Northern Ireland
Global grain markets ease during June
Kieran Mailey
A downturn in global wheat and soya prices is filtering through to the local NI trade.
29 May 2024 News
Maize boom means more work for Samco
Limerick agri-engineering firm reports surge in turnover in latest accounts.
29 May 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.
Maize acreage up 10,000ac this year
The season for Maize is generally from 1 May to 1 October, this is despite a lot of maize still being sown up to this week.
29 May 2024 News
Grain Trends: markets jump with weather news
Grain prices jumped this week, as concerns over weather and crop yields hit markets. Siobhán Walsh reports from the US this week.
22 May 2024 Markets
Accompany the Agronomist: spring crops flying up, with some left to plant
In our first full crop survey of agronomists across the country this year, it is reported that spring crops which are planted are growing quickly and look well.
15 May 2024 News
Grain Trends: prices soaring in recent weeks
Grain markets are looking positive at present. Weather is affecting markets, as crop conditions come into focus.
15 May 2024 Markets
My Farming Week: Jonathan Kelly, Magilligan, Co Derry
Beef and tillage farmer, Jonathan Kelly, is busy getting the last of his spring crops planted and is undertaking several endurance sporting events.
15 May 2024 News
Planting continues on tillage farms
A survey of agronomists across the country has shown that there are still plenty of crops to be planted, but spraying is generally up to date.
15 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
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from Germany, United States, Australia and Brazil.
8 May 2024 World
Don’t forget 6m buffer on forage crops and potatoes
Nitrates regulations require large buffer zones to be left beside watercourses in fields with late-harvested crops.
5 May 2024 News