Wheat

‘Favourable crop conditions in Ireland; EU crops above average’

‘Favourable crop conditions in Ireland; EU crops above average’

The weather conditions in Ireland continue to be favourable for crop development and in general crop growth conditions throughout Europe...

May 31, 2015

Farming opportunities abound in western Poland

Farming opportunities abound in western Poland

There are tremendous prospects for young people from Ireland to establish attractive share farming opportunities in western Poland, according to...

May 22, 2015

Strengthening futures’ market could encourage last season’s wheat to be stored

Strengthening futures’ market could encourage last season’s wheat to be stored

A strengthening futures’ market could make it feasible to store 2014 wheat well into the new season, according to Agricultural...

April 27, 2015

UK’s winter-drilled crops in good condition

UK’s winter-drilled crops in good condition

The latest crops report from the UK’s Agricultural Development and Advisory Service (ADAS) reveals that winter-drilled crops were in good...

April 10, 2015

Research identifies new ways of treating cereal diseases

Research identifies new ways of treating cereal diseases

Manipulating the genetic make-up of cereal plants may well open up radical new ways of killing off fungal pathogens, which...

February 12, 2015

Tillage research reveals new insights into Septoria’s modus operandi

Tillage research reveals new insights into Septoria’s modus operandi

Tillage research undertaken by scientists at Rothamsted Research has shed new light on how the fungus Septoria tritici causes the...

January 21, 2015

Fungicide options on tillage farms for this year

Fungicide options on tillage farms for this year

Tillage farmers have been given an update on their generic fungicide options for the coming year, courtesy of the presentation...

January 6, 2015

Global warming to threaten international tillage prospects

Global warming to threaten international tillage prospects

An international tillage research group is predicting that global wheat yields will drop by 6% for each degree centigrade of...

January 4, 2015

Reduced plantings of wheat, oats and oilseeds in the UK next year

Reduced plantings of wheat, oats and oilseeds in the UK next year

According to the Home Grown Cereals Authority’s Early Bird Survey of UK tillage farmers’ planting intentions for 2015, a reduction...

November 17, 2014

Record volumes of wheat milled by UK millers

Record volumes of wheat milled by UK millers

A record 641,000t of wheat was milled in the UK in September, according to DEFRA data released this week, up...

November 12, 2014

Rumours surround Russia’s 2015 wheat crop

Rumours surround Russia’s 2015 wheat crop

Speculation around the potential success of Russia’s 2015 wheat crop is already dominating grain market headlines according to HGCA analyst Anna...

October 31, 2014

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

Combine breaks world record harvesting almost 800t in 8 hrs

Combine breaks world record harvesting almost 800t in 8 hrs

New Holland Agriculture smashed the current Guinness World Record title for most wheat harvested within eight hours with the CR10.90...

October 16, 2014

EU set for record cereal harvest

EU set for record cereal harvest

The EU cereal harvest is forecast to set a new record in 2014, with strong exports and stocks expected to increase...

October 10, 2014

International food prices continue to fall

International food prices continue to fall

Food markets are more stable and prices for most agricultural commodities are sharply lower than they have been in recent...

October 9, 2014

Protein at all-time low levels in British barleys

Protein at all-time low levels in British barleys

Analysis carried out by the Home Grown Cereals Authority (HGCA) in Britain confirms that the average nitrogen content of barley...

October 8, 2014

UK harvest 80% done, following 500,000ha push this week

UK harvest 80% done, following 500,000ha push this week

Some 80% of the total UK cereal and oilseed rape area has been harvested according to latest reports from the...

August 29, 2014

All you need to know about the global harvest

All you need to know about the global harvest

The latest global crop update from the HGCA provides an overview of both plantings and harvest around the world. Argentina...

August 25, 2014