Markets news

19 February 1998

Markets news

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

  • Finished cattle

    Prices for finished heifers and young bulls fell by almost 2p/kg at auctions across England and Wales
    on Monday. – Click here

  • Potatoes

    The weekly average potato has broken through the £80/ tonne barrier for the first time since June 1996. – Click here

  • Wheat

    say this coming autumns prices must increase if farmers are to be tempted to forward-sell their crop in greater numbers. – Click here

  • Ruminant straights

    The steady rise in the price of meal and cake during the past two years is expected to flatten out this year as supplies boom, according to a report released yesterday. . – Click here

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