Cereal Production

UFU calls for clarity on autumn cereal seed availability

UFU calls for clarity on autumn cereal seed availability

Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) deputy president, William Irvine, alongside industry representatives from Fane Valley, Agrii and DBS Farm Supplies, are...

June 11, 2021

How has cereal production and area changed in the past decade?

How has cereal production and area changed in the past decade?

The area sown to cereal crops increased last season (by 2% to over 265,000ha), after a disappointing mix up in...

January 12, 2020

Record average spring barley yield of 8t/ha – Teagasc

Record average spring barley yield of 8t/ha – Teagasc

The average spring barley yield for the 2019 season was 8.0t/ha (3.24t/ac) – an increase of 0.2t/ha on the previous...

December 4, 2019

Cereal production up 3.5% last year – on less land

Cereal production up 3.5% last year – on less land

Overall production of the three main cereal crops (wheat, oats and barley) increased by 82,000t (3.5%) to 2,393,000t in 2017,...

March 28, 2018

Area under cereals down 3.1% last summer

Area under cereals down 3.1% last summer

The final results for June 2017 show that the area under cereals decreased by 8,700ha (-3.1%) to 272,400ha when compared...

March 22, 2018

Another year of global cereal abundance on the cards

Another year of global cereal abundance on the cards

European cereal production is expected to be below average for another year, according to the summer short-term outlook report published by...

August 21, 2017

Poor weather conditions take a toll on EU cereal harvest

Poor weather conditions take a toll on EU cereal harvest

Adverse weather conditions has seen the quantity of cereal available for use in Europe fall below the five-year average, according...

December 24, 2016

World cereal production forecast up 22m tonnes on July figures – FAO

World cereal production forecast up 22m tonnes on July figures – FAO

World cereal supply and demand forecasts for the 2016/17 season have been adjusted since July, following increases to production forecasts, according...

September 10, 2016

Cereal production increased 8.2% in 2014 – CSO

Cereal production increased 8.2% in 2014 – CSO

Cereal production increased in 2014 from the previous year by 8.2%, according to figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO)....

June 16, 2015

New research could lead to flood-tolerant cereals

New research could lead to flood-tolerant cereals

Scientists at the University of Nottingham claim to have developed a way of breeding cereals to be more tolerant of...

February 17, 2015

2014 set to be record year for world cereal production

2014 set to be record year for world cereal production

World cereal production will be at record levels this year, according to the latest indications, with production to reach an...

December 12, 2014