Grain Trends: dry weather tightens wheat, but volatility remains
Siobhán Walsh
Grain prices remain volatile as numerous factors affect grain and oilseed markets.
Top tips for choosing a livestock ration
Purchased feed remains expensive, so choosing the right ration is important. Kieran Mailey outlines some steps to choosing a ration.
27 September 2023 Northern Ireland
Ration prices set for more price cuts
Livestock rations are expected to see significant price cuts from early October with the potential for further reductions later in the year.
Spring barley 2023 - it was nearly a miracle
The crop was better than expected, but finances are unlikely to stack up, writes Derek Robinson.
27 September 2023 Farmer Writes
Grain Trends: prices ease after quick jump
Grain prices are very volatile at present. It’s getting nearer the time for harvest prices to be settled.
20 September 2023 Markets
Seed delays following weather-ravaged harvest
The rain-affected cereal harvest has seen some companies taking late delivery of grain destined for the seed market this autumn.
20 September 2023 Northern Ireland
Rain brings quick end to harvest bliss
Spring barley harvest started off in near perfect conditions, writes north Antrim dairy farmer Robert McConaghy.
20 September 2023 Farmer Writes
Harvest photo competition: last chance to send in entries
We are calling on our readers to paint a picture of the hard work that goes into harvesting Irish grain from field to store and feed.
15 September 2023 News
Spring grain harvest nears an end
Improved weather has seen cereal farmers in Northern Ireland making significant progress with harvesting spring crops.
13 September 2023 Northern Ireland
My Farming Week: Eamonn Burke, Cregg, Corrandulla, Co Galway
Eamonn Burke starting milking cows in 2021. He operates a mixed farm of dairy, beef and tillage in Corrandulla, Co Galway, with his father Tommy.
13 September 2023 News
Grain Trends: prices down this week
Wheat prices were down this week, but farmers planting oilseed rape should check in on prices as they plant and finish up planting.
6 September 2023 Markets
Steady feed price forecast for autumn
Prices for livestock rations are expected to remain relatively steady this autumn as feed mills lock in to forward purchasing contracts.
30 August 2023 Northern Ireland