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IFA PRESIDENT TO MEET UK FARM LEADERS IN LONDON ON BREXIT

IFA President Joe Healy will meet UK farm leaders in London this morning ahead of the crucial vote on Brexit in the House of...

Farmers urged to take safety precautions as slurry spreading commences

IFA’s Health and Safety Executive, William Shortall has urged farmers to take safety precautions when undertaking the spreading of slurry. As of yesterday (13...

Poultry farmers need a price rise to cover ever increasing costs

IFA’s Poultry Chairman, Andy Boylan has called on all stakeholders involved in the processing and retailing of poultry meat and eggs, to recognise the...

DAIRY MARKET REPORT

Focus on SMP: markets recover globally as intervention stocks collapse The positive indicators for SMP markets have continued to mount up into the New Year,...

FEED DEMAND SLOWING – GRAIN MARKET

Irish grain prices remain steady however, feed demand has slowed this week. Barley is particularly slow as it struggles to compete in rations as...

FARMERS FACING ARMAGEDDON FROM BREXIT – MINISTER HAS TO GET COMMISSION...

IFA President Joe Healy said that Irish farmers are already bearing the brunt of the impending Brexit through disastrous beef prices. “Minister Creed needs...

IFA MEET LIVE EXPORTERS TO DRIVE COMPETITION AND DOUBLE NUMBERS

At a meeting between the IFA and the main live exporters in Portlaoise this week, IFA President Joe Healy said the Minister for Agriculture...

POTATO MARKET

Despite the expected lull in potato sales for early January, demand is surprisingly strong. Many of the peeling companies in particular, on both sides...

EXPORT FIGURES SHOW THE PRICE PRESSURE THAT FARMERS ARE UNDER

Reacting to today’s export figures from Bord Bia, IFA President Joe Healy said the small decline in value underlines the price pressure on farmers. Joe...

IFA TO ROLL OUT PEER-TO-PEER FARM SAFETY LEARNING INITIATIVE IN 2019

Commenting on the figures released today by the Health & Safety Authority, IFA’s Health & Safety Executive William Shortall said 2019 would see the...