetime closing low'
EU grains markets finished lower again, in a continuation of the recent theme. Nov 14 London wheat set a fresh contract lifetime closing low, and also...
10-07-2014 12:14 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Wheat market slumps to 'fresh lows'
Soycomplex Beans closed mixed, but mostly lower save for the front end. Non threatening US weather and the outlook for a record large by some consi...
10-07-2014 12:01 PM | Arable, Cereal, CLA, Crops, Finance, News
Growth deal announcement 'must benefit rural economy', says CLA
Government allocations from the national growth pot 'must benefit all sections of the economy', the Country Land and Business Association have said. ...
10-07-2014 11:39 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Season extension to boost beet
Lincolnshire sugar beet grower and contractor, Richard Ivatt, has completed the first stage of his fungicide programme this week, with an application ...
10-07-2014 10:36 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Finance, News
Farmers to protest 'threatening' US-EU trade deal
Farmers and growers will protest in London calling for the free trade negotiations between the EU and the US to be scrapped. The Transatlantic Trad...
09-07-2014 11:39 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Ukraine may harvest record corn crop; US weather 'non-threatening'
Soycomplex Beans crashed lower for a seventh straight session, with the front end bearing the brunt of losses. Jul 14 beans have now fallen more th...
09-07-2014 10:31 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Fight resistance in the crop fields, AIC warns
A better approach is needed to crop protection to avoid the threat of significantly reduced food and animal feed, according to the Agricultural Indust...
09-07-2014 10:09 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News, Shows and Events
CLA highlights sharing as key for future of farming
A wider uptake of share farming could enable thousands of young people to get their first foot on the farming ladder according to the CLA. The CLA...
07-07-2014 10:40 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
International collobration aims to protect world's crops
Experts from the UK and India are working together to identify and develop novel environmentally-sustainable strategies to control plant pests, known ...
04-07-2014 16:11 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Groups disappointed by Syngenta oilseed rape decision
The Agricultural Industries Confederation has said it is disappointed that Syngenta has withdrawn its emergency use application for Cruiser OSR on oil...
04-07-2014 15:07 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Dairy, News
More farmers keen to boost protein value of crops
As the annual cereal harvest looms, alkasystem feed and forage specialist FiveF is reporting a surge of interest from dairy farmers keen to boost the ...
04-07-2014 09:42 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
US wheat yields expected to be down due to drought
EU grains closed mixed, with some light consolidation from recent heavy losses in evidence. The day ended with the thinly-traded and soon to expire...
04-07-2014 09:37 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
FAO raises outlook on global wheat crop
Soycomplex Beans closed a holiday-shortened session lower. Weekly export sales came in at 40,600 MT of old crop and 431,200 MT for new crop. Trade ...
03-07-2014 14:14 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Arable farmers warned over CAP greening measures
Arable farmers are being warned about the financial consequences of failing to abide by the Ecological Focus Area (EFA) requirement under next year's ...
03-07-2014 14:06 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
China attempt to auction off state-owned corn stocks
Soycomplex Beans closed lower in what looks like consolidation ahead of the long weekend. The market will also only operate a holiday-shortened ses...
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