1. mattb0985

    Looking For Work Seasonal Harvest Worker

    Tidy and well kept 25 year old, seeking seasonal harvest work, arable preferred. Have 5+ years experience with a wide range of small and large agricultural machinery in long hours under pressure, whilst adhering to safety and cooperating with employees. This is shown through working the harvest...
  2. Brid @ ADAS

    YEN Nutrition - a new grain analysis and nutrition benchmarking service from ADAS

    In time for harvest 2020, ADAS has launched a new YEN initiative called YEN Nutrition – to support those seeking to improve the nutrition of arable crops. YEN Nutrition provides comprehensive grain analysis on all 12 essential crop nutrients and allows participants to benchmark their crops’...
  3. B

    Weeds - Pests - Diseases! Trials

    Hi everyone, I work as a field trialist at a leading CRO in the fields of Agrosciences and Regulatory Chemistry Consulting. I conduct crop protection trials ( herbicide/insecticide and fungicide efficacy trials) on different crops in the UK. Usually, I don't have difficulties finding good...
  4. Fair Play News

    Farm-saved seed - key points

    Here is a quick reminder of the key points in law to ensure compliance with the rules on farm-saved seed (FSS): It is a statutory requirement that all FSS use must be declared to BSPB There are five ways to declare - by post,e-mail, online, phone and fax Payment for use of eligible varieties...
  5. Fair Play News

    Wet weekend? Try our short quiz

    TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE Try a short quiz on aspects of the farm-saved seed rules. BSPB will make a donation to the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution for every complete entry received. And every correct entry will be entered into a prize draw to win a Best of British hamper. Enter your...
  6. Fair Play News

    Are you playing fair?

    Payments on farm-saved seed (FSS) are an investment in your farming business and that of the next generation. Innovation in plant breeding is essential for profitable and sustainable UK agriculture and delivers major benefits in terms of the yield, quality, agronomics and disease resistance of...
  7. Borlace1

    Cereals After-Party at Club Hectare BBQ!

    Hi guys. We (Midlands Asset Finance) are sponsoring the after-party of the Cereals event on the 12th June from 5pm-9pm. so I thought I'd let you all know that tickets are still available. It's a Hog & Beef Roast with British produce, coupled with a good selection of beers and other drinks...
  8. The Business Barn

    New Miscanthus variety to launch at Cereals event

    Leading biomass firm, Terravesta is to launch a new rhizome-based Miscanthus variety, ‘Athena’, at Cereals this summer. Said to deliver staggering results in commercial-scale trials, resulting in quicker and higher returns with more than double the energy per hectare, Anthea will be available...
  9. CRM AgriCommodities

    Funds cover short position moving wheat prices higher

    Cereals Fund short covering today moved wheat prices higher as CBOT values hit a one month low yesterday attracting bargain buying. Northern Europe continues to look dry over coming weeks as concerns grow for crops, particularly those on lighter land. Chinese pig prices are expect to increase...
  10. CRM AgriCommodities

    No fooling grains with bearish WASDE report

    Cereals In a rather dull session until the opening of the US markets, both LIFFE and Matif closed in green territory on limited trading volumes particularly for the former exchange ahead of tonight’s new vote in Parliament. Weekly EU wheat exports remain solid at more than 480KT against the...
  11. CRM AgriCommodities

    Grains lower awaiting Friday's USDA reports with impatience

    Cereals In a dearth of fresh news and ahead of Friday's USDA NASS reports (US Stocks & Prospective Plantings), grains ended mostly lower after wheat reached a 1-month high yesterday on both sides of the Atlantic. The Sterling continued higher with MPs voting on different options for the...
  12. CRM AgriCommodities

    UK wheat firm on Sterling weakness after third meaningful Brexit vote ruled out

    Cereals In a dearth of fresh fundamental news, the weakness in the Sterling against both the euro and the US dollar lent support to domestic values with May-19 LIFFE feed wheat continuing to recover from a near 10-month low. According to today's European Commission Mars crop monitoring report...
  13. CRM AgriCommodities

    EU wheat firm on renewed export optimism

    Cereals In the aftermath of yesterday's strong rally, US wheat finish lower whilst EU origins remained firm over renewed export optimism. LIFFE feed wheat was little changed despite the sharp rally in the Sterling against both the euro and the US Dollar. After a second defeat for PM Theresa...
  14. CRM AgriCommodities

    Likely extension of Article 50 pushes UK values lower with climbing Sterling

    Cereals With the likelihood of Article 50 being extended, the Sterling continued sharply higher against both the US dollar and the euro, reaching its highest level since Sep-18 and May-17 respectively. Consequently, May-19 LIFFE feed wheat continued lower for a 2nd consecutive session...
  15. CRM AgriCommodities

    Trade quiet with CBOT closed

    Cereals Trade was quiet today with the CBOT closed for Presidents day. Euronext wheat trader lower sharply once more during the session continuing to look for export demand with a large port lineup indicating strong demand amidst high Russian prices. Domestic basis levels remain strong...
  16. CRM AgriCommodities

    Can the US and China reach a trade deal?

    Cereals A rather quiet session in Europe with both LIFFE and Matif wheat edging lower over a weakening US dollar and with limited trading volumes. According to today's HMRC data, the UK exported only 47KT of wheat in Dec-18 and imported more than 152KT. Consequently, the UK has now been a...
  17. CRM AgriCommodities

    Countdown to Friday's USDA report...

    Cereals Traders are taking positions ahead of tomorrows USDA report which could cause some fireworks having with the market having no information from the USDA since December due to the US government shutdown. Wheat markets were lower into the report as the hopes of a deal being reached...
  18. CRM AgriCommodities

    Sterling's slump unable to support UK grains

    Cereals The Sterling continued lower against both the euro and the US dollar in the wake of a weak Purchasing Managers' Index which fell to 50.1 in January, the lowest since July2016, and against 51.2 in December. However, it was not enough to lend support to UK grains with May-19 LIFFE feed...
  19. C


    We are a family run business based in Lancashire farming over 2,100 acres of land. In addition to the farming operations we operate a seed processing mill at Lathom. As a result of significant investment in a new seed processing facility and a 2,000 ton purpose designed seed store, we are...
  20. CRM AgriCommodities

    Russia wheat too expensive, France secures its first vessel to Egypt since July 2017

    Cereals The main news from today's grain world was obviously the results of Egypt's GASC tender which bought 360KT of wheat but none from Russia. The FSU country origin was simply too expensive with FOB offersin excess of $255/T vs the cheapest $243/T offer from the US. However, due to its...

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