Wheat

Can biofungicides deliver effective crop protection?

Can biofungicides deliver effective crop protection?

A new generation of biofungicides is now coming on stream in the UK, backed by claims that they can deliver...

February 3, 2021

New Zealand commits to 7-year IPM programme for tillage sector

New Zealand commits to 7-year IPM programme for tillage sector

New Zealand’s tillage, horticulture and vegetable sectors have embarked on a seven-year programme, which should lead to the widespread implementation...

January 25, 2021

Improved situation for EU winter cereal crops

Improved situation for EU winter cereal crops

Heavy rain in October delayed planting across Europe, but dry weather in November has allowed many areas to catch up,...

November 24, 2020

Grain price: Keep an eye on the weather

Grain price: Keep an eye on the weather

Nearby grain prices dropped back this week, but are still relatively steady. Matif wheat for December was at €206/t on...

October 31, 2020

Bumper UK barley crop will not make up for reduction in wheat production

Bumper UK barley crop will not make up for reduction in wheat production

This year saw a UK barley crop of over 8.4 million tonnes produced, but the bumper crop will not make...

October 27, 2020

Soils are low on moisture in many parts of the US

Soils are low on moisture in many parts of the US

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its latest Crop Progress Report on Tuesday (October 19). 97% of corn...

October 22, 2020

Import figures: UK barley travelling ahead of Brexit

Import figures: UK barley travelling ahead of Brexit

Barley imports increased this month, while maize imports took a dramatic drop compared to the same time last year, according...

October 19, 2020

Dramatic UK wheat decline as barley production increases

Dramatic UK wheat decline as barley production increases

UK wheat production for 2020 was estimated at 10.133 million tonnes in provisional figures released by the Department for Environment,...

October 11, 2020

Which countries are most likely to impact on your grain prices?

Which countries are most likely to impact on your grain prices?

Last week the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) outlined some of the key producers and exporters of wheat and...

October 11, 2020

Grain price: Green lights in the markets

Grain price: Green lights in the markets

Grain markets were in the green this week. Prices have been increasing over the past few weeks and on Thursday...

September 12, 2020

Global wheat production forecast down, but surplus remains

Global wheat production forecast down, but surplus remains

The International Grains Council (IGC) cut its global wheat production forecast last week. The IGC reduced its forecast by 5.6...

July 28, 2020

EU wheat and barley production estimated down

EU wheat and barley production estimated down

The latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report, released on July 10, by the United States Department of...

July 14, 2020

52% increase in spring barley area in Great Britain

52% increase in spring barley area in Great Britain

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) released the results of its spring planting and variety survey yesterday, July 8....

July 10, 2020

New world record for highest wheat yield

New world record for highest wheat yield

A farmer in Ashburton, New Zealand has achieved the highest wheat yield in the World for the second time. Eric...

July 8, 2020

Grain price: Australian wheat production takes massive jump

Grain price: Australian wheat production takes massive jump

News was mixed this week. The increase in price of US corn was welcome as low-priced corn has been shown...

July 4, 2020

Demand uncertainty in grain markets

Demand uncertainty in grain markets

Amy Reynolds of the International Grains Council (IGC) stated that demand uncertainty could be one of the main factors affecting...

June 12, 2020

Grain price: Wheat falls, corn supplies ample

Grain price: Wheat falls, corn supplies ample

Wheat price declined this week in LIFFE and MATIF markets for nearby and future markets. On Thursday evening, Chicago Board...

April 18, 2020

Grain price: Wheat rises…take a look at malt and corn

Grain price: Wheat rises…take a look at malt and corn

Wheat saw a resurgence again this week in both the nearby and futures markets. Corn continues to run at a...

April 12, 2020