Maize

Tillage: Fancy growing a crop of spelt?

Tillage: Fancy growing a crop of spelt?

Spelt may, or may not be, grown in Ireland. But it’s a very important cereal crop in many parts of...

June 24, 2022

25m tonnes of maize still in Ukrainian feed stores

25m tonnes of maize still in Ukrainian feed stores

It has been estimated that up to 25 million tonnes of maize remains in Ukrainian feed stores. This is crop...

May 17, 2022

Caution needed to gain the full benefits of under-sowing maize

Caution needed to gain the full benefits of under-sowing maize

Growers may be keener than ever this year to keep valuable nitrates in the soil by under-sowing maize with a...

April 30, 2022

Undersowing maize – is it an option this year?

Undersowing maize – is it an option this year?

According to grass seed breeder Barenbrug UK, some growers may be keen to keep valuable nitrates in the soil this...

April 29, 2022

BYDV hits Co. Down barley crop

BYDV hits Co. Down barley crop

A Co. Down cereal grower has confirmed that Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV) has caused problems within his 2021/22 winter...

April 29, 2022

Nutritional requirements of maize crops

Nutritional requirements of maize crops

April is fast approaching, and with it the maize-sowing season, making now onwards a good time to create a planting...

March 15, 2022

KWS launches new maize variety

KWS launches new maize variety

A new maize hybrid which combines high yields with excellent standing power and harvest flexibility has been launched for 2022...

December 27, 2021

Deep thinking from Rauch with latest machine

Deep thinking from Rauch with latest machine

Making machines that spread fertiliser has always been the primary business of Rauch. That focus has shifted a little as...

October 14, 2021

Record harvest on the cards for maize growers in Northern Ireland

Record harvest on the cards for maize growers in Northern Ireland

Assuming that weather conditions hold over the coming weeks, maize growers in Northern Ireland can look forward to both a...

September 20, 2021

Harvest checklist launched to help farmers capitalise on sustainability of maize

Harvest checklist launched to help farmers capitalise on sustainability of maize

With the drive to farm sustainably, be sure to capitalise on the excellent potential in this year’s forage maize crops...

September 11, 2021

Brexit is impacting on grain imports into Northern Ireland

Brexit is impacting on grain imports into Northern Ireland

The Northern Ireland Grain Trade Association (NIGTA) is claiming that the new Brexit trade deal (Trade and Co-operation Agreement) will...

January 28, 2021

Soils are low on moisture in many parts of the US

Soils are low on moisture in many parts of the US

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its latest Crop Progress Report on Tuesday (October 19). 97% of corn...

October 22, 2020

Which countries are most likely to impact on your grain prices?

Which countries are most likely to impact on your grain prices?

Last week the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) outlined some of the key producers and exporters of wheat and...

October 11, 2020

Demand uncertainty in grain markets

Demand uncertainty in grain markets

Amy Reynolds of the International Grains Council (IGC) stated that demand uncertainty could be one of the main factors affecting...

June 12, 2020

Grain price: Rapeseed reaches highest price since March 2017

Grain price: Rapeseed reaches highest price since March 2017

Paris rapeseed futures reached their highest price since March 2017 this week. On Tuesday (January 7), the price closed at...

January 12, 2020

870hp John Deere undergoes German investigation…in Italy

870hp John Deere undergoes German investigation…in Italy

Launched earlier this year, the 9000 Series forage harvesters from John Deere were promised to improve harvesting speed and efficiency...

November 7, 2018

Latest-generation Claas Jaguar hits Ireland – but how does it affect the bottom line?

Latest-generation Claas Jaguar hits Ireland – but how does it affect the bottom line?

Having been on tour all over the UK, a latest-generation ‘demo’ Claas Jaguar 970 forage harvester popped up here in Ireland...

October 30, 2017

First look: Krone ‘lifts’ the lid on new-generation forage harvester

First look: Krone ‘lifts’ the lid on new-generation forage harvester

Krone, the family-owned machinery giant, will unveil its latest additions to its BiG X range at the upcoming Agritechnica machinery extravagnaza. Three...

September 6, 2017