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Report reveals positive outlook for Welsh dairy

Report reveals positive outlook for Welsh dairy
17-04-2014 10:49 AM | Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal, Crops
China wheat auctions not going well; corn market closes lower
Soycomplex Beans closed sharply higher for the third session in a row. Fund buying continues to support the market, they were in for an estimated n...
17-04-2014 09:33 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Corn import licences outstripped those for wheat imports
EU grains closed mixed with May 14 London wheat up GBP0.85/tonne to GBP170.25/tonne, and with new crop Nov 14 London wheat closing GBP0.20/tonne weake...
16-04-2014 08:56 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Speculative money moving into grains on back of Ukraine situation
EU grains closed generally firmer, with. May 14 London ending GBP0.15/tonne higher at GBP169.40/tonne, and new crop Nov 14 finishing the day GBP1.30/t...
14-04-2014 02:39 AM | Dairy, Market Reports, News
Report reveals positive outlook for Welsh dairy
The Welsh dairy processing sector must capitalise on the current positive market situation to create a more sustainable industry for the future, a new...
11-04-2014 10:23 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Rainfall finally predicted for Kansas wheat
Soycomplex Beans closed lower on concerns over Chinese demand. Few think that the world's largest buyer will import the 69 MMT of soybeans this sea...
11-04-2014 09:38 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Sterling strength caps upside potential for UK wheat
EU grains closed mostly a little lower, although May 14 London wheat bucked the trend closing GBP1.30/tonne higher at GBP167.45/tonne, new crop Nov 14...
10-04-2014 09:51 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
USDA raises projected US wheat ending stocks
Soycomplex Beans ended with decent gains, but also finished well off the highs. Once again it was the front end that saw the biggest rises, althoug...
10-04-2014 09:25 AM | Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News, Arable
EU grains finish mostly higher heading into USDA report
EU grains finished mostly higher on the day heading into the USDA's WASDE report, although May 14 London wheat closed GBP1.35/tonne lower at GBP163.45...
09-04-2014 10:10 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
China seal deal to import Brazilian corn; wheat market manages modest gains
Soycomplex Beans closed higher, with the largest gains at the front end, regardless of fund re-positioning. The trade is now focussed on tomorrow's...
04-04-2014 09:53 AM | Market Reports, News, Pigs
Thompson's Tip: Hospital pen management
The purpose of a hospital pen on the pig farm, as its name implies, is to provide a comfortable environment in which to treat ill pigs and give them a...
04-04-2014 09:20 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Wheat market recovers from two days of losses
Soycomplex Beans closed higher, with the best gains at the front end once again. Weekly export sales came in at a net 66,200 MT for old crop, inclu...
03-04-2014 09:40 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Wetter outlook behind decline in US winter wheat
EU grains closed mostly lower, in line with a fall in US wheat prices last night which extended into today's session. May 14 London wheat closed GB...
03-04-2014 09:36 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Wheat market slumped for second day
Soycomplex Beans closed a see-saw session sharply lower on the nears on profit-taking, retreating from the overnight highs which were close to $15/...
02-04-2014 08:40 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Baltic states facing huge rate of winter kill
EU grains began the new month mixed, with little change. May 14 London wheat closed GBP0.75/tonne lower at GBP165.00/tonne, whilst new crop Nov 14 was...
01-04-2014 10:29 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
2014 US wheat harvest 'lower than anticipated' - USDA
Soycomplex Beans closed a choppy session sharply higher on the nears and a bit weaker on the deferred months. The USDA's stocks and acreage report ...
01-04-2014 05:40 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
India's wheat harvest delayed by rain
EU grains traded mostly lower on the day, ahead of the release of the March planting intentions and quarterly stocks report from the USDA. The day ...
31-03-2014 08:26 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Bullish poultry market conditions turning bearish
With the notable exception of the US, bullish poultry market conditions are turning bearish due to recent grain price hikes caused by turmoil in Ukrai...
28-03-2014 11:44 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Parts of US winter wheat crop get much-needed rain
EU grains closed with little change. May 14 London wheat 5 pence lower at GBP168.25/tonne, whilst new crop Nov 14 was GBP0.50/tonne easier at GBP159.3...
28-03-2014 11:10 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
US weather concerns and Ukraine tensions lift wheat prices
Soycomplex Beans closed slightly lower on continued talk of Chinese crushers selling South American purchases to the US and also cancelling/deferri...
27-03-2014 02:59 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Drought in Kansas grows more severe; wheat market closes lower
Soycomplex Beans closed little changed. A report on Reuters, quoting China's Xinhua News, said that the US has already booked 500 TMT of South Amer...
26-03-2014 04:26 AM | Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal, Crops
Farmers warned over liver fluke risk this spring
Farmers are being warned of the risk of liver fluke infection when they turn out their cattle this spring following the mild and exceptionally wet win...
26-03-2014 04:23 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Declining US wheat conditions, Ukraine tensions underpin market
EU grains closed mixed with May 14 London wheat unchanged at GBP170.25/tonne, and with new crop Nov 14 GBP0.05/tonne lower at GBP161.50/tonne. May 14 ...
26-03-2014 03:08 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Concerns remain for US winter wheat on the Plains
Soycomplex Beans closed higher to start the week, particularly on old crop as the nearby supply and demand situation remains tight for US beans. Ta...
25-03-2014 01:03 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Grain exports from Ukraine 'continue at a pace'
EU grains closed mostly higher, helped by a stronger US market as Chicago May 14 wheat rose close to last weeks highs - the best levels for the contra...
24-03-2014 03:33 AM | Finance, Forestry, Market Reports, News
Global sawlog prices rose in the 4Q/13
Higher demand for lumber and increased global trade of logs pushed sawlog prices upward in many markets during 2013, according to the Wood Resource Qu...
21-03-2014 03:08 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Fund money flooding into wheat market since Ukraine crisis
EU grains closed a see-saw day mostly lower, with expiring tomorrow Mar 14 London wheat down GBP1.0/tonne at GBP167.35/tonne, and with new crop Nov 14...
21-03-2014 02:30 AM | Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News, Arable
US corn plantings may hit four year low
Soycomplex Beans closed higher for a third day despite apparent confirmation that a Chinese crusher has sold Brazilian beans to US buyers on the ea...
19-03-2014 02:12 AM | Cereal, Crops, Finance, Market Reports, News, Arable
Corn market slumps lower on fund selling
Soycomplex Beans closed with small gains, as the market brushed off talk that China had resold a few cargoes of Brazilian beans to the US. Weekly e...
17-03-2014 06:37 AM | Finance, Forestry, Market Reports, News
Increases in Russian lumber exports have not compensated for decline in log exports
Increases in Russian lumber exports have not compensated for the decline in log exports that came as the result of the implementation of higher log ex...
13-03-2014 09:21 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
'Very severe' drought develops for US wheat
Soycomplex Beans fell sharply on what one observer called "negative macro economic vibes" - which is short-code for "nothing specific". That said, ...
13-03-2014 05:51 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
No evidence for slowing in Ukraine grain exports
EU grains finished mostly higher on the day, with the exception of rapeseed which fell sharply as US soybean/meal futures caved in. Wheat figured in t...
13-03-2014 01:51 AM | Market Reports, News, Organic, Supermarkets
Pressure on big four supermarkets 'intensifies'
The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel show new records set by Waitrose and Aldi as pressure on the big four supermarkets intensifies...
11-03-2014 06:28 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Ukraine tensions may encourage grain 'hoarding'
Soycomplex Beans surged to the best closing levels for a front month since September, and the highest close on nearby Mar 14 ever. Fund money conti...
10-03-2014 06:10 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Finance, Market Reports, News
Speculative money 'flooding' into grains sector
EU grains finished mostly higher on the day, with the exception of rapeseed, and sharply higher for the week across all commodities on Ukraine uncerta...
06-03-2014 01:38 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Finance, Market Reports, News
Fund money coming 'back into agriculture'
EU grains finished mostly steadier, but off the day's highs, with Mar 14 London wheat ending GBP0.70/tonne firmer at GBP162.20/tonne, and with new cro...
06-03-2014 01:30 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Reports show decline in US wheat rated 'good'
Soycomplex Beans finished a choppy session with gains of 10-15 cents. Early trade showed evidence of this being an infamous "Turnaround Tuesday" as...
05-03-2014 01:51 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Wheat market jumps higher over Ukraine crisis
Soycomplex Beans closed mixed, after trading sharply higher in earlier overnight trade. That seems to have been linked to the unwinding of long bea...
27-02-2014 03:02 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Rains delay Brazil soybean harvest; another US cold spell
Soycomplex Beans closed with nearby Mar 14 posting a new high of $14/bushel and finishing the day within a cent of that. Nearby meal also set a new...
26-02-2014 06:03 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Early disease defence vital to avoid repeat of 2012
Disease levels in cereal crops this spring could exceed 2012 and growers must do all they can to keep on top of the main threats from the outset, warn...
26-02-2014 04:41 AM | Forestry, Market Reports, News
China imported lumber for record nine billion dollars in 2013
China imported logs and lumber for a record nine billion dollars in 2013, with North America, Russia and New Zealand being the major suppliers, report...
21-02-2014 11:23 AM | Market Reports, News, Slurry and Irrigation
Outlook bearish for global fertiliser industry
Rabobank are bearish on the global fertiliser industry, according to its Q1 Fertiliser Quarterly report. In urea, a temporary imbalance between supply...
21-02-2014 10:38 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
US corn plantings 'towards the bottom end of trade estimates'
Soycomplex Beans closed higher, despite the USDA's Outlook Forum pegging the 2014 US soybean area at 79.5 million acres, 3 million up on last year ...
20-02-2014 03:50 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Finance, Market Reports
Plaid Cymru issues CAP challenge to Welsh government
The Welsh government must change course on CAP reform by transferring some of the money it has taken from single farm payments back 'into the pockets ...
18-02-2014 02:53 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
High crop production set to challenge Brazil’s infrastructure
Brazil is expected to have another year of record production for several major agricultural crops in 2014, including soybeans and, depending on weathe...
18-02-2014 01:46 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Rainy winter gives China chance for productive wheat yield
Soycomplex Beans closed lower on the day, but higher for the week, in what was probably a bit of light consolidation ahead of another long weekend ...
14-02-2014 04:39 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Argentine rains 'may have come too late' to save corn
Soycomplex Beans closed around 8 to 12 cents lower as the USDA finally confirmed some Chinese soybean cancellations. They cancelled 272 TMT of US s...
13-02-2014 03:27 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Rothamsted to change operations at Broom Barn site
Rothamsted Research is to change operations at their Broom’s Barn site. Previously a centre exclusively for sugar beet research, the site near Bury St...
13-02-2014 02:48 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Wheat market closes higher for second day
Soycomplex Beans closed higher, with nearby months leading the way, on continued strong demand. The market possibly seems to think that US 2013/14 ...
07-02-2014 05:19 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Pulse Roadshows provide latest advice for peas and beans
A series of free Pulse Roadshows have given arable farmers and agronomists an essential update on options for profitable pea and bean cropping this se...
04-02-2014 11:23 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
US drought becomes 'extreme' for wheat; corn market closes higher
Soycomplex Beans closed around 10 cents higher on the day in relatively quiet trade. China are on holiday, which might mean that the much talked ab...
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