Barley seed demand up among dairy farmers
Rachel Donovan
Farmers are looking to secure their own straw supplies ahead of next winter and are considering sowing their own barley to fulfill their requirements.
17 January 2024 News
The ups and downs of building a suckler herd in US 'corn country'
Matt Rice runs 40 cow-calf pairs on his 2,100ac farm in Illinois, rotating them between paddocks across the holding. Claire Mc Cormack reports.
10 January 2024 News
Farming 2,100ac of maize and soybeans in the USA
Claire McCormack reports from the Rice family farm in Illinois where they grow maize and soybeans, alongside a suckler operation.
Letter from Missouri: good maize yields, but thin margins
Kevin and Michele Rosenbohm of Rosenbohm Farms in Missouri, US, give an update from their 2023 harvest, explain how their use of technology is changing and give their outlook for the future.
3 January 2024 News
Beef expansion begins to take shape in China
In China, there is always a confidence that, in a big market, 'just build it and a market that will come', writes Ian Lahiffe in China.
20 December 2023 Opinion
Harvesting 1,750ac of maize and soybean in the US corn belt
Sarah Hastings farms in Illinois. She told Claire McCormack that skyrocketing nitrogen bills increased her cost of production this year.
13 December 2023 Feature
Grain Trends: little to move wheat and maize markets
Wheat and maize markets are generally quiet at the minute. Soya beans are attracting attention and are helping oilseed rape prices.
15 November 2023 Markets
No major changes in grain markets following US report
The World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report came out on Thursday 9 November.
14 November 2023 News
Brazil is now the superpower to watch on agricultural markets
Dan Basse is an economist who forecasts and researches agricultural commodity markets across the world.
8 November 2023 News
There is 'no food crisis' as Brazilian farmers hit record yields
Pedro Dejenka spoke about South America’s quest to become a sustainable superpower of food production at the Barnett Hall conference.
8 November 2023 News
Farmer Writes: world-class speakers at Barnett-Hall grain conference
Pedro Dejneka, Gerry Hussey, Rachel Connor and Dan Basse took to the stage at the Barnett-Hall customer grain conference in the Heritage Hotel, Co Laois, last week.
7 November 2023 News