A quick glance at this week’s farm income figures from DEFRA, and it seems that all is well with British livestock farming.
So the bull run continues, with feed wheat quoted at £113/t ex-farm for February when Farmers Weekly went to press on Wednesday, up another £5 on the week.
Today’s drop in Robert Wiseman Dairies’ price to its milk suppliers has an air of inevitability about it, continuing the trend set by other major buyers in recent weeks and months
The fortunes of farming during a recession got a decent airing on yesterday’s Politics Show, on BBC1 in the South East.
Grain traders are a pessimistic lot – at least, that presumably explains why they always seem to talk the market down, rather than up.
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