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Dairygold announces €302/t for 2022 feed barley
Siobhán Walsh
Dairygold is the first co-op to finalise its grain prices for harvest 2022. The Munster based co-op is one of the biggest buyers of grain in the country.
28 September 2022 Viewpoints
Home Farm: Winter approaches
Beef farmers' attitudes to autumn supplementation while cattle are still at grass vary.
27 September 2022 News
Oat growers of the year announced by Flahavan’s
Two farms took home the award for oat growers of the year in the conventional and organic oats categories.
Farmers unhappy with White’s oats contract
Arable farmers supplying White's Oats have expressed unhappiness at the mechanism in place for setting farmgate prices.
14 September 2022 Northern Ireland
Oats undervalued in animal feed
Oats are a great source of feed, but perception needs to change and a market built in order to increase the area grown for animals.
13 September 2022 News
From the Tramlines: focus turns to planting, but harvest still ongoing
Farmers are getting ready for planting, but there are still cereal and beans crop to be harvested.
24 August 2022 From the Tramlines
Who will be the oat grower of the year?
Flahavan’s has launched a new competition to determine the oat grower of the year from its suppliers.
16 August 2022 News
My Farming Week: Geoffrey Brennan, Bawnmore, Clara, Co Kilkenny
Tillage and beef farmer Geoffrey Brennan grows wheat, barley, oats and fodder beat on his farm in Co Kilkenny.
3 August 2022 News
Spring barley gets off to a good start
Early indications from the spring barley harvest would suggest that crops are living up to or exceeding grower expectations
27 July 2022 News
Barley yields improve as harvest progresses northwards
Crop yields improved considerably as harvest moved inland and northwards but the high proportion of poor crops in the south will limit the national average yield.
20 July 2022 News
Variability in winter barley harvest continues as yield spread widens
With some recent yields now above 4.2t/ac, questions will be asked about the exact causes of yield loss in poorer crops.
18 July 2022 Crops
Valuing genetic improvement
As a new season approaches, it is important that growers be aware of the variety options and the traits they carry.
13 July 2022 Animal Health