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As a British, farmer-owned cooperative, we behave differently to other businesses. We provide security, we act fairly, we’re efficient and we create value. When you commit your grain to us, you automatically become a shareholder. We can use our size, scale, strength and long-standing experience to secure the very best deal for you.
Despite these improvements, wheat yields are comparable to those of 30 years ago. So, the question is, how can farmers meet increasing demand for cereals despite weather extremes and the pressure to farm sustainably? Meanwhile, fertiliser markets remain firm, and post-flood soil testing is recommended. How many hectares of wheat are harvested annually around the […]Read more
The new rules and systems put in place for imports and exports are causing some headaches, cereal values are increasing globally and demand is high, while fertiliser prices are also on the up and early deliveries are being encouraged. A new year, and many new challenges are ahead of us all, says Openfield’s head of […]Read more