Cereal prices projected to drop by one third in 2023
Anne O'Donoghue
The price of both cereals and milk is expected to drop significantly in 2023, with pig prices up 22%.
6 December 2023 Markets
Grain Trends: AHDB outlook negative for grains and oilseeds
The AHDB held its Grain Market Outlook Conference last week and there was a negative outlook on grain and oilseed prices.
29 November 2023 Farm machinery
Watch: Torquey 201hp four pot Valtra punching above its weight
Having bought their first Valtra back in 1999, Eamon and Sean Tracey have stuck with the Finish brand since, and today run five Valtras, including a new N175.
Farm incomes to recover in 2024 after sharp falls in 2023
The average farm income in 2023 is estimated to be down 44% to just under €24,800, but the decrease is almost entirely driven by the drop in income experienced in the dairy and tillage sectors.
28 November 2023 News
Farmer Writes: an unsettling time in the fields
The grassland is more poached than ever before, even though the cattle are housed for over a month.
22 November 2023 Farmer Writes
Food price index stabilises after sharp falls
After rising sharply in the second half of 2021 and first half of 2022, the FAO food price index has been falling until recently
10 November 2023 News
Warning of spring cereal seed shortage of up to 40%
The Irish Seed trade Association is encouraging farmers to plant winter cereals where appropriate as spring cereal seed is in short supply.
8 November 2023 News
Herbicides becoming ineffective on grassweeds
Teagasc held its first grass weeds conference this week. Researchers and farmers spoke throughout the day.
8 November 2023 News
Grass weeds conference hears control costing €175/ha in the UK
The grass weed conference marks the end of the Enable Conservation Tillage Project at Teagasc, which began in 2019.
8 November 2023 News
New European project aims to create drought-resilient crops
The project aims to develop new varieties of drought-tolerant crops by harnessing natural resources available.
3 November 2023 News
Déise farmer crowned Flahavan's oat grower of the year
Operations manager at Flahavan’s Johnny Flahavan said that while 2023 has been a difficult year for growers, the standard of oats is consistently excellent.
1 November 2023 News
Major grass weed conference to be held in November
Teagasc will host the first Grass Weed Conference for tillage farmers in Ireland on Wednesday, 8 November.
29 October 2023 News