TITLE

Make the biofuel market yours

PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;1/12/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 2, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a report published in a previous issue regarding two- and four-year fixed price wheat contracts to supply a biofuels plant in Great Britain. Ex-farm prices soared to £90 per tonne, causing farmers to lose interest in agreeing to contract prices. Arable farmers are encouraged to take advantage of this new market for their crops in order to avoid losing out to other imports.
ACCESSION #
23846309

 

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