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Boortmalt closes intake for next three days
Siobhán Walsh
Boortmalt is the biggest buyer of malting barley in the country and is closing the Athy grain intake on Thursday evening.
10 August 2022 News
Boortmalt imposes €12/t energy charge on growers
With the malt harvest in full swing, yield and quality are excellent, but strict protein restrictions are an issue for growers.
10 August 2022 Dealer
Autumn agreement would lead to smoother harvest
August is no time for negotiating harvest arrangements, but Boortmalt's positive influence on the Irish tillage sector should not be overlooked.
BASF and Boortmalt to improve carbon footprint of barley
BASF and Boortmalt are working with 50 Irish tillage farmers to reduce their carbon emissions.
7 August 2022 News
Malting price rises after downward trend
The Boortmalt price is based on a French malting barley price, the Free-On-Board Creil malting barley price.
2 August 2022 News
Boortmalt harvest price currently at €436/t
Boortmalt suppliers will find out their harvest price on 22 September when the averaging model used to develop the price is complete.
29 June 2022 News
Boortmalt recruit only in and he’s out
John Burgess has been let go from Boortmalt just weeks into the job. With a shortage of agronomists in the country, it might be hard to fill the role.
22 June 2022 Dealer
Opinion: sensible decisions rendered seemingly reckless
The senseless invasion of Ukraine has made forward selling a loss-making operation for farmers, and there are no easy solutions.
14 May 2022 Opinion
Grain Trends: old crop weakens while new crop rises
Supply projections for wheat and maize are once again driving price pressure in new-crop grain markets.
27 April 2022 Markets
Crop on Camera: Preparing for weed spray in Co Wexford
Eoin Lyons is an adviser on the Teagasc Boortmalt Malting Barley Programme. He will follow a malting barley crop for the season ahead.
27 April 2022 Husbandry
Tillage podcast: spring agronomy, solar PV economics and €400/t malting barley
The tillage team discusses all of the key agronomy decisions taking place in tillage fields this week, malting barley hitting €400/t and the economics of on-farm solar PV.
21 April 2022 News
Malting barley hits €400/t for Boortmalt suppliers
Boortmalt suppliers had been awaiting some indication on where malting barley price was sitting as the French price used to calculate the price here in Ireland is not widely available.
20 April 2022 News