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Grain Trends: futures up but physicals down
Andy Doyle
There is an ongoing tug of war between the supply and demand sides of the market
22 November 2022 News
Over 100l of diesel stolen from tractor in Donegal
The theft took place overnight in a field where potatoes were being harvested.
12 October 2022 Farm machinery
10 tips to alleviate potato damage with your harvester
Machine setup can have a huge effect on crop quality when it comes to harvesting potatoes. Gary Abbott spoke with Steven Rogers of Grimme Ireland to establish the main points where damage may occur.
New gluten-free oat contracts available from Tirlán
The need for an additional 1,000 acres of gluten-free oats for 2023 will provide opportunities for a number of grain growers.
10 October 2022 News
Watch: world’s largest forage harvester sits centre stage at Ploughing
Gary Abbott spoke with Declan Smyth of Farmhand, Ireland's Krone importer, to get an overview of the world’s largest forage harvester, the Krone Big X 1180.
23 September 2022 News
Farmhand to bring world’s most powerful forager to the Ploughing
Farmhand are set for a big display of products at Ploughing including the world’s most powerful forage harvester, the 1,156hp Krone Big X 1180.
14 September 2022 Farm machinery
John Deere demonstrates connected systems approach
Last week John Deere held a sustainability event near Magdeburg, Germany, showcasing its suite of technologies and software solutions.
14 September 2022 Farm machinery
Low demand keeps straw market steady
Prices for straw are relatively steady with reports of low buying interest.
7 September 2022 Northern Ireland
Harvest lingers while oilseed rape planting continues
While recent rain will be seen as a benefit for most farmers, it is adding to the difficulties in getting harvesting completed in northern counties
7 September 2022 Husbandry
Grain Trends: all prices lost a little ground this week
While MATIF remained relatively flat for the past week, all prices lost a little ground at the start of this week.
7 September 2022 Markets
This week in photos - drought, beans, pumpkins and open days
Our top farming photos from the past week include milking, drought conditions, rowing hay, pumpkins, Johnstown Castle open day and harvesting beans.
4 September 2022 News
Firewood sales for August as busy as run-up to Christmas
Firewood is in high demand already this year ahead of the winter months as people fear increased energy prices and decreased supply.
31 August 2022 News