Grain Prices

Grain and feed market volatility set to continue amid weather conditions

Grain and feed market volatility set to continue amid weather conditions

Grain and feed market volatility looks set to continue over the coming months as pressure persists on global supply chains,...

December 21, 2021

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

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

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

‘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

Winter crops strongly advanced in most of Europe due to the mild winter

Winter crops strongly advanced in most of Europe due to the mild winter

Winter crops are generally in good shape and well developed in the EU due to the mild winter conditions, according...

March 22, 2016

European crops still at risk from frost

European crops still at risk from frost

In many parts of Europe and particularly key arable regions the annual hardening to winter crops has not occurred. Hardening...

February 24, 2016

Contraction in EU pig numbers to put more pressure on grain prices – AHDB

Contraction in EU pig numbers to put more pressure on grain prices – AHDB

A projected fall in EU pig numbers will reduce the demand for feed within that sector over the coming months,”...

January 24, 2016

Dairygold announces final grain prices for 2015

Dairygold announces final grain prices for 2015

The 2015 harvest, despite some weather delays, has now been completed with good reports on the yield and quality fronts,...

October 23, 2015

Why all the fuss over greening?

Why all the fuss over greening?

The last fortnight has seen a very strong media focus on the potential impact of greening on Irish agriculture. And,...

March 16, 2015

Northern Hemisphere winter crops off to reasonable start

Northern Hemisphere winter crops off to reasonable start

Winter crops across the northern hemisphere are generally well established and in reasonable condition, according to the Home Grown Cereals...

January 9, 2015

Feed use increasing at a faster rate than milk output since 1990

Feed use increasing at a faster rate than milk output since 1990

Compound feed per cow increased at a faster annual rate than milk output per cow since 1990 despite decreases in...

January 5, 2015

More feed grain available due to wet European summer

More feed grain available due to wet European summer

A wet summer in many regions of the EU has meant a greater proportion of wheat is available for feed,...

October 21, 2014

Dairy farmers increasingly buying up prime arable land

Dairy farmers increasingly buying up prime arable land

When examining the profile of buyers in the latest Sherry FitzGerald Agricultural Land Price Index, dairy farmers were found to...

October 2, 2014

New John Deere combine developments for 2015

New John Deere combine developments for 2015

John Deere is introducing the new five-walker W330 and six-walker W440 entry level combine harvesters for the 2015 season. Offering...

September 18, 2014