Articles Tagged ‘Tillage sector ’

A commitment to the tillage sector


Challenging grain prices and some adverse weather conditions have resulted in a number of difficult years for the tillage sector, as this update from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine explains.

A sweet prospect for beet?


There is general agreement that the demise of the sugar beet industry in Ireland was a great loss not only to the tillage sector but to the wider economy. Matt O’Keeffe speaks to Monasterevin tillage farmer, Pat Cleary, about the prospects for a viable beet industry in Ireland.