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BEEF PRICES CONTINUING TO RISE WITH VERY STRONG MARKET DEMAND

IFA says beef prices continue to rise IFA President Joe Healy said beef prices are continuing to rise with factories actively looking for finished cattle...

TB Compensation Improvements Should Be Implemented Immediately – ICMSA

Reacting to the new TB compensation arrangements after a further meeting with Department of Agriculture, Food & Marine officials, the ICMSA Deputy President, Mr. Pat...

ICMSA President says “no sign whatsoever” that any of the parties...

ICMSA President, John Comer, was dismissive of the attention and focus that all parties have given to the problems currently confronting both the farming...

IFA APPEALS TO DOG OWNERS TO KEEP DOGS UNDER CONTROL AT...

IFA National Sheep Chairman John Lynskey has warned dog owners to keep their pets under control at all times as marauding dogs can inflict...

MINISTER COVENEY MUST ACT ON GLAS REJECTION LETTERS

IFA Rural Development Chairman Flor McCarthy has called on the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney to immediately intervene with his Department which is currently...

FARMERS WANT TO KNOW MINISTER’S VIEW ON COMPETITION ISSUE

Following the IFA Rally outside Slaney Meats in Bunclody, Co Wexford yesterday, IFA National Livestock Chairman Henry Burns has acknowledged today’s move by the...

LIQUID MILK SUSTAINABILITY IN QUESTION AS IFA PREDICTIONS COME TO PASS

Speaking from this week’s meeting of the National Milk Agency, at which he presented Chairman Denis Murphy and CEO Muiris O Ceidigh with the...

MINISTER HAS TO ADDRESS FUNDAMENTAL ISSUES ON PRICE AND WEIGHTS

IFA National Livestock Committee Chairman Henry Burns said IFA has always supported the producer group concept, but Minister Coveney has to address the fundamental...

IFA Election looms as each member has single vote

The IFA Executive Council has agreed a number of rule changes ahead of the national elections that will take place in April.   The Executive Council...

Farming Community abandoned by failure to process payments – McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has described as completely outrageous the unwillingness of both the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney and the Minister of State...