Storm clouds gather over a field of wheat© Tim Scrivener
Growers face severe cashflow problems following a challenging harvest which saw a slump in EU cereal and oilseed yields, say farm leaders. Despite a big global harvest, the latest forecasts suggest that EU-28 wheat production is down on average by 10% this year compared with 2015. Rapeseed production is similarly down by 9.2%, according to a working party established by the European farm organisation Copa-Cogeca. See also: 2016 Harvest reports by Farmers Weekly Low prices and a difficult market meant […]
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