Grain futures and currencies

  • Euro1=£0.657

  • £1=DM2.975 / FFr9.980 / US$1.587 / Euro1.522

  • FOB Rouen June wheat value: FFr785 (£78.65)

  • Chicago July wheat at close: $2.51 (£58.07)

  • THE new-crop wheat market is lacking direction as the US harvest is further delayed by rain. French wheat is offered for arrival by end-July at £81 CIF.






Wheat futures – closing prices:


MONTH Close Change
JUL 82.55 +0.05
SEP 74.75 +0.25
NOV 76.25 +0.25
JAN 78.10 +0.25
MAR 79.70 +0.25
MAY 81.50 +0.25


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











    CommodityPrice
    July Class 1 milling wheat86-88
    July Class 2 milling wheat83-87
    June SoissonsNot needed
    July feed wheat78-82
    July feed barley68-75
    June OSR115-118
    Harvest OSR105-107
    Harvest feed wheat68-70
    November feed wheat72-74




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



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