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Opinion: sensible decisions rendered seemingly reckless
Pat O'Toole
The senseless invasion of Ukraine has made forward selling a loss-making operation for farmers, and there are no easy solutions.
11 May 2022 Crops
In The Fields: the makings of a bountiful harvest
In recent years I have come to associate cold springs with higher yield potential and I hope that this one can deliver once again.
4 May 2022 Markets
Grain Trends: new crop up as old and new edge closer
New-crop prices continue to edge upwards in a volatile market where the gap between old- and new-crop prices continues to decrease.
Hemp has its difficulties - Department
The Oireachtas Agriculture Committee met on the development of the hemp sector in Ireland on Wednesday.
30 April 2022 News
Brazil to plug Ukrainian grain supply gap
The Brazilian grain harvest, favourable weather in grain growing regions and the fate of the Ukrainian port of Odessa will all play a role in meal prices, a pig symposium has heard.
27 April 2022 News
Feed prices continue to rise
Grain futures markets continue to rise but physical cash price are not necessarily following suite
27 April 2022 News
Irish wheat production up 68% in 2021 - CSO
Last year saw a recovery in the yields and overall production of all tillage crops, except peas and beans.
27 April 2022 News
Brazil set to plug Ukrainian grain supply gap – commodity risk manager
The Brazilian grain harvest, favourable weather in grain growing regions and the fate of the Ukrainian port of Odessa will all play a role in meal prices, a pig symposium has heard.
27 April 2022 News
Harvest grain price offers push higher again
Further strengthening in international grain markets last week has resulted in higher price offers here for harvest.
20 April 2022 Markets
Home Farm: Beans start to emerge
With costs so high this year, we have, at present prices, no option but to attempt to maximise yield.
20 April 2022 Opinion
Tillage podcast: Boortmalt transparency, Crop Protection magazine and barley at €310/t
It’s been another big week on the tillage podcast. In this episode, the team discuss the transparency of Boortmalt, green harvest feed grain surpassing €300/t and Crop Protection magazine.
14 April 2022 News
Record prices of over €300/t for green barley
In a week of continually strengthening futures markets, two big co-op buyers offered in excess of €300/t for green barley and €310/t for green wheat for harvest.
13 April 2022 News