Large stack of straw bales© Philip Silverman/REX/Shutterstock
October straw prices have hit a record high and could rise further this autumn amid tight supplies, according to the British Hay and Straw Merchants Association. The organisation’s president, Mike Evison, said prices were at their “dearest ever for this time of year and some livestock producers [are] panic buying”. In traditional livestock areas prices have risen by as much as £20-£30/t in less than a month and are now double the figure they were at the same time a […]
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