'A lot of the plastic-covered crops are ready to cut'
Siobhán Walsh
It is important to cut maize crops at the correct time to maximise dry matter yield and energy content.
29 September 2022 News
Tillage Podcast: planting, whiskey and what’s in the budget for tillage
On this week’s podcast, Andy Doyle and Siobhán Walsh discuss field work, tillage allocations in the Budget and talk to a head distiller about the importance of Irish barley.
28 September 2022 Markets
Grain Trends: prices lift into another volatility band
Recent currency movements have added to price volatility in grain markets.
Planting cereals and harvesting maize and beet
It's all happening on the Tramlines farms this week, from planting winter cereals to harvesting maize and beet.
28 September 2022 From the Tramlines
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
EU cereals down 6.8% on 2021
Cereal production in the EU was down in 2022, mainly due to the impact of heat and drought on maize yields in particular.
21 September 2022 News
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Updates from Uruguay, European Union, New Zealand and the USA.
21 September 2022 Global trade
Grain Trends: markets flip upwards yet again
Concerns over global maize production and the Black Sea trade corridor continue to add volatility to grain markets
14 September 2022 Markets
Dutch derogation battle
Dutch farm organisations and dairy representative organisations now appear to be focused on the battle with government on what compensation is possible.
14 September 2022 News
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
Ration prices steady for September
There is some respite to rising input costs on livestock farms, with ration prices unchanged for September.
31 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Grain Trends: maize forecasts set market direction
Grain markets witnessed considerable volatility over the past week, with maize forecasts providing most of the influential news.
31 August 2022 Markets