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This week in photos: harvest 2022 and Thrive open day
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Our top photos from the past week include some of the action from a rapid harvest progress, an egg producer in Monaghan and the scenes at Thrive open day, where the future of dairy beef is discussed.
12 August 2022 News
Watch: major crop fire in Ferns, Wexford
The fire in Ferns was one of five farmland fires which took place in Wexford on Thursday 11 August.
10 August 2022 Markets
Grain Trends: market steady but with harvest pressure
Weather remains a significant factor in market sentiment, but harvest pressure is dominating for the time being.
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
Europe’s future needs food production more than ever
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has provided both the biggest ever justification for the creation of the EU and the biggest threat to its stability. Pat O’Toole examines the issues facing the EU at 75.
31 July 2022 Opinion
Torrential rain damages crops in the northwest
Close to three inches of rainfall fell in a three-hour period in the northwest.
27 July 2022 Northern Ireland
Grain Trends: prices recover following Black Sea deal
Markets slipped a bit further following the announcement of the Ukrainian export corridor, but weather issues drive supply concerns once again.
27 July 2022 Markets
Tillage Incentivisation: A similar policy for a new era
The tillage incentive measure introduced last spring feels like another full rotation of the wheel of time, writes Michael Loughman from Dublin City University.
27 July 2022 Crops
Dempsey at Large: fertiliser the key
All the evidence would suggest that Russian wheat exports are proceeding as normal and that Ukrainian exports will also begin to flow.
20 July 2022 Viewpoints
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
Grain markets continue to oscillate
Recent market movements suggest that it is not sure what it should be doing but it still seems like supply and demand are likely to remain tight as we go forward.
13 July 2022 Markets
Grain prices recover after recent price drop
Grain markets continue to experience huge volatility with prices recovering after falling in value last week.
13 July 2022 Northern Ireland