Expected tonnage and prices for harvest 2020
Pat Farrell, IFA Grain & Horticulture Executive joined Mark Plunkett on this week’s episode of the Tillage Edge with Pat giving an update on the expected tonnage for the grain harvest both locally and internationally as well as prices for 2020.
Pat also discussed many factors impacting grain prices here in Ireland from maize corn, forward selling to Covid 19. It was highlighted that oilseeds and proteins crops provide an option of spreading the risk at harvest time plus offer many benefits in terms of rotation and higher cereals yields. Finally, Pat gave a very comprehensive update on the straw market and potential supplies for a range of crops in 2020.
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