Northern Ireland
Min-till planting makes immediate impact on monitor farm
Kieran Mailey
AHDB monitor farmer Alastair Craig has seen lower fuel use and improved crop establishment in his winter cereal enterprise near Limavady, Co Derry.
16 November 2022 Husbandry
Hard decisions about spraying or further planting
Rainfall amounts vary considerably across the country and it is possible that some growers will get more opportunities to plant, but should they?
4 November 2022 World
UN global food index shows meat and dairy prices fall for fourth month
Data for October shows the overall index unchanged from September.
Beef Management: ration formulation, animal health and CAP questions
This week's Beef Management takes a look at ration formulation on beef farms this winter and previews our next CAP meeting in Carlow.
2 November 2022 Management
Nutrition: brain food for brain fog
Nutritionist Laurann O’Reilly discusses how to boost your brain, improve your memory and concentration.
19 October 2022 Health
No sign yet of grain markets easing early next year – trader
The high input costs associated with growing grain are putting farmers off increasing their production and boosting global supply, pig farmers were told at the Teagasc national pig conference.
19 October 2022 News
UN World Food Price Index drops for sixth month in a row
Fall in food price index driven by the continued plunge in vegetable oils.
12 October 2022 News
Co-ops set record prices for grain crops
Green grain prices above €300/t have been announced by both major co-ops this week.
5 October 2022 News
Suckler cow numbers continue to slide
There was 7.396m cattle in Ireland as of June, a 0.5% increase year on year.
29 September 2022 News
New research on milk from sustainable feeds
A new AFBI research project is examining the potential impact of removing cereals and soya from dairy cow diets.
28 September 2022 Northern Ireland
Farmer Writes: Early sowing a balancing act
Foggy mornings and shorter days with poorer drying, as autumn wears on, make for sticky min-till seedbeds.
28 September 2022 Farmer Writes
EU cereals down 6.8% on 2021
Cereal production in the EU was down in 2022, mainly due to the impact of heat and drought on maize yields in particular.
21 September 2022 News