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    Grain Pool Results

    That time of year again....
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    Openfield results out

    Regardless of the "accounting", if we accept the £400k profit, I think that it is still alarming considering they turned over £628 million.....
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    Frontier Fengrain tie up??

    Sunderland have the 8th largest stadium in England, yet are in League One and playing Scunthorpe on Saturday.... !!
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    Frontier Fengrain tie up??

    Openfield Results 2018: ??? 2017: Loss of £3.3 million 2016: Profit of £1.7 million 2015: Profit of £2.4 million* 2014: Loss of £4.2 million 2013: Breakeven *Note in 2015 Openfield sold the tonnage they owned at Camgrain , which contributed significantly to the...
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    Frontier Fengrain tie up??

    I don't buy into this "big bad multinational" argument. Frontier are investing more in British Agriculture than any other merchant in the industry today, surely that is good for us all, regardless of the businesses parentage?! As for Frontier controlling the market due to scale... again I don't...
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    Grain Pool Results

    For good order sake - you say "as an average".... that's not the same as a base price is it? If it therefore fair to assume that a Glencore harvest pool member in a lower valued part of the country (e.g East Anglia) would be getting a harvest pool result below your "average" £142.50 (wheat) and...
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    Grain Pool Results

    Thanks for the information about your OSR pool result Glencore. Can you please confirm if your feed wheat ex farm base price was actually £142.50 and also your feed barley ex farm base price? Thanks
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    Grain Pool Results

    Sounds like a very strong result. Even being mindful the GrainCo base prices will always be higher that the merchants with East Anglian base prices (who then add on location premiums for the N.East / Yorkshire etc), but the GrainCo team seem to always produce consistent strong pool results.
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    Grain Pool Results

    Feed wheat updated: Fengrain: £141.00 Glencore: £142.50 Gleadell: £153.00 Openfield: £154.00 Frontier: £160.00 Cofco: £160.00
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    Grain Pool Results

    Afraid not. Barley and OSR pool results are a job for tomorrow!
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    Grain Pool Results

    Yes to the best of my knowledge all results above are comparing apples with apples. Some of the merchants on the forum should be able to clarify their results?
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    Grain Pool Results

    The following are all ex farm harvest feed wheat base prices that I am aware of after doing some digging... Fengrain: £141.00 Gleadell: £153.00 Openfield: £154.00 Frontier: £160.00 Not sure about the other merchants with grain pools but sure we will all find out soon.
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    Grain Pool Results

    That sounds a very good result
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    Grain Pool Results

    It is that time if year again! How did all the harvest grain pools perform this year, which merchants achieved what results?
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    Another farmer co-op goes under

    Ouch....

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