Sterling lower than since February; Firm bounce in new crop wheat prices; Maize planting delayed in US; Lack of clarity on US/China trade discussions; US farmers considering crop insurance pay-outs; Russia predicting good crop volumes; Germany crop predictions higher also; US Soya bean continues to fall due to delayed planting; China increase soya planting; US export below 5 year average whilst South America demand up on back of Trump trade war.
This month saw us feature in the May edition of Poultry Business magazine with an article titled “Fine tuning diets to alter egg size”.
USDA report looked over the markets; Very little trade volumes over week; USDA report had no impact on climate or volumes; US and China trade talks failed to bring results; Maize and wheat prices fell; Soya bean prices low due to tariffs imposed on China by USA; African Swine fever described as game changer by USDA; Dead as a dodo... not any longer... the rail has come back from the dead.
We are delighted to announce that we have been selected as finalists for two awards at this year’s National Egg & Poultry Awards!
UK feed down over week; Possible renewed move lower; Forecasts of dry weather; Animal feed production down year on year for all species; Currency and Brexit linger as deadlines are extended; Trade deal with China and competition with Russia key factors in US wheat acres; Trade deal also affecting Soya market; How about a mini-me T-rex. Small does not mean gentle…
Currency remains low in wake of Brexit delay; Low trade volume of UK wheat; Technical selling is the only real activity in an otherwise very quiet market; Conditions in the US market remain positive; Wheat production forecasts are up globally although EU estimates remained stable; US set for huge end of year soya stock; African swine fever effect of reducing China's commodity requirement. Chariot racing was as integral to the Romans as Football is to many of us today.
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Trading on May UK wheat contract picked up; The delay to Brexit saw Sterling fall; US wheat continued to experience selling pressure; New wheat crop prices under pressure across Europe; Soya bean markets slid throughout the week; China still the biggest market for US soya beans.
The markets are in indecisive doldrums; Lack of direction politically; Wheat sales are low; Export activity being strong after a slow start; US China trade deal rumoured to be coming to a close; Soya market sees little change; African Swine Fever estimates in China increase; Easter is around the corner.
Currency remains range bound; UK, Europe and US markets trend downwards; French production forecast down; US China lack of deal pushes markets lower; The lack of trade deal also puts pressure on soya prices; Exports to China pushed figures a little higher; Insect control can become hot topic in warmer months. You might want to consider playing some particular music?!
Currency has been volatile due to Brexit; Low trade quantities in wheat; High projected new crop numbers; Maize price declined on release of USDA report; Soya also dipped on USDA figures for corn; Positive expectation for US / China trade deal. Who is free for a long nap followed by pancakes at the end of this year?
Trading volumes are negligible. UK Supply is tight. May futures continue to follow the French Matif. Brexit adds to uncertainty. US cereals higher. Large US exports to China. Trade disputes now emerge between Canada and China. May soya bean trading lower. Nature inspires human design. The bullet train was no exception.
Wheat futures end the week higher. Currency remains key volatility driver. Brexit deadlines draw ever nearer. Zero import tariffs announced. Russian and Ukranian wheat lowest prices seen. US China deal remains focus. Soya market showing little change. Winter flooding in US. Hens get their revenge.
Wheat futures continue to fall. Brexit continues to overshadow the UK and Europe activity. Stocks of maize and barley high in stores. US market relatively neutral. USDA report indicates world economy slowing. US China deal not nearby causing Soya to remain weak. Last week is all about pancakes!