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Letter regarding meeting of the Irish Robot Milker Action Group
Letters to the Editor
"Meeting on 6 June - Maldron Hotel, Portlaoise" - The Irish Robot Milker Action Group organising committee.
25 May 2022 Letters
Letter regarding issues with fixed milk price schemes
"My deepest sympathies are with the Glanbia suppliers in precarious situations with large volumes of milk committed to fixed milk price contracts." - Eoin Corrigan, Lakeland Dairies supplier.
25 May 2022 Letters
Letter expressing frustration regarding Glanbia's fixed price support scheme
The scheme title suggests it is a support scheme, but upon closer observation it is clear that it is far from such - Name and address with the editor.
Letter highlighting a fertiliser consumer cartel
"Preliminary estimates suggest that despite a 20%-25% reduction in fertiliser use this year, Irish farmers will spend well in excess of €1.2bn." - John Coughlan, Ballyellis, Buttevant, Co Cork.
25 May 2022 Letters
Suckler reduction proposals make little sense
"If the Atlantic Ocean came in over us and wiped us out altogether it would make no difference what so ever to the global problem of climate change." - Frank Mockler, Brittas, Thurles, Co Tipperary.
18 May 2022 Letters
Letter re: farm placements for young farmers
"We want to encourage aspiring farmers to go to agriculture college and make it an enjoyable, worthwhile experience." - Michael O'Dowd, IFA Dairy Chairman for Kerry
18 May 2022 Letters
Letter on the importance of on-farm placement for college students
"Our role is to encourage young people to enter and remain in farming." - Jim White, by email
11 May 2022 Letters
Letter re: Glanbia's fixed milk schemes
"The altering of the schemes in recent years has left us farmers in a perilous position." - Name & address with the Editor
11 May 2022 Letters
Statement on the death of Alan Gillis, former President, IFA
Tribute to Alan Gillis, former IFA President. May he rest in peace - John Bruton, former Taoiseach
11 May 2022 Letters
Letter: Common Agricultural Policy needs serious adjustments
"Is this some kind of April Fool's Day lingo?" - T. A . Coakley.
4 May 2022 Letters
Inflationary pressures in Ireland
“Sectors agitating for salary increases to compensate for inflation” - Ken J Ashmore, Co Kildare
4 May 2022 Letters
Jack Kennedy responds to Lakeland Dairies chair Niall Matthews
“Knowing the time you as a co-op chair, and your fellow directors have to give up to represent fellow milk suppliers, I fully respect decisions at the board table” - Jack Kennedy, IFJ.
4 May 2022 Letters