Currencies and grain trading

  • Euro=£0.6739
  • Intervention Price: £83.69dd.
  • £1=DM2.922 / FFr9.80 / US$1.619 / E1.484

  • FOB Rouen March wheat value: FFr717.50 (£73.21)

  • Chicago March wheat at close: $2.64 (£59.84)

OLD-CROP wheat became divorced from new-crop yesterday, increasing in value by 50p as Sterling weakened slightly.






Wheat futures – closing prices:


MONTH Close Change
MAR 74.75 +0.75
MAY 76.50 +0.45
JULY 78.25 +0.30
SEP 77.00 u/c
NOV 79.00 u/c
JAN 81.00 u/c


    Approximate commodity
    values, £/tonne, ex-farm:











    CommodityPrice
    March Class 1 milling wheat84-86
    March Class 2 milling wheat75-77
    March Soissons80-84
    March feed wheat70-72
    March feed barley70-72
    March OSR120
    Harvest OSR115
    Harvest feed wheat67-70
    November feed wheat75-76




  • Information provided by BDR Agriculture Ltd, Harvest House, 64 North Street, Bourne, Lincolnshire PE10 9AJ – click here for further details



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