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How much silage is on farm after first cut?
Kieran Mailey
With first-cut silage complete, take the time to complete a quick fodder budget.
Global grain markets ease during June
A downturn in global wheat and soya prices is filtering through to the local NI trade.
5 June 2024 News
Organic farming in the heartland of tillage country
Gavin Tully is an organic tillage farmer near Camolin, Co Wexford. Niamh Murphy explains why he made the switch.
Peasant farmers are forgotten in history
There are similarities between peasant farmers of the past and small part-time farmers of today.
5 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Maize acreage up 10,000ac this year
The season for Maize is generally from 1 May to 1 October, this is despite a lot of maize still being sown up to this week.
29 May 2024 News
Feed prices hold firm for May
Demand for feed on dairy farms is on the wind-down, as grass growth increases.
22 May 2024 News
Fane Valley invests in Ready Egg Products Ltd
Ready Eggs packages and processes over 25m eggs per week, across the UK.
22 May 2024 Northern Ireland
Five tips for first cut silage
As silage season moves into top gear across Ireland, outlined are some tips to keep in mind.
18 May 2024 Management
Soya price surge to impact feed trade
Flooding in Brazil has impacted soya availability on global markets, causing prices to rise and potentially hit ration prices in the weeks ahead.
15 May 2024 Northern Ireland
Forage and fertility in focus at UGS spring dairy meeting
The Beattie family gave an overview of their 180 cow herd when hosting the Ulster Grassland Society's spring dairy meeting last week. Kieran Mailey reports.
Record profits at John Thompson & Sons
The Belfast based company specialises in animal feed and also sells fertiliser.
Livestock ration prices coming down for May
Significant price cuts will be applied to livestock rations from 1 May in NI.