Is this an Infodemic?

The last month markets have been in turmoil as the Corona Virus or Covid 19 has burst onto the scene.  The rapid spread and governments inability to control the virus has unsettled financial markets.  Initially we saw the “hot money “ flee stocks and shares,  this was closely followed by a risk off view towards […]
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On February 20, 2020

The last month markets have been in turmoil as the Corona Virus or Covid 19 has burst onto the scene.  The rapid spread and governments inability to control the virus has unsettled financial markets.  Initially we saw the “hot money “ flee stocks and shares,  this was closely followed by a risk off view towards oil and other commodities as fears about Chinese consumption hit expectations of grain purchases from the US.  But once the dust has settled have the fundamentals really changed greatly?

The weather has kept plantings low.  In fact the poor weather over the last half of February means that even spring drilling windows look like they will be pressurised. With so many conflicting stories politicians look to be caught in the storm as much as the crops that are still waiting to be planted. It is no wonder the new phrase of infodemic has hit the papers this week as we all try to see our way out of winter.

For Scotgrain, it is business as usual. Preparing ourselves and those that partner alongside us for the best available crop growth and harvest. Contact us to find out how we can help you – or find your local farm trader here.

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Diablo bring harvested in Stonehaven. A high yielding spring barley with excellent characteristics for malting.
Sown, Grown and Malted in Scotland for #scotgrain #growinginscotland
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Sluie Estates in Banchory taking advantage of good conditions this week for combining spring barley. All our intakes have been flat out taking in high quality malting barley right across Scotland this week #scotgrain #growinginscotland #harvest21 ... See MoreSee Less

Sluie Estates in Banchory taking advantage of good conditions this week for combining spring barley. All our intakes have been flat out taking in high quality malting barley right across Scotland this week #scotgrain #growinginscotland #harvest21

Calling all combines!

We'll be on the road collecting some images and content for our marketing over the next few days. If you still have barley to cut, we'd love to hear from you. Particularly so if you have an iconic view!

We'll be in around the Highlands/Grampian, but we'll go where the combines are in action.

Let us know by tagging your farm/friends in the comments.

#barley #harvest #harvest2021 #harvesttime
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Calling all combines!

Well be on the road collecting some images and content for our marketing over the next few days. If you still have barley to cut, wed love to hear from you. Particularly so if you have an iconic view!

Well be in around the Highlands/Grampian, but well go where the combines are in action.

Let us know by tagging your farm/friends in the comments.

#barley #harvest #harvest2021 #harvesttime

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KWS Sassy going from strength to strength.A big cheers for Sassy!🥃🥃

"Malt 2.0 is the first new malt to be produced from the Sassy barley variety, a new variety that has shown great promise as a preferred barley variety for future harvests."

Read more here: www.craftbrewingbusiness.com/news/the-uks-bairds-malt-releases-malt-2-0-produced-from-the-new-sas...

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KWS Sassy going from strength to strength.

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