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Tillage farmers ‘at distinct disadvantage’ in ACRES

Tillage farmers ‘at distinct disadvantage’ in ACRES

Tillage farmers will be at a “distinct financial disadvantage” under the new Agri Climate Rural Environment Scheme (ACRES), according to...

June 22, 2022

Tillage area increase ‘obvious solution’ to hitting climate targets – IGGG

Tillage area increase ‘obvious solution’ to hitting climate targets – IGGG

Increasing the area under tillage in Ireland is “one obvious solution” to meeting targets set out in the Climate Action...

November 5, 2021

‘Logic suggests that we should be trying to increase our tillage area’

‘Logic suggests that we should be trying to increase our tillage area’

The chairperson of the Irish Grain Growers’ Group (IGGG) has called on the Minister for Agriculture Dara Calleary and the...

August 16, 2020

Grain growers call for tillage recognition in agri-industry ‘success stories’

Grain growers call for tillage recognition in agri-industry ‘success stories’

The Irish Grain Growers Group (IGGG) is calling for the tillage sector to be recognised as part of the “success...

October 25, 2019

Government urged to ‘consider embargo on Brazilian grain imports’

Government urged to ‘consider embargo on Brazilian grain imports’

The Irish Grain Growers Group (IGGG) has called on the Government to take action and “consider an embargo on Brazilian...

August 23, 2019

IGGG welcomes Boortmalt statement…but questions brewing-distilling ratio

IGGG welcomes Boortmalt statement…but questions brewing-distilling ratio

The Irish Grain Growers’ Group (IGGG) has welcomed a statement from Boortmalt in which the company said it would purchase...

August 15, 2019

Miller gives up the stout…because it’s not made from Irish grain

Miller gives up the stout…because it’s not made from Irish grain

AgriLand was interested to read that Bobby Miller, chairperson of the Irish Grain Growers’ Group (IGGG), gave up drinking stout...

January 13, 2019

Malting barley growers ready to walk away – Miller

Malting barley growers ready to walk away – Miller

Malting barley growers in Ireland are ready to walk away from the industry, the chairman of the Irish Grain Growers’...

September 6, 2018

Tillage lobby group slams Boortmalt/IFA malting barley price deal

Tillage lobby group slams Boortmalt/IFA malting barley price deal

Grain merchants and large co-ops “must stop hiding” behind “the defunct” malting barley price deal recently agreed between Boortmalt and...

August 22, 2018

IGGG calls for derogation on GLAS catch crop requirements

IGGG calls for derogation on GLAS catch crop requirements

The Irish Grain Growers Group (IGGG) has requested that the Government come up with fodder solutions. The group counts catch...

July 19, 2018

Request for grain auditing system to be introduced

Request for grain auditing system to be introduced

Calls have been made by the Irish Grain Growers’ Group (IGGG) for an auditing system to be introduced to track all...

May 24, 2018

IGGG poll: 13% of tillage farmers have no spring crops sown

IGGG poll: 13% of tillage farmers have no spring crops sown

A survey carried out by the Irish Grain Growers’ Group (IGGG), which took in 100 participants, has shown that 77%...

April 29, 2018

Where does the future of the Irish tillage sector lie?

Where does the future of the Irish tillage sector lie?

A number of key issues need to be addressed going forward to ensure the future of the Irish tillage sector,...

April 24, 2018

‘Tillage farmers will not be scapegoated again with another hare-brained scheme’

‘Tillage farmers will not be scapegoated again with another hare-brained scheme’

Tillage farmers will not be scapegoated again with another hare-brained scheme, according to the Irish Grain Growers’ Group (IGGG). The...

March 9, 2018

‘The impact farming has on climate change cannot be ignored’

‘The impact farming has on climate change cannot be ignored’

The impact farming has on climate change cannot be ignored, according to the chair of the Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food...

February 19, 2018

Grain Growers AGM: ‘We have to survive as tillage farmers in our own right’

Grain Growers AGM: ‘We have to survive as tillage farmers in our own right’

The Irish Grain Growers’ Group (IGGG) is set to hold its annual general meeting (AGM) tonight at 8:00pm in the...

February 8, 2018

Beet industry set for revival

Beet industry set for revival

A revival of the sugar beet industry may be in the pipeline as a new factory site is being considered...

January 11, 2018

‘Inaction from department is a big part of the tillage problem’

‘Inaction from department is a big part of the tillage problem’

A report on the future of the tillage sector in Ireland has outlined 35 recommendations to improve the industry’s prospects. Launched...

November 24, 2017