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Drought affecting maize yields in EU and US
Siobhán Walsh
Maize is one crop that Irish farmers always keep an eye on when it comes to grain price. Drought is affecting the crop this season.
12 August 2022 News
Weekend weather: temperatures could exceed 30°C
It is set to be a scorching weekend, as daily highs are set to swing a few degrees either side of 30°C.
10 August 2022 Grass & feeding
Déjà vu for regions in a grass deficit
Severe soil moisture deficits means that many farms will be in drought mode by the end of the heatwave this week.
Dairy Management: drought like conditions return
Farmers in parts of the country suffering from the dry spell should use what grass they have or face losing it.
10 August 2022 Management
Beef Management: dealing with drought, water requirements and feeding calves
A look at dealing with the current hot weather conditions including water requirmements for livestock.
10 August 2022 Management
IFA potato report: high temperatures and holidays slow demand
Heat and dryness continue to affect crop yield potential across much of Europe.
10 August 2022 News
Red clover and multispecies: Miracle seeds or just a fad?
Aidan Brennan takes a look at some of the positives and negatives of both multispecies swards and red clover silage.
3 August 2022 Reseeding
Grain Trends: another week of volatile prices
Markets saw mainly upward movement for the past week, but issues such as weather, demand and recession continue to simmer in the background.
3 August 2022 Markets
NI next to set new targets for farming
The experience from the Republic of Ireland shows that setting emission reduction targets for farming is not an easy process.
27 July 2022 Northern Ireland
Growth rates variable as moisture deficits bite
Soil moisture deficits in the south east means grass growth rates have declined, write Aidan Brennan and Martin Merrick.
27 July 2022 Grass & feeding
Exceptional heatwave challenges European agriculture
Almost half of Europe is currently under drought alerts or warning levels which is taking its toll on agricultural production.
20 July 2022 News
Farmers must be the solution to Africa's food crisis
There’s much more to be done to ensure that Africa can realise its potential as a food secure continent for generations to come, writes Joe Healy.
20 July 2022 Opinion