Government Must Halt Decline Of Ireland’s Tillage Sector – IFA

IFA Grain Committee Chairman Mark Browne has told Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed that the Government must halt the continued decline of the Irish tillage sector. Since 2008, the area planted to the main cereal crops has reduced by 67,500ha, which represents a drop of over 20%. This stark reality confirms that tillage must be […]

Failure To Renew The Authorisation Of Glyphosate Will Deliver A Killer Blow To Tillage Farming – Dunne

IFA National Grain Committee Chairman Liam Dunne said that the failure by the EU to renew the approval of the herbicide glyphosate in the absence of alternative active ingredients to control economically important weeds will deliver a killer blow to the Irish and wider EU tillage sector.   Mr Dunne said, “It is very clear […]