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Straights Update 14th October 2021

Straights Update 14th October 2021

Wheat prices are expected to remain high for the time being as the market remains bullish following this weeks USDA report.  Weighing heavily on global prices are tight supplies of wheat in the northern hemisphere due to poor weather in the US and Russia. The tight...

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Cost effective milking this winter

Cost effective milking this winter

MOLASSES BLENDS FOR COST-EFFECTIVE DIETS THIS WINTER   Looking after the rumen bugs will be vital to get the most from grass silage and help keep costs under control this winter so it will pay to take a closer look at feeding molasses.   This year’s first...

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Straights Update 7th October 2021

Straights Update 7th October 2021

As we move into Autumn , raw material prices have firmed across the boards as ongoing logistical issues continue to be a problem. Freight rates and shipment availability continue to be an issue across Europe and overseas.  The lack of HGV drivers has been well...

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Straights Update 24th September 2021

Straights Update 24th September 2021

Released earlier this week, the EU Mars September crop report reduced yield forecasts for summer crops. Although all summer crop yield estimates remain above the five year average, spring barley, maize, sunflower and soybean yields were all trimmed from the August...

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Straights Update 10th September 2021

Straights Update 10th September 2021

The Canadian wheat harvest is going to be the smallest wheat harvest in a decade due to the persistent drought.  Russian Wheat production estimates have also been cut over the last month as yields continue to disappoint.  The Brazilian maze crop has been reduced by 16...

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Straights Update 25th August 2021

Straights Update 25th August 2021

With the return of favourable weather we have seen combines rolling again after weeks of unsettled conditions, delaying the completion of harvest. Hopes are now pinned on a good run of fine weather to complete the harvest, with spring barley the focus of most. The gap...

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