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Virus infection probably not as bad as it seems
Siobhán Walsh
Yellow leaves in spring cereals are frustrating farmers, but more solutions might be on the way to prevent barley yellow dwarf virus.
19 June 2024 News
Cereals down by 10,000ha
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.
Dempsey at Large: Tough spring in Estonia
Estonia, as a country, has become a poster boy for what can be achieved by a country that has emerged from the oppressiveness of a communist regime.
19 June 2024 Viewpoints
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
Tillage podcast: barley in Laois and soybeans in Springfield
On this week’s show we chat to US farmer Evan Leeper who is taking part in a regenerative agriculture programme in the US.
13 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
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.
12 June 2024 Markets
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from Morocco, United States, England and Brazil.
5 June 2024 News
Grain Trends: slight decline in wheat this week
There was a slight decline in wheat prices this week, while oilseed rape prices fell significantly on the French market.
5 June 2024 Markets
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from France, Ivory Coast, USA and Australia.
29 May 2024 World
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