Market Reports
01-10-2014 05:57 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Russian wheat in decline; US corn progress less than forecasted
Soycomplex Beans closed higher on month/quarter-end short covering. There may also have been some book squaring going on ahead of tomorrow's quarte...
30-09-2014 09:15 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU grains close mostly higher
EU grains closed mostly higher in what looks like month-end and quarter-end consolidation and profit-taking. The day ended with Nov 14 London wheat...
29-09-2014 03:26 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
'Significant rise' for US corn yields
Soycomplex Beans closed lower, setting contract lows and ending at the worst level for a front month since Feb 2010. The US harvest is expected to ...
25-09-2014 09:10 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Paris grains supported by weak euro; Rains slow Ukraine plantings
EU grains closed mixed. The day ended with Nov 14 London wheat down GBP0.25/tonne to GBP109.50/tonne, Nov 14 Paris wheat closed EUR2.50/tonne higher a...
25-09-2014 05:37 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
Recent Ukraine rains creat 'excellent conditions' for winter wheat
Soycomplex Beans closed with little change. Oil World estimated the 2014/15 global soybean crop at 310.8 MMT versus a previous estimate of 306.7 MM...
23-09-2014 09:58 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Heavy rain stalling Russian grain harvest; EU grains crash to fresh lows
EU grains crashed to fresh lows with Nov 14 London wheat down GBP1.05/tonne at GBP110.50/tonne, and Nov 14 Paris wheat closing down EUR2.25/tonne to E...
23-09-2014 09:55 AM | Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal, Crops
China turns to non-traditional corn suppliers
Soycomplex Beans fell to fresh 4-year lows as the US prepares to bring in a record 2014 soybean crop. Nearby cash premiums have "collapsed" accordi...
19-09-2014 08:22 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU grains closed mostly lower
EU grains closed mostly lower, as the old adage "big crops get bigger" continues to bite. The day ended with Nov 14 London wheat down GBP0.75/tonne...
19-09-2014 08:17 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Wheat market closes at new 4-year lows
Soycomplex Beans closed lower despite strong weekly export sales and the USDA announcing 110,000 MT of US beans sold to China for 2014/15 shipment....
NFU spells out priorities ahead of 2015 General Election
A Government that understands farm businesses, wants agriculture to grow and has the policies that send the right signals to farmers, are the key mess...
15-09-2014 05:14 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Fertiliser prices look set to 'rise steadily'
Fertiliser prices look set to rise steadily over the coming months as new crop returns remain sufficient to sustain global demand. With the price o...
12-09-2014 08:27 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Russia's harvest juggernaut rumbles on; wheat market closes lower
Soycomplex Beans closed mixed ahead of tomorrow's upcoming USDA report. It looks like most have positioned themselves where they want to be heading...
10-09-2014 11:35 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Global demand for US corn remains limited by strong competition
Soycomplex Beans closed below $10/bu on the benchmark new crop Nov 14 contract, and indeed on the Jan 15 as well, to set fresh contract lows. So to...
05-09-2014 04:53 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
UK crop yields 'above average' while quality remains good
EU grains closed mostly lower, extending the recent slide and slumping to new historic lows for the move, although a weak euro did manage to support P...
05-09-2014 04:46 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
Corn market closes at 4-year low; Ukraine wheat 'lack of quality'
Soycomplex Beans closed lower on the outlook for a huge US crop now being just around the corner. Even the recently well supported Sep 14 sunk to a...
03-09-2014 10:00 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
2014 Ukraine corn harvest 'spluttering into life'
EU grains closed with little change, in what felt like a repeat performance of yesterday's trade. You would have been forgiven for thinking that US ma...
03-09-2014 09:57 AM | Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News, Arable
Corn market closes lower on bumper US crop outlook
Soycomplex Beans closed around 6-7 cents firmer as more talk of Sudden Death Syndrome in parts of the US did the rounds again. The effects of SDS a...
01-09-2014 09:30 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
World 2014 wheat and corn crops getting bigger
EU grains closed mostly lower on the day, and little changed for the week, with the trade starting to develop a sideways pattern. The day ended with ...
28-08-2014 10:51 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
European corn production to rise but wheat exports fall
EU grains closed mostly a little higher on the day, although London wheat was flat to a touch lower, hindered by a larger than normal EU/Black Sea fee...
28-08-2014 10:48 AM | Market Reports, News
Corn market closes flat; Ukraine wheat exports continue unhindered
Soycomplex Beans closed lower save for the increasingly erratic front month Sep 14. Oil World's Thomas Mielke said that soymeal is overpriced and t...
27-08-2014 10:38 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Russia to discuss wheat for oil swap with Iran
EU grains closed mixed, but mostly lower, with the exception of rapeseed. The "insurance" premium built in prior to the weekend to cover against an es...
27-08-2014 10:33 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
USDA highest corn rating since 1994
Soycomplex Beans closed a little lower, save for front month Sep 14 which continued its spectacular fall from grace. That contract has now fallen a...
26-08-2014 11:02 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Asian buyers looking to Black Sea for wheat
Soycomplex Was this the day that the front end premium on beans and meal finally started to capitulate? It could be, after both closed a choppy ses...
25-08-2014 04:12 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Wheat market closes higher across three exchanges
Soycomplex It was a case of "same story, different day" for soybeans, with the front end surging higher on continuing availability (or rather, lack...
21-08-2014 09:51 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Confusion still reigns over Ukraine grain crop
EU grains closed mostly lower, with London and Paris wheat again testing support at GBP120/tonne and EUR170/tonne respectively. At the close of pla...
20-08-2014 10:02 AM | Crops, Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal
Wheat market closed firmer, although well off the day's highs
Soycomplex Beans closed mostly lower save for the front end, as too did meal. The one point improvement in last night's crop ratings was seen as a ...
20-08-2014 09:56 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
London and Paris wheat 'struggling to keep their heads above water'
EU grains closed mixed, with both London and Paris wheat struggling to keep their heads above water. Support at GBP120/tonne and EUR170/tonne only jus...
19-08-2014 09:56 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Brazil to re-instate tariff on wheat imports
Weather "A fundamental shift in weather in the weather is expected this week with increasing heat and humidity in the Midwest and Great Plains. Hea...
19-08-2014 02:12 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
For feed wheat in particular, bad news is stacking up
EU grains closed mostly lower. There wasn't a lot of bullish news around to start the week, as tensions in Ukraine seem to have eased a little over th...
18-08-2014 04:47 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
English wheat area up 19% for this year's harvest
EU grains closed mostly higher, although rapeseed finished in the red, on an uptick in tensions between Ukraine and Russia. At the close of play Nov ...
18-08-2014 04:42 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Wheat market jumps on heightened Russian/Ukraine tensions
Weather "A few showers have developed this morning in Iowa, Minnesota and Nebraska, the beginning of stormy period in the Midwest. The atmosphere i...
13-08-2014 12:02 PM | Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News, Arable
Wheat market tanks as USDA puts wheat production higher
Soycomplex Beans closed lower, with the new crop Nov 14 contract hitting lifetime lows following the release of the much anticipated USDA report. T...
13-08-2014 09:54 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU grains market report 13 August 2014
EU grains closed mostly lower, with London wheat ending the day within 5 pence of the recent 4-year closing low of GBP122/tonne. Paris wheat finished ...
12-08-2014 10:10 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
2014 UK harvest 'one of the earliest in recent years'
EU grains closed mostly lower to start the week, consolidating ahead of tomorrow's world supply and demand report from the USDA. The day ended with...
12-08-2014 10:07 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
US corn production at record levels; wheat market closes lower
Soycomplex Beans closed lower, save for the thinly traded, highly technical and about to expire Aug 14 contract. Weekly export inspections came in ...
12-08-2014 03:34 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Keep sugar beet crops clean for maximum return this harvest
Sesvanderhave’s trials reflect the good health of sugar beet across the region, and with good prices secured for this harvest year, growers should aim...
11-08-2014 01:22 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU grains closed mostly lower on the day
EU grains closed mostly lower on the day, although wheat was generally a little higher for the week. The gains all came earlier in the week on concern...
11-08-2014 01:15 AM | Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News, Arable
US corn crop in record yields
Soycomplex Beans closed mixed, with strong gains nearby, but the ever present weight of a potentially monster US crop around the corner weighing on...
09-08-2014 06:12 AM | Cattle, Market Reports, News
UK beef herd continues decline
With poor seasonal conditions taking their toll, productivity in the beef herd sector continued its decline, falling by 3% to under 1.6 million head f...
09-08-2014 05:53 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
Traders debate implications for grain after Russian ban
EU grains closed mixed, but with wheat mostly lower, in light consolidation following yesterday's decent gains. The day finished with Nov 14 London w...
09-08-2014 05:51 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
USDA likely to increase yield estimate; wheat market reverses trend
Soycomplex Beans closed higher on old crop and a bit lower on the new. Weekly export sales of 94,900 MT for 2013/14 and just over 1 MMT for 2014/15...
08-08-2014 03:06 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Wheat market closes higher on Russian tensions
Soycomplex Beans closed higher, reversing the overnight trend, on what looks like short-covering ahead of next week's USDA report. "Fresh sabre rat...
08-08-2014 03:01 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Turnaround in wheat market after 4-year lows?
EU grains closed mostly higher on nervousness over a build up of Russian troops on the Ukraine border and continued reports of quality issues with the...
05-08-2014 14:04 PM | Dairy, Market Reports, News, Produce
Milk production stays within UK's quota
The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has received end of year details from milk purchasers and direct sellers of the amount of milk which was produced for ...
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...
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...
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 ...
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