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Why this farmer has joined a new farming organisation

Although this is a quiet time of the year on the farm, there is a busy schedule of tillage conferences...

Gene editing classification could solve GMO debate

Michal Bobek, from the European Court of Justice, has expressed his belief that new gene editing techniques could pave the...

€314,000 paid out to farmers that lost crops in wet harvest of 2016

Approximately €314,000 has been paid out to farmers under the Crop Loss Support Measure, official figures reveal. The €1.5 million...

Minimum of €200/t must be introduced for brewing barley

It wouldn’t be an Irish Grain Growers Group (IGGG) meeting without the price of malting barley being discussed. The group...

Beet Ireland buys sugar site on Carlow-Kildare border

Organisation understood to be to acquiring 200-acre site in Plumperstown Beet Ireland, the lobby group seeking to resurrect Ireland’s sugar...

Grain growers call for return of Irish sugar industry

Calls are being made for the re-establishment of an Irish sugar industry. The Irish Grain Growers association has started holding...

Is it time for a tillage traceability logo?

The large crowd in attendance at the Irish Grain Growers Group’s (IGGG) public meeting in Bunclody last night sent a...

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...

Grain growers to host public meeting on tillage sector plan

The Irish Grain Growers Group (IGGG) will hold a meeting to follow up on the report on the Future of...

Tougher criteria for endocrine disruptors following EU vote

The European Commission Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed (SCOPAFF) voted on the criteria which determine endocrine disruptors...