Beans

Management priorities for spring-sown crops

Management priorities for spring-sown crops

Given the unavailability of desmedipham to deliver early weed control in fodder beet and spring-sown crops, Teagasc is advising the...

May 11, 2021

Growing field beans – the agronomy has got to be just right

Growing field beans – the agronomy has got to be just right

Farm surveys carried out by Teagasc have confirmed the immense potential that exists to grow field beans successfully in Ireland....

February 4, 2021

Dairygold reveals its 2021 bean contract price

Dairygold reveals its 2021 bean contract price

Dairygold has set its bean contract price for 2021, the agri-business announced today (Wednesday, February 3). The southern firm announced...

February 3, 2021

Are beans the perfect break crop?

Are beans the perfect break crop?

A leading Co. Down tillage farmer has confirmed that field beans are an extremely valuable break crop within all cereal...

December 23, 2020

Beans survey hopes to identify growers’ challenges

Beans survey hopes to identify growers’ challenges

The area of beans planted in this country is relatively small. In 2020, almost 13,000ha of beans were planted –...

October 21, 2020

Rotation proving important in difficult season

Rotation proving important in difficult season

While the harvest has a long way to go yet, it is clear that, throughout the mixed yields and varying...

August 13, 2020

Grain growers call for increase in protein payment

Grain growers call for increase in protein payment

The Irish Grain Growers’ Group (IGGG) has called for an increase in funding for the Protein Aid Scheme for the...

June 23, 2020

Protein payment set to decline…assuming budget remains at €3 million

Protein payment set to decline…assuming budget remains at €3 million

Assuming that the Protein Aid Scheme budget stays the same as it was in 2019 (€3 million), those growing protein...

June 18, 2020

Tillage management: Controlling disease in beans

Tillage management: Controlling disease in beans

There are plenty of spring beans about this year and as flowering approaches it is important to keep on top...

May 26, 2020

Beans: March is still a good time to sow

Beans: March is still a good time to sow

The time of sowing beans is always a hot topic of conversation. Many farmers think twice about planting in April,...

March 24, 2020

Dairygold announces contract beans price of €205/t for 2020 harvest

Dairygold announces contract beans price of €205/t for 2020 harvest

Dairygold announced a contract price of €205/t (at 20% moisture content) for beans for the 2020 season at the company’s conference...

January 24, 2020

Look back: The first drilling of the year…beans in Co. Kildare

Look back: The first drilling of the year…beans in Co. Kildare

Over the course of the year AgriLand visited a number of young tillage farmers. Their enthusiasm and attention to detail...

December 23, 2019

CROPS WATCH: Boron enhancing root nodules on beans

CROPS WATCH: Boron enhancing root nodules on beans

TerraChem agronomist is impressed with the effect that Boron is having on this crop of beans

May 27, 2019

‘ArableApril’: What stage are crops at?

‘ArableApril’: What stage are crops at?

While AgriLand received plenty of snaps of machinery working in fields last week, we also received some good updates on...

April 9, 2019

Hopefully 2018 was an exception for beans…otherwise the stats are good

Hopefully 2018 was an exception for beans…otherwise the stats are good

Don’t let last season dictate your decision on whether or not to plant beans in 2019. That was the advice...

January 30, 2019

‘Detrimental’ to tillage sector if beans area falls

‘Detrimental’ to tillage sector if beans area falls

“Irish grown cereals and pulses have and will always remain the cornerstone of our feed business.” Those were the words...

January 24, 2019

Quinns offering €220/t for beans

Quinns offering €220/t for beans

Quinns of Baltinglass is offering farmers a contract price for 2019 beans of €220/t. The offer is available until 5:00pm...

January 17, 2019

Quinns’ tillage conference focusing on profit and sustainability

Quinns’ tillage conference focusing on profit and sustainability

Quinns of Baltinglass will hold a tillage conference on Thursday, January 17. The evening is set to be an informative...

January 14, 2019