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EU grains close uniformly higher on the day

EU grains closed uniformly higher on the day, and mixed for the week. Paris wheat continues to perform better than its London counterpart, due to stro...


Possible winterkill damage to Russian wheat; Brazilian trucker strike

Soycomplex Beans closed higher on the day and higher for the week, with uncertainty over the Brazilian truckers strike continuing to provide suppor...


UK oilseed rape departs for Turkey

Oilseed rape from more than 7,000 hectares has left the UK bound for Turkey in what is thought to be the biggest single shipment of its kind for at le...


'Alarming' decline in UK food production, new report warns

A new report published by the NFU today has revealed disturbing new figures relating to the UK’s self-sufficiency in food. It states that at curre...


23 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Market Reports,News
Russian economy continues to look shaky; EU grains close lower

EU grains closed mostly lower on the day, and lower for the week, with the exception of rapeseed which posted small gains. The day ended with Mar 1...


23 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Market Reports,News
Wheat sales 'awful'; corn market lower on the day

Soycomplex Beans closed lower on the day, but higher for the week. The USDA reported decent weekly export sales of 505,600 MT of old crop and 115,9...


ECM selected as a representative to raise standards in agriculture alongside the Prime Minister

The Parliamentary Review, which has several versions based on key policy areas, has the involvement of the Prime Minister, leading Cabinet ministers i...


20 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Market Reports,News
Firm US dollar a problem 'for US wheat exports'

Soycomplex Beans closed lower, as trade above $10/bushel triggered selling once South American farmers and traders returned to their desks followin...


18 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Market Reports,News
Possible damage to US winter wheat due to 'bitter cold'

Soycomplex Beans and meal trade higher, but off the highs. Mar 15 beans hit $9.99 3/4 but couldn't quite breach the $10 mark by around 17.00 GMT. T...


Calibration and product choice the key to fertiliser success

Correct set-up and calibration of spreaders can make a significant difference to the effectiveness of fertiliser applications and hence their value to...


17 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Market Reports,News
Russian Deputy PM promises subsidies for agricultural producers

US markets were closed for Washington's Birthday on Monday. (Can you imagine us having a Bank Holiday for say Tony Blair's birthday? It's any excuse f...


16 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Market Reports,News
EU approves 18 rural development programmes

The European Commission has approved 18 rural development programmes aimed at improving the competitiveness of the EU farming sector. These 18 prog...


Wheat market closes lower across three exchanges

Soycomplex Beans and meal closed lower, giving up a fair chunk of yesterday's gains. Soybean production estimates in Brazil are getting trimmed a l...


Weeds gain a foothold during stop-start winter

Wheat growers need to keep a close eye on grass weeds that have taken advantage of warmer spells and are now established in wheat crops. A mixture ...


Rouble rate unlikely to encourage Russian farmers to sell

EU grains traded mixed on the day, but all significantly lower across the board for the week. At the close Mar 15 London wheat was down GBP1.15/to...



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