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‘Significant’ number of Tirlán suppliers sent wrong milk statements
Amy Forde
Tirlán has apologised to suppliers after a significant number of milk statements were sent to the wrong suppliers on Tuesday.
4 October 2022 News
Dairygold announces €302/t for 2022 feed barley
Dairygold is the first co-op to finalise its grain prices for harvest 2022. The Munster based co-op is one of the biggest buyers of grain in the country.
4 October 2022 News
CAP strategic plan will ‘drive down’ food production
The Irish Farmers Association has criticised the Government’s new CAP strategic plan on the day it was formally approved by Government.
Extensively grazed pasture ACRES payments to change
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue has confirmed payment rate changes for extensively grazed pasture under ACRES.
4 October 2022 News
Grennans unveils farming emissions billboard on M7
Proceeding with the billboard was prompted by concerns raised by the merchant’s farmer customers when emissions negotiations were ongoing.
4 October 2022 News
Tirlán investigating after milk statements sent to wrong suppliers
Supplier data included the milk price received, supplier number, herd number, volumes supplied and other details.
4 October 2022 News
Teagasc to create €12m agricultural sustainability centre in Johnstown
Teagasc outlined the investments it is making to support Irish farmers to become more sustainable.
4 October 2022 News
Slurry spreading ban begins on Saturday
“To reduce the risk of the loss of nutrients to water, this is one week earlier than previous years,” the Department of Agriculture has said.
4 October 2022 News
Bord Bia urges consumers to buy locally-grown potatoes
Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture Pippa Hackett said that sourcing local produce supports Irish farmers.
4 October 2022 News
'Forgotten farmers' still forgotten about - Macra
"These forgotten farmers can wait no longer with rising input and energy costs and many investments having been put on hold," Macra president John Keane said.
4 October 2022 News
Farmers cannot be penalised by peak electricity charges – IFA
Dairy farmers don't have the luxury of picking the time of day they milk their cows, the IFA dairy chair said.
4 October 2022 News
Check your seeding rate as time moves on
Tillage farmers will be busy planting winter cereal crops in the coming weeks and seeding rates need to change with ground and weather conditions.
4 October 2022 Husbandry