Contents tagged with oats

9 August 2019

The variety survey provides detail of the varieties which have been planted for harvest, as this can give an early indication of the quality of the crop that is available. Each year survey forms are sent to approximately 7000 farmers with a typical response rate of 40%-50%. Farmers are asked provide details of varieties planted for a selection of crops. The survey results are released in July each year.

16 September 2019

The Corn Returns are the longest running domestic price series for grains. The weekly survey shows the average ex-farm prices for wheat, barley and oats as well as the volume of grain traded. Each week on a Monday, data is published for the purchases made during the previous week (Friday to Thursday) and, under the AHDB Order (2008), it is mandatory for buyers of more than 1,000 tonnes of UK grown cereals a year to provide information.

16 September 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.

22 August 2019

15 July 2019

Video: A comprehensive overview of the tables in the RL booklet

24 June 2019

Based on results from Recommended Lists (RL) variety trial sites, the service covers yield, grain quality and agronomic data, as well as information on disease levels.

18 June 2019

Found out about powdery mildew, a disease that can affect all cereal crops

16 September 2019

The Corn Returns are the longest running domestic price series for grains. The weekly survey shows the average ex-farm prices for wheat, barley and oats as well as the volume of grain traded. Each week on a Monday, data is published for the purchases made during the previous week (Friday to Thursday) and, under the AHDB Order (2008), it is mandatory for buyers of more than 1,000 tonnes of UK grown cereals a year to provide information.

28 July 2019

The Early Bird Planting Survey is the first official release looking at the area intending to be planted to winter and spring crops for Great Britain. The survey is released in mid-December and replaces the previous December Survey of area carried out by Defra.

28 July 2019

The balance between supply and demand sets the overall tone of the domestic market. AHDB publishes forecasts of cereal supply and demand for the UK split into the areas of availability, consumption, exports and stocks. The estimates are updated five times a year and reported on a crop year (July – June) basis.

28 July 2019

On behalf of HMRC, AHDB have produces reference guides for trade classifications. These guides help to ensure that the correct commodity codes are used to complete arrivals and dispatches information.

28 July 2019

Through the course of the growing season, the weather is hugely influential in getting crops into the best condition for producing optimal yields. AHDB report through the winter and spring on the condition of crops, pest and disease pressures and weather patterns highlight areas of concern and where crop growth is optimum.