Contracts out of step

May 2008
Farmers Weekly;5/2/2008, p8
Trade Publication
The article expresses concern about the increasing prices of commodities. The author mentions the increase in prices of wheat, malting barley and oilseed rape. The author adds that fertilizer, fuel and animal feed prices also increased. The author observes that the price of each crop appears directly related to the extent production is contracted so wheat has risen in price and potato contracts are hardly keeping up with agricultural inflation.


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