Contents tagged with grain

14 October 2019

The weekly international grain price survey helps identify how global markets are reacting to market drivers. Moves in these markets can impact upon global market sentiment and therefore upon the UK market. The information is collected from a selection of industry sources and show the price of grains and oilseeds for export. The prices are mainly quoted as "Free on Board" which means they show the cost of grain and loading, though a few of the prices indicated include insurance and freight. The latest weekly information is published on a Monday.

25 June 2019

Our Harvest Toolkit includes a wealth of information on market prices, harvest results, straw, good sampling practice, grain storage and grain marketing

19 July 2019

Designed for analysts who test wheat, barley and oilseed rape, these modules and publication can be used to improve the standard of testing across the UK.

24 June 2019

Glyphosate products may be used pre-harvest on a range of crops to control weeds, aid harvesting and protect grain quality and food safety. This publication outlines stewardship measures to maximise product efficacy and minimise crop residues.

14 June 2019

This checklist was produced by AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds, on behalf of the Cereals Liaison Group, to help growers avoid the most common problems associated with oilseed sales contracts.

14 June 2019

This checklist was produced by AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds, on behalf of the Cereals Liaison Group, to help growers avoid the most common problems associated with cereals sales contracts.

23 May 2018

Germinative capacity is a key quality feature of malting barley. This publication gives guidance on how to get high quality malting barley by good agronomy and storage.

10 December 2018

This publication gives information on detecting and controlling mites in grain stores. Mites can infest and damage grain, they can also act as vectors for pathogens. In the UK there are at least 12 species of mite which can damage grain.

11 February 2019

Grain moisture content is critical from harvest, through storage, to final sale of cereals and oilseeds.

25 June 2019

Safe, effective grain storage is key to assuring crop quality and helping prevent loss of premiums through claims and rejections.

25 June 2019

Understanding the quality and condition of grain is crucial. Accurate sampling at each stage of the grain chain is required to develop that understanding. It should help to reduce waste and minimise charges, claims and rejections.

14 June 2019

See the signs of defects and impurities in stored cereal (wheat and barley). This poster shows examples of physical damage, disease, pests, screenings and weed seeds.