Tillage News

A preview of the 2022 World Potato Congress

A preview of the 2022 World Potato Congress

Ireland hosts the World Potato Congress (WPC) in Dublin between May 30 and June 2 this year. The latest Tillage...

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Trouw launches new environmental footprint programmes

Trouw launches new environmental footprint programmes

Trouw Nutrition Ireland is rolling out a number of environmental footprint programmes across the country over the coming months. These...

May 20, 2022

Cereal acreage on the up in Northern Ireland

Cereal acreage on the up in Northern Ireland

Co. Down agronomist, Richard Owens, has confirmed a significant increase in the cereal acreage grown in Northern Ireland this year....

May 20, 2022

FAO: Agriculture is key to lasting peace and security

FAO: Agriculture is key to lasting peace and security

The head of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has called for greater funding for agriculture...

May 20, 2022

EU Commission authorises 2 genetically modified crops

EU Commission authorises 2 genetically modified crops

The European Commission has today (Thursday, May 19) authorised two genetically modified (GM) crops (one maize and one soya bean)...

May 19, 2022

ICSA calls for catch crops scheme for tillage farmers

ICSA calls for catch crops scheme for tillage farmers

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) has called for a scheme that will incentivise tillage farmers to grow...

May 17, 2022

25m tonnes of maize still in Ukrainian feed stores

25m tonnes of maize still in Ukrainian feed stores

It has been estimated that up to 25 million tonnes of maize remains in Ukrainian feed stores. This is crop...

May 17, 2022

Pit silage: How much will it cost per acre this year?

Pit silage: How much will it cost per acre this year?

The past week has seen farmers across many parts of the country move to secure their first cut of pit...

May 17, 2022

Ukraine exported 1m tonnes of grain during the month of April

Ukraine exported 1m tonnes of grain during the month of April

Despite the impact of the ongoing conflict, Ukraine managed to export one million tonnes of grain during the month April...

May 16, 2022

What are the prospects for international grain prices?

What are the prospects for international grain prices?

The latest Tillage Edge Podcast looks at the prospects for international grain prices over the coming months. The broadcast includes...

May 16, 2022

EU to set up ‘Solidarity Lanes’ for Ukrainian agri exports and imports

EU to set up ‘Solidarity Lanes’ for Ukrainian agri exports and imports

The European Commission has today (Thursday, May 12) as part of the EU’s solidarity response with Ukraine, presented a set of...

May 12, 2022

Big reduction in Ukrainian grain maize and soya output predicted

Big reduction in Ukrainian grain maize and soya output predicted

It has ben reported that farmers in Ukraine have cut back significantly on the acreage of grain maize and soya...

May 10, 2022

Port of Constanta rises in prominence for grain exports

Port of Constanta rises in prominence for grain exports

The port of Constanta on Romania’s Black Sea coast has, increasingly, been used as a location for grain exports from...

May 9, 2022

Lack of fertiliser still a big issue in Poland

Lack of fertiliser still a big issue in Poland

A recent Tillage Edge podcast featured an overview of the progress made so far this year by farmers in Poland...

May 9, 2022

Minister launches scheme for protein and cereal mix crops

Minister launches scheme for protein and cereal mix crops

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine has today (Monday, May 9) officially launched a scheme supporting the growth...

May 9, 2022

Minister expects strong demand for Straw Incorporation Measure in 2022

Minister expects strong demand for Straw Incorporation Measure in 2022

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has said he expects a high demand for the Straw Incorporation...

May 4, 2022

Tillage farmers ‘yet to receive any worthwhile support’ – grain growers

Tillage farmers ‘yet to receive any worthwhile support’ – grain growers

Tillage farmers in Ireland “have yet to receive any worthwhile support” to offset rising input costs, the Irish Grain Growers...

May 4, 2022

Eurostat: Sales of pesticides in Ireland drop by 20%

Eurostat: Sales of pesticides in Ireland drop by 20%

The volume of sales of pesticides in Ireland has decreased by around 20% in the past decade, according to a...

May 3, 2022