Farming

THE SCIENCE HAS MOVED ON AND SO MUST THE RULES – IFA

IFA President Tim Cullinan has said the way that methane emissions from the national herd are currently accounted for is…

5 months ago

EU COMMISSION INDICATE THAT CAP TRANSITIONAL RULES FACILITATE THE REOPENING OF GLAS – IFA

IFA Rural Development Chairman, Michael Biggins has said that the EU Commission has indicated that Member States can reopen their…

5 months ago

GRAIN AND HORTICULTURE SECTORS NEED STRONG ACTION FROM THE NEXT GOVERNMENT

IFA Grain Chairman Mark Browne said the next Government has to fight for an increased CAP budget to take account…

5 months ago

NEXT GOVT HAS TO GET SERIOUS ABOUT DOG ATTACKS ON SHEEP – IFA

As the lambing season on 34,000 farms around the country gets underway, IFA National Sheep Chairman Sean Dennehy said dog…

5 months ago

EARLY CALVING BONUSES WELCOME, BUT CO-OPS MUST NOT LOSE SIGHT OF BASE MILK PRICE

Speaking after the first IFA National Dairy Committee meeting of 2020, the Chairman Tom Phelan said the Committee had clearly…

5 months ago

USE YOUR VOTE, AND USE IT WISELY – IFA PRESIDENT

IFA President Tim Cullinan is asking farm families to turn out in strong numbers to vote in Saturday’s General Election.…

5 months ago

ADDRESSING BACKLOG IN FELLING LICENCES MUST BE DEPARTMENT’S TOP PRIORITY

IFA Farm Forestry Chairman Vincent Nally said the issuing of felling licences must be the top priority of the Department…

5 months ago

Local authority environmental enforcement activities are increasing, but challenges remain in waste, farm and air quality inspections.

Local authorities increased environmental enforcement activities in 2018 and met their overall performance target. Further improvements are required in aspects…

6 months ago

End to beef protests at Cahir ABP will give us all some breathing space to assess – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said he welcomes the decision by the farmers engaged in peaceful protest outside the ABP…

10 months ago

ABP in Cahir announces another 100 temporary job losses

ABP, who's parent company makes €175,000 profit a day, has today announced that an additional 100 staff are to be…

10 months ago