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Tillage
Boortmalt harvest price currently at €436/t
Siobhán Walsh
Boortmalt suppliers will find out their harvest price on 22 September when the averaging model used to develop the price is complete.
22 June 2022 Dealer
Boortmalt recruit only in and he’s out
John Burgess has been let go from Boortmalt just weeks into the job. With a shortage of agronomists in the country, it might be hard to fill the role.
14 May 2022 Opinion
Opinion: sensible decisions rendered seemingly reckless
The senseless invasion of Ukraine has made forward selling a loss-making operation for farmers, and there are no easy solutions.
Grain Trends: old crop weakens while new crop rises
Supply projections for wheat and maize are once again driving price pressure in new-crop grain markets.
27 April 2022 Markets
Crop on Camera: Preparing for weed spray in Co Wexford
Eoin Lyons is an adviser on the Teagasc Boortmalt Malting Barley Programme. He will follow a malting barley crop for the season ahead.
27 April 2022 Husbandry
Tillage podcast: spring agronomy, solar PV economics and €400/t malting barley
The tillage team discusses all of the key agronomy decisions taking place in tillage fields this week, malting barley hitting €400/t and the economics of on-farm solar PV.
21 April 2022 News
Malting barley hits €400/t for Boortmalt suppliers
Boortmalt suppliers had been awaiting some indication on where malting barley price was sitting as the French price used to calculate the price here in Ireland is not widely available.
20 April 2022 News
Tillage Management: emphasis swings back to fertilisation and husbandry
With most spring crops now emerged, the emphasis swings to early nitrogen application and herbicides and PGRs are now important on many winter cereals.
20 April 2022 Husbandry
Suppliers awaiting clarity on Boortmalt price
As feed prices continue to rise, some malting barley suppliers are wondering should they be looking at the feed market for their crops.
13 April 2022 News
Watch: this week in photos - potatoes, ploughing, barley and fertiliser
Our top farming photos from the past week include Markies potatoes being set, ASN fertiliser being spread to a crop of Ariella and Planet spring malting barley being set in Co Cork.
3 April 2022 News
From the Tramlines: burst of work in tillage fields
This week Stephen Robb talks to farmers from Laois, Wexford and Donegal where spring field work has kicked off.
30 March 2022 Crops
New season of From the Tramlines kicks off
Stephen Robb profiles all 12 tillage farmers who are taking part in this year’s From the Tramlines series.
23 March 2022 News