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Beef supply chain 'benefiting from burger sales boost'

New figures have revealed a boom in sales for fresh beef and lamb burgers that will benefit the whole supply chain. Latest data from Kantar Worldpa...


CAP Reform: Are you ready?

With May 15th SAF deadline looming many questions remain to be answered, but some clarity is finally emerging. It is imperative that this form is ...


Corn futures trade higher on dollar decline; US wheat faces dryness

Soycomplex Beans closed around 10 cents higher in a rebound from recent losses. May 15 beans opened near Tuesday’s low of $9.53 1/2 but edged highe...


Neonicotinoid ban causing 'sharp decline' in EU rapeseed production

EU grains closed mostly higher, reversing early losses, after the US wheat market turned sharply higher in afternoon trade. At the finish, Mar 15 L...


Wheat market closes with double digit highs; winterkill areas reported in US

Soycomplex Beans closed a touch lower in low volume trade. There wasn't a huge amount of fresh news. Weekly export inspections came in at 583,944 M...


How do we build for the future when we’re making a loss on crops?

Arable farmers and members of the industry from Somerset discussed grain marketing tactics and benchmarking at a recent HGCA Monitor Farm meeting. ...


12 CAP essentials for farmers

The NFU has put together a series of briefings with the information you need to know about CAP - the CAP Essentials. 1. Checking eligibility for BP...


Decline in wheat plantings 'surprising'; continued euro weakness

EU grains closed mixed. Continued euro weakness added a bit of support to the Paris market. At the finish, Mar 15 London wheat was down GBP0.45/ton...


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...



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