Markets news


27 February 1998


Markets news


TURN to our Markets section for news of this weeks business, and commentary on agricultural markets:

  • World wheat


    Global wheat production this year is expected to be a record, the International Grains Council said yesterday. – Click here


  • Fertiliser price review

    The early spring weather has stirred activity in the fertiliser market and most merchants are busy with deliveries. – Click here


  • Heavy hogs

    UK pig producers are hoping to outwit farmers in the European Union by rearing “super hogs” for manufacturers and bacon users in Holland and the Low Countries. – Click here


  • Pigs

    Pig producers report that it is becoming increasingly difficult to increase returns caused by a domestic market flooded with cheap lamb and poultry. – Click here


  • Ruminant straights

    Prices eased this week and many feedstuffs dropped by more than £5/ tonne. – Click here


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