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Cereals and Oilseeds markets

The latest industry data, analysis and insights to help inform your business decisions in the Cereals and Oilseeds sector.

Spring Planting and Variety Survey

In these uncertain times, the provision of clear and impartial market information for farmers, the supply chain, wider industry and government is critical. The AHDB Spring Planting and Variety Survey provides the only pre-harvest planting view of grain and oilseed crops. This year, the dual effects of a severely disrupted winter wheat planting period and coronavirus means insight on domestic food and feed production potential is ever more important. Please help your industry to navigate these uncertain times by completing the planting survey form. Five minutes of your time can provide huge value to our great industry.

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Futures prices

Last updated: 19:36 PM, Saturday 6th June 2020

UK (ICE) Feed Wheat £/tonne
Jul 20 164.00 (unch)
Nov 20 170.00 (-1.75)
Jan 21 171.05 (unch)
Mar 21 174.45 (unch)
May 21 175.05 (unch)
Jul 21 163.25 (unch)
Nov 21 153.75 (-1.00)
Jan 22 152.25 (unch)
Mar 22 148.35 (unch)
May 22 144.45 (unch)
Paris (MATIF) Milling Wheat €/tonne
Sep 20 187.25 (-0.25)
Dec 20 189.25 (-0.50)
Mar 21 191.00 (-0.75)
May 21 192.25 (-1.00)
Sep 21 186.00 (-1.25)
Dec 21 188.75 (-0.75)
Mar 22 189.75 (unch)
May 22 190.00 (unch)
Paris (MATIF) Rapeseed €/tonne
Aug 20 375.00 (+2.00)
Nov 20 379.00 (+2.00)
Feb 21 380.75 (+2.00)
May 21 382.00 (+2.25)
Aug 21 370.75 (unch)
Nov 21 372.25 (unch)
Paris (MATIF) Maize €/tonne
Aug 20 169.50 (-0.50)
Nov 20 165.00 (-0.25)
Jan 21 168.50 (unch)
Mar 21 170.00 (-1.00)
Jun 21 171.00 (-3.00)
Aug 21 180.00 (unch)
US (CBOT) Milling Wheat US cents/bsh
Jul 20 515.25 (-8.50)
Sep 20 520.50 (-7.00)
Dec 20 530.25 (-6.50)
Mar 21 540.00 (-6.25)
May 21 544.50 (-6.00)
Jul 21 542.75 (-4.25)
US (CBOT) Maize US cents/bsh
Jul 20 332.50 (+3.50)
Sep 20 336.75 (+3.50)
Dec 20 346.00 (+3.25)
Mar 21 358.00 (+3.00)
May 21 364.00 (+2.75)
Jul 21 369.00 (+2.75)
US (CBOT) Soyabeans US cents/bsh
Jul 20 868.25 (+0.50)
Aug 20 870.25 (+1.50)
Sep 20 872.75 (+2.50)
Nov 20 880.00 (+3.25)
Jan 21 884.75 (+3.25)
Mar 21 881.75 (+2.75)

15-minute delayed prices now updated every 5 minutes.

Source: Refinitiv.


Latest News

4 June 2020

Barley usage for the brewing, malting and distilling sector in April was just 114.7kt. This is the lowest figure in over a decade.

3 June 2020

As we move towards harvest 2020, the value of imported grains and oilseeds will play a key role in setting the price of domestic supplies, the value of imported maize will prove pivotal to setting values in feed markets.

2 June 2020

Planting figures for US maize and soyabean crops were slightly below market pre-release estimates, according to Monday’s US crop progress report. Progress has slowed from the rapid pace seen at the start of the season, but remains above the five-year average (2015-19).

1 June 2020

Crop concerns, especially in Europe, are still one of the driving forces supporting wheat prices currently. Longer-term support for prices depends on harvest confirming how yields have been impacted.

29 May 2020

Higher UK wheat supplies due to a large production year and relatively stable demand, combined with our export campaign slowing considerably post October have resulted in a large increase in closing stocks.

28 May 2020

During our barley week last week, we highlighted the increase in trade tensions between China and Australia, with the former potentially imposing a $74/t tariff on imports of Australian barley. This offers a high degree of price risk for domestic barley, particularly given the significant export volumes expected from the UK next year.


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