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Domestic Market Feed demand remains steady as the continued wet weather has ensured animals have remained indoors. Barley has picked up some demand due to the price differential with other feedstuffs, which will ensure lower stock levels than last year. Estimates would suggest that at this stage there are approximately 82,000 ha of Winter cereal […]

The move by Irish Distillers to formally recognise the high environmental standards of green spring barley growers is a welcome development, according to IFA National Grain Chairman, Mark Browne. He was speaking at the launch of the new ‘Green Spring Barley Scheme’ at Midleton Distillery, Co. Cork this morning. IFA Deputy President Brian Rushe attended […]

IFA is holding a grain seminar next Tuesday, 10th March at City North Hotel, Gormanstown, Dublin starting at 8pm. The agenda for the night includes: IFA tillage policy update – Mark Browne, IFA National Grain Chairman Grain markets outlook – Pat Farrell, IFA Grain Executive Grass weeds in cereals (control and identification) – Jimmy Staples, […]

Domestic Market Many parts of the country have received twice their annual rainfall amounts for February. At this stage there will not be an early Spring and this has increased the demand for animal feed. This has had a positive effect for the price of barley with signs of upward movement in recent days. There […]

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