Cereals & Oilseeds

21 February 2020

This year is already one of the most challenging for growers in recent times and will be a memorable season for many number of years in the future.

21 February 2020

The latest Defra basics payments data was released this morning showing the total area of land eligible for direct payments in the 2019/20 cropping year for England. The data highlights some important and significant changes in crop areas relative to the Defra June Survey. Both surveys have their own statistical challenges, some of which were highlighted in David’s Grain Market Daily on Tuesday.

19 February 2020

In one of the biggest planting changes seen for many years, the area intended for spring wheat plantings has surged. Reports suggest large volumes of imported material has come into the UK to supplement domestic supplies.

18 February 2020

I may be paraphrasing Gordon Gekko when I say that information is the most valuable commodity. But it is true.

21 February 2020

Two new AHDB publications capture essential soil knowledge to you make even better management choices

17 February 2020

In the short term the market is falling on stronger export competition, the longer term picture is still uncertain and dependent on weather in the Black Sea, US and EU.

17 February 2020

The NFU's Next Generation Forum and AHDB today hosted a fringe event at the prestigious Oxford Farming Conference to help launch a new multi-agency vision to transform the skills landscape.

14 February 2020

Both old and new-crop UK wheat futures have risen since the rain began in September 2019.

14 February 2020

Both old and new-crop UK wheat futures have risen since the rain began in September 2019.