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2014: A year of CAP reform preparations and volatile prices

2014: A year of CAP reform preparations and volatile prices
19-12-2014 01:48 AM | Finance, Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal, Crops
2014: A year of CAP reform preparations and volatile prices
2014 has been a year of learning and preparation for farmers ahead of the introduction of the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which is now almos...
18-12-2014 11:25 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
'Huge issues' with Russian grain export licences
EU grains closed mixed, but with wheat marching on to fresh highs for the move on the developing Russian situation. Paris wheat came within a whisker ...
18-12-2014 11:23 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
Wheat market closes with strong gains amid Russia turmoil
Soycomplex Beans closed with small gains at the end of a two-sided session. A trade delegation of Chinese buyers in Chicago were reported to have s...
18-12-2014 10:59 AM | Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal, Crops
Be prepared for spring fertiliser applications, advises UK's leading supplier
Arable and grassland farmers should ensure that they have adequate supplies of fertiliser in store this winter to avoid being caught out in the event ...
18-12-2014 01:42 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Russian grain exports withdraw until rouble stabilises
EU grains were mixed, with wheat trading higher on further Russian jitters. Paris wheat closed at its highest levels since May. The day ended with ...
18-12-2014 01:39 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Gossip abound over Russia grain export restrictions
Soycomplex Beans closed lower on concerns about the Chinese economy and with a weaker Brazilian real heading bearish influences. The latter trigger...
17-12-2014 00:44 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
US corn harvest report indicates record crop
The overall quality of the United States’ 2014 corn crop was good, with 88 percent of samples rating at grade No. 2 or better, according to the U.S. G...
16-12-2014 11:01 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU cereal yields above five-year average, says EU Commission
EU grains finished the day higher, with Jan 15 London wheat up GBP2.25/tonne to GBP132.25/tonne; Jan 15 Paris wheat was EUR1.25/tonne firmer at EUR190...
16-12-2014 10:58 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU winter wheat conditions 'take turn for the worse'
Soycomplex Beans closed around 7 to 8 cents lower. Weekly export inspections were 1.82 MMT, down from 2.2 MMT a week ago, but still a decent volume...
Avian flu to 'shake up' 2015 poultry trade
Global issues such as avian flu and trade restrictions remain on the horizon for 2015 and will have a big impact on global poultry trade. Regions a...
16-12-2014 09:56 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Finance, Market Reports
Upsurge in pulse crop growing prompts further roadshows
An upsurge of interest for pulse crop growing in the spring has prompted the further spread of the popular PGRO Pulse Roadshows for 2015. An addit...
10-12-2014 09:25 AM | Crops, Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal
USDA could lower projected wheat exports
Soycomplex Beans ended with fairly modest 5-6 cents gains ahead of the release tomorrow's USDA WASDE report. That is expected to reflect the curren...
10-12-2014 09:22 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
EU wheat down as Russia declines to discuss grain restrictions
EU grains closed mostly lower, with wheat down after the Russian Deputy PM said that the subject of possible grain export restrictions hadn't even bee...
10-12-2014 01:40 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
'Light at the end of the tunnel' for UK farming sector
Volatile markets will continue affecting many agricultural businesses in the short term, but with continued growth in both global population levels an...
09-12-2014 09:00 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
Russia emerging as active grain sellers
EU grains finished a choppy two-sided start to the week mostly higher. At the close Jan 15 London wheat was up GBP1.10/tonne to GBP130.10/tonne, Ja...
03-12-2014 00:52 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Potential problems with Russia fuelling latest grain rally
EU grains closed mostly higher again, with Jan 15 London wheat up GBP0.70/tonne at GBP132.50/tonne, Jan 15 Paris wheat jumped EUR4.00/tonne at EUR188....
03-12-2014 00:49 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Wheat market jumps to new highs
Soycomplex Beans ended barely changed. Weekly export inspections were large at 1.85 MMT, although figures like this are now almost becoming routine...
26-11-2014 09:41 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Russia forecasting low grain crop, rouble weakness
EU grains closed mostly higher, with London wheat closing above GBP130/tonne and Paris wheat over EUR180/tonne for the first time on a front month sin...
25-11-2014 09:30 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
Germany bulk of wheat business, Friday trade likely to be thin
Soycomplex Beans and meal drifted lower, despite strong weekly export inspections (again) for the former of 2.784 MMT and the USDA announcing 235 T...
25-11-2014 08:53 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
UK sowing conditions 'excellent', EU grains trade firmer
EU grains traded mostly firmer, doing their best to ignore weakness in the overnight US globex markets, possibly in the belief that European wheat pri...
Fraud costing UK produce £11bn a year
UK food and drinks companies are losing more than £11.2bn a year to fraud and error, according to a new report. The research reviewed data from 73 ...
21-11-2014 03:24 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Corn market closes with double digit losses; not a good week for wheat
Soycomplex Beans and meal fell hard, closing more or less at session lows. "Market sentiment seems to be shifting to one of risk reduction with Dec...
18-11-2014 09:31 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
EU grains close mostly mixed; Sterling falls to lowest level
EU grains closed mostly mixed amidst a general lack of fresh news. Sterling weakness was again a supportive factor for London wheat, not that there's ...
17-11-2014 09:45 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Sterling weakness helps UK wheat to be more competitive
EU grains were mostly higher on the day and all were higher for the week. At the close Nov 14 London wheat was up GBP0.80/tonne to GBP124.00/tonne,...
17-11-2014 09:39 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Wheat market closes higher and posts decent gains for the week
Soycomplex Beans and meal finished lower on the day, and lower for the week, Nov 14 beans went off the board the best part of 30 cents down. "It se...
17-11-2014 01:38 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
Sterling weakness helps London wheat
EU grains traded mostly higher, with wheat pressing on to new highs for the recent move. At the close Nov 14 London wheat was up GBP0.80/tonne to G...
17-11-2014 01:11 AM | Property News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
You shouldn't have to inherit to get into farming
The agricultural industry needs new blood, and while the industry dates back many centuries, it can be vibrant in the modern era, with many exciting c...
14-11-2014 02:18 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU grains close higher on US winter wheat worries
EU grains closed mostly higher, with the exception of rapeseed. Nov 14 London wheat settled at its highest close since August. At the finish Nov 1...
14-11-2014 02:13 AM | Crops, Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal
Cold spell could disrupt US corn harvest
Soycomplex Beans ended giving up around half of yesterday's gains at the end of a choppy session that saw trade both sides. "Meal was once again in...
12-11-2014 03:09 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Concerns remain over Russian wheat health
EU grains traded mostly higher, save for the expiring and technical front month Nov 14 Paris wheat, awaiting some direction from the November WASDE re...
12-11-2014 03:06 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Corn market closes with small gains as USDA cuts forecast
Soycomplex Beans closed lower following a bearish USDA WASDE report. US 2014 soybean yields are now expected to average a record high 47.5 bu/acre,...
05-11-2014 09:38 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Corn market slumps on harvest pressure
Soycomplex Beans ended lower on harvest pressure and reports of a fresh outbreak of bird flu in China. Informa today estimated the US 2014 soybean ...
05-11-2014 08:45 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU grains trade in the red for entire session
EU grains traded in the red for almost the entire session, under pressure from falling commodity prices in general. NYMEX crude slumped to a 3-year lo...
03-11-2014 06:56 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Target black-grass with spring barley agronomy
Spring barley is one of the best crops for tackling even the worst herbicide-resistant black-grass, but crop agronomy must be tailored to weed control...
30-10-2014 11:19 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
EU grains stage another day of decent gains
EU grains staged another day of decent gains. "Some of the (recent) support has come from a later than usual US maize harvest and drier than normal co...
30-10-2014 11:17 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
All is not well with Russia wheat prospects; corn market with strong gains
Soycomplex Beans and meal closed sharply higher once more. "Logistic woes getting meal via railcar into eastern processor market has the feeder dou...
24-10-2014 10:13 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Concerns over Russian crop quality; US harvest running late
EU grains closed mixed, but mostly higher. Front month Nov 14 Paris wheat closed at a EUR0.75/tonne premium to the Jan 15 contract. A week ago, and th...
23-10-2014 10:14 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Adverse weather having affect on Australian crop
Soycomplex Beans closed with small losses, despite the USDA reporting the sale of 419 TMT of US soybeans to China, along with 113 TMT to unknown de...
23-10-2014 09:35 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Grain markets 'unlikely to see significant rally'
EU grains finished higher across the board, with both London and Paris wheat managing their best closes in 6 weeks. However "although particular facto...
23-10-2014 01:48 AM | Cattle, Market Reports, News
Firm cattle trade as Morris family wins Tom Gittins Cup
An entry of 750 strong store cattle was sold at Bishops Castle Auction on Thursday last week as the trade held firm from start to finish supported by ...
Supermarket price battles causing 'grocery deflation'
The grocery market is entering deflation as new share figures released today show that like-for-like prices have declined. Fraser McKevitt, head of...
22-10-2014 09:52 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
UK farmers 'more active in selling wheat'
EU grains closed higher. Nov 14 Paris wheat again posted better gains than the deferred contracts, as seemingly more shorts get squeezed out. The Nov ...
21-10-2014 12:43 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
US farmers concentrating on soybean over corn; wheat closes lower
Soycomplex Beans closed lower, but towards the middle of the day's trading range. The USDA reported that the 2014 US soybean harvest was 53% done, ...
British food production 'under threat', says new report
The availability of iconic British foods could be drastically reduced according to an independent report released today. The report, commissioned b...
17-10-2014 09:24 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Wheat closes with double digit gains
Soycomplex Beans closed higher on short-covering, although there was a general lack of fresh news to get excited about. US weather leans friendly f...
17-10-2014 09:18 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
UK wheat plantings up 20%
EU grains closed mixed, but mostly a little easier - doing their best to resist pressure from falling outside markets. Nov 14 London wheat finished...
16-10-2014 10:00 AM | Finance, Market Reports, News, Pigs
EU pork faces tough times with health scares and Russian ban
The global pork market will likely begin to cool down as the buoyent market circumstances from the first three quarters are now disappearing. With ...
16-10-2014 02:13 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Wet weather delaying Brazil harvest; US corn crop ratings unchanged
Soycomplex Beans closed sharply higher on what looks like fresh speculative buying. The seasonal lows are in, that seems to be what the market is t...
16-10-2014 02:09 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Sterling weakness supporting London wheat
EU grains traded higher, with sterling weakness particularly supporting London wheat. At the end of the day Nov 14 London wheat was up GBP2.30/tonn...
15-10-2014 06:51 AM | Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal, Crops
Falling petrol prices will support London wheat
EU grains closed mixed, but mostly a little easier - although well off the lows of the day - to start the week. Nov 14 London wheat finished down G...
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