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Ireland’s tillage sector needs protecting – Hoey

The tillage sector in Ireland needs a framework along the lines of dairy co-ops to make it sustainable long-term, Michael...

Grain Growers Are Going Out Of Business

More than 100 grain growers held a demonstration outside of the Guinness Storehouse this week, to highlight the ongoing plight...

Grain Growers Protest Outside Guinness

On Tuesday, the Irish Grain Growers held a protest outside St James’s Gate in Dublin, to highlight the current challenges...

Malting barley growers to step up their campaign for better prices

Malting Barley Growers Association are to step up their campaign to highlight the current challenges facing their sector and indeed...

Grain growers renew calls for pint price drop as protest set to reach Guinness HQ

A protest by the Irish Grain Growers Group (IGGG) is set to take place tomorrow (Tuesday, November 14) at 12:00pm...

Boortmalt to extend Athy operations by 30,000t

Malting giant Boortmalt has opted to extend its malting capacity in Athy, Co. Kildare, by 30,000t to continue providing its...

Growers receiving €20/t less than they did in 1976

Farmers have warned they may opt out of growing malting barley, with prices now €20/t below the price they received...

‘After six generations we may have to walk away from malting barley’

We talked to three tillage farmers who joined the protest outside the Boortmalt HQ in Co Kildare to highlight the...

Malting barley: The sector is on a knife edge

The malsters’ treatment of their contracted barley growers is nothing short of scandalous. One would have thought that the difficult...

Grain Protest Heading for Guinness Storehouse

The Irish Grain Growers (IGG) group threatens to escalate protests in call for €200/t for malting barley. Malting barley must...