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SPRING DRILLING COMMENCES

Posted by on Mar 7, 2019 in AGM News | 0 comments

SPRING DRILLING COMMENCES

Spring has apparently sprung here in East Yorkshire and some growers are now well into their spring drilling campaign as much as 65 days earlier than last year; the difficult conditions over the past couple of years have encouraged some to seize the recent window of opportunity and make a start. For others, soil temperatures are simply not warm enough yet and with a mixed forecast ahead, they have chosen to hold off and have prioritised fertiliser applications instead. Looking ahead, prospects for this year’s northern Hemisphere harvest are...

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Week Beginning Monday 4th March 2019

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Week Beginning Monday 4th March 2019

THIS MORNING’S LONDON LIFFE WHEAT FUTURES: MARCH 2019 – £160.45/T (£4.40/T LOWER ON THE WEEK, £9.65/T LOWER ON THE FORTNIGHT) MAY 2019 – £161.75T (£6.20/T LOWER ON THE WEEK, £10.05/T LOWER ON THE FORTNIGHT) NOVEMBER 2019 – £145.25/T (£4.75/T LOWER ON THE WEEK, £7.85/T LOWER ON THE FORTNIGHT) MAY 2020 – £150.80/T (£5.05/T LOWER ON THE WEEK, £7.15/T LOWER ON THE FORTNIGHT)   POUND Vs EURO – 1.1670 MONDDAY 28TH FEB – 1.1526 MONDAY 11TH FEB – 1.1411 MONDAY 4TH FEB – 1.1415 MONDAY 28TH JAN –...

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Week Beginning Monday 25th February 2019

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Week Beginning Monday 25th February 2019

THIS MORNING’S LONDON LIFFE WHEAT FUTURES: MARCH 2019 – £164.85/T (£5.25 LOWER ON THE WEEK) MAY 2019 – £167.95/T (£3.85/T LOWER ON THE WEEK) NOVEMBER 2019 – £150.00/T (£3.10/T LOWER ON THE WEEK) MAY 2020 – £155.85/T (£2.10/T LOWER ON THE WEEK)   POUND Vs EURO – 1.1526 MONDAY 11TH FEB – 1.1411 MONDAY 4TH FEB – 1.1415 MONDAY 28TH JAN – 1.1577   Feed wheat for spot collection is valued in the region of £166.00/T – £167.00/T ex-farm this morning. For those of you looking to achieve...

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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Posted by on Feb 18, 2019 in AGM News | 0 comments

JOB OPPORTUNITY

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Week Beginning Monday 11th February 2018

Posted by on Feb 18, 2019 in AGM News | 0 comments

Week Beginning Monday 11th February 2018

THIS MORNING’S LONDON LIFFE WHEAT FUTURES: MARCH 2019 – £170.10/T (£0.25 HIGHER ON THE WEEK) MAY 2019 – £171.80/T (DOWN £0.20/T ON THE WEEK) NOVEMBER 2019 – £153.10/T (DOWN £0.90/T ON THE WEEK) MAY 2020 – £157.95/T (DOWN £2.65/T ON THE WEEK)   POUND Vs EURO – THIS MORNING – 1.1411 MONDAY 4TH FEB – 1.1415 MONDAY 28TH JAN – 1.1577   The grain market remained subdued last week ahead of a key information release on Friday (8th Feb). In the meantime, a lack of both news and weather changes to...

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Week Beginning Monday 4th February 2019

Posted by on Feb 18, 2019 in AGM News | 0 comments

Week Beginning Monday 4th February 2019

 THIS MORNING’S LONDON LIFFE WHEAT FUTURES: MARCH 2019 – £169.85/T (£0.60/T DOWN ON THE WEEK) MAY 2019 – £172.00/T (DOWN £0.25/T ON THE WEEK) NOVEMBER 2019 – £154.15/T (UP £0.40/T ON THE WEEK) MAY 2020 – £160.60/T (DOWN £0.65/T ON THE WEEK)   POUND Vs EURO – 1.1415 (LAST WEEK – 1.1577)   The old crop wheat market has stalled over the past week following a month of downward pressure. Feed wheat continues to be valued in the region of £170.00/T ex-farm for spot collection. Last week, we did...

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Week Beginning Monday 28th January 2019

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Week Beginning Monday 28th January 2019

THIS MORNING’S LONDON LIFFE WHEAT FUTURES: MARCH 2019 – £170.45/T MAY 2019 – £172.25/T (DOWN £0.40/T ON THE WEEK) NOVEMBER 2019 – £153.75/T (DOWN £2.15/T ON THE WEEK) MAY 2020 – £160.60/T (DOWN £2.20/T ON THE WEEK)   POUND Vs EURO – 1.1577 (LAST WEEK – 1.1289)   A “generally favourable” weather outlook remains across the Northern Hemisphere and with no major concerns hitting the headlines, the new crop market has continued to drift over the past week. In the short term, sterling has...

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Week Beginning Monday 21st January 2019

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Week Beginning Monday 21st January 2019

THIS MORNING’S LONDON LIFFE WHEAT FUTURES: JANUARY 2019 – £168.35/T (DOWN £3.95/T ON THE WEEK) MAY 2019 – £172.65/T (DOWN £3.85/T ON THE WEEK) NOVEMBER 2019 – £155.90/T (DOWN £3.60/T ON THE WEEK) JANUARY 2020 – £155.90/T (DOWN £3.50/T ON THE WEEK) MAY 2020 – £162.40/T (DOWN £2.55/T ON THE WEEK)   POUND Vs EURO – 1.1289 (LAST WEEK – 1.1192)   Currency has suffered another volatile week with the value of sterling fluctuating anywhere from 1.10 to 1.14 over the past few days alone. As a...

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Week Beginning Monday 14th January 2019

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Week Beginning Monday 14th January 2019

THIS MORNING’S LONDON LIFFE WHEAT FUTURES: JANUARY 2019 – £172.30/T MAY 2019 – £176.50/T NOVEMBER 2019 – £159.50/T JANUARY 2020 – £162.05/T MAY 2020 – £164.95/T   POUND Vs EURO – 1.1192   There is a distinct lack of fresh news this week as the grain trade gets off to a sluggish start in 2019. Key USDA figures regarding global production, stocks and also US planting data were not released on Friday due to a partial shutdown of the US government. Tomorrow (Tuesday 15th January), members of...

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HAPPY NEW YEAR

Posted by on Jan 2, 2019 in AGM News | 0 comments

HAPPY NEW YEAR

THIS MORNING’S LONDON LIFFE WHEAT FUTURES JAN 2019 – £172.60/T MAY 2019 – £178.70/T NOV 2019 – £162.00/T MARCH 2020 – £166.00/T MAY 2020 – £167.35/T   POUND vs EURO – 1.1077   Happy New Year to all our readers and whilst I will hold off from writing a full market report until next week, here is a quick update of some points worth noting as we head into 2019. As expected, markets are subdued this morning as the trade returns to work and digests the latest currency updates, market fluctuations...

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