AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds

Guy Smith for Red Tractor crops chair

Essex arable crop grower Guy Smith has been appointed as chairman of Red Tractor’s Combinable Crops and Sugar Beet Sector with effect from November this year. He succeeds Surrey farmer Laurence Matthews after a decade with the assurance body, including two terms as...

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New crop ’20 supports the wheat market

With new crop priced higher than old, there's an incentive to hold on to wheat if possible. However, the UK still has a big exportable surplus, despite a fast export pace in September as the trade got ready for what could have been a no-deal Brexit on October 31st....

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UK oilseeds market quiet, as new crop looms

The UK oilseed rape market is slowly working out the last of the old crop as it watches developments around the world - notably in the US where wet weather has slowed plantings dramatically. The domestic rapeseed area appears to be well down. “It’s very quiet,” John...

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