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Straights Update 12th May 2021

Straights Update 12th May 2021

Rainfall across Europe over the past few days was much needed and has helped crops. However, areas of the US and Brazil remain extremely dry.Reports suggest that up to 20 million tonnes of maize has been lost in Brazil due to the dry weather. It has been suggested...

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Know your soil

Know your soil

As you all know, grass is perhaps the best resource you have at hand being a cheap and sustainable feed source. To keep grass performing at its optimum you should be applying manure/slurry regularly and applying fertilizer. Fully understanding your fertilizer...

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Straights Update 14th April 2021

Straights Update 14th April 2021

Dry weather in the US is causing concern to the US winter crop. The UK wheat market has firmed on the back of this. On a positive note the dry weather has increased the pace of planting on maize crops. Global wheat production is anticipated to increase for the...

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Straights Update 25th March 2021

Straights Update 25th March 2021

As we move into the Spring we are starting to see ingredients coming off the highs, however availability still remains an issue on some products. Looking at forward prices, Rape Meal is becoming particularly attractive on the new crop, trading at only £10 per tonne...

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Weekley Straights Update 8th April 2021

Weekley Straights Update 8th April 2021

After last weeks USDA report we saw fireworks. Stocks were as per trade expectations, but plantings were below expectations. This has forced the market up on all commodities. The latter part of the week saw a correction, but the trade is still mindful of these...

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Getting the most from your herd at grass with the Planet range

Hopefully by the time you read this, cows that graze have been able to get some of the green stuff at least for a few hours to eat off winter grown grass. Our thoughts and reasons to use Planet Dairy range this spring are abundant! Farmers and milk buyers are looking...

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