Mon, 06 Apr, 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
Clear and decisive action is also needed to mitigate the potential for economic catastrophe.
Tue, 17 Mar, 2020
Farmers say retailers’ contribution to yesterday’s meeting of the Beef Taskforce only raised further questions around the 30-month age limit on cattle.
Fri, 10 Jan, 2020
Farmers say retailers’ contribution to today’s meeting of the Beef Taskforce only raised further questions around the 30-month age limit on cattle.
Thu, 09 Jan, 2020
Meat Industry Ireland says there are “green shoots” in the beef market, and these should hopefully feed through in terms of positive price developments soon.
Wed, 04 Dec, 2019
Fears that the beef crisis may become entrenched have intensified after Meat Industry Ireland pulled out of planned talks.
Mon, 09 Sep, 2019
Talks aimed at resolving the impasse between farmers and beef producers were continuing late last night.
Tue, 20 Aug, 2019
Beef Plan Movement delivers 13-point proposal as discussions on resolving price dispute get under way
Mon, 12 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
Offal worth up to €800m is exported annually by the meat industry, and farmers want a fair share of the returns.
Wed, 24 Apr, 2019
Increasing live cattle exports is still seen by farmers as the primary way to boost Ireland’s beef sector.
Thu, 21 Sep, 2017
The minister for agriculture has pledged to seek more markets for Irish produce after it emerged that Irish beef will be sold to Egypt for the first time in almost 20 years.
Fri, 06 Jan, 2017
Thu, 24 Nov, 2016
Wed, 14 Sep, 2016
Irish beef farmers are not phased by currency speculation following the Brexit vote as the sterling-euro rate has remained relatively stable, said ICSA beef chairman Edmond Phelan.
Thu, 30 Jun, 2016
Tue, 08 Dec, 2015
Wed, 02 Dec, 2015
Thu, 09 Jul, 2015
Fri, 05 Jun, 2015
Wed, 11 Mar, 2015
History could repeat itself if increased calf births and a sharp fall in live exports drive down beef prices, ICSA beef chairman Edmond Phelan has warned.
Wed, 04 Mar, 2015
Here’s a run down of today’s business headlines.
ICSA says farmers will remain sceptical, amid ‘downward manipulation of prices by meat industry’
Tue, 06 Jan, 2015
Thu, 11 Sep, 2014
Tue, 09 Sep, 2014
Fri, 05 Sep, 2014
Mon, 01 Sep, 2014
Sat, 26 Jul, 2014
Tue, 06 May, 2014
Thu, 23 Jan, 2014
Tue, 21 Jan, 2014
Tue, 31 Dec, 2013
Thu, 05 Dec, 2013
Tue, 03 Dec, 2013
Fri, 02 Aug, 2013
Farmers and beef producers have called for prosecutions to be brought over the horsemeat controversy as a British parliamentary committee criticised the lack of legal actions here and in the UK.
Wed, 17 Jul, 2013
The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) is expressing dismay at reports that factories are cutting prices for beef by around 10 cent per kilo across the board.
Thu, 12 Jul, 2012
MAINTAINING farming’s existing funding levels and rectifying the sector’s age imbalance are two critical positions that must be supported by the imminent budget, warn farmer groups.
Thu, 24 Nov, 2011
AS a beef farmer, I was surprised by the recent report showing Irish food prices among the highest in the EU, especially when I look at what we farmers are get for cattle.
Tue, 27 Jul, 2010
ANY changes to the Common Agricultural Policy system post 2013 could risk undermining the future viability of drystock farmers in this country.
Wed, 21 Oct, 2009
GIANT retailers are dictating national food policy, the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association has claimed.
Sat, 04 Jul, 2009
A protest has taken place in Waterford in support of a farmer who is being refused planning permission for a house on his land.
Sat, 08 Jul, 2006
I WISH to reply to a few points raised by James McGrath in his letter headlined ‘Farm subsidies used as a weapon against developing countries’ (Irish Examiner letters, December 21).
Sat, 24 Dec, 2005
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