Cereals

Cereal acreage on the up in Northern Ireland

Cereal acreage on the up in Northern Ireland

Co. Down agronomist, Richard Owens, has confirmed a significant increase in the cereal acreage grown in Northern Ireland this year....

May 20, 2022

Farmgate prices mostly matching increased costs – Ulster Bank

Farmgate prices mostly matching increased costs – Ulster Bank

This week’s Balmoral Show has seen a wide range of updates provided regarding the current state of agriculture in Northern...

May 13, 2022

NI cereal crops ahead of normal for time of year

NI cereal crops ahead of normal for time of year

College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (CAFRE) tillage advisors are confirming that most cereal crops in Northern Ireland are...

May 10, 2022

Technology exhibitors set to return to Cereals

Technology exhibitors set to return to Cereals

Exhibitors are flocking back to Cereals as the event gears up to welcome visitors in June. Among the names set...

February 20, 2022

UN Food Price Index: Quotations for oils, meat and dairy rise

UN Food Price Index: Quotations for oils, meat and dairy rise

The gauge for world food prices went up in January, largely catalysed by supply-side constraints for vegetable oils, the Food...

February 3, 2022

Rothamsted: Gene editing will speed up ability to test enhanced crops

Rothamsted: Gene editing will speed up ability to test enhanced crops

Rothamsted Research scientists have welcomed changes that will make gene editing (GE) research much easier from now on.  The new...

January 21, 2022

DAERA publishes crop production estimates for 2021

DAERA publishes crop production estimates for 2021

Crop production estimates for the main cereal options and potatoes grown in Northern Ireland have been published for 2021, by...

December 22, 2021

Cereals 2021 set to go ahead as planned despite delay in lifting lockdown

Cereals 2021 set to go ahead as planned despite delay in lifting lockdown

The Cereals 2021 event will go ahead as planned despite the delay in the lifting of lockdown restrictions, as it...

June 16, 2021

NIAB Soil Hole to be demonstrated at Cereals

NIAB Soil Hole to be demonstrated at Cereals

Most farmers will dig a hole to assess their soil health, but it’s not often they get the chance to...

June 1, 2021

Cereals to host sustainable farming seminar

Cereals to host sustainable farming seminar

There are many factors involved in sustainable agriculture and a special selection of seminars at the Cereals Event will explore...

May 21, 2021

Learning to maximise soil health at Cereals

Learning to maximise soil health at Cereals

Soil is one of our most valuable assets, and soil health can be a key element in the fight against...

April 11, 2021

Improved situation for EU winter cereal crops

Improved situation for EU winter cereal crops

Heavy rain in October delayed planting across Europe, but dry weather in November has allowed many areas to catch up,...

November 24, 2020

Spring barley yields above average according to the AHDB

Spring barley yields above average according to the AHDB

Just small amounts of the harvest in Great Britain remained to be cut as of September 22 as the dry...

September 29, 2020

Cereals event in the UK to go online for 2020

Cereals event in the UK to go online for 2020

Cereals – The Arable Event – in the UK is set to go online. A statement from the organisers read:...

March 25, 2020

Plant counts a help in making agronomic decisions

Plant counts a help in making agronomic decisions

Plant counts are a very useful task to carry out. At this time of the year – and in a...

March 19, 2020

Volunteers needed to catch cereal aphids red-handed

Volunteers needed to catch cereal aphids red-handed

Cereal growers can learn about their fields’ aphid populations if they get involved in a new research project. The work...

October 14, 2019

Video: It wasn’t all mucky tyres and boots at Cereals 2019

Video: It wasn’t all mucky tyres and boots at Cereals 2019

The heavy rain was the main talking point of the ‘Cereals‘ event in the UK last week, but there was...

June 20, 2019

BRC confirms highest food inflation rate in over five years

BRC confirms highest food inflation rate in over five years

Figures published by the British Retail Consortium (BRC) confirm that food inflation accelerated in March to 2.5%, up from 1.6%...

April 12, 2019