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Tillage
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.
Harvest 2022: changes to Boortmalt specs and charges
Here are some changes that farmers should be aware of as they deliver barley to Boortmalt this harvest.
9 August 2022 News
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
Crop on Camera: paintbrush stage means T2 time
The awns are out on this crop in Co Wexford and Teagasc adviser Eoin Lyons explains how it will be treated at the T2 fungicide timing.
7 June 2022 Crops
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
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
Tillage podcast: Boortmalt transparency, Crop Protection magazine and barley at €310/t
It’s been another big week on the tillage podcast. In this episode, the team discuss the transparency of Boortmalt, green harvest feed grain surpassing €300/t and Crop Protection magazine.
14 April 2022 News