Grain Prices

Glanbia announces grain prices for Harvest 2021

Glanbia announces grain prices for Harvest 2021

Glanbia has announced its grain prices for Harvest 2021 – revealing that it will pay its members €210/t for green...

September 22, 2021

Details of Glanbia’s grain transport allowance announced

Details of Glanbia’s grain transport allowance announced

Glanbia has announced details of its transport allowance for 2018. Following the announcement of the company’s harvest grain prices in October,...

February 23, 2018

49% of tillage farmers see world grain prices as a threat – survey

49% of tillage farmers see world grain prices as a threat – survey

49% of Irish tillage farmers see world grain prices as the biggest long-term threat to their farm businesses. That was...

February 5, 2018

€133/t barley price for non-members of Glanbia; transport allowance changes afoot

€133/t barley price for non-members of Glanbia; transport allowance changes afoot

Growers who supplied cereals, oilseed rape and pulses to Glanbia this harvest and who are not members of the co-op...

October 13, 2017

‘Low grain prices may leave growers unable to cover production costs’

‘Low grain prices may leave growers unable to cover production costs’

The prospect of a fifth consecutive year of low grain prices will see many growers struggle to cover production costs,...

September 27, 2017

Is the Irish tillage industry facing a cliff edge?

Is the Irish tillage industry facing a cliff edge?

Prolonged periods of wet weather in recent weeks have seen the 2017 harvest stall in many parts of the country....

August 27, 2017

Will cereal producers break even this year?

Will cereal producers break even this year?

After a relatively good start, the majority of combines have ceased working in recent days – at least for the...

August 26, 2017

‘Feed barley price of €160/t needed’

‘Feed barley price of €160/t needed’

Feed barley needs to be at a base price of €160/t and wheat €15-18/t above that, according to the Irish Grain Growers...

July 20, 2017

Glanbia and Dairygold release harvest 2016 grain prices

Glanbia and Dairygold release harvest 2016 grain prices

Both Glanbia and Dairygold have finalised their 2016 grain prices this week for their suppliers. Glanbia has taken in over 190,000t of...

October 14, 2016

Calls for increased screening of imported grains

Calls for increased screening of imported grains

ICSA president Patrick Kent has called for increased screening of all imported grain before it can go on sale to...

September 10, 2016

Record world grain harvest forecast despite troubles in Europe

Record world grain harvest forecast despite troubles in Europe

Despite harvest troubles in many countries across Europe, the International Grains Council (IGC) is still forecasting a record world grain...

August 31, 2016

First official estimates puts overall 2016 Irish cereal harvest down 15%

First official estimates puts overall 2016 Irish cereal harvest down 15%

Harvest is approximately 30-50% complete, depending on the area of the country, according to Teagasc’s latest crop report. It says...

August 26, 2016

Highest UK wheat stocks on record

Highest UK wheat stocks on record

UK wheat stocks at the end of 2015/16 increased by 34% year-on-year to the highest on records going back to...

August 26, 2016

Angry tillage farmers protest in Drogheda over grain imports

Angry tillage farmers protest in Drogheda over grain imports

Farmers held a protest in Drogheda today over the continued importation of grain and poor prices for cereals this summer. Speaking...

August 24, 2016

‘Grain farmers are struggling to make financial sense of cereal farming’

‘Grain farmers are struggling to make financial sense of cereal farming’

Grain farmers are struggling to make financial sense of cereal farming and that political intervention is needed on a number...

August 19, 2016

What is the fertiliser value of straw?

What is the fertiliser value of straw?

Straw has significant fertiliser value in terms of P and K and will add that to soil organic matter helping...

August 4, 2016

‘La catastrophe’ – French harvest set to be worst in decades

‘La catastrophe’ – French harvest set to be worst in decades

France could be in for its worst harvest in 30 years, according to latest crop updates. The poor weather conditions...

August 3, 2016

Grain farmers protest at Foynes Port over imported barley

Grain farmers protest at Foynes Port over imported barley

Grain farmers staged a protest in Foynes Port in Co. Limerick this morning over the importation of barley by a number of...

August 2, 2016