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London Wheat (£/t)

28 Jul 19:18

Nov '16 125.00s +1.25
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Mar '17 129.15s +1.05
May '17 130.45s +0.95

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Chicago Soya Meal ($/st)

28 Jul 20:53

Aug '16 341.5s -3.3
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Dec '16 340.8s -2.4

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28 Jul 20:33

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Daily market commentary: EU

27/07/16 -- EU grains finished mostly a touch lower, with wheat in particular consolidating from recent gains. The day ended with N...

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Daily market commentary: Chicago

27/07/16 -- Soycomplex: Beans closed with decent double digit gains as the weather forecast switched back to warmer and drier. Augu...

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Latest articles

Invest in autumn feeding or risk loss of yield once cows housed

First published: 25 Jul 16

Losing body condition due to inadequate feeding as grazing intakes drop will cut winter milk income by more than the cost of feeding to fully support autumn production.

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Rising feed markets highlight the value of forward contracts*

First published: 17 Jun 16

Supply pressure and rising feed prices are increasing the focus on better value alternatives and forward contracts for both summer and winter feed requirements.

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Take action to minimise heat stress impact on milk output

First published: 20 Jun 16

With heat stress capable of reducing feed intake, butterfats and milk yields even at 20C, changes to rations and herd management are essential to maintain milk output.

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Rethink feeding to lower costs without damaging milk output

First published: 13 May 16

Even with lower purchased feed use whilst grazing, poor feed choice could be costing milk producers 1ppl or more this summer, with many losing more than they gain.

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