Wheat futures finish week on gain. Chequers plan is rejected by EU. Worldwide supplies are tight. Soya prices remain low. Has China solution to tariff war. Egg prices starting at £408,000…
Small price drops were the story of the wheat week with news and events affecting global supply. Russian exports continue to run solidly. Soya remained low. Three brothers grimm hit the jackpot!
Wheat market moved by Russian supply and Vivergo biofuels plant closure. Soya continues to be volatile. Watch out for black holes…
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Wheat futures experience volatility. Vivergo to shut down for maintenance. UK high prices are affecting demand. Brexit talks continue. Trade wars with USA, China and Russia. A multi-lingual parrot defies all help.
In the first of two articles, we look at how attention to detail is the key to successful point of lay pullet rearing; from preparing the rearing house, and throughout the growing period, to loading and delivery of the birds.
The rise in the price of UK November wheat futures has slowed. Wheat imports are at their highest. All eyes are on the USDA report. Soya bean trade has continued to slow.
UK Wheat futures continue to rise. Drought affects yields and supply globally. Tariffs continue to change the market dynamics. Did the original Iceman have a handle on his diet… it would seem so.
David Humphrey, former managing director of Humphrey Farms, died on 20th June at the age of 79. David joined his father straight from school, and when his brother Peter joined the business 5 years later, they enjoyed many years as joint managing directors.
The prolonged spell of extreme temperature and dry weather is taking its toll on laying birds of all ages and in all systems.
Wheat prices continue to rise with the effect of droughts creating supply pressure. Sterling has improved against the Euro. Soya prices remain stable with European demand strong. Finder keepers, but not always winners!
Wheat futures ended the week at £175. Farmers are not wanting to over sell. Quality is good, but yields are low. Soya price make steady gains. Fancy an ice cream sundae? At times they may be more expensive than you would expect!
Through this regular feature, we have followed the experience of Fred and Janet Powell and their family with their first flock of free range in Llandridnod Wells, in mid-Wales.
Highs and lows as wheat is driven by currency, Brexit and Trump. Lower wheat crop yields, lower soya crops, China tariffs and weird ground drawings.
When floor eggs become an issue it can have a significant impact on the profitability of a flock!