Northern Ireland
Ration prices hold but soya a problem for new year
Kieran Mailey
Ration prices will see little change going into December. However, there are signs that prices could increase late next month
29 November 2023 Markets
Grain Trends: wet weather a concern for European crops
The European Commission released its Mars Bulletin this week, which monitors crops in Europe.
22 November 2023 Markets
Grain Trends: oilseed prices positive as wheat slips
Wheat prices slipped this week, continuing to follow the downward trend of late. Plantings in Europe will be a watchpoint.
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from Australia, Indonesia, Brazil and United States.
22 November 2023 News
Grain Trends: little to move wheat and maize markets
Wheat and maize markets are generally quiet at the minute. Soya beans are attracting attention and are helping oilseed rape prices.
15 November 2023 Markets
No major changes in grain markets following US report
The World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report came out on Thursday 9 November.
14 November 2023 News
Grain Trends: soya continues upward momentum
Soya and malting barley are the crops to watch this week in the markets, with weather affecting elsewhere.
8 November 2023 Markets
This week in photos: winterage, sheep show and cutting maize
Our favourite farming photos of the week include the traditional winterage cattle drive and a visit to the annual Killawalla Sheep Show.
5 November 2023 News
Tillage Management: saturated fields and slugs
Tillage farmers are looking out at saturated fields, some with slugs, which cannot be treated in some cases.
1 November 2023 Husbandry
Ration prices continue to fall
Adam Woods takes a look at last week’s Irish Farmers Journal meal price survey results.
25 October 2023 News
Grain Trends: slight drop, lots of factors to keep an eye on
Grain and oilseed markets were dropping this week. There are many different factors at play in the markets at present.
25 October 2023 Markets
Grazing efforts remain challenging
With a wet end to October, grazing has ended for some, while others struggle on trying to work through cover, write Martin Merrick and Declan Collins.
25 October 2023 Grass & feeding