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Unprecedented time for grain and feed markets
Andy Doyle
Grain markets have seen unprecedented rises recently for a variety of reasons. Understanding them is key to making sensible selling decisions as December wheat drops €40/t on recent highs.
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.
20 April 2022 Markets
Harvest grain price offers push higher again
Further strengthening in international grain markets last week has resulted in higher price offers here for harvest.
Grain Trends: upward price pressure continues
Grain prices continue to track upwards in the early days of this week, having eased back somewhat last week.
6 April 2022 Markets
Grain Trends: futures drop while physical prices rise
Having remained largely flat for the second half of last week, futures prices lost ground on Tuesday, as war talks brought some hope of peace, but physical prices hold or strengthen.
30 March 2022 Markets
Grain Trends: prices rise as war hits output numbers
Volatility continues, but grain price trend is continuing upwards over time.
23 March 2022 Markets
Grain Trends: grain chaos continues
Uncertainty over grain supplies fuelled grain price movements of over €50/t in a single day in futures markets this week.
9 March 2022 Markets
Quote of €360/t for Irish wheat on Friday
Grain and commodity price increases continue in all markets on Friday, leaving native wheat up at €360/t or even higher.
4 March 2022 News
Grain Trends: war drives supply fears and prices
Markets have seen huge volatility over the past week, driven mainly by the conflict in Ukraine.
2 March 2022 Markets
Nutrition, fertiliser and grain sales
There was plenty of information to be gathered at last week’s ITLUS spring workshop.
2 March 2022 News
Grain prices escalate only to fall back again
Grain prices appear to have settled back down again following a massive flurry in midweek with news of the invasion of Ukraine.
25 February 2022 Markets
Spring oilseed should be considered for 2022
Even if fertiliser price was not an issues this spring, there are sound financial reasons for considering spring oilseed rape at planting time
24 January 2022 Crops