Farming

Flexibilities to protect areas in ANC Review highlighted at EU meeting

IFA Rural Development chairman, Joe Brady has said that there are sufficient flexibilities in place in the EU Guidelines to Designate ANC Areas, to...

Dairygold and Teagasc to focus on malting barley after seminar in...

Teagasc and Dairygold are starting a programme of joint co-operation to improve knowledge transfer messages to Dairygold growers. The programme of activities between Teagasc and...

Ministers Coveney and Creed told retention of Nitrates Derogation ‘a national...

An ICMSA delegation has met Ministers Coveney and Creed as part of what the ICMSA President John Comer has described as “the national priority...

Positives from Teagasc National Tillage Conference

Harvest 2016 brought the fourth year in a row of low grain prices. Speaking at the Teagasc National Tillage Conference, which took place in Kilkenny,...

HSE slammed over ‘casual slur against farm families’

Speaking on the widespread coverage given to allegations that ‘farming families’ were deliberately keeping elderly relatives in public hospital to avoid having to engage...

30% failure rate locally in Agricultural Inspection Programme

30% of farms inspected by Cork County Council in the Fermoy Municipal District were issued with warning letters in 2016.As part of the Agricultural...

Tillage Forum must reconvene urgently to implement crisis fund for grain...

IFA President Joe Healy has welcomed the strong support in the Dail for IFA’s campaign for emergency aid for grain growers seriously affected by...

Regional Veterinary Laboratories are a vital support for farmers

Stating that the Department of Agriculture Regional Veterinary Laboratory services are highly regarded and a vital support for farmers throughout the country', IFA Animal Health...

Bord Bia figures shows our ‘unique exposure to Brexit’

Commenting on the Bord Bia report that estimates that Irish food exporters to the UK have lost €570 million through falls in the value...

IFA Grain Protest at Dáil Éireann

Kevin O'Keeffe TD met up with North Cork IFA officers  at the IFA grain farmers protest at Dáil gates in Dublin on Wednesday.

Overdrafts restructured into term loans to be included in new Agri...

Macra na Feirme has called on the Strategic Banking Corporation Ireland (SBCI) and the pillar banks who will administer the new agriculture cash flow...

‘Room for further price increases on December milk’ – O’Leary

Speaking at the January meeting of North Cork IFA County Executive, IFA National Dairy Chairman Sean O’Leary said the first GDT auction of 2017,...

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