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DAIRY MARKET REPORT 18th APRIL

  Price stability justified for 2019 With subdued global milk supply growth, empty SMP intervention stores, a Brexit threat delayed well past peak and reasonable demand...

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

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

ICMSA describe Glanbia and Lakelands price cut for March milk as...

  Commenting on the March milk price announcements made thus far, ICMSA’s Dairy Committee Chairperson, Gerald Quain, said that farmers were entitled to be both...

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 €3.85/kg. Young Bulls O/R/U €3.30-3.50/3.50-3.60/3.60-3.80/kg. ...

POTATO MARKET UPDATE 17th APRIL

The cooler weather over the past week has maintained higher potato consumption levels. Irish glasshouse potatoes have made their appearance on the market for...

OIREACHTAS CLIMATE REPORT PROVIDES PLATFORM FOR ACTION ON FOSSIL FUELS IN...

Speaking at the launch of the climate report in Dáil Éireann today, IFA President Joe Healy said the Teagasc Plan is the basis for...

IFA CALL ON GOVT & EU TO COMPENSATE FARMERS FOR BREXIT...

Speaking at a large IFA meeting of cattle farmers in Portlaoise tonight (Mon), IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said beef farmers have been...

“Banks should not need a ‘Culture Board’ to tell them what...

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said that he is deeply sceptical about the capacity of the newly established Irish Banking Culture Board to affect...

Information on African Swine Fever

Please see attached an information sheet and poster on African swine fever which has been produced by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the...

FARMERS FURIOUS OVER NON-USE OF IRISH BARLEY IN FEED RATIONS

IFA Grain Committee Chairman Mark Browne said that Irish tillage farmers are furious over the continued failure of many animal feed merchants to use...