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Daily market commentary: EU

24/06/16 -- EU grains finished mixed, and in fact mostly a bit higher despite the shock UK "leave" vote on Europe. The day en...

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Daily market commentary: Chicago

23/06/16 -- Soycomplex: Soybeans closed lower on unease ahead of the UK vote on Europe. Weekly export sales of 660,690 MT for old c...

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Latest articles

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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Rallying soyabean price brings volatility to UK feed markets*

First published: 06 May 16

Recent soyabean meal price rises and volatility following poor weather in Argentina increased interest in forward contracts and alternatives like SoyPass.

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