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
Paying three times for a single asset is “unethical, unconstitutional and unfair," Independent TD, Denis Naughten, told a meeting of the Oireachtas health committee when it discussed what farm families wanted in the new Fair Deal Scheme.
Wed, 13 Nov, 2019
The average dairy farmer can expect to pay as much as €600 extra per annum for contractors, within ten years, after the Budget brought a 1.6% carbon tax increase in agri-diesel charges, which is expected to be repeated every year for the next ten years.
Wed, 09 Oct, 2019
A continued reduction of the suckler herd would make an important and cost-effective contribution to greenhouse gas mitigation in the agricultural sector, according to the Climate Change Advisory Council’s annual review.
Wed, 24 Jul, 2019