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Firm cattle trade as Morris family wins Tom Gittins Cup

Firm cattle trade as Morris family wins Tom Gittins Cup
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 ...
25-09-2014 09:10 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Paris grains supported by weak euro; Rains slow Ukraine plantings
EU grains closed mixed. The day ended with Nov 14 London wheat down GBP0.25/tonne to GBP109.50/tonne, Nov 14 Paris wheat closed EUR2.50/tonne higher a...
25-09-2014 05:37 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
Recent Ukraine rains creat 'excellent conditions' for winter wheat
Soycomplex Beans closed with little change. Oil World estimated the 2014/15 global soybean crop at 310.8 MMT versus a previous estimate of 306.7 MM...
23-09-2014 09:58 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Heavy rain stalling Russian grain harvest; EU grains crash to fresh lows
EU grains crashed to fresh lows with Nov 14 London wheat down GBP1.05/tonne at GBP110.50/tonne, and Nov 14 Paris wheat closing down EUR2.25/tonne to E...
23-09-2014 09:55 AM | Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal, Crops
China turns to non-traditional corn suppliers
Soycomplex Beans fell to fresh 4-year lows as the US prepares to bring in a record 2014 soybean crop. Nearby cash premiums have "collapsed" accordi...
19-09-2014 08:22 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU grains closed mostly lower
EU grains closed mostly lower, as the old adage "big crops get bigger" continues to bite. The day ended with Nov 14 London wheat down GBP0.75/tonne...
19-09-2014 08:17 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Wheat market closes at new 4-year lows
Soycomplex Beans closed lower despite strong weekly export sales and the USDA announcing 110,000 MT of US beans sold to China for 2014/15 shipment....
NFU spells out priorities ahead of 2015 General Election
A Government that understands farm businesses, wants agriculture to grow and has the policies that send the right signals to farmers, are the key mess...
15-09-2014 05:14 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Fertiliser prices look set to 'rise steadily'
Fertiliser prices look set to rise steadily over the coming months as new crop returns remain sufficient to sustain global demand. With the price o...
12-09-2014 08:27 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Russia's harvest juggernaut rumbles on; wheat market closes lower
Soycomplex Beans closed mixed ahead of tomorrow's upcoming USDA report. It looks like most have positioned themselves where they want to be heading...
10-09-2014 11:35 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Global demand for US corn remains limited by strong competition
Soycomplex Beans closed below $10/bu on the benchmark new crop Nov 14 contract, and indeed on the Jan 15 as well, to set fresh contract lows. So to...
05-09-2014 04:53 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
UK crop yields 'above average' while quality remains good
EU grains closed mostly lower, extending the recent slide and slumping to new historic lows for the move, although a weak euro did manage to support P...
05-09-2014 04:46 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
Corn market closes at 4-year low; Ukraine wheat 'lack of quality'
Soycomplex Beans closed lower on the outlook for a huge US crop now being just around the corner. Even the recently well supported Sep 14 sunk to a...
03-09-2014 10:00 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
2014 Ukraine corn harvest 'spluttering into life'
EU grains closed with little change, in what felt like a repeat performance of yesterday's trade. You would have been forgiven for thinking that US ma...
03-09-2014 09:57 AM | Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News, Arable
Corn market closes lower on bumper US crop outlook
Soycomplex Beans closed around 6-7 cents firmer as more talk of Sudden Death Syndrome in parts of the US did the rounds again. The effects of SDS a...
01-09-2014 09:30 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
World 2014 wheat and corn crops getting bigger
EU grains closed mostly lower on the day, and little changed for the week, with the trade starting to develop a sideways pattern. The day ended with ...
28-08-2014 10:51 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
European corn production to rise but wheat exports fall
EU grains closed mostly a little higher on the day, although London wheat was flat to a touch lower, hindered by a larger than normal EU/Black Sea fee...
28-08-2014 10:48 AM | Market Reports, News
Corn market closes flat; Ukraine wheat exports continue unhindered
Soycomplex Beans closed lower save for the increasingly erratic front month Sep 14. Oil World's Thomas Mielke said that soymeal is overpriced and t...
27-08-2014 10:38 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Russia to discuss wheat for oil swap with Iran
EU grains closed mixed, but mostly lower, with the exception of rapeseed. The "insurance" premium built in prior to the weekend to cover against an es...
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