Lack of tillage support from fodder committee 'extremely disappointing' – IGGG
Anne O'Donoghue
A statement from the IGGG said it was 'incredulous' only words of support offered to tillage farmers at this Tuesday’s fodder committee meeting.
17 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.
13 March 2024 News
Letter: Bord Bia and Teagasc failing grain growers
Teagasc and Bord Bia respond to a letter from grain grower Ollie Whyte, who has hit out at farm organisations, Bord Bia and Teagasc on their treatment of grain growers.
Wexford man wins Guinness malting barley award
CEO Peter Nallen chooses Guinness malt barley grower awards to announce a major expansion of Boortmalt's Athy maltings.
5 March 2024 News
Check out all the winners from the Tirlán grain quality awards
The Tirlán grain quality awards took place on Tuesday 20 February. Here are all of the winners receiving their awards at the ceremony.
25 February 2024 News
Grass means survival - our competitive advantage
Given our geographical location, our premium brands, and our weather patterns we need to keep grass front and centre.
21 February 2024 Viewpoints
Lovely Laois oats top Tirlán grain awards
The Tirlán grain awards presentation took place in Portlaoise on Tuesday 20 February.
20 February 2024 News
Draft Biomethane Strategy fails to impress
The draft biomethane strategy has drawn a strong response. While many remain disappointed, it signalled the first attempt at a useful policy from the Government for the industry, writes Stephen Robb.
14 February 2024 News
Tillage Podcast: farming for Dyson, Irish crop returns and awards
This week’s Tillage Podcast features the head of agronomy of a 35,000ac farm, undesirable figures on Irish tillage farming and some good news on whiskey.
8 February 2024 News
Irish grain has much lower carbon footprint than South American maize
This is good news for Irish tillage farmers, who should be able to calculate the carbon footprint of their grain.
31 January 2024 News
Teagasc tillage conference to focus on planning for 2024
There will be a dedicated session which will describe the potential for domestically sourced cereal to support a strongly branded and now diverse drinks industry.
19 January 2024 News
'Dairy won’t survive without tillage' - BOI head of agriculture
Livestock farming in Ireland needs Irish grain for animal feed. Dairygold produces an Irish-only ration, showing support for the tillage sector.
12 January 2024 News