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Frontrunner - 15th February 2019

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WHEAT Global prices move lower Chicago wheat futures traded at their lowest level since the start of 2019 yesterday and Kansas Corn was no different. ...
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Frontrunner - 1st February 2019

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WHEAT Slow UK trade The domestic wheat market slowed to a crawl this week. A lack of fresh news, combined with sterling strength, saw both old and new...
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Frontrunner - 25th January 2019

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WHEAT Firm pound pushes old crop prices lower Brexit uncertainty continues to fuel huge shifts in the value of the pound. This week the pound apprecia...
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Frontrunner - 18th January 2019

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WHEAT Lost opportunity Domestic wheat markets have given back all of this month's gains during this week. Milling markets have also softened, with not...
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What is the best phosphate product?

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The use of phosphate fertilisers has always caused more confusion than other nutrients.Choice of fertiliser to give the best long and short term avail...
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Frontrunner - 11th January 2019

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WHEAT International trade This week we have seen significant international trade, with North African countries making sizeable wheat purchases for del...
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Frontrunner - 4th January 2019

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WHEAT Global markets US and EU markets started the new year trading firmer, led by stronger US wheat prices which are now able to compete against chea...
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Frontrunner - 14th December 2018

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WHEAT World wheat prices move higher A number of factors have helped send world wheat prices higher this week. Increasing optimism over the improving ...
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Frontrunner - 7th December 2018

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WHEAT UK markets trade a narrow range Domestic and futures markets traded in a narrow range this week with the benchmark LIFFE finding a level around ...
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Frontrunner - 30th November 2018

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WHEAT Security of supply in December Domestic wheat markets remain focused on securing short term supply through December as logistics have become a c...
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Frontrunner - 23rd November 2018

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WHEAT Encouraging price rally for UK wheat After an initial bearish start to the week, UK wheat prices eventually staged an impressive four day rally....
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Frontrunner - 16th November 2018

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WHEAT Global markets less volatile Wheat markets traded within a narrow range this week, with global prices closing either side of unchanged. As harve...
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Frontrunner - 9th November 2018

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WHEAT 'Bears' 1 vs. 'Bulls' nil this week World markets have had to digest another USDA WASDE data release that was not bullish for wheat markets. Red...
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Frontrunner - 2nd November 2018

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WHEAT Russian rumours rumble on The world's leading wheat exporter has played a major part influencing prices this season. Wheat yields slashed by adv...
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Frontrunner - 26th October 2018

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WHEAT Ensus announcement weighs on prices in the North On Monday, CropEnergies announced that their Ensus bioethanol plant in Teeside would pause prod...
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Frontrunner - 19th October 2018

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WHEAT Quiet markets drift Fresh market features have been lacking this week and, helped by firmer sterling, UK wheat prices have dropped to a four-wee...
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Frontrunner - 12th October 2018

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WHEAT UK markets UK wheat markets have traded defensively this week. Demand continues to be serviced by the market in an orderly fashion, keeping pric...
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The value of fresh phosphate fertiliser

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‚Äč For the most part, many of us will admit that when it comes to fertiliser applications we can be guilty of concentrating solely on the application o...
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Frontrunner - 5th October 2018

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WHEAT  Demand for UK feed narrows premiums Consumer demand for feed wheat leant support to UK prices this week, with futures and physical grain t...
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Frontrunner - 28th September 2018

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WHEAT  Slow trade This week's wheat market has moved in a very narrow trading range, seeing no fresh features of note giving any particular price...
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