Northern Ireland
Grain markets suggest ration prices will fall
Kieran Mailey
Price quotes for livestock rations look set to hold firm for April but with grain markets easing, there is scope for lower prices in late spring.
29 March 2023 Markets
Grain Trends: recovering from significant drop last week
Grain markets recovered on Friday and into this week after a severe drop last week. Here’s your weekly report.
29 March 2023 News
4.5% increase in tillage area 2021-2022
The CSO has compared the areas under various tillage crops in June 2022 with the areas in June 2021.
Covering the bases for higher barley yields
Managing winter barley crops through the spring period was the main topic of discussion at the latest AHDB monitor cereal farm meeting. Kieran Mailey reports.
22 March 2023 Northern Ireland
Grain and oilseed prices take a dramatic drop
Grain prices have dropped dramatically over the past few weeks and this week saw a major dip in cereals and oilseeds.
22 March 2023 News
Grain trends: dry wheat hits €256/t in Europe
Grain and oilseed prices were dropping quite dramatically this week. Oilseed rape dropped €26.50/t on Monday and Tuesday alone.
22 March 2023 Markets
Irish Distillers pairs up with Heineken to promote regenerative agriculture
Two of Ireland’s leading drinks companies are joining forces to promote regenerative agricultural practices for growing malting barley.
21 March 2023 News
Preparing for spring planting in Co Waterford
Footprint Farmer Pádraig Connery is just waiting on soil temperatures to warm up before he starts planting his spring barley.
15 March 2023 Footprint Farmers
CAN prices fall back under £500/t
There have been further price corrections in the fertiliser trade this week, with CAN slipping under £500/t.
15 March 2023 Northern Ireland
Grain Trends: French wheat down, Irish harvest prices remain steady
Grain markets are volatile at present, but overall are down significantly in the past few weeks.
15 March 2023 Markets
Grain Trends: prices fall at significant rates
Grain and oilseed markets dropped significantly at the beginning of this week. Oilseed rape prices for next November dropped by €11/t on Tuesday.
8 March 2023 Markets
Feed imports into Ireland rise in 2022
Feed imports rose in 2022. A number of factors contributed to this. Siobhán Walsh reports.
8 March 2023 News