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Author: Valle de Fiscal

“The offer in French cereals harvest 2018”

Last Tuesday, the 27th, we attended the presentation at the Lonja de Barcelona “The offer in French cereals harvest 2018” by the organization France Export Céréales.Second consecutive year with a short harvest in corn and problems in the qualities of durum wheat. These two data were highlighted in an interesting and profitable conference.

Cereal prices seem to have peaked with the first fall of barley in weeks


The prices of cereals seem to have peaked. Or at least this past week of many bridges and holidays, since except corn and soft wheat (with very moderate increases in both cases), the key was the repetition of prices or even the fall, for the first time in many Weeks of the barley, demonstrating that, as it had been predicting, this variety had already reached its ceiling and a low but gradual decline in its cotiazaciones.

The average price of corn in the wholesale markets has risen 0.28%, up to 182.49 euros / ton, during week 49 (from December 3 to 9) of 2018 compared to the previous seven days, while that of barley has decreased by 0.22%, to € 193.39 /t.As reported by the Trade Association of Cereals and Oilseeds of Spain (Accoe), soft wheat has risen from 201.59 to 201.71 euros / tonnes; On the other hand, durum wheat (€ 202.50 / t) and malt barley (€ 203.17 / t) have remained unchanged in their weekly quotations.

Between week 1 and 49 of 2018, the variations percentages of wholesaling cereals have been positive for soft wheat (+7.24%), corn (+ 1.48%) and barley (+5.35%) and negative for durum wheat (-6, 54%) On the other hand, according to European traders, the Spanish production of cereals would have been located this year in Spain at 23.04 million tons and that obtained throughout the European Union at 281.66 million.

Shorter than those handled last September, due, in the case of Spain, to the fact that the average yield has finally been lower than initially forecast and, in the case of the European Union, to a downward revision of the surface In its estimates of last September, the EU Committee on Trade in Cereals and Oilseeds (COCERAL) pointed to a volume of 24.27 million tons in our country, slightly higher than the forecast of Cooperatives.


APPLICATION IN POTATOES VITALITY VITALITY IN MADRIGAL OF LAS ALTAS TORRES  (Ávila, Spain) Data of the inputs and treatments applied in 4 has. of potatoes and results provided by the client: As the table shows, in some cases the dose of the inputs applied to the crop was reduced along with three times. First application on May 9, 2018 and the next two with 15 days difference between them using 1.32 liters of for the 4 has. and 3 applications. The cost of the treatment represented € 19.98 / ha. (0.333 ml / ha x 3). The results obtained in the area treated with was 62 tm / ha. against the average of 40/45 tm / ha. and in the best case 50 tm / ha.The use of NANOACTIVE has meant an increase in production of 55% compared to farms of 40 tm / ha, 37.50% compared to farms of 45 tm / has, and of 24% with respect to the farms of 50 tm / ha. besides the saving of costs when reducing dose of the insumos applied to the crop.