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‘If we don’t have a weather problem grain prices fall’

‘If we don’t have a weather problem grain prices fall’

“We need weather problems if you want to be bullish of corn, soybeans or wheat. If we don’t have a...

November 1, 2019

‘Link is being made between deforestation and what goes on our dinner plates’

‘Link is being made between deforestation and what goes on our dinner plates’

“People want to know the environmental credentials and footprint of what they’re buying.” Philip Lynch is the soybean meal trader...

October 28, 2019

Grain price: Struggling to plant on the continent

Grain price: Struggling to plant on the continent

Tillage farmers here in Ireland aren’t the only ones struggling to plant this autumn. The problem is reflected across the...

October 27, 2019

What’s going to affect your 2019/2020 grain price?

What’s going to affect your 2019/2020 grain price?

Pigs, politics, weather…grain prices go up and down all of the time and numerous factors play a role in the...

October 25, 2019

‘Next harvest could be a different story than this year on prices’

‘Next harvest could be a different story than this year on prices’

Having just come out of a dry year, where global grain yields were back and feed demand was strong, the...

January 27, 2019

Potential in wheat…due to warm water in the Pacific

Potential in wheat…due to warm water in the Pacific

Wheat price has the potential to rise. Short supplies and big weather events will drive that rise. That’s according to...

October 29, 2018

How will Brexit impact on animal feed?

How will Brexit impact on animal feed?

A ‘no-deal’ Brexit would be “an immense political failure on both sides of the equation”. That’s what Prof. Michael Wallace...

October 27, 2018

What is the world eating?

What is the world eating?

Cereals, roots and pulses remain at the top of the world’s dietary choices. However, obesity rates are increasing and 45.9%...

October 19, 2018

The million dollar question: Where will grain price land?

The million dollar question: Where will grain price land?

Wheat price will go down. When it will go down is the million dollar question which James Nolan proclaimed he...

September 16, 2018

Global focus: Farming 450,000ha in Russia

Global focus: Farming 450,000ha in Russia

Volga-Donselhozinvest Russia – an agricultural group – farms 450,000ha in Russia. Last week, Richard Valentine Willows outlined the workings of...

October 23, 2017

Growing more and more grain in Ukraine

Growing more and more grain in Ukraine

Founded by Iryna Ivanova, Agroscope Ukraine is a national distributor of agricultural inputs in Ukraine. It encompasses 2,300 farmers, 75 agronomists...

October 22, 2017

‘It is currently a world awash with wheat’ – Here’s why grain prices are so low

‘It is currently a world awash with wheat’ – Here’s why grain prices are so low

The world is currently awash with wheat, and this is having a negative impact on the price of cereals produced...

September 11, 2015