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Fodder crisis caused variable costs on farms to rise on average by €125/ha
Tommy Moyles argues that the key to solving beef price issue is farmers finding solutions for farmers.
By Tommy Moyles on 29 August 2014
Justin McCarthy's analysis shows that unless top performing winter finishers can secure a steer base price of €4.37/kg next spring, they will be again giving a proportion of their SFP to processors.
By Justin McCarthy on 28 August 2014
Milk supply in Ireland in July was 5.8% higher than last year according to the latest data from the Central Statistics Office.
By Pat O'Keeffe on 29 August 2014
Countries across Europe have made the key decisions on how they will implement direct payments over the next five years. we look at the implications.
By Peter Young on 28 August 2014
Tom Dinneen is a dairy farmer in Ballynoe, East Cork. He is spring calving 100 cows. Tom is a participant in the Glanbia monitor farm program. See regular updates from Tom on Twitter @castlefarmer.
By Contributor on 29 August 2014
Arrabawn, a Nenagh based dairy co-op, could be set to enter merger talks with one of their milk processing neighbours.
By Pat O'Keeffe on 28 August 2014
The Irish Farmers Journal has attracted an extra 51,000 readers per week over the past 12 months according to the latest Joint National Readership Survey* (JNRS) figures published today.
By Farmers Journal on 29 August 2014
In response to the Russian ban on EU food imports, the EU Commission has today announced a range of dairy market support measures.
By Pat O'Keeffe on 28 August 2014
Weanling prices have remained firm despite a significant negative impact of beef price on the store trade.
By Nathan Tuffy on 28 August 2014
Anger at the imposition of a tendering system for fresh vegetable procurement was vented at a recent growers meeting.
By Andy Doyle on 28 August 2014
Increased demand for ewes has seen factory prices rise by 20c/kg to a top price of €2.90/kg, inclusive of bonuses this week. Lambs remain on a general price of €4.60/kg to €4.65/kg.
By Kieran Mailey on 28 August 2014
Farm leaders are calling for more urgent action to deal with the impact of the Russian import ban on European markets.
By Pat O'Keeffe on 28 August 2014
FrieslandCampina announced that in the first half of 2014 operating profits fell by 37% to €173m.
By Farmers Journal on 28 August 2014
Minister pledges to become directly involved as farmer pressure mounts.
By Darren Carty on 28 August 2014
IFA grain committee chairman Liam Dunne calls for a voluntary code of practice on farm safety.
By Pat O'Toole on 28 August 2014
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Mike Quirke, a dairy and beef farmer, Milltown, Co. Kerry, moving his weanling beef stock of angus, hereford and friesian heifers to get them ready for sale. Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan
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