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Weekly podcast: ACRES payments, record harvest and Thrive open day
Barry Murphy
Get details of the payments set to be available to farmers under ACRES and news of the tillage sector’s €700m record heatwave harvest.
12 August 2022 News
‘Severe’ drought in Europe affecting crop yields - Commissioner
Farmers in many parts of Europe are set to see drier than normal conditions continue for the next three months, says the Global Drought Observatory (GDO).
11 August 2022 News
Boortmalt closes intake for next three days
Boortmalt is the biggest buyer of malting barley in the country and is closing the Athy grain intake on Thursday evening.
Tillage podcast: hot harvest and Department on nitrates
This week, we focus on harvest. We talk to the Department of Agriculture about nitrates, preview this week’s paper and hear the latest on grain markets and weather.
11 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 News
Record €700m harvest in heatwave
The 2022 harvest will be worth €170m more than last year, and is the earliest in nearly 40 years.
10 August 2022 News
High tillage payment rates for actions over small farm areas
There are ACRES actions that some farmers may already be completing, such as minimum tillage, set to receive payments under ACRES.
10 August 2022 Climate and environment
Clarity on new nitrates tillage rules
The Department provided some clarification on new nitrates rules for tillage this week when Ted Massey spoke on the Tillage Podcast.
10 August 2022 News
Harvest up to 65% complete already
Good weather has continued to drive an early and rapid harvest for most growers with exceptional yields to date.
10 August 2022 News
Teagasc lines up national organic trio
Teagasc has recently appointed former farm adviser Martin Bourke as its organic cropping and integrated systems specialist.
10 August 2022 News
Job moves in the tillage sector
There are plenty of people moving jobs in the tillage sector and a shortage of people to fill the jobs that are there.
10 August 2022 News
Mandatory crop rotation will force land out of tillage, grain growers say
Although Irish tillage farmers will be exempt from the requirement for full annual crop rotation under the redrafted CAP plan, the IGG said the updated programme remains a concern.
10 August 2022 News