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Average dairy farm income hits €86,000 as sucklers and sheep lag behind
Inside this week's Irish Farmers Journal
Don't miss your FREE 64-page Agribusiness Report, 2017 farm incomes up, fears over Mercosur deal , BPS figures confirm 30,000 acre drop in tillage and much more in this week's Irish Farmers Journal.
By on 23 May 2018
In the two years following the change to Bovipast RSP, we lost just one animal out of 2,000 finished on the farm. We are thrilled beyond belief,” said north Cork intensive beef finisher Michael Bourke
One week left to amend BPS applications
Farmers are being advised to check their Basic Payment Scheme applications to ensure they have not included any ineligible land.
By Odile Evans on 24 May 2018
The IFA has announced its new economist to replace Rowena Dwyer, who left the association last year.
By Amy Forde on 24 May 2018
LacPatrick held its base milk price for April and added a top-up, placing it at odds with most other co-ops, who have cut prices.
By Odile Evans on 24 May 2018
Glanbia co-op holds a 31.5% stake, or 93.3m shares, in Glanbia plc, which results in the dividend income.
By Lorcan Allen on 24 May 2018
While the risks of a BVD breakdown are reducing year on year, the consequences of a breakdown for individual farmers are getting much higher, warned veterinary practitioner Donal Lynch.
The Irish dairy industry needs more joined-up thinking before it makes further investments in milk processing assets, according to Kerry Group chief executive Edmond Scanlon.
By Lorcan Allen on 24 May 2018
Most suppliers have increased prices by 2c/l to 2.5c/l on last week.
By Paul Mooney on 24 May 2018
The Charolais Society has expressed serious concerns that the quality of the suckler herd is decreasing.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 24 May 2018
Roundwood Park Livestock is actively looking for sheep for export markets.
By Paul Mooney on 24 May 2018
IFA recently held a national Smart Farming conference, which heard about the impressive work of farmers who have reduced their farm bills by €8,700 and their climate impact by 10%
The key measure in the national farm survey is the average family farm income but what does it represent?
By Barry Cassidy on 24 May 2018
The average family farm income for 2017 was €31,374, up 32% on the previous year. Odile Evans and Pat O'Toole take a look at these figures by sector.
By Odile Evans on 24 May 2018
The Minister for Agriculture was lobbied on the fodder crisis by the farm organisations as well as ICOS, Glanbia and Ulster Bank.
By Paul Mooney on 24 May 2018
Although they are keeping it quiet, the dealer has heard the industry talking about Kepak getting close to the red meat division of 2 Sisters.
By The Dealer on 24 May 2018
Charles Chavasse, Area Veterinary Manager with Zoetis, outlines the importance of effectively treating worm infections in livestock.
The Dealer considers which agri charities are likely to benefit from a new VAT refund scheme.
By The Dealer on 24 May 2018
The Dealer notes that not one but two inter-county GAA players have taken up new roles with MSD.
By The Dealer on 24 May 2018


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