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Tillage
Gene editing ‘latest tool in the toolbox’ for tillage farmers
Barry Murphy
A European plant-breeding expert has warned that crop gene editing will be needed to counteract tillage output decreases created by the EU’s Farm to Fork strategy.
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.
15 June 2022 Markets
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.
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
Grain Trends: harvest prices come back down
Markets continue to move up and down, while prices for the harvest here in Ireland dropped significantly.
8 June 2022 Markets
Global report: stories from around the world
News briefs from New Zealand, EU, USA and Brazil.
8 June 2022 World
Tillage Management: plenty of work to be done
Unsettled weather has made it difficult to get work done, but more settled weather is reported to be on the way.
8 June 2022 Husbandry
'When we returned to the farm, we could still hear the shelling and rockets'
As Ukrainian soldiers pushed the Russians back from their positions in Chernihiv oblast, farmers followed to plant wheat and potatoes. One of them, Mykola Gordiychuk, tells his story.
6 June 2022 News
Season moving quickly to final sprays
Rapid growth in recent weeks has helped to quickly bring crops to their final fungicide timing.
1 June 2022 Husbandry
'I fully understand the farmer' - Commissioner
The Commissioner says he understands the concerns of farmers, as he reaches out to IFA's council.
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
Grain Trends: prices bouncing but mainly lower
Price volatility levels remain high, but demand may now be the greatest unknown in the market.
25 May 2022 Markets