Grain, milk and meat price volatility: Is it really that new?

Volatility might be farming’s biggest buzzword, but is it really that new?

We’ve mapped farmgate prices for four key products going back 20 years.

Some sectors are much more volatile than others, each for their own reasons. But the upturns and the downswings do seem much more dramatic in recent years.

See also: Q&A: What causes farmgate price volatility?

Pricing data comes from HGCA, Eblex, Bpex and DairyCo.

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