The "cheap food" policy and the funding of anti-farmer publicity campaigns have been strongly criticised by the family farm organisation, ICMSA, which has also described division among farmers as "not a healthy situation".
Fri, 29 Nov, 2019
Highly profitable dairy farmers learned in the University of Life how to be financially savvy and understand the figures, said agricultural consultant and land agent Mike Brady, when he outlined seven key characteristics of high profitability in milk production, at the recent Irish Grassland Association Annual Dairy Conference, writes
Tue, 22 Jan, 2019
Any doubts that Ireland is well placed to help feed Asia were dispelled last week when Wyeth Nutrition (China) signed a memorandum of understanding with representatives from the Irish dairy industry on imports estimated to be worth at least €2.5bn in the next three years.
Thu, 15 Nov, 2018
Ornua, which helps sell €2bn worth of Irish dairy products around the world, including its Kerrygold brand, said it will escape any fallout from the US trade sanctions on Iran because it does not currently distribute dairy products to the Middle East state.
Wed, 08 Aug, 2018
The leaders of Ireland’s co-operatives, including dairy processors and national livestock marts, will gather at UCC tomorrow to discuss strategies for the future success of our industry in an increasingly competitive global environment.
Mon, 08 Jan, 2018