Tag: rapeseed

Oil mills pay more for 2020 crop

Oil mills pay more for 2020 crop

April 26, 2020 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that expectations of another sub-standard rapeseed harvest in Germany are the driving force behind oil mills’ efforts to procure supplies for the coming season well in advance. However, producers are not very ready to sell. The Union zur Förderung von Oel- und Proteinpflanzen e. V. (UFOP), taking a closer look at […]

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US and Ukraine dominate EU oilseed imports, but overall imports down 6% year-on-year

US and Ukraine dominate EU oilseed imports, but overall imports down 6% year-on-year

March 1, 2020 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that the Ukraine has become more important for EU rapeseed supply, the US supplied large amounts of soybeans over the past months, and that the EU-28 has received around 8.7 million tonnes of soybeans from overseas in the 2019/20 season to date. This is down just about 6 per cent year-on-year. […]

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Canadian rapeseed stocks saw slight decline, 4% drop year over year

Canadian rapeseed stocks saw slight decline, 4% drop year over year

February 15, 2020 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that the forecasts for Canadian rapeseed and soybean sotcks have been lowered. However, both figures exceed the long-time averages. Statistics Canada recently published an estimate of its grain and oilseed stocks as at the end of the year 2019. The statistics agency put total oilseed stocks at 18.5 million tonnes. This […]

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Small supply of rapeseed pushes producer prices climbing to over $440 (or €398) per ton

Small supply of rapeseed pushes producer prices climbing to over $440 (or €398) per ton

February 1, 2020 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that increasingly tight rapeseed supply has been driving producer prices, especially since November 2019. Ex-farm prices for rapeseed have risen since the beginning of the 2019/20 marketing year and significantly so over the past three months. Climbing EUR 32 per tonne from EUR 366 per tonne as at the beginning of […]

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Scarce supply of rapeseed drives rapeseed meal prices

Scarce supply of rapeseed drives rapeseed meal prices

January 5, 2020 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that prospects of a tight rapeseed supply to the market both in the current and upcoming marketing year led to a sharp rise in prices in the run-up to Christmas – not only in the case of the oilseeds, but also of by-products. Oilseed meal prices had surged sharply since November. […]

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Global rapeseed area stable

Global rapeseed area stable

December 29, 2019 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that whereas the rapeseed areas in the EU-28, Russia and China are expected to see a slight rise in the coming marketing year, the production area will presumably remain constant in Canada and likely decline somewhat in Ukraine. According to the latest information published by the International Grain Council (IGC), the […]

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Small rapeseed harvest is pushing up imports in Germany

Small rapeseed harvest is pushing up imports in Germany

November 10, 2019 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that modest per-hectare yields and a small production area led to the smallest rapeseed harvest in the EU in 13 years. EU imports have already just about doubled. The dry autumn of 2018 thwarted many a farmer’s sowing plans and led to the smallest EU rapeseed area in more than 10 […]

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Strategie Grains lowers 2020 rapeseed estimate to just 19 million tons

Strategie Grains lowers 2020 rapeseed estimate to just 19 million tons

November 5, 2019 |

In France, Reuters reports that Strategie Grains as revised its 2020 rapeseed production estimate lower yet again to just 19 million metric tons, below the 20 million tons produced in 2018 but a recovery from the 16.9 million tons produced in 2019. The smaller crops resulting from extreme dry weather and pest challenges are expected […]

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Strategie Grains sees 2020 European rapeseed plantings at 5.94 million hectares

Strategie Grains sees 2020 European rapeseed plantings at 5.94 million hectares

October 7, 2019 |

In France, Reuters reports that Strategie Grains expects European rapeseed planted area to have fallen by 8% against the five-year average to 5.94 million hectares, but the area is still 7% higher than the area harvested this year. Farmers have been struggling with weather damage as well as performance as European regulations limit the inputs […]

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Rapeseed prices clearly exceed year-ago level, hitting EUR367 ($400) per ton

Rapeseed prices clearly exceed year-ago level, hitting EUR367 ($400) per ton

September 28, 2019 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that the small EU rapeseed crop and firm forward prices drove up producer prices for rapeseed considerably. Also, feedstock demand from oil mills picked up over the past weeks. At the beginning of the 2019/20 marketing year, farm rapeseed prices climbed sharply. The rise was due to the small rapeseed harvest […]

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