Quinns of Baltinglass

Agriculture features strongly on Rich List with interesting new entries

Agriculture features strongly on Rich List with interesting new entries

AgriLand noted with interest the agricultural representatives on The Sunday Times Rich List, which was published on Sunday. New entries...

October 20, 2020

Quinns offers growers contract price of €360/t for oilseed rape

Quinns offers growers contract price of €360/t for oilseed rape

Quinns of Baltinglass is offering its growers a set price for winter oilseed rape as the sowing season commences for...

August 13, 2020

Crop walking: Liquid N and bio-stimulants…nutrition is key

Crop walking: Liquid N and bio-stimulants…nutrition is key

David Shortall is the agri-sales manager at Quinns of Baltinglass. This week he looked at winter crops in counties Wicklow,...

April 10, 2020

Quinns of Baltinglass to remain open with changes to operations

Quinns of Baltinglass to remain open with changes to operations

Agri-supplies provider Quinns of Baltinglass will remain open for business at the present time, with some changes to operations in...

March 31, 2020

Look back: Wholecrop soybean harvest in Co. Wicklow

Look back: Wholecrop soybean harvest in Co. Wicklow

AgriLand readers really like silage and machinery. This silage harvest was not an average pick up though. In today’s ‘Look...

December 27, 2019

Tillage focus: Wholecrop soybean harvest in Co. Wicklow

Tillage focus: Wholecrop soybean harvest in Co. Wicklow

It wasn’t just an average silage pick up in Stratford, Co. Wicklow, when AgriLand visited John Wynne’s farm in early...

October 20, 2019

Irish ration welcomed as price concerns mount

Irish ration welcomed as price concerns mount

Last week, the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) welcomed the release of an all-Irish cereal ration. According to the IFA, Quinns...

September 25, 2019

‘Next harvest could be a different story than this year on prices’

‘Next harvest could be a different story than this year on prices’

Having just come out of a dry year, where global grain yields were back and feed demand was strong, the...

January 27, 2019

Soybean production could soon be ‘the norm’ in Ireland

Soybean production could soon be ‘the norm’ in Ireland

“Soya was grown in Ireland for the first time in 2018,” according to David Shortall of Quinns of Baltinglass. Quinns...

January 24, 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

Oilseed rape contracts available at €380/t

Oilseed rape contracts available at €380/t

Quinns of Baltinglass is offering oilseed rape contracts for 2019. The contract price is €380/t when delivered at 9% moisture...

August 22, 2018

Tillage focus: New pellet mill for 180,000t of Irish grain

Tillage focus: New pellet mill for 180,000t of Irish grain

The new pelleting mill at Quinns of Baltinglass is a sign of the confidence that the merchant has in Irish...

December 23, 2017

Forage focus: Have you considered miscanthus as a bedding option?

Forage focus: Have you considered miscanthus as a bedding option?

Demand for straw looks to be outstripping supply. 4X4 round bales of straw are costing as much as €40 in...

December 16, 2017

Over 400 people turn out to see new feed pellet plant in the south-east

Over 400 people turn out to see new feed pellet plant in the south-east

Over 400 people turned out to witness the official launch of a new feed pellet plant, which is run by...

October 23, 2017

€380/t oilseed rape contract available for harvest 2018

€380/t oilseed rape contract available for harvest 2018

As harvest ’17 continues to progress, a number of growers have said that oilseed rape will be their top-performing crop...

August 4, 2017

Winter barley yields lower than expected

Winter barley yields lower than expected

Harvest 2017 is well underway in some parts of the country, with crops ripening up to a week earlier than...

July 20, 2017