Agriculture market prices and trends

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LAND MARKETS

Range of farms launched as summer market lights up

Arable, livestock and mixed farms have been launched across England, Wales and Scotland as the summer market opens up. Spring and summer are traditionally popular times to bring land and…

BUSINESS

UFU demands mandatory milk contracts

Farm leaders in Northern Ireland have called for an urgent debate on mandatory milk contracts after some processors cut May base prices. Ulster Farmers Union deputy president Victor Chestnutt said…

MEAT MARKETS AND PRICES

Outlook for beef: Low prices to linger until late summer

Beef finishers are likely to have to wait until late summer before prices improve, when tighter supplies of cattle and the prospect of trade with China is expected to lift…

CROPS MARKETS AND PRICES

Nervous grain market moving daily

New-crop grain markets are nervous, with London November feed wheat futures up £1.95/t yesterday (17 June) to £156.70/t and down to £155/t this morning. Ex-farm prices are simply following futures…

MEAT MARKETS AND PRICES

First UK beef to China for 20 years will ship by end of 2019

Cattle currently grazing UK fields could be on Chinese dinner plates by the end of the year after a trade deal was concluded between the two countries. The UK-China Beef…

LAND MARKETS

Diverse range of land and farms offered at auction

A mix of land, property and woodland is set to go under the hammer in two upcoming summer auctions. Agents say an auction can be an efficient and cost effective…

Future prices

Updated every 15 minutes
London feed wheat
Month Price Changeinprice
Jul '19 147.15 0.85
Nov '19 154.00 0.00
Jan '20 156.25 -
Mar '20 158.35 -
May '20 159.55 -0.05
Jul '20 165.85 -
Nov '20 155.95 -
Jan '21 159.50 -
Mar '21 163.05 -
May '21 163.80 -
Paris milling wheat
Month Price Changeinprice
Sep '19 183.75 0.50
Dec '19 187.75 0.25
Mar '20 191.25 -0.25
May '20 193.00 -0.25
Sep '20 188.00 0.50
Dec '20 190.25 0.50
Mar '21 192.75 -
May '21 193.75 -
Sep '21 189.75 -
Dec '21 192.00 0.00
Paris rapeseed
Month Price Changeinprice
Aug '19 367.50 1.00
Nov '19 370.75 1.00
Feb '20 373.50 0.50
May '20 373.00 0.50
Aug '20 362.00 0.50
Nov '20 365.00 -
Feb '21 368.75 -
May '21 369.00 -
Aug '21 367.75 -
Nov '21 367.75 -
Cbot soybeans
Month Price Changeinprice
Jul '19 909.00 6'2
Aug '19 914.60 6'2
Sep '19 920.40 5'6
Nov '19 932.60 5'2
Jan '20 945.40 5'2
Mar '20 952.00 5'0
May '20 957.20 5'2
Jul '20 963.20 5'4
Aug '20 963.40 5'6
Sep '20 955.40 5'2
Cbot corn
Month Price Changeinprice
Jul '19 446.60 4'4
Sep '19 451.60 4'2
Dec '19 457.20 3'6
Mar '20 463.00 3'6
May '20 465.20 3'6
Jul '20 466.60 3'4
Sep '20 426.60 0'4
Dec '20 418.00 2'4
Mar '21 427.00 2'0
May '21 433.20 2'0

Spot and forward prices

Local, spot & forward prices (£/t) ex-farm - Updated every Wednesday and Friday
Grains, oilseeds and pulses
Month Milling Wheat Feed Wheat Feed Barley Oilseed Rape Micronising Peas Feed Peas Beans
June 167.45 0.55 146.54 0.38 121.89 2.19 309.46 2.17 298.00 - 203.00 - 246.00 -
July 167.95 2.03 146.89 2.40 123.25 2.52 310.70 2.70 299.00 - 204.00 - 247.00 -
August 156.73 0.34 140.75 1.75 123.50 2.96 310.08 3.81 300.00 - 205.00 - 248.00 -

Cattle deadweight prices

All steers (updated weekly, by Thursday)
All heifers (updated weekly, by Thursday)
All young bulls (updated weekly, by Thursday)
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Lamb prices

Average lamb deadweight (updated weekly, by Thursday)
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Pig prices

Pig deadweight SPP (Standard Pig Price) (updated weekly, by Thursday)
Pig deadweight APP (All Pig Price) (updated weekly, by Thursday)
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Individual livestock markets

Reports for individual finished auction markets to include average prices for prime cattle, cull cows and prime sheep can be found here. Prices from individual markets are posted here as they are received from the auction markets at the close of sale.

Global grain insight

June 2019

Red = WARNING: Prices likely to be forced lower as a result

Amber = CAUTION: Could affect prices in the future - watch this space

Green = UPWARD MOVEMENT: Prices likely to be forced higher as a result

Source:
Information supplied by Cofco International UK – Cofco International employs more than 12,000 people worldwide in 35 countries and last year delivered more than 100 million tonnes of products.

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