‘Robust business case’ needed to re-establish sugar beet industry
Amy Forde
The landscape has completely changed since Ireland exited sugar production and EU sugar quotas were abolished, Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue has said.
11 January 2023 News
Return of 30,000ha of sugar beet could help meet tillage land target
If the sugar beet industry was running today, it would be extremely profitable, an Irish Grain Growers Group meeting heard this week.
4 January 2023 Crops
Four decades of change in the tillage sector
In the first of two articles looking back at his four decades in tillage, Andy Doyle remembers some of the major changes in plant protection, in crop breeding and the loss of the sugar industry.
Tillage Management: planning essential as wet weather remains
As land remains wet there is plenty of planning to be done going into the new year, which is set to be a challenging one.
4 January 2023 Husbandry
French farmers face many of the same challenges as Ireland
Crops were emerging and being planted in France last week, weather was helping to make things a bit easier.
26 October 2022 Crops
A resourceful organic tillage farm in France
There was a clear plan and focus on efficiency on this organic farm in France, with plenty of innovation too. Siobhán Walsh reports.
26 October 2022 News
BAR fund should go to genotyping national herd - Cullinan
Adam Woods reports from the Ulster/North Leinster IFA regional meeting held in Cootehill, Co Cavan.
14 September 2022 News