In the driest, warmest summer since records began, the UK winter wheat harvest is virtually complete.
Average yield estimates vary between 8.0 and 8.6 tonnes per hectare, although with wide variation depending on soil type.
Unsurprisingly Hagberg falling numbers are good and specific weight is generally acceptable. Surveys suggest there should be few mycotoxin problems.
Protein content is relatively low, a phenomenon that is repeated in other european countries. Members can join our free webinar on August 9 for the latest update and discussion of implications for wheat markets.