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Agribusiness
Food price index stabilises
Phelim O'Neill
Prices across all main agri-food commodities have stabilised in international markets after a year of sustained growth leading to a record in March this year.
30 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Ration prices set to hold for December
The latest indications from the feed trade are that prices will be unchanged in December.
29 November 2022 News
Are maize imports on the rise?
Maize imports were at high numbers from May to September and overall maize imports seem to have returned to high levels.
Min-till planting makes immediate impact on monitor farm
AHDB monitor farmer Alastair Craig has seen lower fuel use and improved crop establishment in his winter cereal enterprise near Limavady, Co Derry.
23 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Farmer Writes: disappointing autumn weather
I’m not keen on insecticides, beneficials and other little fellows inevitably suffer, writes Gerald Potterton.
23 November 2022 Farmer Writes
Grain Trends: prices slip on weaker sentiment
Grain prices continued to drop over the past week, with weaker sentiment and lower demand in markets.
16 November 2022 Markets
Minister McConalogue opens new €1m facility at Quinns of Baltinglass
The Wicklow-based agri merchant has invested in a new bagging plant, which Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue helped officially open.
14 November 2022 News
Almost €1m in funds allocated to two tillage research projects
The projects will focus on the breeding of more diverse barley and wheat in Ireland.
14 November 2022 News
Farmer Writes: cometh the hour cometh the man
You shouldn’t be too sentimental when you’re on a scrap clean out, writes Gerald Potterton.
9 November 2022 News
Farmer Writes: lessons on selling cattle
The evenings are getting dark, but the mornings will be bright for another while at least, writes Kieran Sullivan.
9 November 2022 Farmer Writes
Imports of main cereals up on last year
Import levels of the main cereals have increase for the first eight months of the year. The grain is mainly used in animal feed production.
8 November 2022 News
Five tips for choosing a cattle ration
When buying a ration to feed cattle, do not just opt for the cheapest mix on the market. Outlined are five things to keep in mind.
5 November 2022 Management