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Domestic Market Due to the continuation of the dry weather, feed demand has remained strong considering the time of year. If this dry spell continues, we will see an increase in the demand for supplementary feed as grass growth is adversely affected. The weather is beginning to have an effect on crops, with rainfall figures […]

IFA Grain Committee Chairman Mark Browne has welcomed the commitment from Glanbia Ireland (GI) to purchase this year’s malting barley crop.

IFA Grain Committee Chairman Mark Browne has called on feed mills to use Irish grains. Some feed merchants are now producing rations which contain little or no Irish grain and have replaced it with maize grain from non-EU sources.

Domestic Market As expected, feed demand has dropped off considerably as we near the end of April. The continuing spell of dry weather has ensured that planting of the main cereal crops is finished in all parts of the country, with only small amounts of maize and potatoes remaining.

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