Bean growers receive 40% protein payment bonus
Growers of protein crops in 2018 recently received their support payment, which was 40% higher than the target rate due a lower area sown.
New contracts for spring oilseed rape on offer
Waterford-based Seedtech continues to develop its spring oilseed growers’ base and is now offering new seed contracts to farmers.
Six new spring varieties recommended for 2019
Four new spring barley varieties, two oats and one wheat make up the main changes on the 2019 recommended lists. The long-serving Propino barley and Binary oats have been dropped.
Protein Aid payments average over €4,000
Growers received the payment towards the end of 2018.