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12 April 2012
Crop Industry News from Ireland Irish Sowings Ahead of Schedule
IRELAND - This year has seen one of the earliest planting seasons in recent years due to excellent conditions over the last month, according to Irish Farmers Association National Grain Chairman...
Crop Industry News from Ireland Sowings Ahead of Schedule Due to Good Conditions
IRELAND - The Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) National Grain Chairman Noel Delany has said this has been one of the earliest planting seasons in recent years due to excellent conditions over...
02 February 2012
Crop Industry News from Ireland Mapping the Path to a Profitable Future
IRELAND - Adapt or perish, this is becoming the reality of the world that we live in. New technologies spring up every day, economies are no longer stable, the climate is changing and governments...
30 January 2012
Crop Industry News from Ireland Increase in Key Input Prices in 2012
IRELAND - For 2012, the forecast for cereal producers is for another increase inkey input prices, such as fertiliser, land rent and seed costs. However fuel prices in 2012 are likely to be unchanged....
26 January 2012
Crop Industry News from Ireland Irish Growers Achieve Record Cereal Yields in 2011
IRELAND - Ireland has globally high cereal yields and over the last decade, the highest average wheat and second highest average barley yields in the world. ...
24 January 2012
Crop Industry News from Ireland Irish Agriculture Set To Continue Growth
IRELAND - Following two years of impressive growth, the Irish agriculture sector is set to consolidate its position in 2012, according to a study released by Teagasc, the Irish Agriculture and...
17 January 2012
Crop Industry News from Ireland Teagasc National Tillage Conference
IRELAND - Meeting future demand is the theme of the upcoming Teagasc National Tillage Conference which this year takes place in The Lyrath Hotel, Kilkenny on Wednesday, 25 January....
20 December 2011
Crop Industry News from Ireland 2011 Another Good Year For Farm Incomes
Ireland - Simon Coveney, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine has welcomed the CSO�s advance estimate of Output, Input and Income in Agriculture for 2011. The release showed a 33.4...
22 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Ireland Teagasc Launch 'Energy Use In Agriculture'
IRELAND - Teagasc has launched a new publication called 'Energy Use in Agriculture', to help Irish farmers reduce farming energy costs....
15 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Ireland Plant Syence Expanding Fertiliser Use
IRELAND - A change in the period for the application of N and P fertilisers - following the revised Statutory Instrument (SI) enacting the Nitrates Directive - has got to be good news to cereal...
08 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Ireland Relentless Rise in Input Costs Erodes Price Gains
IRELAND - IFA President John Bryan said the relentless upward spiral in the main input costs, such as fertiliser, energy and feed is eroding commodity price gains....
22 August 2011
Crop Industry News from Ireland Advice to Growers as Markets Continue to Harden
IRELAND - IFA National Grain Committee Chairman warned growers not to be conned into accepting low prices for this year's grain as world markets continue to strengthen....
19 April 2011
Crop Industry News from Ireland Teagasc: Road Maps for Farming and Food Sector
IRELAND - Irish agriculture is facing a period of change. The Food Harvest 2020 report sets out ambitious targets for the agriculture and food industry. Teagasc has outlined the developments...
23 March 2011
Crop Industry News from Ireland Teagasc Crops Report Highlights Increased Cereal Area
IRELAND - The first Teagasc Crop Report of 2011, just published, highlights the increase in winter cereal area this year, the frost damage to winter sown oat crops and the attacks on oilseed...
04 March 2011
Crop Industry News from Ireland UN Index Reinforces Importance of Food Security
IRELAND - Commenting on the latest report from the UN�s Food and Agriculture Organisation on food prices, IFA President John Bryan said the dramatic swings in prices underline the importance...
18 February 2011
Crop Industry News from Ireland EC Says Feed Prices Causing Enormous Problems
IRELAND - The European Commission has acknowledged "enormous problems" for livestock farmers because animal feed prices are so high, and has moved to loosen import restrictions on fed grains. ...
31 January 2011
Crop Industry News from Ireland Managing Grain Price Volatility
IRELAND - Selling grain over the last few years has become a lot more difficult with massive fluctuations in price over a selling period. At the Teagasc National Tillage Conference, which is...
18 January 2011
Crop Industry News from Ireland International Meeting on Farm Health, Safety in Dublin
IRELAND - Teagasc and the Health and Safety Authority have announced that they will co-host an International meeting on Agricultural Occupational Safety and Health during 2011. ...
05 January 2011
Crop Industry News from Ireland Ireland Cereals Down in 2010; Optimistic for 2011
IRELAND - Total cereals production in 2010 was down 52,700t on the previous year to 1.93m tonnes, the Teagasc year-end crop report confirmed. ...
27 September 2010
Crop Industry News from Ireland IFA Wants Publication of Nitrates Rule Changes
IRELAND - The Irish Farmers' Union (IFA) is calling for the immediate publication of changes to the nitrate regulations. ...
16 September 2010
Crop Industry News from Ireland Govt Plan in Jeopardy Unless Nitrates Issue Resolved
IRELAND - At a special meeting in Dublin on Tuesday, of the Irish Farmers Association Executive Council, the Association sent a clear message to Government that the delivery of the Food Harvest...
02 July 2010
Crop Industry News from Ireland Opposing Mercosur Talks
IRELAND - The President of the Irish Farmers Association John Bryan and the newly-elected President of the Ulster Farmers Union John Thompson have committed to working together to oppose the...
08 June 2010
Crop Industry News from Ireland Intensive Farming Left Out of Nitrates Plan
IRELAND - The Department of Agriculture is calling on all parties to provide feedback on the proposed Nitrates Action Plan. The Irish Farmers Association (IFA) has expressed concerns about its...
20 May 2010
Crop Industry News from Ireland Weekend Rainfall Welcomed By Farmers
IRELAND – Rising temperatures and better overall weather conditions will boost cereal growth and lend a helping hand to struggling crops such as beet and maize, one agricultural commentator...
26 March 2010
Crop Industry News from Ireland GM Risks and Benefits 'Depend on Situation'
IRELAND - Genetically modified (GM) crops are not automatically bad, one scientist has pointed out....
19 March 2010
Crop Industry News from Ireland Monsanto Committed to Helping Farmers
IRELAND - As world population growth and dietary shifts continue, Monsanto's ongoing investment in agriculture is bringing more choices to the farm than ever before, Brett Begemann, executive...
10 March 2010
Crop Industry News from Ireland Anger at Termination of Barley Contracts
IRELAND - Traditional malting barley growers who have had their contracts terminated by Greencore staged a protest at the company’s EGM in Dublin on Tuesday....
20 January 2010
Crop Industry News from Ireland Irish Oat Crops Threatened by Cold Snap
Concern is growing over the impact of the recent cold snap on oat crops in Ireland....
29 December 2009
Crop Industry News from Ireland Council Approves Wind Farm for Donegal
IRELAND - Donegal County Council has approved a major new multimillion-euro wind farm near the village of Inver. Saporio Limited, with a Dublin address, received the go-ahead to erect four 2.3...
17 December 2009
Crop Industry News from Ireland Work Starts on Dublin Energy from Waste Plant
IRELAND - Covanta Holding Corporation, has started work on a new Energy-from-Waste plant in Dublin, Ireland....
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