Irish Grain Prices among the best in Europe


According to a new Crops Market Observatory reporting on all things grain, Irish prices rank among the best in the E.U.

Irish Grain Prices among the best in Europe

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According to a new Crops Market Observatory reporting on all things grain, Irish prices rank among the best in the E.U.

The European Commission recently set up a new Crops Market Observatory for Europes Tillage farmers.

The new market observatory publishes details on grain prices and production volumes in Europe.
It offers details on Trade in Grain from the various different markets in Europe, reporting on Export and Import numbers.


The Crop Market Observatory results, published by the IFA, show that Ireland rank among the top EU grain prices.
Currently Irish Feed Wheat prices rank at number 2 in Europe at €182 per tonne. The follow Portugal in First, with prices of €175 per tonne.


Meanwhile UK prices are at 164.03 with more quotes yet to be posted.
The results, although good news, are not entirely accurate as of yet with 8 countries left to publish quotes.


In Feed Barley Prices Ireland also fared well, posting the fourth highest prices at €168 per tonne.
Spain recorded the highest prices at €175 per tonne, with Cyprus and Portugal also publishing higher prices (€172, €170).
Uk prices meanwhile range from €130.07 up to €141.50 per tonne.


The Market Observatory will also offer farmers weather updates, whilst also giving updates on prices and trade from the rest of the world.


More good news for Ireland's Tillage sector this week, after the successful renegotiation between the IFA and the Department over the Tillage Crisis fund.


To read the full story on that, visit here http://www.thatsfarming.com/news/joe-healy-tillage-crisis-fund.






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