Why is grain conditioning important?

Tom Burns, Technical Manager and Jack O'Hare, Business Director It is estimated that 500,000 tonnes of grain (mainly Barley) is rolled for animal feeding in Ireland each year. As we head into another winter feeding…

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Interim Grain Harvest Report – Vol: 3 Issue: 2

Weeks 33-38 2014 Harvest 2014 completed: The 2014 harvest has been completed. Despite the broken weather pattern in August, the harvest progressed at a steady pace which facilitated the harvesting of grain at generally lower…

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Interim Grain Harvest Report – Vol:3 Issue:1

Weeks 28-32 2014 Winter Barley Harvest completed: With the Winter Barley harvest complete in all but a handful of locations, the harvest has been conducted in a period of very favourable weather and ground conditions…

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Survey of UK Grown Cereals

The UK Home Grown Cereal Association, HGCA, has recently unveiled a survey of contaminants in UK grown cereals. This project is the latest in a series looking at the occurrence of key contaminants in UK-grown…

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Teagasc Farm Finance Newsletter – August 2012

Teasgasc have released their August 2012 Advisory Newsletter for the Irish agriculture sector. The newsletter includes both a mid-year review and outlook for beef, sheep, pig and cereal farmers. It is available as a PDF…

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Global Feed Report from FEFAC AGM 2011

In June this year, FEFAC (European Food Manufacturers Association) published a summary document that highlights some key numbers and trends in compound feed production, livestock production and meat consumption in Europe. It provides a useful…

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