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Navigating Your Way Around a Futures Price Screen

Guide to LIFFE feed wheat futures price reporting The UK LIFFE feed wheat futures market is operated by NYSE Euronext. Via the website (www.euronext.com). Users...

Levy rates for 2020/21

The rate for the GB horticulture levy (including mushroom spawn) is the only change from the previous year. Sector Levy rates 2019/20 Levy rates 2020/21 Higher rate for...

Feed Crisis Centre

Since June, sow cullings have increased consistently and slaughtering this week totalled 5,400 head. This was around 760 (16%) more than a year earlier. As...
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Cranswick Hull

Cranswick Hull – BPHS assessment dates July - December 2011   Day Assessment Date 2011 1 Thursday 21 July 2 Friday 29 July 3 Monday 8 August 4 Tuesday 23 August 5 Wednesday 7 September 6 Tuesday 27 September 7 Monday 3...

Certificates of Competence

A set of Certificates of Competence qualifications in pig husbandry for producers is available from BPEX. The qualifications are practical, relevant and can be delivered...

What is Hedging?

Hedging is a process that a business can use to manage volatile commodity prices and is often referred to as Price Risk Management. Businesses involved...

One North East

Durham, Northumberland Funding Available Yes Value of Project £6,250 Grant available £4,375 Length of contract 12 Months Start Date January 2009 Eligibility criteria Producer/business should be based in Region Training should improve business performance Business must be involved...

Managing Risk using Options

Hedging Using Options The easiest way to consider an option is as price insurance. A call option offers protection against a rising market. A pig producer can...

Cranswick Norfolk

Cranswick Norfolk – BPHS assessment dates July - December 2011 Cancelled: Friday 26 August Day Assessment Date 2011 1 Monday 18 July 2 Tuesday 26 July 3 Wednesday 17 August - date change 4 Thursday 1 September - date...

Feeding herd calculator

With increasing feed costs, producers have been asking whether a reduction in slaughter weight, for those finishing at the higher end, may limit some...

Resources

Feed crisis pack The factsheets in this pack discuss a range of ways for making efficiencies and reducing feed waste through the weaner and finisher...

Which region am I in?

The regional development agencies are split into nine regions by county. The map highlights the split and below is a list of the counties...

One day Training Courses

Many senior stockmen are naturally gifted at understanding animals and managing them to their full potential but do they have the same skills for...
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Navigating Your Way Around a Futures Price Screen

Guide to LIFFE feed wheat futures price reporting The UK LIFFE feed wheat futures market is operated by NYSE Euronext. Via the website (www.euronext.com). Users...
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UK pig meat outlook January 2021

Rise in UK pig meat production expected in 2021 Backlog of market ready pigs expected to be worked through in Q2 Exports expected...

Levy rates for 2020/21

The rate for the GB horticulture levy (including mushroom spawn) is the only change from the previous year. Sector Levy rates 2019/20 Levy rates 2020/21 Higher rate for...

Feed Crisis Centre

Since June, sow cullings have increased consistently and slaughtering this week totalled 5,400 head. This was around 760 (16%) more than a year earlier. As...