Grain Trends: prices soaring in recent weeks
Siobhán Walsh
Grain markets are looking positive at present. Weather is affecting markets, as crop conditions come into focus.
Soya price surge to impact feed trade
Flooding in Brazil has impacted soya availability on global markets, causing prices to rise and potentially hit ration prices in the weeks ahead.
15 May 2024 News
Horsch to debut two new Sprinter drills to Cereals
The German manufacturer will showcase two new models of tine seed drills - the Sprinter 6.25 SL and the Sprinter 12.25 SC - for the first time at the Cereals show.
Tillage Podcast: selling grain and protecting crops
On this week’s show, we hear from the fields and look at the grain trading trends of Irish tillage farmers.
9 May 2024 News
Grain prices strengthen as planting continues
Grain prices have been increasing in recent weeks, but took significant jumps in recent days.
8 May 2024 News
Record profits at John Thompson & Sons
The Belfast based company specialises in animal feed and also sells fertiliser.
45% of tillage farmers forward selling grain
Readers took part in a grain trading survey. Siobhán Walsh outlines some of the details in this article.
8 May 2024 News
Spike in sales of spring barley seed
Demand for spring barley seed has seen a marked increase in sales, as arable farmers finally make progress with planting.
Livestock ration prices coming down for May
Significant price cuts will be applied to livestock rations from 1 May in NI.
Minister McConalogue meets with tillage farmers
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue has met with tillage farmers to listen to their concerns and challenges they are experiencing.
1 May 2024 News
Minister’s tillage payment falls far short
A credible package that gives some hope to specialist tillage growers is needed.
24 April 2024 Community
New €100/ha tillage payment is 'miniscule', say farmers
The tillage payment of €100/ha is welcomed by farmers, but has been described nothing more than an "encouragement" and is "totally inadequate".
24 April 2024 News