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Tillage
42 farms plant 7t of cover crop seed in Guinness project
Siobhán Walsh
The project was launched last February and aims to reduce emissions and improve soil health on farms.
5 October 2022 News
Grain prices hit record high
The two main grain-purchasing co-ops announced record harvest grain prices earlier this week .
5 October 2022 News
Tirlán announces record grain prices for 2022
Tirlán has announced its grain prices for the 2022 harvest. Co-op members may also be eligible for a trading bonus on these prices. Andy Doyle and Siobhán Walsh report.
Dairygold announces €302/t for 2022 feed barley
Dairygold is the first co-op to finalise its grain prices for harvest 2022. The Munster-based co-op is one of the biggest buyers of grain in the country.
4 October 2022 News
Boortmalt scraps energy charge but goes back on moisture bonus
Boortmalt is the biggest buyer of malt in Ireland and brought in a controversial energy charge this harvest.
30 September 2022 News
Boortmalt harvest price finishes at €398.38/t
The price is calculated based on an average of a French malting barley price over the season from April to September.
23 September 2022 News
My Farming Week: Trevor Harris, Donadea, Co Kildare
Trevor is busy harvesting salads at present, but has a great mix of crops and animals on the farm.
21 September 2022 News
Malting barley harvest price to settle this week
The price is based on the average of a French malting barley price, the FOB Creil Planet price.
20 September 2022 News
Waterford Whisky Growers of the Year announced
The award was shared this year between three growers who supply biodynamic barley to the distillery.
16 September 2022 News
Tillage Podcast: pints, planting and harvesting before the rain
On this week's tillage podcast, Kieran Mailey joins Andy Doyle and Siobhán Walsh to discuss the harvest in the north and northwest.
1 September 2022 News
Tillage farmers get just 1c from €5 pint
Malting barley is essential in the production of Irish drinks, but the farmer gets a very small percentage of the price of a pint.
31 August 2022 News
Editorial: Asian trade mission crucial as Brexit exposure increases
It is disappointing to note that beef exports to the Asian market for the first six months of 2022 are at their lowest point since 2018.
31 August 2022 Viewpoints