farming

POTATO MARKET UPDATE 4th SEPTEMBER

  Sales of early potatoes particularly Queens were reported to very strong this season which is a reflection of the…

11 months ago

FARMERS SHOULD TAKE TIME TO CONSIDER LEITRIM FORESTRY REPORT

  IFA Farm Forestry Chairman Vincent Nally said that the UCD report on the socio-economic contribution of forestry in Co.…

11 months ago

PIG MARKET UPDATE 4th SEPTEMBER

  Steady as she goes this week with no further official increases announced by any of the main pig processors.…

11 months ago

DAIRY CO-OPS MUST HEED STABLE EUROPEAN PRICES

  IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan said Irish co-ops, which have been cutting milk prices in July to varying…

11 months ago

IFA CALLS FOR GOVERNMENT COMMISSION OF INVESTIGATION INTO THE BEEF SECTOR

  IFA President Joe Healy has called on the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed to establish a statutory Commission of…

11 months ago

“More important than ever” that BPS and ANC payments dates are met this year

  Following the announcement by Minister for Agriculture, Food, and the Marine regarding payment dates for the BPS and ANC…

11 months ago

DAIRY MARKET REPORT 18th APRIL

  Price stability justified for 2019 With subdued global milk supply growth, empty SMP intervention stores, a Brexit threat delayed…

1 year ago

MILK PRICES AT 1995 LEVELS: CO-OPS HAVE QUESTIONS TO ANSWER – PHELAN

  Commenting on the cuts made by co-ops to February and/or March milk prices, IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan…

1 year ago

ICMSA describe Glanbia and Lakelands price cut for March milk as “intolerable”

  Commenting on the March milk price announcements made thus far, ICMSA’s Dairy Committee Chairperson, Gerald Quain, said that farmers…

1 year ago

CATTLE FACTORY PRICES 17th APRIL

  Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members Strong factory demand. Prices up 5c/kg. Steer base €3.75/kg. Heifers…

1 year ago