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Tillage
Boortmalt scraps energy charge but goes back on moisture bonus
Siobhán Walsh
Boortmalt is the biggest buyer of malt in Ireland and brought in a controversial energy charge this harvest.
23 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.
21 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.
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
Malting barley growers getting 1c from pint
A little bit extra on the pint could make a big difference to tillage farm incomes. At present, the farmer is getting the least amount from the pint, writes Siobhán Walsh.
31 August 2022 News
Whiskey Association thanks growers
The Dealer thinks the Irish Whiskey Association timed their tweet poorly last week when it came to thanking growers.
24 August 2022 Dealer
Boortmalt harvest price continues to drop
The price used to develop the harvest price for Boortmalt suppliers dropped significantly last week.
23 August 2022 News
Tillage podcast: harvest results and what to plant
On this week's tillage podcast, Andy Doyle and Siobhán Walsh chat to Dónal Fitzgerald of Goldcrop about harvest results and crop choice for the coming season.
18 August 2022 News