Wheat

Russian wheat harvest up, prices down

Russian wheat harvest up, prices down

The Russia wheat harvest has finished at 4t/ha, up 22% on 2013, according to Black Earth Farming. The investment company...

August 17, 2014

UK harvest is 45% complete

UK harvest is 45% complete

Latest reports from the HGCA show that 45% of the UK combinable area has been harvested. It says the remnants...

August 14, 2014

Stay aware of mycotoxin risk in wheat at harvest

Stay aware of mycotoxin risk in wheat at harvest

The Home Grown Cereals Authority (HGCA) in the UK is reminding wheat growers to keep track of rainfall for their...

August 9, 2014

Strong US Wheat harvest progress with remaining crops in good condition

Strong US Wheat harvest progress with remaining crops in good condition

Harvesting in the US is well underway for winter wheat, with the USDA reporting that harvest progress is ahead of...

August 7, 2014

UK consumer confidence soars to nine year high

UK consumer confidence soars to nine year high

UK consumer confidence has risen sharply since the start of the year, boosted by a variety of good-news stories about...

July 29, 2014

Need for straw imports into Northern Ireland questioned

Need for straw imports into Northern Ireland questioned

A Co Derry cereal grower has expressed deep dismay at the large tonnages of straw being imported from the Republic...

July 29, 2014

UK wheat harvest underway

UK wheat harvest underway

The first of this year’s UK winter wheat crop was harvested this week on land farmed by Andrew Tetlow (AET...

July 25, 2014

Good EU-28 cereal yields predicted

Good EU-28 cereal yields predicted

The EU Commission’s crop monitoring unit (MARS) recently released a positive outlook for EU-28 cereal yields. It forecasts that average...

July 23, 2014

Above average EU cereal harvest on the cards

Above average EU cereal harvest on the cards

Prospects for 2014 indicate an above average EU cereal harvest for the second year in a row (and a record...

July 8, 2014

New international collaboration to protect the world’s crops

New international collaboration to protect the world’s crops

Experts from the UK and India are working together to identify and develop novel environmentally-sustainable strategies to control plant pests,...

July 5, 2014

Septoria resistance threatens viability of winter wheat crops

Septoria resistance threatens viability of winter wheat crops

The issue of septoria resistance was keenly discussed at today’s Teagasc Spring Crop Walk on the farm of the Hickey...

April 23, 2014

Winter wheat varieties 2014

Winter wheat varieties 2014

The View from Teagasc: The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine published its recommended wheat list recently.  The main changes are:...

October 10, 2013