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23 September 2021

The final 2020/21 UK cereals supply and demand estimate has been released today, with full datasets to the end of June now available. Overall, commercial ending stocks look tight for wheat and barley as we entered the 2021/22 season.

21 September 2021

GB milk production is now expected to reach 12.52bn litres for the 2021/22 milk year, down 0.2% on 2020/21.

10 September 2021

Tomorrow, at 5pm (UK time), the September USDA world agricultural supply and demand estimates (WASDE) report will be released.

2 September 2021

Over the course of the past six months, we have talked a lot about the price of rapeseed. Yesterday, the Nov-21 Paris rapeseed futures contract closed at €564.25/t. Prices have moved lower so far this week, but the Nov-21 contract remains €187.80/t ahead of the average of the previous 5 November contracts.

2 September 2021

The AHDB Milk Forecasting Forum (MFF) met on the 1 September to discuss the factors impacting on future GB milk production

26 August 2021

Global oilseed values have gained a lot of support since the start of the pandemic. This has led to high domestic rapeseed prices.

19 August 2021

This morning, Defra released their provisional arable crop areas for England, as at 1 June. With improved conditions in Autumn 2020 for drilling, the Defra figures confirm a return to an arguably more balanced cereal cropping picture for harvest 2021.

18 August 2021

In 2020, 16.0% of dairy farmers in GB were operating block calving systems

5 August 2021

This morning, full season usage statistics were published for both animal feed (including integrated poultry units) and the human and industrial sector. It is no surprise that usage of wheat was down across the board, echoing the estimates of the AHDB balance sheets.

30 July 2021

Our latest dairy market outlook takes a look at what the rest of 2021 will bring for dairy markets, production and trade.

30 July 2021

We have just published our latest outlook for the UK sheep meat market, where we explore our forecasts for slaughter, consumption and trade for 2021.

29 July 2021

The 2020/21 marketing year was one like no other. The UK produced the smallest wheat crop (9.7Mt) since 1981, at the same time barley production, at 8.1Mt, was the largest since 1997.