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Grain Trends: another mad week in grain markets
Andy Doyle
Futures and physical prices surged ahead in the past week, especially for wheat, following tight availability predictions in the WASDE report and the wheat export ban in India.
18 May 2022 News
Export restrictions fuelling food crisis
Food protectionism is growing in a bid to contain prices but is likely to distort the market further risking greater fragility and volatility.
16 May 2022 Markets
New-crop wheat markets continue to surge
Two months ago it looked like dry harvest wheat prices might settle either side of €340/t. Now this has passed €410/t and price pressure continues, writes Andy Doyle
Harvest wheat price pushes past €390/t
Tightening wheat supply globally is the main driver for continuously increasing grain and feed prices.
11 May 2022 News
Grain Trends: tight supply continues to drive prices
Another surge in prices is beginning to widen the price gap between native cereals and imported grains.
11 May 2022 Markets
Grain Trends: new crop up as old and new edge closer
New-crop prices continue to edge upwards in a volatile market where the gap between old- and new-crop prices continues to decrease.
4 May 2022 Markets
Tillage podcast: crops in need of moisture, plus new chemistry in the pipeline
This week, Stephen, Siobhan and Andy ask if lack of moisture is beginning to cause issues for crops, the new range of potato chemistry in the pipeline and the fodder and food security committee.
28 April 2022 News
Grain Trends: old crop weakens while new crop rises
Supply projections for wheat and maize are once again driving price pressure in new-crop grain markets.
27 April 2022 Markets
NI ration prices up again for May
Feed merchants indicate that ration prices will rise again in May, as the cost of grains and proteins continues to increase.
27 April 2022 Northern Ireland
Opinion: food producers dependent on Irish retailers in most trouble
The extraordinary transformation in the cost structure of farming in the last six months has exposed the deep fault lines in our food systems.
23 April 2022 News
Grain Trends: prices up on the back of stronger markets
Stronger futures markets are being reflected in stronger native prices again this week.
20 April 2022 Markets
DAERA to review slurry export rules
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine caused significant disruption in the global fertiliser industry.
20 April 2022 Northern Ireland