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LOCAL AUTHORITIES IGNORING MINISTER ROSS ON GREENWAYS

IFA President Joe Healy has accused local authorities of ignoring the instructions of Minister for Transport, Shane Ross by continuing to threaten farmers with...

PUSH BACK AGAINST FACTORY ATTEMPTS TO UNDERMINE CATTLE PRICE

IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said farmers should push back hard on the propaganda from agents and the factories on price and insist...

FACTORIES REVERSE ON LAMB PRICE CUTS

IFA National Sheep Chairman Sean Dennehy has said it is clear that the factories overcooked the price cuts last week and are having to...

IFA PRESIDENT ADDRESSES EU AGRICULTURE MINISTERS ON CAP BUDGET

IFA President Joe Healy is addressing the informal EU Farm Council meeting of Agriculture Ministers in Bulgaria today on the CAP post-2020 and the...

DON’T TAKE YOUR FRESH MILK FOR GRANTED ON WORLD MILK DAY!

Speaking today, World Milk Day, IFA National Liquid Milk Chairman John Finn urged consumers to value the locally produced fresh milk they expect to...

GOVERNMENT MUST TELL EU COMMISSION THAT CAP BUDGET PROPOSALS ARE A...

With the proposed details of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) post 2020 to be launched in Brussels tomorrow (Fri), the IFA President Joe Healy...

EPA CLIMATE FIGURES HIGHLIGHT URGENCY OF INCREASED CLIMATE AND RENEWABLES ACTION...

IFA Environment Chairman Thomas Cooney has again restated IFA’s call on Government to introduce a robust climate activation programme to curb greenhouse gas emissions...

POTATOES – DEMAND AND PRICES REMAIN POSITIVE

Despite the warmer weather, demand remains relatively strong for the time of year. Almost half of the new season crop from glasshouses and polytunnels...

CATTLE PRICES INCREASE AGAIN THIS WEEK

IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said cattle prices are continuing to drive forward with higher base prices of €4.25/kg for steers and €4.35/kg...

FARMER ANGER OVER FACTORY LAMB PRICE CUTS

IFA National Sheep Chairman Sean Dennehy said sheep farmers have reacted angrily and pushed back hard on attempts by the factories to cut lamb...