Barley

Winter cereals: Crop management update from CAFRE

Winter cereals: Crop management update from CAFRE

College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprises (CAFRE) crops advisors are highlighting the impact that a wet autumn, in which...

March 11, 2021

Catch crops will act to boost water quality in tillage areas

Catch crops will act to boost water quality in tillage areas

Teagasc research is confirming that autumn-grown catch crops are helping to reduce nutrient run-off from soils in tillage areas. A...

March 1, 2021

No rush to get nitrogen out on to winter barley crops just yet

No rush to get nitrogen out on to winter barley crops just yet

Teagasc tillage advisors are confirming that most winter barley crops are looking well at the present time. Crops sown out...

February 9, 2021

Grain price: Markets remain positive as more prices announced at home

Grain price: Markets remain positive as more prices announced at home

This week saw the second major announcement of grain prices for Harvest 2020 here in Ireland and also saw the...

October 24, 2020

Glanbia announces 2020 grain prices

Glanbia announces 2020 grain prices

Glanbia Ireland has announced its grain prices for 2020. Members of the co-op will be paid a price of €160/t...

October 20, 2020

Import figures: UK barley travelling ahead of Brexit

Import figures: UK barley travelling ahead of Brexit

Barley imports increased this month, while maize imports took a dramatic drop compared to the same time last year, according...

October 19, 2020

Grain price: Prices at home start strong as international markets increase

Grain price: Prices at home start strong as international markets increase

This week saw the first official announcement of Harvest 2020 grain prices by an Irish grain buyer. Dairygold came out...

October 17, 2020

Dramatic UK wheat decline as barley production increases

Dramatic UK wheat decline as barley production increases

UK wheat production for 2020 was estimated at 10.133 million tonnes in provisional figures released by the Department for Environment,...

October 11, 2020

Grain price: Wheat positive and corn rising

Grain price: Wheat positive and corn rising

Prices remained positive this week. Matif wheat for December hit €188/t and €190.50/t for May 2021. Spot prices for wheat...

September 19, 2020

Import figures: Imports down to 2017 levels

Import figures: Imports down to 2017 levels

Imports of maize, barley and wheat are down on 2019 levels for the period from the start of January to...

September 17, 2020

Record-high wheat production in September – WASDE

Record-high wheat production in September – WASDE

Record-high wheat production, increased barley production and mixed corn reports were all in the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates...

September 14, 2020

Grain price: Increase this week

Grain price: Increase this week

The harvest is a struggle but, on a positive note, grain prices moved in an upward direction this week. On...

August 29, 2020

Import figures: Grain figures down compared to first 6 months of 2019

Import figures: Grain figures down compared to first 6 months of 2019

Imports of maize, barley and wheat for the first half of the year are down on the same time last...

August 18, 2020

Varietal resistance important in fight against Ramularia

Varietal resistance important in fight against Ramularia

Ramularia is a common disease of winter and spring barley and up to now has been controlled and prevented by...

August 8, 2020

Grain price: Wheat and corn move down

Grain price: Wheat and corn move down

Wheat and corn moved down this week. Corn crops are in good condition in the US, Ukraine and France according...

August 8, 2020

Grain price: Wheat drops and recovers

Grain price: Wheat drops and recovers

Rain this week meant that little harvesting took place here in Ireland and many winter barley crops are now at...

August 1, 2020

Grain price: Increase this week as harvest starts

Grain price: Increase this week as harvest starts

Markets looked a bit brighter this week and Glanbia increased prices offered to growers. The Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT)...

July 18, 2020

Grain imports so far are down from last year

Grain imports so far are down from last year

Imports of maize, wheat and barley, up until the end of May, are down on last year’s figures. Data provided...

July 17, 2020