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Major biomethane conference to take place next week
Stephen Robb
The 2024 Biomethane Conference will take place in Croke Park on Wednesday 12 June and will focus on the Government’s plans to develop 150 to 200 AD plants and a farmer-centric circular economy.
17 April 2024 News
Exclusive: tillage area slippage a concern - minister
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue said the tillage area is being eroded and he is concerned about the area dropping.
2 April 2024 News
Crop insurance: we’re not in Kansas now
Is crop insurance really suited to Ireland? Is price insurance a better option for a country with some of the highest yields in the world?
Tillage Podcast: wet weather, reports, schemes and blight
On this week’s tillage podcast we have a chat with a farmer in Meath, an adviser on potatoes and talk about brewery objections.
28 March 2024 News
Top actions in the Food Vision tillage report revealed
The Food Vision tillage report was delivered last week, approximately one year on from the announcement of the group.
27 March 2024 News
Tillage podcast: Lack of fieldwork, ask for funding and fertiliser savings
On this week’s show we chat about weather and fieldwork, forage crops and hear from a Teagasc adviser in the north east.
21 March 2024 News
€60m funding to be requested for tillage in 2024
Members of the tillage industry are suggesting that the tillage area could fall by at least 20,000ha this year. This is one of the reasons the sector is looking for funding.
17 March 2024 News
Fieldwork a struggle and no clarity on tillage rules
Tillage farmers are frustrated with weather and field conditions as they cannot get work done. Clarity on rules is also frustrating the industry.
12 March 2024 News
Tillage area could fall by over 20,000ha
Current indications suggest that tillage area could fall by 20,000 to 30,000ha this year, as farmers struggle to compete for land and face low prices and wet weather.
28 February 2024 News
Tillage Podcast: carbon, tillage funding and a new product
On this week’s show, we have plenty of guests from the Minister of State to Teagasc, Tirlán and Syngenta.
22 February 2024 News
Proposal to pay farmers to get into tillage
The Food Vision Tillage Group met to discuss the final document it will submit to the Minister for Agriculture.
21 February 2024 News
Minister issues call for food waste reduction initiatives
Funding will be awarded on a competitive basis for projects which are designed to reduce food waste generated in rural areas.
31 January 2024 News