Soya Bean

EU maize prices – the sky could be the limit

EU maize prices – the sky could be the limit

On the back of last year’s severely reduced Ukrainian harvest, EU maize (corn) prices shot up. This was a direct...

May 20, 2021

Could soybean become a mainstream tillage option?

Could soybean become a mainstream tillage option?

A recent report from Rothamsted Research indicates that climate change could make soybean production a viable crop option in places...

February 16, 2021

Research: Cows’ milk ‘better for the environment’ than ‘soya milk’

Research: Cows’ milk ‘better for the environment’ than ‘soya milk’

With increasing pressure being put on citizens to do their part in tackling environmental issues through living and consuming in...

August 18, 2020

US soya growers just don’t understand EU opposition to GM

US soya growers just don’t understand EU opposition to GM

GM technology is helping soya growers in the US to deliver more for less, according to Eugene Philhower, from the...

November 2, 2015

‘EU is dragging its feet on GMO issues despite food safety sign off’

‘EU is dragging its feet on GMO issues despite food safety sign off’

The EU Commission is still taking far too long to authorise the use of new genetically modified (GM) maize and...

July 20, 2015

Strikes in Argentina putting upward pressure on soya prices

Strikes in Argentina putting upward pressure on soya prices

Strikes in Argentina, in tandem with currency movements, are combining to strengthen the price of soya meal imports into Ireland,...

May 28, 2015

Soya prices to fall by 6.4% over the next six months

Soya prices to fall by 6.4% over the next six months

Irish soya bean prices could drop by just over 6% between now and the beginning of the October, according to...

April 14, 2015

Weather factors impacting on oilseed rape and soya markets

Weather factors impacting on oilseed rape and soya markets

According to the Home Grown Cereals Authority (HGCA) in the UK, the prospects of record-breaking oilseed rape and soya bean...

November 27, 2014