BASIS Points Available Webinar - 11th June - Budgeting and Risk Management - 09:15 to 10:00


Chaired by Miles Bradley, Cambridge FX

This session explores way to optimise the value of your production by ensuring you meet buyers’ specifications, understand the small print of your contracts and manage risk.
  • Cecilia Pryce, Openfield, talks through the common pitfalls in the T & C’s of your contract and common compliance issues
  • James Bolesworth, CRM Commodities @CRM AgriCommodities explores options and other marketing tools as a way to protect against price fluctuations and manage grain storage more efficiently
  • Rupert Wailes-Fairbairn, Lycetts explores how crop insurance can protect farmers against volatile weather and other natural events
  • James Rendell, BirdsEyeView talks about the future of crop insurance by using is looking to use aerial intelligence and cutting-edge technology to provide bespoke crop insurance for farmers



Miles Bradley

Miles Bradley - Cambridge FX

Cecilia Pryce

Cecilia Pryce, Compliance, Shipping and Research - Openfield

Rupert Wailes-Fairbairn

Rupert Wailes-Fairbairn, Divisional Director - Lycetts Rural

James Bolesworth

James Bolesworth, Director - CRM AgriCommodities Ltd

James Rendell

James Rendell, Founder/ CEO - BirdsEyeView


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Not sure on advice re forwards selling to minimise risk ? Surely its a great way to get a farm in a lot of trouble fast if for example you don‘t get wheat drilled or it stops raining through critical months ............. a bit like it has this year ?

Its a very dangerous gamble for a farmer IMO

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Firefighters douse tractor ‘well alight in a field’

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Firefighters were called in to extinguish a tractor which was “well alight in a field” in Somerset, England, this week.

The incident occurred yesterday afternoon, Wednesday, July 29, on Chilton Road, Chilton Polden, Bridgwater, in the English county, local firefighters confirmed.

In a brief report on the matter, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said: “Fire control received calls to a tractor on fire at Chilton Polden, Bridgwater.

“Fire control sent two fire engines from Bridgwater, one fire engine from Street and one water bowser from Yeovil.

Once the crew got in attendance the officer in charge confirmed one tractor well alight in a field...