Oats

Teagasc appoints new cereal researcher

Teagasc appoints new cereal researcher

Teagasc has announced the appointment of a new cereals researcher in its Crops Science Department. Dr. Atikur Rahman is a...

June 24, 2021

Milking Irish oats: Midlands farmer launches ‘Oat in the City’

Milking Irish oats: Midlands farmer launches ‘Oat in the City’

A Tullamore farmer looks set to capitalise on the fast-growing Irish market for non-dairy ‘milk’ sales by milking Irish oats....

May 21, 2021

Teagasc says some cereal crops showing resistance to BYDV

Teagasc says some cereal crops showing resistance to BYDV

This week Teagasc hosted its latest tillage webinar, which included a growth update on cereal crops, including winter barley, winter...

May 7, 2021

IBERS confirms a strong resurgence in oat production

IBERS confirms a strong resurgence in oat production

Plant breeders at the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) in Wales are confirming a growing demand for...

March 30, 2021

Fertiliser recommendations for winter oat crops

Fertiliser recommendations for winter oat crops

Teagasc advisors have been walking crops the length of the country over recent weeks with the aim of providing growers...

March 4, 2021

Almost €3m for research project on oats

Almost €3m for research project on oats

Researchers in Ireland and Wales have been awarded €2.7 million to explore the development of oat varieties that are climate-resistant...

February 17, 2021

Oats – too much nitrogen will reduce crop quality

Oats – too much nitrogen will reduce crop quality

Ongoing Teagasc research has been designed to identify those crop management practices that will deliver optimal yield and crop quality,...

February 8, 2021

Irish oat drinks are also available…think food miles

Irish oat drinks are also available…think food miles

There has been plenty of talk about the recent bashing of dairy and beef on RTÉ’s ‘What Planet are you...

October 6, 2020

Oat exports far outweigh imports

Oat exports far outweigh imports

22,424t of oats (unmilled) were exported from Ireland in 2019, according to the Central Statistics Office (CSO). This far outweighs...

February 22, 2020

Is Ireland’s first bottle of oats on the way?

Is Ireland’s first bottle of oats on the way?

AgriLand was excited to see that The Merry Mill is set to launch its very own oat drink. The Merry...

January 14, 2020

Glanbia mixes Irish oats and milk in an instant porridge

Glanbia mixes Irish oats and milk in an instant porridge

As winter draws in people across the country are turning for their porridge. This week, Glanbia Ireland has added another...

October 31, 2019

Last chance to send pics for ‘ArableApril’ this week

Last chance to send pics for ‘ArableApril’ this week

‘ArableApril’ is drawing to a close and AgriLand is encouraging readers to send in their pictures for the last week...

April 22, 2019

Tillage focus: Coeliacs celebrate as combines roll

Tillage focus: Coeliacs celebrate as combines roll

Glanbia’s gluten-free oats business has grown over the past five years. AgriLand visited a field of the niche crop being...

July 28, 2018

Flahavan’s is the number one organic oat product in the UK

Flahavan’s is the number one organic oat product in the UK

Based in Kilmacthomas, Co. Waterford, Flahavan’s – the sixth-generation family business – has moved with the times and it looks to...

July 18, 2018

Move over dairy; Oatly! is in demand

Move over dairy; Oatly! is in demand

Tillage farmers who are constantly being told ‘there’s money in cows’ or ‘you may sow grass’ might be glad to...

June 11, 2018

‘Winter oats will compensate for overwinter plant losses’

‘Winter oats will compensate for overwinter plant losses’

The three-crop rule has seen a resurgence in the area of oats grown in Ireland in the past number of...

February 1, 2018

Down to the crunch: Is there a market for Irish grains in snack production?

Down to the crunch: Is there a market for Irish grains in snack production?

Value-added grains and products – such as bread, biscuits and crackers – are needed to improve the profitability of the...

January 31, 2018

2018 winter cereal recommended lists are out

2018 winter cereal recommended lists are out

By Siobhan Walsh The winter cereal recommended lists for 2018 were published last week by the Department of Agriculture, Food...

September 25, 2017