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Tillage
Agreement on Boortmalt drying charge ‘not taken lightly’ by IFA
Noel Bardon
The IFA reluctantly accepted the drying charge after negotiations between itself and Boortmalt, the farm org has said.
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 News
Record €700m harvest in heatwave
The 2022 harvest will be worth €170m more than last year, and is the earliest in nearly 40 years.
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
Flat rate tillage payment proposed to increase area
A number of different groups came together to discuss proposals to maintain and increase the tillage area.
3 August 2022 News
Ukraine grain exports fail to quell supply concerns
Withe a Black Sea deal in place, the big questions now are will ships go to Ukraine to pick up cargo and can internal infrastructure cope with the delivery of grain to the ports.
3 August 2022 News
Torrential rain damages crops in the northwest
Close to three inches of rainfall fell in a three-hour period in the northwest.
27 July 2022 Northern Ireland
Charity silage event for Clonakilty
Social media sensation Farmer Phil is heading for west Cork for a major charity fundraiser event.
27 July 2022 Dealer
Grain Trends: prices recover following Black Sea deal
Markets slipped a bit further following the announcement of the Ukrainian export corridor, but weather issues drive supply concerns once again.
27 July 2022 Markets
Farmer Writes: Barley and banking
With the harvest in swing, farmer Gerald Potterton has plenty of time in the cab to reflect on the banking sector.
20 July 2022 Farmer Writes
Disappointing start to harvest may be improving
Early harvest reports of yields well under 3.0t/ac sent shivers down farmers’ backs but the situation may be improving as better crops come under the knife.
13 July 2022 News
Valuing genetic improvement
As a new season approaches, it is important that growers be aware of the variety options and the traits they carry.
13 July 2022 Animal Health