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Single issue policy making at European and UK levels appears to be reducing the ability of British agriculture to achieve its objective of ‘producing more from less’, according to the Agricultural Industries Confederation. AIC’s initial estimate is that the imbalance between opportunities and threats could be as much as £3.9billion or a third of the value which farmers add to the UK economy. Policy makers are being called on to work with in...





Early harvest results throwing up 'disappointing yields'

EU grains trade mixed just after midday, with Nov 15 London wheat up GBP1.05/tonne at GBP132.00/tonne, Sep 15 Paris wheat is EUR0.50/tonne lower at EU...


3 July 2015 | Market Reports,News
Wheat market closed with some steep losses

Soycomplex Beans closed lower, giving up some, but not anything like all, of yesterday's gains. "Producer selling was noted overnight and early in ...


EU grains trade higher; Euro weakness friendly to Paris grain

EU grains trade higher, playing catch-up with strong gains posted in US markets on Friday night, and with Paris grains supported by further euro weakn...


Wheat market gives up gains achieved over past sessions

Soycomplex Beans closed around 4-5 cents easier. It seems that the trade has positioned itself where it wants to be heading into next week's USDA a...


EU grains close higher on continued euro weakness

EU grains closed mostly higher, with continued euro weakness on Greek nervousness helping support the French market. The one remaining old crop London...


Widespread reports of crop damage to winter wheat on rain-sodden US plains

Soycomplex Beans, meal and oil all closed with small losses on the nears, although there were some minimal gains in some of the deferred positions....


Wheat market closed with solid gains

Soycomplex Beans and meal closed with strong gains on US planting concerns ahead of tonight's latest crop progress report from the USDA. That put U...


EU grains close higher; crop yield forecasts lowered

EU grains closed mostly higher, with the euro "shaky" ahead of what could be a pivotal week for Greece and the Eurozone. The Greeks need to repay the ...


Corn belt continues to take battering from weather

Soycomplex Beans closed with double digit gains, building on yesterday's advances. Everyone is now looking at the US weather, and pondering how muc...


Germany predicts 'average' cereal harvest; Paris wheat helped by weak euro

EU grains closed mixed. London wheat was lower, but the Paris market closed higher helped by the weak euro following a Greek Central Bank statement th...


Strong global pork supply but weak demand

The global pork industry has been affected by strong supply and weak demand volumes recently, causing an overall fall in price. The oversupply has be...


UK not achieving its farming potential, says study

Single issue policy making at European and UK levels appears to be reducing the ability of British agriculture to achieve its objective of ‘producing ...


Picture in wheat looks 'pretty bleak'; corn market closes 7-8 cents lower

Soycomplex Beans closed reluctantly a little lower, dragged down by falling wheat and corn, following the release of the June WASDE report from the...


Trade remains concerned over rain damage to US wheat

Soycomplex Beans closed higher, with the November contract trading at its highest level since May 19. Meal posted strong gains too, with oil again ...


Wheat market closes with decent gains

Soycomplex Beans closed higher, aided by weekly export inspections of 216,590 MT, which were pretty decent given the time of year and the frenetic ...



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