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HLS agreement extension? Think before you sign...

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If you are one of the many farmers with a Higher Level Stewardship (HLS) agreement from Natural England that is due to expire, it's likely that you wi...
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Frontrunner - 6th December 2019

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WHEAT US market loses last week's gains US wheat futures from the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) put on an impressive performance at the end of last we...
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Market report - 4th December 2019

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Despite a lack of fresh dynamic market drivers, US wheat futures have seen volatile trade over the past three trading days following their Thanksgivin...
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The route to recovery

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Over recent weeks, from growers to advisors, we have all been doing our very best when it comes to taking an optimistic view when it comes to crossing...
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Frontrunner - 29th November 2019

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WHEAT Weather and trade underpin EU wheat markets This week French wheat futures rallied to highs not seen since mid July. The strong EU export pace c...
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Market report - 27th November 2019

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Delayed EU drilling campaign shapes global market values and crop forecasts America's benchmark CBOT traded almost 16 cents firmer on Monday, mainly d...
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Frontrunner - 22nd November 2019

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WHEAT Weather woes continue to impact on wheat crops Official figures from France illustrate the issues that the current weather pattern is having on ...
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Spring crop switch? Seeking information now will increase options

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We've experienced a quite extraordinary start to the cropping year and as I look at news reports showing land under water I can only imagine the exten...
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Market report - 21st November 2019

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Wheat markets firm on the back of strong export demand and weather concerns North Africa remained an active buyer, with Tunisia buying 75,000 tonnes e...
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Frontrunner - 15th November 2019

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WHEAT Russia takes back Egypt trade Russian wheat exporters regained their competitive edge this week, securing significant sales to Egypt for deliver...
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'Precision conservation'

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'Precision conservation' is a relatively new phrase within our collective businesses and, as such, it is right to ask the question: What does it actua...
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Frontrunner - 8th November 2019

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WHEAT ‚Äč Weather woes Concern over new crop wheat planting has driven prices this week. With an estimated winter wheat planted area of just 50%, compar...
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If you only attend one event this winter...

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Make it one of our 2019-20 Digital Crop Production Events. Over the last 12 years, more than 10,000 customers have attended our annual series of ...
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Frontrunner - 1st November 2019

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WHEAT Two-pronged support for wheat prices early this week Brexit uncertainty and winter drilling delays in the UK continue to add volatility to wheat...
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Market report - 31st October 2019

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Fast export pace maintained across EU Since their low point at the end of August, the world's wheat markets continued to move higher this week. This i...
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Frontrunner - 25th October 2019

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WHEAT Markets treading water Wheat markets have moved sideways this week, lacking any fresh news. They are supported by the strong EU and Black Sea ex...
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What value can MySOYL bring to your farm business?

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In my role as MySOYL Business Lead, I regularly talk to customers who are looking to find new technology to make their farms more efficient and profit...
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Market report - 24th October 2019

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Australian drought continues while China offers US soy quota As Australia nears harvest, its market hit seven-week lows yesterday but there is zero ex...
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Do you have a phosphorus problem?

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In the UK, we don't have a domestic supply of artificial phosphorous fertiliser and so are therefore reliant on imported sources of nutrient phosphoru...
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Frontrunner - 18th October 2019

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WHEAT Adverse weather supports UK prices The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) published their first provisional UK wheat supply a...
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