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Frontrunner - 16th August 2019

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WHEAT Heavy UK wheat crop weighs on prices London wheat futures fell to new contract lows this week as our market tried to find demand. Yields for mos...
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Frontrunner - 9th August 2019

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WHEAT A good start to harvest Dry weather for most of the week led to good harvest progress being made into quality wheat in the southern and eastern ...
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Frontrunner - 2nd August 2019

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WHEAT UK reliant on export bids This week's market movements clearly highlighted the importance of exports for supporting new crop wheat prices. Huge ...
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Frontrunner - 26th July 2019

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WHEAT Improving French wheat crop prospects Record breaking high temperatures during June were thought to have been damaging for wheat crops across Eu...
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Frontrunner - 19th July 2019

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WHEAT ·          Harvestpressure caps prices The Northern Hemisphere wheat harvest is well underway withFrance...
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Frontrunner - 12th July 2019

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WHEAT Expectations for a reduced Russian wheat crop gather momentum Upbeat crop estimates made earlier this year by many analysts estimated that the g...
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Frontrunner - 5th July 2019

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WHEAT Market prices Markets have fallen considerably this week with most business concluded for old crop wheat. However, supplies continued to come fo...
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Frontrunner - 28th June 2019

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WHEAT US corn takes a back seat as markets are affected by EU heat wave Global grain markets have recently been underpinned by the disastrous US corn ...
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Frontrunner - 21st June 2019

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WHEAT UK wheat trades lower Futures and physical prices lost around £5-£7 this week in the UK. For now, the rains have subsided and a warm, sunny week...
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Frontrunner - 14th June 2019

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WHEAT USDA highlights US corn crop woes In their June World Supply and Demand Report published this week the United States Department of Agriculture (...
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Maximizing grassland production

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Much of the grass in Herefordshire, where I am based, suffered during the difficult weather conditions of 2018 and consequently producers should focus...
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Frontrunner - 7th June 2019

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WHEAT UK wheat markets under pressure Old crop and new crop wheat values made some losses this week. For old crop, consumer cover is relatively high a...
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Frontrunner - 31st May 2019

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WHEAT US farmers struggle with adverse weather Continued adverse weather which has prevented US farmers from completing their corn crop planting this ...
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Frontrunner - 24th May 2019

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WHEAT An abundance of old crop Old crop wheat continues to be offered to the market chasing a finite demand. It now seems that most millers and compou...
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Frontrunner - 17th May 2019

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WHEAT What a difference 24 hours makes On Monday we returned to markets which were still digesting last week's bearish USDA report and under some sign...
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OSR - The final nutrition decision

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It has been somewhat of a harrowing year for the OSR crop, with wide spread establishment issues followed by flea beetle larval damage leading to a nu...
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Frontrunner - 10th May 2019

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WHEAT Weather and politics send markets lower Changing weather conditions brought rain to the UK and the near continent this week. This was seen as be...
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Frontrunner - 3rd May 2019

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WHEAT Offered market as sellers exit Old crop markets have slipped lower during the week as more abundant supplies of both feed wheat and quality whea...
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Frontrunner - 26th April 2019

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WHEAT UK demand dwindling Old crop futures and physical prices continued to feel the pressure this week as buyers proved hard to find. Consumer buyers...
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Surprise Easter weather increases risk of losses on liquid fertiliser

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The rise in temperatures forecast this weekend beckons the prospect of one of the warmest Easters on record. While many people's thoughts will turn to...
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