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13 Oct 19:18

Nov '15 117.00s +0.50
Jan '16 120.00s +0.10
Mar '16 122.75s +0.20
May '16 126.00s +0.30

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Daily market commentary: EU

12/10/15 -- EU grains closed mixed, but mostly a touch lower to start the week. Wheat and corn maybe suffered a little weekend "han...

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Daily market commentary: Chicago

12/10/15 -- Soycomplex: Beans closed with small gains, but well off earlier highs. The regular weekly crop progress report from the...

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Latest articles

Good rumen function the key to maximising milk from forage and margins

First published: 09 Oct 15

Maximising milk from forage by balancing rations to best support rumen function is the key to both lower feed costs per litre and higher margins this winter.

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Dairy feed update* - Sep 2015

First published: 11 Sep 15

Despite growing global soyabean meal supply, slowed South American exports mean spot market premiums, whilst alternative feeds remain better value than rapemeal.

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Maintain early lactation summer feeding to safeguard winter milk

First published: 07 Aug 15

Maintaining nutrient intakes for early and mid-lactation cows through late summer and early autumn is essential to safeguard winter milk production and profitability.

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Take action to maintain summer butterfats or risk losing up to 0.6ppl

First published: 16 Jul 15

Avoid summer butterfat drop and potential milk income losses by taking steps to formulate balanced rations, avoid SARA and minimise the impact of heat stress.

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