- FranceAgriMer upped its estimate of 2014/15 French barley exports outside the EU from 2.9 MMT to 3.1 MMT and up 91.2% from year ago (1.62 MMT in 2013/14). They lowered ending stocks from 1.45 to 1.39 MMT but up 33.5% from last year's 1.04 MMT

- Ukraine's Ag Min said farmers planted 1.7 MH of spring grains through April 8, or 74% of the planned total planted area vs. 2.4 MH a year ago, incl. 1.3 MH of barley vs. 1.8 MH a year ago