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Machinery
John Deere updates walker combines
Gary Abbott
Deere has replaced its T500 and T600 combines with four T5 five-walker and four T6 six-walker models. Updates include the X9 cab, a new engine, larger grain tanks and enhanced precision ag technology.
Global grain markets ease during June
A downturn in global wheat and soya prices is filtering through to the local NI trade.
12 June 2024 Markets
Grain trends: wheat drops and recovers, is high gone for now?
Grain markets are moving up and down a lot at the minute. This week the overall trend was down.
Grain Trends: markets up again as differences appear
Grain markets were on the up again this week, but there were a difference in prices being offered at home.
29 May 2024 Markets
Grain Trends: markets jump with weather news
Grain prices jumped this week, as concerns over weather and crop yields hit markets. Siobhán Walsh reports from the US this week.
22 May 2024 Markets
US scheme pays farmers €25/ac to plant cover crops
Farmers in the US are being paid for implementing regenerative farming practices. Siobhán Walsh reports from Illinois in the US.
22 May 2024 News
Grain Trends: prices soaring in recent weeks
Grain markets are looking positive at present. Weather is affecting markets, as crop conditions come into focus.
15 May 2024 Markets
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
Horsch to debut two new Sprinter drills to Cereals
The German manufacturer will showcase two new models of tine seed drills - the Sprinter 6.25 SL and the Sprinter 12.25 SC - for the first time at the Cereals show.
15 May 2024 News
Tillage Podcast: selling grain and protecting crops
On this week’s show, we hear from the fields and look at the grain trading trends of Irish tillage farmers.
9 May 2024 News
Grain prices strengthen as planting continues
Grain prices have been increasing in recent weeks, but took significant jumps in recent days.
8 May 2024 News
Record profits at John Thompson & Sons
The Belfast based company specialises in animal feed and also sells fertiliser.