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Domestic Market The Winter crop harvest is now well underway having commenced last week. The acreage of Winter crops is one of the lowest on record, so weather permitting, progress in these crops will be swift. As predicted, due to the poor Winter following by the dry spell in April/May,crops are very variable. Some growers […]

IFA President Tim Cullinan said he noted the support Diageo is offering to the pub trade, and he encouraged them to extend this to growers.

Domestic Market Despite significant recent rain in places, it has been very variable and localised. It has come too little too late for many crops, particularly up through the midlands and into the east and north east. Grass growth has remained poor in areas also, which has led to supplementary feeding of concentrates and strong […]

IFA Grain Chairman Mark Browne said the continuing drought is having a severe impact on the tillage sector. Recent rains have been too little too late for many crops. At best, many growers will have significant yield reductions while in other situations, entire crops are a write-off. “The situation is particularly critical right up through […]

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