Markets news

23 February 1998

Markets news

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

  • Sheep and lambs

    Farmers selling spring lambs havent got much to look forward to this season. Small quantities are still arriving in markets – but a similar price picture to that of hoggets is emerging, with values well down on last year. – Click here

  • Fertiliser

    Farmers are causing delivery problems by waiting until the last minute before ordering this seasons fertiliser, claim manufacturers. In most areas, T-Sum 200 has already been reached. – Click here

  • News

    Agricuyltural suppliers are feeling the pinch as farmers cut back on inputs and machinery. – Click here

  • Milk

    Dairy farmers will soon be getting little more than the intervention price for their milk – despite producing some of the highest-quality supplies in the world. – Click here

  • Potatoes

    High demand for potato seed, coupled with low stocks, has seen prices for some varieties rocket. – Click here

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