Farming

AS BEEF TALKS RESUME, TIME FOR POSTURING AND GRANDSTANDING TO STOP

  IFA President Joe Healy welcomed the recommencement of beef talks tomorrow morning.  He said it was time to stop…

7 months ago

CO-OPS MUST NOT LET GLANBIA SET THEIR AUGUST MILK PRICE

  IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Tom Phelan said the 1c/l cut by Glanbia for August milk to a total…

7 months ago

IFA POSITION ON 30-MONTH SPECIFICATION

  IFA President Joe Healy has clarified the IFA position on the 30-month age rule and other criteria applied by…

7 months ago

DEPT SHOULD PUT IMMEDIATE BAN ON PORK FROM ASF COUNTRIES

  Following reports that a meat processor is involved in importing pork from Poland, a country that is affected by…

7 months ago

EXTEND BEAM APPLICATION TO GIVE FARMERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO APPLY AT PLOUGHING CHAMPIONSHIPS

  IFA President Joe Healy said the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed needs to extend the closing date for the…

7 months ago

POTATO MARKET UPDATE 10th SEPTEMBER

  A lot of early crop Rooster growers will finish up harvesting this week. Rainfall is continuing to cause problems…

7 months ago

PIG MARKET UPDATE 11th SEPTEMBER

  No change in factory quotes for pigs again this week. Farmers report prices in the general range of €1.80c/kg…

7 months ago

FACTORY CATTLE PRICES 11th SEPTEMBER

  Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members. Steer base €3.45/kg. Heifers €3.55/kg. Young Bulls O/R/U €3.20-3.55/kg. Cows…

7 months ago

MINISTER CREED HAS TO GET TOUGH WITH THE FACTORIES

  IFA President Joe Healy said it is time for the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed to tell the meat…

7 months ago

NEXT CAP MUST DELIVER STRONG ENVIRONMENTAL SCHEME FOR HILL FARMERS

  IFA has called for a strong environmental scheme to be put in place for upland areas which recognises the…

7 months ago