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14 January 2021

The UK produced 74,500 tonnes of beef and veal in December, up 5% year-on-year, according to Defra figures.

14 January 2021

Week ending 9 January, the GB deadweight SQQ averaged 518.6p/kg, 32p higher week on week.

14 January 2021

UK lamb kill during December was 1.25 million head, up 5% on year earlier levels, according to Defra. Total lamb kill for the whole of 2020 was estimated at 13.1 million head, which still puts total lamb kill during 2020 down by 50,000 head on the previous year.

14 January 2021

Trading activity in dairy markets has picked up in the past week, helping to increase prices on spot markets.

14 January 2021

The EU Commission has recently published its medium-term outlook for agricultural markets.

13 January 2021

In the week ending 9 January, the EU-spec SPP recorded a significant drop on the previous week.

13 January 2021

For the week ending 9 January, the GB deadweight all prime price held relatively steady, lifting just 0.5p on the previous week to average 371.6p/kg.

13 January 2021

As milk production rises, we take a look at when the curtailment of foodservice might start to stretch processing capability once again

13 January 2021

The latest figures from the UN FAO show that prices have been rising for most agricultural commodities.

13 January 2021

In the final figures from the Defra 2020 June Agricultural Survey, the UK sheep flock figure has been revised downward.

11 January 2021

On Wednesday, the UK feed wheat futures nearby contract closed at £202.40/t, the highest point since March 2013. The 2012/13 season was another following an exceedingly wet autumn drilling, leading to high UK grain imports that season.

11 January 2021

Defra’s latest set of Farm Business Income accounts have now been released. The figures are based on 2019/20 with an accounting year ending February 2020 and replace the estimates for this period published in February last year.

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