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Roger Parry & Partners hold annual Straw Sale 10th July

28th June 2018

Roger Parry & Partners will hold their annual Straw Sale next month on behalf of the More Farm Partnership, in Lydham, Bishops Castle.

The sale will take place at More Farm in the farm yard on Tuesday, 10 July 2018, starting at 7pm. The full sale particulars are on the Roger Parry & Partners website: under the latest news and include: 249.23 acres of straw, divided into conveniently sized lots; 60.54 acres of winter wheat; 71.14 acres of winter Barley; 50.58 acres of Spring Barley and 66.96 acres of Oil Seed Rape.

With a particularly high standard of crops so far this season, Roger Parry, the auctioneer for the sale, believes there will be a lot of interest and a high turnout of buyers.

Roger Parry FRICS, senior Partner, said, “The poor weather earlier in the year prompted a spike in demand for straw, while late last year’s weather conditions severely curtailed straw production. The combination pushed the price of both wheat and barley straw to record levels in April and May 2018. In February, the average barley straw price in England and Wales was £90 a tonne, 73% up from a year earlier, while wheat straw was £81 a tonne, up 62%. There is still a strong demand for straw, please contact one of our offices should you be looking to buy or sell.”

The land is located just under three miles to the north of Bishops Castle. Positioned with good access to the A488 and good roadside access and internal tracks for the removal of the straw bales after the sale. If using Sat Nav use the postcode: SY9 5HG. Please contact Peter Daborn MRICS at our Minsterley office if you would like to view the crops ahead of the sale. Tel: 01743 791 336 or Email: