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14 February 2020

Lacklustre trade across the sectors has continued this week, with mainly repeated orders and free-buy demand subdued.

7 February 2020

Better weather this week has allowed for lifting and fieldwork to continue where growers can get on the land. What has been lifted over the past few weeks is being moved quickly to avoid storage issues.

31 January 2020

Production by region is a mixed bag this season, when compared to last year. At 205.2Kt, the North East and North West has had the biggest drop in production compared to last year, down 36.1kt.

24 January 2020

There has been some lifting progress around the country this week. However, it has remained very slow and the material coming out of ground will be of questionable quality.

17 January 2020

This week, overall demand has quietened from the start of the year. Chipping markets in particular have seen ‘below-average’ demand

10 January 2020

Stronger demand over Christmas has increased prices going into the New Year.

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