Market Reports
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...
15-10-2014 06:46 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Corn market closes with good gains to erase Friday losses
Soycomplex Beans rallied strongly, regaining all of Friday's losses. Harvest delays were the reason, now that the October WASDE report is out of th...
13-10-2014 03:53 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU harvesting production 'revised upwards'
EU grains ended the day mixed, and with overall little change at the end of a fairly choppy week. The day ended with Nov 14 London wheat up GBP0.45...
13-10-2014 03:48 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
US wheat production raised; corn market falls
Soycomplex Beans closed the thick end of 20 cents lower in predictably choppy trade, with the USDA's October WASDE report out mid-session. On the f...
10-10-2014 01:58 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Dual purpose spring barleys offer security of markets
As the breeders of the only two varieties on the recommended list with full IBD approval for brewing and malt distilling, Concerto and Odyssey, Limagr...
09-10-2014 10:11 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
USDA report prospect weighs on traders; Russia wheat area 'dry'
Soycomplex Beans closed slightly lower. The prospect for higher US yields and production in Friday's USDA report weighs, but the late nature of the...
09-10-2014 10:09 AM | Crops, Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal
Wheat production forecast 40% jump on last year
EU grains closed mostly a little lower in more orderly trade than we have seen in the past couple of days. The day ended with Nov 14 London wheat ...
09-10-2014 10:01 AM | Market Reports, News, Sheep
Sheep report shines light on sheep breed trends
A reduction in hill breeds means that the reliance on the traditional stratified structure of the British sheep industry is decreasing in favour of lo...
09-10-2014 01:56 AM | Cattle, Market Reports, Meat Processing, News, Pigs, Sheep
Who are the biggest meat consumers in the world?
Across the globe, meat is a staple food enjoyed by an array of countries and cultures. From tender chicken in traditional Spanish paellas to juicy sau...
09-10-2014 01:14 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Wheat quality concerns remain around the globe
Soycomplex Beans closed narrowly mixed as traders position themselves where they want to be heading into Friday's WASDE report from the USDA. A Reu...
08-10-2014 09:22 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU grains end choppy session mixed; UK harvest 99% complete
EU grains ended a choppy session mixed. London wheat jumped out of the starting stalls aggressively, trading GBP3.50/tonne higher in early trade, befo...
Meat consumption growing, opportunities for British farmers 'enormous'
Since the global media picked up on the EU horsemeat scandal, the British meat market suffered quite a severe blow. Despite the fact that the majo...
08-10-2014 00:54 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU grains begin the week strongly, racing sharply higher
EU grains began the week strongly, racing sharply higher early in the session, although giving up some of those gains by the close. The day ended w...
08-10-2014 00:51 AM | Crops, Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal
Delayed US corn crop 'added bullish momentum' to markets
Soycomplex Beans closed sharply higher as talk of possible weekend frost damage in the upper Midwest and northern Plains did the rounds. "With the ...
06-10-2014 04:26 AM | Cattle, Market Reports, News
Russian ban 'will not slow beef market'
Global beef supply is in a 'tightening phase', with most key producers experiencing record tight supplies, according to a new report. Further tight...
06-10-2014 03:41 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
Pound slump 'supports London wheat'
EU grains closed mixed to end the week, but with decent gains versus last Friday. The pound slumped under 1.60, to its worst level against the US d...
03-10-2014 07:04 AM | Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal, Crops
Ukraine exports going well; EU grains close higher
EU grains closed higher to start the new month, with the Paris market garnering support from an ever weakening euro. The day ended with Nov 14 Lond...
03-10-2014 07:01 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
All eyes on next Friday's WASDE report from USDA
Soycomplex Beans put in a new contract low before rebounding to finish the day with modest gains. FCStone raised its US 2014 soybean yield estimate...
'Never a better time to get into the agricultural industry'
There has never been a better time to get into the agricultural industry. The world’s population is growing and the resulting demand for food presents...
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 ...
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