Grain futures and currencies

  • Euro1=£0.649

  • £1=DM3.014 / FFr10.106 / US$1.591 / Euro1.541

  • FOB Rouen June wheat value: FFr785 (£77.67)

  • Chicago July wheat at close: $2.50 (£57.66)

  • UK old-crop was slightly weaker as new-crop is just around the corner and consumers have the option of French wheat for end-of-July delivery.






Wheat futures – closing prices:


MONTH Close Change
JUL 81.80 -0.95
SEP 74.05 -0.25
NOV 75.50 -0.25
JAN 77.40 -0.25
MAR 78.95 -0.45
MAY 80.75 -0.40


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











    CommodityPrice
    June Class 1 milling wheat83-85
    June Class 2 milling wheat81-84
    June SoissonsNot needed
    June feed wheat78-82
    June feed barley68-75
    June OSR110
    Harvest OSR105
    Harvest feed wheat66-68
    November feed wheat72-73




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



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