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Irish farm organisation meets UK unions to discuss drystock challenges

Irish farm organisation meets UK unions to discuss drystock challenges

Members of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) executive have met with counterparts from other farming unions to discuss issues affecting...

June 28, 2022

Potential foot and mouth case in UK a ‘concern’ for Irish farmers

Potential foot and mouth case in UK a ‘concern’ for Irish farmers

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said that a suspected case of foot and mouth disease on a pig farm...

June 24, 2022

IFA: Farmers concerned over proposed NI protocol changes

IFA: Farmers concerned over proposed NI protocol changes

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said that there is increasing concern among farmers about proposed changes to the Northern...

June 12, 2022

Watch: Farmland – machinery prices and farm costs

Watch: Farmland – machinery prices and farm costs

The latest episode of Farmland, which shines a light on how the current inflation and input crises are affecting two key areas...

April 26, 2022

Claim that Lakeland peak milk scheme will penalise farmers

Claim that Lakeland peak milk scheme will penalise farmers

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has hit out at a milk supply scheme recently unveiled by Lakeland Dairies claiming that...

April 13, 2022

UK beef prices could well take off over the next few years

UK beef prices could well take off over the next few years

If I was a betting man, which I am not, I would take a serious punt on UK beef prices...

March 26, 2021

Island’s milk pool faces ‘ridiculous scenario’ where milk is Irish ‘everywhere except Ireland’

Island’s milk pool faces ‘ridiculous scenario’ where milk is Irish ‘everywhere except Ireland’

The island’s milk pool faces a “ridiculous scenario” where milk produced in the Republic of Ireland is often no longer...

March 16, 2021

IFA and NFU meet to discuss latest Brexit developments

IFA and NFU meet to discuss latest Brexit developments

The president of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA), Tim Cullinan, and the president of the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Minette...

December 18, 2020

Mercosur trade deal ‘fails sustainability criteria’ – Oxford University

Mercosur trade deal ‘fails sustainability criteria’ – Oxford University

Researchers from Oxford University have found that the trade agreement between the EU and Mercosur “fails across sustainability criteria”. In...

September 11, 2020

GDT index surge ‘must signal lift in milk price’

GDT index surge ‘must signal lift in milk price’

Following the results of the latest Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction today, Tuesday, July 7 – which saw an increase...

July 7, 2020

Irish and UK farmers ‘have common cause’ on standards and competition

Irish and UK farmers ‘have common cause’ on standards and competition

It’s clear that Irish and UK farmers have a common cause on high UK food standards and fair competition, according...

February 26, 2020

Price gap between Irish and UK beef expected to widen – IFA

Price gap between Irish and UK beef expected to widen – IFA

Additional reporting by Sylvester Phelan The Bord Bia Beef Market Tracking Index, which is expected to be updated today, Monday,...

December 10, 2019

Video: Harvesting of up to 1,000 bales of silage takes place in Shannon Airport

Video: Harvesting of up to 1,000 bales of silage takes place in Shannon Airport

The harvesting of up to 1,000 bales of silage began at Shannon Airport this morning, with work beginning around 10:00am....

April 20, 2018

Farmer groups have their say on ‘fast’ tractor testing regulations

Farmer groups have their say on ‘fast’ tractor testing regulations

Farmer organisations have given their reactions to yesterday’s announcement of the incoming ‘fast’ tractor road-worthiness testing by Minister for Transport,...

April 17, 2018

‘Plenty of time for logical dialogue on tractor testing measures’

‘Plenty of time for logical dialogue on tractor testing measures’

There is still plenty of time for logical dialogue on ‘fast’ tractor testing measures, according to the president of the...

January 17, 2018

Green diesel prices highest in Connacht, 7.5% above the national average

Green diesel prices highest in Connacht, 7.5% above the national average

Green diesel (agricultural diesel) prices continue to be highest in the Connacht region, standing 7.5% above the national average, according...

June 27, 2017

Welcome changes made to TAMS tillage specs

Welcome changes made to TAMS tillage specs

Modifications have been made to the specifications of the TAMS II tillage scheme with various sections updated. These amendments will...

April 28, 2017