Farmers claiming VAT refunds rising
The number of farmers applying and the money received from VAT refunds have increased since 2004, according to Revenue statistics.
Farmers facing 30% fodder shortfall
A winter fodder deficit has been highlighted by Teagasc, with farmers warned to take action now.
Sudden drop in SMP sales from intervention
It may have to do with the summer break, but demand for skimmed milk powder (SMP) released out of the EU's intervention stocks fell significantly in this week's tender.