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The Irish Farmers Association says the
Mon, 23 Mar, 2020
Irish beef farmers supply a fifth of all McDonald's burgers sold in Europe.
Sun, 22 Mar, 2020
The number of farm visits must be kept to an absolute minimum with only essential services being allowed access for the foreseeable future because of the virus crisis.
Fri, 20 Mar, 2020
The largest farming group in the country is to coordinate a national response to cover for farmers who fall ill or have to self-isolate during the coronavirus pandemic.
Wed, 18 Mar, 2020
This is a time when those in the farming community need to support each other
Tue, 17 Mar, 2020
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Mon, 24 Feb, 2020
The next meeting of the beef taskforce will take place on Monday, January 9, with Irish and UK retailers invited to participate to discuss market trends and requirements, specifically bonus criteria currently applied to Irish beef cattle prices.
Thu, 02 Jan, 2020
The current IFA national treasurer beat its Munster chairman John Coughlan and livestock chairman Angus Woods to succeed Joe Healy as president for a two year term.
Tue, 17 Dec, 2019
Export statistics for August indicate that Irish beef shipments to the UK were down by 8% (or 1,100 tonnes), compared to last year.
Thu, 07 Nov, 2019
Three candidates have been nominated to run for the position of president of the Irish Farmers' Association.
Wed, 02 Oct, 2019
The race to succeed Joe Healy as the next president of the IFA has opened up after Munster regional chairman John Coughlan announced his intention to run for the office in this year’s election.
Wed, 11 Sep, 2019
Talks between beef farmers and producers could reconvene as early as Thursday, as both sides attempt to reach an agreement that will end the standoff over prices paid for cattle.
Tue, 13 Aug, 2019
The Minister for Agriculture has said that the toxicity of the relationship between the meat industry and farmers cannot continue.
Sun, 11 Aug, 2019
The ongoing disagreement over beef pricing shows no sign of resolution as farmers reject the Government’s offer of talks.
Thu, 08 Aug, 2019
A €100m fund for beef farmers experiencing difficulties as a result of Brexit has been dismissed as inadequate by the Irish Farmers' Association (IFA).
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019
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Tue, 09 Feb, 2016
Retailers who label imported pork products as Irish are to be named and shamed as part of a crackdown by agri-food groups.
Wed, 05 Sep, 2012
Cash-strapped consumers could be paying more for their chickens and fry-up ingredients this winter as droughts across the US and Russia impact on the cost of animal feed.
Thu, 09 Aug, 2012
A new financial stimulus to ensure pig farmers can meet new EU sow welfare requirements by the end of the year has been announced by Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney.
Thu, 05 Jul, 2012
About 380 commercial pig herds supply the bulk of Ireland’s pigmeat, our third largest agrifood sector.
Thu, 05 Apr, 2012
ANY hesitation in introducing new European country-of-origin labelling for pigmeat and poultry next month will put Irish producers’ livelihoods at risk, according to the IFA.
Wed, 30 Nov, 2011
IRELAND has scored a global first with the release of a DNA pigmeat certification programme that will counteract misleading country of origin labels on retail pork products.
Thu, 05 May, 2011
CONSUMERS and retailers are being urged to support 8,000 jobs in the pigmeat sector, from which half of total production is for the domestic market.
Thu, 17 Feb, 2011
AGRICULTURE Minister Brendan Smith has confirmed that some pig producers are unable to pay their feed bills, and millers cannot extend them credit.
Thu, 20 Jan, 2011