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Grain Trends: oilseed rape jumps as production estimated down
Siobhán Walsh
Markets were more positive this week, with wheat relatively stable and oilseed rape climbing higher due to expected declines in production.
27 June 2024 News
Tillage Podcast: varieties, carbon and prices
This week, we hear about being paid for low-carbon barley, new varieties and have all the tillage news from this week’s paper.
26 June 2024 Markets
Grain Trends: prices remain negative
Grain prices did not show any signs of improvement this week, with no news to lift them. This was reflected in prices here.
Boortmalt malting barley price - where it stands now
Those supplying malting barley which is eventually sold to Boortmalt follow an averaging system to calculate the harvest price.
25 June 2024 News
Tillage Podcast: trials, downpours and nice crops on Cork farm
We report from the Goldcrop open day in Shangarry, Co Cork, on this week’s show, speaking to John Dunne and Donal Fitzgerald.
20 June 2024 News
Grain Trends: markets flop as barley goes to €180/t
Grain markets did not bring any good news for farmers this week, as prices fell across grains and oilseed markets.
19 June 2024 Markets
Global grain markets ease during June
A downturn in global wheat and soya prices is filtering through to the local NI trade.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Grain trends: wheat drops and recovers, is high gone for now?
Grain markets are moving up and down a lot at the minute. This week the overall trend was down.
12 June 2024 Markets
Tillage Podcast: in the fields in Co Cork
On this week’s podcast, we chat to an agronomist in Co Cork and a farmer in Co Wexford to hear what’s happening in the fields.
6 June 2024 News
Grain Trends: slight decline in wheat this week
There was a slight decline in wheat prices this week, while oilseed rape prices fell significantly on the French market.
5 June 2024 Markets
Grain Trends: markets up again as differences appear
Grain markets were on the up again this week, but there were a difference in prices being offered at home.
29 May 2024 Markets
Farmer Writes: I’d stick with JCB for better or for worse
Gerald Potterton writes about his JCB purchase and spraying insecticides on his late-sown barley.
22 May 2024 Farmer Writes