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.
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May UK wheat futures weakened this week and fell through to £138 on Friday, the lowest price since December 2016. Russia seems to have realised that it has little competition in the international wheat export market this year, so even with prices rising their dominance has not been affected. The remains of the Clotilda - the last known ship to carry enslaved Africans into the US may have been found
The strange UK weather pattern we have experienced this year, with early heat then sunshine-and-showers to date means that in parts of the South, all the crops have ripened at the same time. Farmers are rushing about in-between showers trying to simultaneously harvest malting barley, rapeseed and milling wheat.