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Tillage
Ukraine’s farmers planted ‘more than expected’
Barry Murphy
While planting and crop yields may be better than expected, Ukrainian farmers say access to export markets needs to be improved if they are to have revenue to plant next year’s crop.
22 June 2022 Markets
Grain Trends: another bout of softening prices
Volatility has become a bigger factor in grain and other markets in recent weeks as markets continue to try to adjust to general commodity volatility.
18 June 2022 Management
Five tips for finishing cattle at grass
For farmers planning to kill cattle off grass in the coming weeks, outlined are five tips to consider.
Grain Trends: prices stable this week, but rapeseed drops
Markets are still moving up and down, but are still relatively stable. However, rapeseed did take a fall this week.
15 June 2022 Markets
Grain prices harden as market volatility continues
There is little sign of any downturn in ration prices as spot markets for grain continue to be volatile.
15 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Lower wheat supplies according to the WASDE report
The World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates Report is released by the United States Department of Agriculture.
14 June 2022 News
Irish Distillers to invest €50m to be ‘carbon neutral’ by 2026
Whiskey producer Irish Distillers has laid out a plan for its Midleton Distillery to be carbon neutral by 2026.
13 June 2022 News
Global grain markets compounding pig problems
Michael McKeon, Teagasc Moorepark, takes a look at feed prices and what’s happening around the world in relation to grain markets.
8 June 2022 Pigs
Niall Deacon, Ballinlug, Killane, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford
Niall is a sheep and tillage farmer in the sunny south-east, however his stock always come first in the mornings.
1 June 2022 News
Unprecedented time for grain and feed markets
Grain markets have seen unprecedented rises recently for a variety of reasons. Understanding them is key to making sensible selling decisions as December wheat drops €40/t on recent highs.
1 June 2022 Markets
Irish whiskey industry says it will buy more Irish grain
Irish whiskey producers have set out a roadmap with actions they will undertake to improve sustainability.
30 May 2022 News
Tillage area increases by over 6% in 2022
The increase in area was no doubt helped by the Tillage Incentive Scheme launched in March of this year.
26 May 2022 News