Winter oats list has the two reliables
Siobhán Walsh
The winter oats list is short and sweet with two reliable varieties on the list for the 2024 season.
20 September 2023 News
Wet weather delays harvesting and winter crop preparations
Many farmers are still struggling to harvest crops, as wet weather hampers work. This is also impacting on catch crop planting.
13 September 2023 Northern Ireland
Spring grain harvest nears an end
Improved weather has seen cereal farmers in Northern Ireland making significant progress with harvesting spring crops.
Harvest progressing well across the water but quality down
The harvest is progressing well in Britain according to the AHDB, but quality is down in milling wheat and spring barley crops.
5 September 2023 News
Plenty of spring cereals to be cut, beans harvest under way
Tillage farmers continue to harvest crops and are also planting oilseed rape at present, but unsettled weather continues to interrupt work.
30 August 2023 News
Flahavan’s on the lookout for top oats and top farmers
Flahavan’s will run its Oat Grower of the Year Awards again this year, for both conventional and organic growers.
13 August 2023 News
Home Farm: sodden fields in August
We got the gluten-free oats finally finished in a rare dry spell last Thursday. It was cut by our customer's combine.
9 August 2023 Viewpoints
Grain Trends: more feed grain as quality deteriorates
The harvest is proving difficult in many countries, not just here in Ireland, as wet weather makes harvesting difficult and reduces grain quality.
9 August 2023 Markets
Home Farm: Progress, but below par in beef and crops
The oats itself lived up to its reputation as a crop that adapts to difficult wet weather.
2 August 2023 Viewpoints
Searching for the best grain in Co Wexford
Wexford IFA has launched an award for the best feed grain in the county. Merchants across the county will look for the best feed grain and there is a cash prize for the winners.
23 July 2023 News
Harvest stops in saturated struggle
There has been very little harvesting weather over the past week. As wet weather has made it difficult to work.
19 July 2023 News
Varieties focus: combating problems, while maintaining quality
There were plenty of new varieties and traits to see at the recent crops and varieties open days held across the country.
12 July 2023