Cereals and Oilseeds at a glance

September 2023

This webpage provides a snapshot of key information relating to the cereals and oilseeds market.

A summary of the cereals and oilseeds markets in 2023

  • The UK Ex-farm feed wheat price in July 2023 was down on previous year by 28.5% averaging £181.40/t
  • The UK delivered bread wheat price in July 2023 in the North-West averaged £273/t
  • UK feed wheat futures price (nearby) averaged £195.33/t in July 2023
  • Paris maize futures price (nearby) averaged £203.94/t in July 2023
  • Chicago soybean futures price (nearby) averaged £429.79/t in July 2023
  • GB Planting and Variety Survey results show a decline in GB wheat area from 1801 to 1738 thousand hectares a 4% decrease year on year
  • UK oat production decreased by 10% to 1.0 million tonnes
  • Despite stronger wheat exports, slowing demand sees heavy end of season stocks remain
  • Barley H&I demand remains at a record high this season, despite the ongoing cost-of-living crisis

Cereals and oilseeds markets in 2023: the infographics

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