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New-crop wheat markets continue to surge
Andy Doyle
Two months ago it looked like dry harvest wheat prices might settle either side of €340/t. Now this has passed €410/t and price pressure continues, writes Andy Doyle
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.
11 May 2022 Markets
Grain Trends: tight supply continues to drive prices
Another surge in prices is beginning to widen the price gap between native cereals and imported grains.
Watch: JCB unveils new 19.5t flagship ‘king of the clamp’
Last week, the Irish Farmers Journal travelled to England to check out JCB’s newly launched 457S, a new 282hp, 20t flagship for its agricultural wheeled loader range.
4 May 2022 Farm machinery
Grain Trends: old crop weakens while new crop rises
Supply projections for wheat and maize are once again driving price pressure in new-crop grain markets.
27 April 2022 Markets
NI ration prices up again for May
Feed merchants indicate that ration prices will rise again in May, as the cost of grains and proteins continues to increase.
27 April 2022 Northern Ireland
Compostable maize film €50/ac more expensive this year
As a result of the ban on single-use plastics last July, the old-type oxo-degradable plastic will be replaced with compostable film, which is costing more.
27 April 2022 News
Krone ticks the boxes for Carlow contractor
With over 30 years’ experience running foragers, Alfie Byrne has just upgraded to his third Krone harvester. He tells Peter Thomas Keaveney how his experience with Big X foragers has gone to date.
20 April 2022 Contracting
Grain Trends: prices up on the back of stronger markets
Stronger futures markets are being reflected in stronger native prices again this week.
20 April 2022 Markets
Grain markets: prices continue to edge upwards
International prices continue to edge higher this week, as concerns grow about new crop availability.
20 April 2022 Markets
From the Tramlines: Poor weather delays drilling in the north
This week, Stephen Robb talks to farmers from Derry, Meath and Carlow. Spring sowing is largely wrapped up in the south and east, but poor weather has caused delays in the north.
13 April 2022 Crops
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