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Large stocks of soya in the US, resulting from a good harvest and inability to export to China are having a dampening effect on oilseed markets, delegates at the AHDB Grain Market Outlook conference heard.
With spring barley yield and quality issues being experienced in some areas, the prospects for those with good malting barley harvest look bright, particularly as the Northern European crop is under par.
Farmers have been left flabbergasted by comments made by Defra’s chief scientific advisor that pesticides need to be designed out of farming systems and that the UK’s agricultural system was designed in the 19th century.