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Tillage
Cereals down by 10,000ha
Siobhán Walsh
Crop area has declined this season by about 6,600ha. Cereals have taken a big drop of 10,000ha in 2024.
19 June 2024 Markets
Grain Trends: markets flop as barley goes to €180/t
Grain markets did not bring any good news for farmers this week, as prices fell across grains and oilseed markets.
19 June 2024 World
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from Zimbabwe, China, United States and Australia.
Main crops area down 2%, cereals down 4%
At this year’s Goldcrop open days crop area estimates were provided - and the outlook is better than expected.
16 June 2024 News
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 Northern Ireland
Maize boom means more work for Samco
Limerick agri-engineering firm reports surge in turnover in latest accounts.
29 May 2024 News
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
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
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
Accompany the Agronomist: spring crops flying up, with some left to plant
In our first full crop survey of agronomists across the country this year, it is reported that spring crops which are planted are growing quickly and look well.
15 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
My Farming Week: Jonathan Kelly, Magilligan, Co Derry
Beef and tillage farmer, Jonathan Kelly, is busy getting the last of his spring crops planted and is undertaking several endurance sporting events.
15 May 2024 News