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Tillage
Hard decisions about spraying or further planting
Andy Doyle
Rainfall amounts vary considerably across the country and it is possible that some growers will get more opportunities to plant, but should they?
16 November 2022 Markets
Grain Trends: prices slip on weaker sentiment
Grain prices continued to drop over the past week, with weaker sentiment and lower demand in markets.
9 November 2022 Viewpoints
Home Farm: The end of the 2022 tillage season
While drains are back flowing again, there is no real evidence of unusual amounts of water with ditches normally dry at this time of the year still dry.
Wet October may make survey results stick
Our recent survey of winter crop planting intentions and progress could be frozen in time, as recent heavy rain may prevent any further planting.
1 November 2022 News
Grain Trends: wheat - big fall and a slight recovery
After a week of slight futures price reductions, the December contract took a big fall on Tuesday, but it seems to be picking up a bit again on Wednesday.
19 October 2022 Markets
Farmers to cut back on winter barley area as planting halted
Winter barley area looks set to fall in parts of the country as growers state their intention to reduce their area for the coming season. Andy Doyle and Siobhán Walsh report.
19 October 2022 News
Grain Trends: falling supply strengthens sentiment
Price fluctuation remains high in grain markets as overall global supply continues to tighten.
5 October 2022 Markets
Dairygold announces €302/t for 2022 feed barley
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.
4 October 2022 News
Grain Trends: prices lift into another volatility band
Recent currency movements have added to price volatility in grain markets.
28 September 2022 Markets
Home Farm: Winter approaches
Beef farmers' attitudes to autumn supplementation while cattle are still at grass vary.
28 September 2022 Viewpoints
Grain Trends: volatility was high for the past week
Markets showed considerable volatility for the past week, but the trading band is now higher.
21 September 2022 Markets
Preparing for winter planting on the Tramline farms
Beans are being harvested, oilseed rape has been planted and the Tramline farmers are preparing for winter cereal planting.
7 September 2022 From the Tramlines