Farming

GRAIN GROWERS NEED A STRONG PRICE

Speaking on the 3rd day of the Ploughing Championships, IFA President Joe Healy has called on grain merchants, co-ops and compound…

5 months ago

Mechanism to rise beef base prices must be found before resolution takes place – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has again called on the Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed, to re-open talks aimed at ending…

5 months ago

Lowry appeals to protestors outside meat plants to stand down

Deputy Michael Lowry has appealed to protestors outside meat plants to stand down and withdraw pickets. This is necessary to…

5 months ago

CO-OPS HAVE QUESTIONS TO ANSWER QUESTIONS ON MILK PRICE DROPS

Speaking at the National Ploughing Championships, IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Tom Phelan challenged co-ops to address farmers’ questions as…

5 months ago

TIME FOR FACTORIES TO OPEN AND STEP UP ON BASE PRICE

IFA President Joe Healy says that while base price was discussed at the talks at the weekend no price could…

5 months ago

SMART FARMING’S SELECTION AS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS CHAMPION RECOGNISES GREEN LEADERSHIP BY FARMERS

Smart Farming, the voluntary resource efficiency Programme run by the Irish Farmers’ Association in partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency,…

5 months ago

On the eve of the Ploughing a survey shows “collapse” in farmer confidence

Commenting on the Irish Examiner-ICMSA survey results published in today’s edition of that paper showing a “collapse” in farmer confidence,…

5 months ago

ABP in Cahir set to lay off 355 staff

According to Agriland, ABP has laid off 355 staff from its plant in Cahir, Co. Tipperary, out of a total…

5 months ago

STRONG ADVICE TO FARMERS IS TO APPLY FOR BEAM AS MINISTER EXTENDS DEADLINE

IFA Livestock Chairman Angus Woods has welcomed the extension of the Beef Exceptional Aid Measure (BEAM) scheme deadline to 5pm…

5 months ago

FARMER UNITY IMPORTANT IN ACHIEVING OUTCOME IN BEEF TALKS

  IFA President Joe Healy said that after a difficult weekend of negotiations, a realistic and deliverable agreement has been…

5 months ago