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Tesco beef labelling move will boost competition, IFA

Tesco beef labelling move will boost competition, IFA

UPDATE: The latest developments in Tescos in retail labelling protocols on beef has been welcomed by the Irish Farmers Association...

June 24, 2013

Origin Green celebrates birthday

Origin Green celebrates birthday

Bord Bia’s Origin Green initiative is celebrating its first-year anniversary this week. Origin Green is a unique sustainability development programme...

June 24, 2013

Relish Ballymaloe

Relish Ballymaloe

AgriLand talks to Little Island-based Maxine Hyde of Ballymaloe Foods about the evolution of the Ballymaloe brand. Ballymaloe House is...

June 24, 2013

Complete review of Ireland’s food inspection system

Complete review of Ireland’s food inspection system

Ireland’s entire food inspection system is under review and for the first time outside consultants are set to advise the...

June 22, 2013

EU milk monopoly concerns post quotas

EU milk monopoly concerns post quotas

An EU regional committee has raised serious concerns about the liberalisation of the milk market, in particular monopoly behaviour by...

June 21, 2013

Italian farmers to pay €1.4bn milk quota fines

Italian farmers to pay €1.4bn milk quota fines

The European Commission this afternoon officially requested Italy to recover surplus levies due from Italian milk producers. It called on...

June 20, 2013

Earley was a show-stopper at Kildare

Earley was a show-stopper at Kildare

The Kildare County Show on Sunday the 16th of June did not disappoint. The weather was a worry in the...

June 20, 2013

Ireland passes water quality report

Ireland passes water quality report

A Teagasc report into water quality and farming in six catchment areas has showed positive results. The report on phase...

June 19, 2013

Agri-food leads in energy savings

Agri-food leads in energy savings

Agri-businesses Liffey Meats, Tescos, Carbery Group and Carton Bros are among 22 companies and organisations participating in energy efficient projects that...

June 19, 2013

Chicken price protests across supermarkets

Chicken price protests across supermarkets

Poultry, chicken and egg producers from across Ireland protested this afternoon at a number of major retail outlets in Dublin....

June 19, 2013

Glanbia purchases Wexford Creamery

Glanbia purchases Wexford Creamery

Glanbia GII is set to purchase Wexford Creamery, pending a favourable vote by Wexford Milk Producers shareholders and approval by...

June 18, 2013

Tweeting farmers take the lead

Tweeting farmers take the lead

Farmers Feed Families  launched the first of its initiatives entitled Tweeting Farmers on the 6 June in Old Farm, Lorrha, Co...

June 18, 2013

Schmallenberg meetings under way

Schmallenberg meetings under way

Following the granting of a license to MSD Animal Health to market the new Schmallenberg vaccine in Ireland, five information...

June 18, 2013

Farmers most active Allsop buyers

Farmers most active Allsop buyers

Some 19 land holdings and development sites are being offered for sale in an Allsop auction next month, with the...

June 13, 2013

ICA carer up for Mom of the Year

ICA carer up for Mom of the Year

“You are a mother you just get on with it.” These are the wise words of full-time carer and mother...

June 13, 2013

Social media key for ICA

Social media key for ICA

Social media and twitter are key to the future of the Irish Countrywomen’s Association (ICA), its recent AGM in Portlaoise...

June 13, 2013

ICA member celebrates her 103rd birthday

ICA member celebrates her 103rd birthday

Lucy Carty, an Irish Countrywomen’s Association (ICA) member from Bishopstown Cork celebrated her 103rd birthday recently. She celebrated this occasion...

June 13, 2013

Seven heatwaves the past 30 years

Seven heatwaves the past 30 years

Ireland has experienced seven heatwaves in the past 30 years and latest research from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says...

June 13, 2013