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,”...

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,”...

Oilseeds market holds up as crop estimates cut

Rapeseed growers are reluctant sellers in a market that looks set to be less well supplied than last year, with reduced production in some European countries cancelling out at least some of the seed carried over. But imports of finished biodiesel or oil for processing...

Coceral downgrades EU 2017 cereals estimates

 The European grain trade association Coceral has revised down its March forecast of EU grain production for the 2017 harvest, following hot dry weather to the south of the continent. It cautions that the estimates are subject to further variation, depending on...

Commission releases first EU feed protein balance sheet

EU farm, feed and grain trade bodies have welcomed the European Commission’s publication of its first comprehensive EU protein balance sheet.  The EU protein balance sheet 2015/2016 shows EU production, consumption and internal and external trade of all protein...