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Tillage farming news

All the latest tillage farming news including grain prices and grain markets from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all farming, production and grain market news developments in the tillage farming sector.
Research is confirming the presence of resistance to four different groups of chemistry in many major grass weeds in Irish fields .
By Andy Doyle on 27 July 2017
Expectations were high from winter barley crops but it would seem that average yields will be lower than expected and there have been some very poor yields.
By Andy Doyle on 27 July 2017
While memories are still quite fresh of the problems of harvest 2016 in Donegal, Stephen Robb reports that there's scope for optimism for 2017 as harvest begins.
By Contributor on 27 July 2017
While prices have been under pressure for the past two weeks, markets remain nervous that current global yield projections have been over estimated.
By Andy Doyle on 27 July 2017
Fields cleared of straw early provide an excellent opportunity to get stubbles cultivated to encourage weed seed germination and to plant catch crops.
By Andy Doyle on 27 July 2017
Irish grain prices near top in new EU rankings
The new Crops Market Observatory launched by the European Commission this week includes price comparisons and maps of weather events likely to affect harvests.
By Thomas Hubert on 21 July 2017
Many factors conspired to put downward pressure on grain prices over the past week but huge uncertainty remains.
By Andy Doyle on 20 July 2017
With much more of the winter barley crops now harvested many crops can be described as having disappointing yields.
By Andy Doyle on 20 July 2017
Those who calmly assess where their comparative advantage lies and develop accordingly, should be able to ride out most storms in bad times and do well on average.
By Matt Dempsey on 20 July 2017
The deal negotiated between IFA and tillage farmers will provide a minimum base price for straw, as any type of straw can be supplied.
By Andy Doyle on 20 July 2017
EU cereal production down 2% for 2016
Peculiar weather conditions in France, Belgium and the Netherlands have led to reduced production in these regions.
By William Conlon on 14 July 2017
Fresh petition targets Roundup in crops as glyphosate talks set to resume
An Irish campaign group is gathering signatures to call for a ban on glyphosate use on cereals.
By Thomas Hubert on 14 July 2017
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