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Sow prices tumble in response to German ASF outbreak

An outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in Germany has resulted in a sharp fall in British cull sow prices as key buyers such as China, Japan and South Korea…


Analysis: How much more wheat will be planted for 2021?

Arable farmers are set to plant significantly more wheat for the 2021 harvest than was cut this year, with the crop remaining the highest gross margin combinable option. Poor planting…


Barley and oilseed rape prices make gains

Barley values gained £2/t in the week to Friday lunchtime (18 September), while wheat recovered to end the week at values similar to those of a week earlier. This put…


Delay in ‘third country’ status threatens meat exports to EU

A delay in securing “third country” status with the EU is putting the UK's £175m-a-month meat export market at risk, meat trade representatives have warned. To continue selling meat, live…

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