'€12,000 won’t attract young people to suckler farming'
The Irish Farmers Journal/IFA SOS event in Elphin, Roscommon heard how a well-run, efficient 40ha suckler farm with high levels of efficiency will generate a net profit of just €12,000.
Collapse in Turkish lira threatens exports
The Turkish market has provided a lifeline for live exports of weanlings and store cattle and therefore a weakening in the value of lira is of real concern.
Kepak buys 2 Sisters UK red meat business
As reported by the Irish Farmers Journal last week, Kepak has bought the red meat division of 2 Sisters Food Group in the UK.
Analysis: What the Kepak-2 Sisters deal means for farmers?
Phelim O’Neill analyses what this latest deal in the meat processing sector means for Irish farmers.