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Tillage
Tillage Podcast: from the three-crop rule to break crop agronomy
Siobhán Walsh
On this week’s show, we have the latest from the Department of Agriculture on patchy crops and we report from the BASF technical conference.
14 February 2024 Markets
Grain Trends: oilseed rape positive beside falling grain market
Wheat prices were not looking good this week. However, oilseed rape gained in recent days and is one to watch.
14 February 2024 Husbandry
Tillage management: welcome news on poor crops, OSR agronomy
There was welcome news from the Department of Agriculture on poorly established crops this week.
Weekend weather: mild and cloudy with outbreaks of rain
According to Met Éireann, the weekend will be mild overall, with some rain in places.
2 February 2024 News
Grain Trends: markets move downwards
Grain markets were not looking positive this week, with wheat, maize and oilseed rape all moving down.
31 January 2024 Markets
Grain Trends: oilseed rape drops as wheat steady
Wheat and barley prices have remained fairly steady. However, this week, oilseed rape prices dropped down.
10 January 2024 Markets
Grain Trends: AHDB outlook negative for grains and oilseeds
The AHDB held its Grain Market Outlook Conference last week and there was a negative outlook on grain and oilseed prices.
6 December 2023 Markets
Grain Trends: wet weather a concern for European crops
The European Commission released its Mars Bulletin this week, which monitors crops in Europe.
29 November 2023 Markets
Planting decisions and risk management for 2024
With a severe decline in the area planted to winter cereals and oilseed rape, tillage farmers need to plan ahead for the 2024 season.
22 November 2023 News
Home Farm: Counting the costs
When the final tax returns were done, the cash paid over reflected the profitability of the year.
22 November 2023 Viewpoints
Grain Trends: oilseed prices positive as wheat slips
Wheat prices slipped this week, continuing to follow the downward trend of late. Plantings in Europe will be a watchpoint.
22 November 2023 Markets
Grain Trends: little to move wheat and maize markets
Wheat and maize markets are generally quiet at the minute. Soya beans are attracting attention and are helping oilseed rape prices.
15 November 2023 Markets